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Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A. National Board

 Organization

Found in 202 Collections and/or Records:

American Committee and Joint Committee: Formation of National Board, 1905-1907

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning the American Committee's involvement with the Joint Committee and the formation of the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Board. Proceedings and reports recommend that the American Committee affiliated groups unite with the International Board resulting in the National Board of the Young Women's Christian Association. Additional materials concern the decision to unite, recommendations for moving forward and background information on the merger. Also included are summaries of the...
Dates of Materials: 1905-1907

Anniversary, 1952-1955

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning planning for celebrations of the 1955 centennial anniversary of the beginning of the YWCA movement. Pamphlets from the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the officers of the American Centennial Observance and Celebration appeal for a centennial fundraising drive describing the national and international work of the YWCA and its effect on the development of young women. Minutes and reports of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Advanced Gifts Committee concern fundraising...
Dates of Materials: 1952-1955

Anniversary, 1950-1952

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Scope and Contents National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. presentation concerning the Centennial Campaign Fund and documents concerning the John Price Jones Company's plan for the Centennial Campaign Fund. In celebration of the centennial anniversary of the YWCA worldwide the YWCA of the U.S.A. proposes celebrations, membership drives and fundraising. The National Board presentation provides an overview of the history of the Young Women's Christian associations worldwide and in the United States followed by an...
Dates of Materials: 1950-1952

Board of Trustees minutes and financial reports, 1907-1926

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Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of meetings of the Board of Trustees of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Meetings of the Board of Trustees largely address financial matters including budgets, endowments, investments and property. In addition, the board elects members and officials and passes recommendations and resolutions.
Dates of Materials: 1907-1926

Board of Trustees minutes and financial reports, 1927-1929

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Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of meetings of the Board of Trustees of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Meetings of the Board of Trustees largely address financial matters including budgets, endowments, investments, and domestic and international property. In addition, the board elects its members and officials and passes recommendations and resolutions.
Dates of Materials: 1927-1929

Board of Trustees minutes and financial reports, 1930-1939

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Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of meetings of the Board of Trustees of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Meetings of the Board of Trustees largely address financial matters including budgets, endowments, investments and domestic and international property. In addition, the board elects its members and officials and passes recommendations and resolutions.
Dates of Materials: 1930-1939

Board of Trustees minutes and financial reports, 1940-1949

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Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of meetings of the Board of Trustees of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Meetings of the Board of Trustees largely address financial matters including budgets, endowments, investments and property. In addition, the board elects members and officials, and passes recommendations and resolutions. Following the Depression years, the board of trustees continues their effort to balance the budget without using capital funds.
Dates of Materials: 1940-1949

Board of Trustees minutes and financial reports, 1950-1959

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Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of meetings of the Board of Trustees of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Meetings of the Board of Trustees largely address financial matters including budgets, endowments, investments and property. In addition, the board elects members and officials, and passes recommendations and resolutions. Discussion continues regarding balancing the budget without the use of capital funds. As the centennial anniversary of the YWCA of the U.S.A. approaches, the minutes...
Dates of Materials: 1950-1959

Board of Trustees minutes and financial reports, 1960-1962

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Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of meetings of the Board of Trustees of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Meetings of the Board of Trustees largely address financial matters including budgets, endowments, investments and property. In addition, the board elects members and officials and passes recommendations and resolutions. In 1960 the Board proposes amendments to their by-laws.
Dates of Materials: 1960-1962

By-laws and constitution of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the U.S.A., 1906-1961

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Scope and Contents By-laws and constitution of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the U.S.A. with subsequent amendments
Dates of Materials: 1906-1961

By-laws of the National Board, 1907-1961

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Scope and Contents By-laws of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and subsequent amendments.
Dates of Materials: 1907-1961

Committee on Structure of the National Association minutes and reports, 1921-1922

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Scope and Contents The Committee on Structure of the National Association of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for reviewing the organization, administration and method of work of the national association of the YWCA of the U.S.A. This work includes study and review of the national convention cycle and functions, the National Board functions, size, roles, and terms, the national associations relationship to regional organizations, the channels of communication with the national association and the role and...
Dates of Materials: 1921-1922

Convention, 1964 , 1963-1964

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning the twenty third YWCA of the U.S.A. National Convention including "who's who" sheets for elections, convention workbooks, and additional convention coverage. National conventions are called every three years to vote on leadership for the coming cycle, adopt program emphases, discuss social, political, spiritual and economic issues affecting communities and conduct national business. The booklet "Who's Who" is sent out prior to convention to prepare voting delegates to...
Dates of Materials: 1963-1964

Convention, 1967 , 1967

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning and proceedings of the 1967 National Convention of the YWCA of the U.S.A. including information regarding delegates, forum sessions, meditations, programs and reports. National conventions are called every three years to vote on leadership for the coming cycle, adopt program emphases, discuss social, political, spiritual and economic issues affecting communities and conduct national business. In addition to delegates from local associations, the convention...
Dates of Materials: 1967

Convention, 1967 , 1967

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning the twenty fourth YWCA of the U.S.A. National Convention general program and Y-Teen sessions. National conventions are called every three years to vote on leadership for the coming cycle, adopt program emphases, discuss social, political, spiritual and economic issues affecting communities and conduct national business. The booklet "Who's Who" is sent out prior to convention to prepare voting delegates to select members of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A., World...
Dates of Materials: 1967

Conventions, cancelled, 1942-1943

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Scope and Contents Due to the effect the war has on travel resources and finance the convention for 1943 was cancelled. Convention committees discuss the matter in addition to taking a poll of local associations prior to making their decision. In the report from Mrs. White to the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Board alternatives to a national convention are suggested.
Dates of Materials: 1942-1943

Conventions, cancelled, 1944-1945

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning preparations for the cancelled Seventeenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The theme as discussed in the bulletins is "The Times Demand." This theme looks at the changing role of women and girls, the changing job environment, and the changing international situation and how YWCA women can respond to these changes. In addition, the convention was to address changes to the constitution as investigated by the...
Dates of Materials: 1944-1945

Conventions, cancelled, 1945

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Scope and Contents Completed applications for credentials for the cancelled Seventeenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Credential applications include information from the local association and the name, address, association experience, and church membership for each delegate applying. 
Dates of Materials: 1945

Conventions, cancelled, 1945

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Scope and Contents Due to government restrictions on conventions and other effects of World War II, the Seventeenth National Convention is cancelled in 1945. In lieu of having a convention, the National Board and committees compile the work that went into preparing for the convention into printed materials and a workbook for local associations to meet and discuss the topics provided and report back. The results are then analyzed and compiled into a report and the charter for the years 1945-1948 is developed. The...
Dates of Materials: 1945

Conventions, eighteenth, 1947-1949

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Scope and Contents Call to convention and workbooks for the Eighteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. In the years following the war, the YWCA of the U.S.A. is facing disillusionment with the resulting international relations and political climate. International cooperation and work in foreign countries is discussed throughout the materials. To prepare delegates for the convention workbooks are sent ahead of time in addition to the National Board...
Dates of Materials: 1947-1949

Conventions, eighteenth, 1949

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Scope and Contents Completed applications for credentials for the Eighteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Credential applications for each student, community, National Board, and special representative group include information from the local association and the name, address, association experience, and church membership for each delegate applying. 
Dates of Materials: 1949

Conventions, eighteenth, 1949 March

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Scope and Contents Pages 1 through 269 of the stenotype proceedings of the Eighteenth National Convention of Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Detailed proceedings of the business sessions at the convention. Convention business sessions are a chance for delegates representing local associations to hear presentations and reports and adopt resolutions regarding YWCA activities or political standings and elect leadership. Following a standards study and the recommendations of the...
Dates of Materials: 1949 March

Conventions, eighteenth, 1949 March

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Scope and Contents Official proceedings and actions of the Eighteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The published proceedings follow general convention business sessions where delegates, acting as representatives of local associations, discuss and vote on matters of national organization, responsibilities and governance. This includes revisions to the constitution continued from previous conventions, deciding on political and social positions,...
Dates of Materials: 1949 March

Conventions, eighteenth, 1946-1949

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning revisions to the constitution of the YWCA of the U.S.A. as studied and proposed by the Constitution Commission. Materials include a historical overview of the process beginning with the recommendation of the Committee for the Standards Study at the 1940 convention. Meeting minutes detail the processes of revision following discussions on specific points of the constitution and bylaws. The final document is a report presented to the Eighteenth Convention. 
Dates of Materials: 1946-1949

Conventions, eighteenth, 1946-1948

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning the revision of the constitution proposed by the YWCA of the U.S.A. Constitution Commission. Meeting minutes and reports concern the relationship of the business and professional, and industrial assemblies and councils, and the YWCA of the U.S.A. Student Division to the national convention and national organizations. Also addressed are standards for local association affiliation with the YWCA of the U.S.A., guidelines for the basis of membership, standards of maintaining a...
Dates of Materials: 1946-1948

Conventions, eighteenth, 1949

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Scope and Contents Reports, skits, speeches, and vesper services of the Eighteenth National Convention of Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. After the convention has ended reports are prepared to summarize the events of the convention and update members who may not have attended on what occurred. Included in this section is the April 1949 issue of "Womans Press" dedicated to convention coverage. Much of the focus of the convention concerns international relationships and...
Dates of Materials: 1949

Conventions, eighteenth, 1949 March

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Scope and Contents Pages 301 through the end of the stenotype proceedings of the Eighteenth National Convention of Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Convention business sessions are a chance for delegates representing local associations to hear presentations and reports and vote on their adoption, adopt resolutions regarding YWCA activities or political standings, and elect leadership. The adoption of the public affairs program is included in this section of the proceedings....
Dates of Materials: 1949 March

Conventions, eighth, 1924

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Scope and Contents Eighth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America call to convention and bulletins. Bulletins distributed prior to the start of the convention provide delegates with background information necessary to prepare for the discussions and business of the convention. Major discussion topics include citizenship and legislation, international aspects of the convention and reports on YWCA work in other countries, financing associations and the...
Dates of Materials: 1924

Conventions, eighth, 1924

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Scope and Contents Completed applications for credentials from student, city, town, and special representatives for the Eighth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Credential applications from local associations include lists of delegates and their name, address, position in the association, and church membership. 
Dates of Materials: 1924

Conventions, eighth, 1924

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Scope and Contents Official report of the National Board of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of American to their eighth national convention. Reports of the activities of divisions and departments of the YWCA of the U.S.A. include city, rural, student, industrial, business and professional, Girl Reserve, Native American, foreign-born, education, personnel, publicity and more. In addition, special reports are given concerning cooperation with the National Traveler's Aid Society, the...
Dates of Materials: 1924