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

 Organization

Found in 68 Collections and/or Records:

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

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 2, microdex: 1
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...
Dates of Materials: 1905-1907

Anniversary, 1952-1955

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 226, microdex: 1
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

Board of Trustees minutes and financial reports, 1907-1926

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 7, microdex: 2
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

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 7, microdex: 3
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

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 7, microdex: 4
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

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 7, microdex: 5
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

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 7, microdex: 6
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

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 7, microdex: 7
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

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

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 370, microdex: 3
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, 1967 , 1967

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 287, microdex: 9
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

Conventions, cancelled, 1942-1943

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 35, microdex: 8
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, eighteenth, 1946-1949

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 38, microdex: 7
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

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 38, microdex: 8
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...
Dates of Materials: 1946-1948

Conventions, eighth, 1924

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 28, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Eighth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America assemblies, group meetings and program. Business and professional, industrial, and student assemblies each meet separately during the convention to discuss matters unique to their groups and to united under their common goals. Assemblies discuss cooperation with outside organizations as well as within the YWCA. In addition, assemblies vote on resolutions and actions...
Dates of Materials: 1924

Conventions, fifteenth, 1936-1939

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 34, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning convention committees, constitution revisions, and group meetings at the Fifteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United State of America. The Convention Committee assess the past convention and collects feedback, plans the location and accommodations, and arranges programming and special speakers. Group meeting materials largely concern the meeting of adults responsible for work with younger girls. These discussions assess work...
Dates of Materials: 1936-1939

Conventions, fourteenth, 1936

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 33, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the assemblies of the Thirteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. During each convention the business and professional, industrial, and student assemblies meet to discuss and act on matters of national importance unique to their divisions. The business and professional and the industrial assemblies discuss their relationships to the labor movement as a whole, issues of racism and discrimination within the...
Dates of Materials: 1936

Conventions, fourteenth, 1934-1936

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 33, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Fourteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. By 1936 convention are expected to be interracial with accommodations providing adequate accommodations to all without discrimination. The National Board's commitment to this ideals is reflected in the planning materials and an account of an issue with accommodating a delegate in the dorms of Colorado College. In addition to this matter, the Convention...
Dates of Materials: 1934-1936

Conventions, ninth, 1926

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 29, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Ninth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America including correspondence regarding arranging fair accommodations for African American delegates, pageant programs, worship services and a published version of Rev. Charles W. Gilkey's address, "New Frontiers for Faith." Meeting minutes and reports of special interest groups including publicity, Girl Reserve, camp, finance, foreign work and health education document...
Dates of Materials: 1926

Conventions, seventeenth, 1940-1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 37, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning revisions to the constitution as studied and proposed by the Constitution Commission. Formed at the Sixteenth Convention in 1940 in response to the Standards Study, the Constitution Commission studies and proposes revisions to the governing documents of the national YWCA. The constitution concerns the relationship between the national and local associations, rules of order and governance, election of leaders, representation at conventions, standards of affiliation, and...
Dates of Materials: 1940-1946

Conventions, seventh, 1922

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 28, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the assembly sessions of the Seventh National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Business and Professional, Industrial, and Student assemblies meet to discuss matters unique to their groups and vote on national matters and then report to the general convention delegates. The Industrial and Business and Professional Assemblies meet together for the first time and discuss their structure and organization, their...
Dates of Materials: 1922

Conventions, tenth, 1928

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 30, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Materials documenting the student, industrial, and business and professional assemblies at the Tenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Each convention the departments gather to discuss matters unique to their group and of national importance. Industrial, and Business and Professional Assemblies address the progress made in employment for women, the goals for the future status of employed women and cooperation with other...
Dates of Materials: 1928

Conventions, twelfth, 1932

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 31, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Twelfth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Minutes and reports of the Convention Committee meetings concern preparation for the convention including selecting program emphasis and speakers; making arrangements; and preparing for convention business. Following these documents is a report on the alternate basis of membership and the constitution. Group meeting materials provide the discussion questions and...
Dates of Materials: 1932

Conventions, twenty-second, 1960-1961

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 42, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning assemblies, group discussions, and general proceedings of the Twenty-second National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The convention as a whole addresses the theme of "the responsibility of the YWCA in the sixties." Through small groups and discussions, addresses, dramas and assemblies the role of women and the role of a Christian organization are discussed in relation to changing social, economic, and political...
Dates of Materials: 1960-1961

Exhibits, 1915-1939

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Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s participation in the A Century of Progress International Exposition in Chicago, New York World's Fair and the Panama-Pacific Exposition. The YWCA of the U.S.A. participates in the expositions to convey the value of their services and share their purpose with the public. Exhibits show examples of work from members, display international work, highlight religious aspects and describe programs. In addition, the YWCA of the U.S.A. hosts teas and...
Dates of Materials: 1915-1939

Fields and field work, 1896-1921

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 44, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Field committees represent the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. in established areas of the country connecting areas under the united work of the National Board and national YWCA movement. Field representatives visit their designated areas, provide assistance to local associations and report to the National Board. In addition, recommendations are made regarding the formation and organization of new associations and documents discuss the relationship between field committees, local...
Dates of Materials: 1896-1921

Foreign, 1894-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 46, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work in other countries. From early in the development of the organization there is an interest in working with women in other countries, to share in the benefits of the Christian women's movement and to assist in working for the enrichment of women's lives around the world. During and after World War II the demands for women in other countries grew with the needs for emergency work and then reconstruction. As it develops over time, the YWCA of the...
Dates of Materials: 1894-1950

India, circa 1920-1948

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 55, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the National YWCA of India, Burma and Ceylon. Conference reports summarize the proceedings of the conventions held quadrennially to address the changing role of women in India and internationally. Following this, annual reports and conference proceedings discuss the YWCA's efforts to meet the social, physical, mental, and spiritual needs of women in India including assessments and suggestions for future work. The YWCA of the U.S.A. has an established partnership with the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1948

India, circa 1916-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 56, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents The Y.W.C.A. of India, Burma and Ceylon works towards the development of women's spiritual, mental, education, and physical well being. Beginning in the nineteenth century as bible studies, the YWCA of India, Burma and Ceylon has a long and rich history including early cooperation with the YWCA of the U.S.A. Through reports, conference reports and conference proceedings the needs and challenges of women in India are made clear. In response to the growing need for social workers in India, the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1916-1950

India, circa 1919-1948

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 56, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning endowments requests from the Y.W.C.A. of India, Burma and Ceylon, annual reports, leadership and physical education. The YWCA of the U.S.A. has a long history of cooperation with India's YWCA through training and sending leaders in addition to financial support. In celebration of their jubilee anniversary, the Y.W.C.A. of India, Burma and Ceylon is seeking an endowment fund to build a summer conference site. Later endowment requests seek to support a leadership training...
Dates of Materials: circa 1919-1948

National Board, 1955-1958

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 236, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Minutes, reports and correspondence of the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Board Committee on Membership in the National Associations (M.I.N.A.). In order to become affiliated with the national association local associations must meet a set of basic standards and affiliation requirements and the affiliation, disaffiliation and association standing is administered by the committee. The committee tracks the status of associations, makes recommendations for affiliation and disaffiliation, collects...
Dates of Materials: 1955-1958

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