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Young Men's Christian associations

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Bruce B. Maguire files

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.87
Overview Files documenting Bruce Maguire's work with the Student Christian Movement and with students in the YMCA, as well as management training materials.
Dates: 1942-1996

Dodge YMCA records

 Collection
Identifier: Y.GNY.81
Overview The collection contains the Dodge branch Board of Managers meeting notebooks.
Dates: 2013-2014

Emma Young Dickson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.8
Overview Correspondence, diaries and other papers of Emma Young Dickson, documenting her service with the YMCA in France during World War I.
Dates: 1917-1955; 1998; Majority of material found within ( 1918-1919).

Ernie Chapman papers

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.76
Overview Records documenting Ernie Chapman's lifelong association with the YMCA, especially his work on the board of the Orange County YMCA, the Pacific (Southwest) Area Board, and the National Board, and the World Alliance of YMCAs. Also well-documented are Chapman's involvement with YMCA's Model Legislature and Court / Youth and Government programs and the Armed Services YMCA.
Dates: 1931-2002

Fletcher S. Brockman and family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.77
Content Description Materials written by and about Fletcher Sims Brockman (1867-1944), who worked for the YMCA in various positions for 37 years. The collection includes correspondence, published material, photographs, a photo album, and other records. A significant portion of the colleciton is comprised of family correspondence written mainly by Brockman’s daughter-in-law Hazel (Iles) Brockman to her parents while she and her husband, Allen Clark Brockman (Fletcher's eldest son), lived abroad in both Hong Kong...
Dates: 1900-1959

George Williams College records

 Collection
Identifier: Y.GWC.1
Overview Records documenting the operations, administration, and academic output of George Williams College from its origins in the 1880s to its eventual merger with Aurora University in the mid-1980s, especially including dissertations and theses.
Dates: 1856-1987; Majority of material found within ( 1880-1985)

George Williams College theses and dissertations

 Collection
Identifier: Y.GWC.1-1
Overview Theses and dissertations produced by students of George Williams College in partial fulfillment of the requirements for bachelors and masters degrees.
Dates: 1895-1985

Jesse Alexander papers

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.6
Overview Papers documenting the YMCA career of Jesse N. Alexander, Jr., particularly his work in the area of race relations within the movement and his involvement with the National Conference of Black and Non-White YMCA Staff (BAN-WYS).
Dates: 1961-1998; Majority of material found in ( 1969-1982).

John R. Mott papers

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.13
Overview Papers of John R. Mott, a dominant figure in the YMCA of the early 20th century, documenting, in part, his work with the North American YMCA.
Dates: 1892-1976; Majority of material found within ( 1917-1955).

Lynne Vaughan files

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.74
Content Description Files documenting Lynne Vaughan's work with national YMCA projects and programs, most notably the Gulick Project, Activate America, One for the Movement, but also the YNAN (YMCA North American Network) Innovation Initiative; The Writer's Voice; "Togetherhood" (the YMCA's member-led volunteer service program in support of social responsibility as a key focus area); and multiple programs in the Y's "healthy living" focus area, including Play Everyday Outdoors and Project Open Spaces, and Project...
Dates: 1990-2015

Miscellaneous GNY Material to Be Sorted

 Collection
Identifier: Y.GNY.999
Overview [One to two sentence description of the collection.]
Dates: Various

Physical education program records

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.5
Overview Records of the YMCA's Physical Department, Physical Education Committee, and other governing committees, as well as several of its prominent leaders in this field. Material includes minutes, correspondence, various physical education studies, publications, and convention materials, as well as program materials for various sports and fitness activities, especially scuba diving. Also included are records of related organizations, such as the Physical Education Society and the Athletic League.
Dates: 1887-2011

Records of YMCA work with American Indians

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.68
Overview Reports, correspondence, newsletters, and historical material regarding YMCA work in the American Indian community, particularly the Dakota Indians in South Dakota and Nebraska.
Dates: 1871-2014

Rev. Kenneth Dexter Miller papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC1553
Overview Papers (1910-1969), of the Rev. Kenneth Dexter Miller (1887-1968) consist of correspondence; drafts, reviews and advertisements of his articles and books; memorabilia; personal journals; photographs; scrapbooks; and a stamp collection.
Dates: 1910-1969

Transportation and railroad department records

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.32
Overview Records of the Railroad Department and later Transportation Department. Material includes secretary reports, information on the potential expansion of railroad work into foreign countries, as well as convention and conference reports. Also included is information on selected railroad branches, which ranges from a note card outlining basic information about the building to multiple folders containing minutes, reports and publications.
Dates: 1858-1989; Majority of material found within ( 1900-1960).

YMCA Archives memorabilia collection

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.46
Overview Artifacts documenting YMCA activities and programs, as well as personal items and memorabilia from selected YMCA leaders.
Dates: Undated and 1865-2008; Majority of material found in ( 1918-1988)

YMCA arts and humanities program records

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.43
Overview Records of the Writers' Voice and Writers' Community programs, initiatives of the YMCA's arts and humanities program, including numerous cassette and video tapes of readings and interviews with well-known authors.
Dates: 1972-1999; Majority of material found within ( 1977-1995)

YMCA boys and youth work records

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.40
Overview Administrative records, including reports, minutes, correspondence, publications, conference proceedings, subject files, and other material of the YMCA's boys' work department, as well as records concerning the YMCA's major youth development programs, including camping, Hi-Y, Youth in Government, Y-Indian Guides, and NYPUM (National Youth Program Using Mini-Bikes).
Dates: 1833 - 2005; Majority of material found in 1910s-1970s

YMCA educational work records

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.11
Overview Records documenting education programs of the YMCA, including material from the Educational Department, the United YMCA Schools, conference centers, such as Silver Bay, New York and Blue Ridge, North Carolina, and programs at the local association level. Materials include course outlines and syllabi, reports, information on local education classes, and papers of department secretaries.
Dates: 1885-1991; Majority of material found within ( 1920-1960).

YMCA film bureau records

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.58
Overview Pamphlets, flyers, advertising and catalogs that reflect the titles available for distribution from Association Films, formerly known as the YMCA Motion Picture Bureau, as well as reports and correspondence involving the the conversion to sound film, and the use of motion pictures in churches, in teaching, and in camp programs.
Dates: 1913-1955

YMCA Historical Library and Kautz Family YMCA records

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.72
Overview Records primarily of the YMCA Historical Library as well as a small amount of material from its subsequent incarnation as the Kautz Family YMCA Archives, including correspondence, cataloging data and classification schemes, lists of holdings, bibliographies, policies and reports, and other documents.
Dates: 1855-2002

YMCA religious work records

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.49
Overview Minutes, correspondence, conference materials, reports, pamphlets, and other printed materials documenting the YMCA's religious work.
Dates: 1814-1984.; Majority of material found within ( 1870s-1970s)

YMCA state and provincial convention and annual reports

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.90
Overview [One to two sentence description of the collection.]
Dates: 1854-1927

YMCA World Service international work films

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.9-9
Overview Films produced by the YMCA's World Service program documenting its work in developing countries around the world, including the Americas, Europe, Africa, and Asia.
Dates: circa 1950-1980