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World Young Women's Christian Association

 Organization

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Germany: General, circa 1945-1959

 File — Box: 1007, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents Photographs of young women's Christian association buildings and programs in Germany. Following World War II young women's Christian associations in Germany become a place for people of all ages to gather. The World YWCA sends workers to assist in establishing programs and donate materials that local women then reuse and repurpose into clothing. Several photographs show women piecing American neckties into skirts. Additional photographs shor the Neighborhood House in Berlin, a center known...
Dates of Materials: circa 1945-1959

Gladys Gilkey Calkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00598
Abstract

YWCA executive. The papers document Calkins' family and personal life, overseas travel, and her work on behalf of the YWCA and other religious and social service organizations. The bulk of the papers consist of diaries made during the Calkins family's 1932-33 trip to Europe, and during Calkins' later travels with Marie Berger to Africa and Asia.

Dates of Materials: 1895-1988

Jewel Graham papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00525
Abstract

The collection contains the personal and professional papers of Jewel Graham, including a typescript of her unpublished memoir, which includes reflections on growing up as an African American girl in Springfield, Ohio, her education, her employment as professor at Antioch College, and her life-long service in the YWCA, from age 13, to becoming President of the National Board and of the World YWCA.

Dates of Materials: 1940-2008

National Board and executive committee minutes and reports, 1945 January-1947 November

 File — Box: 1, Reel: 5, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its executive committee. There are no microdexes two or three on this reel. Minutes concern national business, budgets and finance, committee business, fundraising, approval of new clubs, convention planning, resolutions and recommendations and personnel. In addition to meeting minutes materials include reports from committees, summaries of studies, lists of actions and resolutions, updates on international work and...
Dates of Materials: 1945 January-1947 November

National Board and executive committee minutes and reports, 1947 December-1949 December

 File — Box: 1, Reel: 6, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its executive committee. Minutes concern national business, budgets and finance, committee business, fundraising, approval of new clubs, convention planning, resolutions and recommendations and personnel. The meetings address many topics but the issue of spending and budgeting is always prominent in the materials. "Caution," a report from March 1949, urges caution in spending and budgeting capital funds. In addition to...
Dates of Materials: 1947 December-1949 December

National Board and executive committee minutes and reports, 1950 January-1954 December

 File — Box: 1, Reel: 6, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its executive committee. Minutes concern national business, budgets and finance, committee business, fundraising, approval of new clubs and personnel. In addition to meeting minutes materials include reports from committees, summaries of studies, lists of actions and resolutions, updates on international work and annual reports from the General Secretary of the YWCA of the U.S.A. June 1950 materials include citations for...
Dates of Materials: 1950 January-1954 December

National Board and executive committee minutes and reports, 1955 January-1957 June

 File — Box: 1, Reel: 6, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its executive committee. Minutes concern national business, budgets and finance, committee business, fundraising, approval of new clubs and personnel. In addition to meeting minutes materials include reports from committees, summaries of studies, lists of actions and resolutions, updates on international work, and annual reports from the General Secretary. Continuing themes include the role of religion in the YWCA of the...
Dates of Materials: 1955 January-1957 June

National Board and executive committee minutes and reports, 1957 October-1962 December

 File — Box: 1, Reel: 7, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its executive committee. Minutes concern national business, budgets and finance, committee business, fundraising, approval of new clubs and personnel. In addition to meeting minutes materials include reports from committees, summaries of studies, lists of actions and resolutions, updates on international work and annual reports from the General Secretary of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Throughout the minutes and reports,...
Dates of Materials: 1957 October-1962 December

North American Area Conferences of Young Women's Christian associations proceedings, 1938

 File — Box: 4, Reel: 279, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents

Proceedings of the conference of the Young Women's Christian associations of Canada and the United States. The conference addresses international social and political problems, the role of the World YWCA and national YWCA's in international movements and cooperation among the young women's Christian associations of North America.

Dates of Materials: 1938

North American Area Conferences of Young Women's Christian associations proceedings, 1937

 File — Box: 4, Reel: 279, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents

Proceedings of the conference of the Young Women's Christian associations of Canada and the United States. The conference addresses international social and political problems, the role of the World YWCA and national YWCA's in international movements and cooperation among the young women's Christian associations of North America.

Dates of Materials: 1937

Programs and projects: International experiences for students dialogue at World YWCA, 1988

 File — Box: 1041, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents

Photographs from the International Experiences for Students dialogue at the World YWCA during the summer of 1988.

Dates of Materials: 1988

State Committee programs and reports, 1885-1914

 File — Box: 1, Reel: 16, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Official programs and reports of YWCA of the U.S.A. state committees arranged alphabetically by state covering Florida through Indiana. Materials include convention and conference proceedings where the overall status of the state's associations may be discussed in addition to matters of finance, membership statistics, and organizational management and governance. Materials may also report on the status of specific student, city, or factory associations, discuss religious education, provide a...
Dates of Materials: 1885-1914

YWCA of the U.S.A. records, Record Group 1. General and history

 Record Group
Identifier: SSC-MS-00324-RG1
Abstract

This record group contains reference files compiled from the National Board Library collection and National Board Archives providing general historical information about the YWCA of the U.S.A., its organizational structure, requirements for membership, and affiliation with the World YWCA. Also included are biographical files on staff and board members and reference files on the World YWCA and national YWCAs in other countries. Forms part of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Records.

Dates of Materials: 1877-2003

YWCA of the U.S.A. records, Record Group 3. National administrative office records

 Record Group
Identifier: SSC-MS-00324-RG3
Abstract

This record group consists of the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s national administrative office files including records from the office of the General Secretary (later Executive Secretary, later Chief Executive Officer), records on buildings and properties owned by the national organization, finance and development files, and records of the departments of data and statistics, library and archives, and publicity. Forms part of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Records.

Dates of Materials: 1907 - 2002