Young Women's Christian associations
Found in 64 Collections and/or Records:
Administrator, Teacher, YWCA executive. Papers primarily relate to her work as General Secretary of the YWCA of the U.S.A., 1906 to 1928. Types of materials include biographical materials, notebooks, "daily reminder" diaries, and a small amount of correspondence. Topics include leadership, women and finance, women and religion, and the Association concept. They provide fascinating insight into her view of her job and the role of the YWCA.
YWCA worker and missionary. Collection documents Chinese culture, social conditions, and politics; and the family's social and domestic life. Other subjects include student life at Smith College, early work as YWCA traveling secretary, work at Wells College, and other post-China activities. Materials include correspondence, writings, memorabilia, and photographs.
YWCA executive; YWCA overseas official. Letters home to her family while she was working for the YWCA of the USA at the YWCA of Mexico City, published books, and biographical clippings. Also, letters home from her days at the Church of All Nations settlement house on New York City's Lower East Side (1933-1934).
Marion O. Robinson served on the National YWCA Board as a communications editor from 1964-1975. This collection contains research materials for her book, EIGHT WOMEN OF THE YWCA (1966) about Grace Hoadley Dodge, Mabel Cratty, Emma Bailey Speer, Mary Billings French, Vera Scott Cushman, Martha Boyden Finley, Florence Simms, and Theresa Wilbur Paist.
Papers presented by students enrolled in the National Training School of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Papers cover a wide range of topics concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. including the movement's history in the United States, international aspects of the YWCA, YWCA of the U.S.A. conventions, the development of programs for constituent groups, the development of local and national movements and leadership. Papers are arranged alphabetically by author's last name.
Norma H. Stauffer worked as both teacher and staff member at the YWCA in Honolulu, Denver, Cleveland, Grand Rapids, Chicago, and Minneapolis from 1919 to 1963. Her papers include correspondence to family members, about daily life and work, and printed material.
The Norma Kidd Green Papers includes information regarding Grace Coppock and "First 75 Years of the YWCA" of University of Nebraska by Green.
YWCA overseas secretary. Primarily photographs of YWCA members and activities in the Philippines and Brazil, circa 1930s-40s, with descriptive notes. Images include a YWCA Girls' Camp in the Philippines, and war-torn Manila in 1945.
This record group documents the Change Initiative of the YWCA from around 1998-2013, containing bylaws, meeting minutes, financials, and history of the YWCA regional associations. Through a change of bylaws, regional associations would eventually combine with the National YWCA USA in 2013. The bulk of the material in this series contain official records of the YWCA USA, bylaws of regional associations, surveys, newsletters, and records from the Change Initiative and the SWD Region.
Editor; YWCA worker; Women's rights advocate; Pacifist. Papers include McCulloch's published writings and notes on education, religion, social progress, working women, marriage and the women's movement; speeches; biographical material; memorabilia; photographs; a scrapbook kept by McCulloch's mother; and writings by close friend and pacifist Henrietta Roelofs.
Robert Foust visited the Soviet Union (USSR) in 1962 as part of an official USA-USSR exchange program with the YMCA/YWCA. The collection includes his personal records of the trip and souviners.
YWCA overseas secretary and YWCA executive. The major portion of the collection focuses on Hill's service with the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) in Liberia, including detailed letters to her family; correspondence with YWCA officials; reports on her activities in Liberia; plus printed material, memorabilia, postcards and photographs documenting Liberia and YWCA activities there.
YWCA overseas secretary and official. This very small collection consists of Van Meter's notes about her travels and experiences working to establish YWCA chapters around the world and includes material relating to YWCA centers in Turkey and in South America.
YWCA executive. Papers are primarily related to her work in the Foreign Division of the Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A., 1923-1944. Types of materials include correspondence, photographs, reports, a scrapbook, speeches, travel notes, and writings. A large portion documents Lyon's overseas travels for the YWCA through reports and more informal "diary letters."
YWCA workers. Fourteen audiotaped interviews with women who were involved with the Student Young Women's Christian Association in the southeastern United States between 1920 and 1944 conducted by Frances Sanders Taylor [Anton], 1981-82 as part her doctoral dissertation.
Virginia Heim George was a YWCA executive, YWCA overseas secretary, and USO official. Most material in the George papers pertains to her foreign secretary work in South America and Czechoslovakia and her USO work in the Caribbean. Personal letters and travel diaries include descriptions of life in Brazil and the Caribbean and in post-war Czechoslovakia and West Germany. Material also includes speeches, clippings and photographs.
This record group includes objects created by and from the YWCA. Forms part of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Records.
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.
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.
This record group documents national YWCA work with college and university students. Materials include minutes; newsletters and other publications; reports; subject and reference files; mailings; a small amount of correspondence; work plans; conference and training materials; and files on individual college and university Student Associations. Forms part of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Records.