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China

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Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Central America, Ceylon, China and Czechoslovakia, 1949-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 231, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning young women's Christian associations in Honduras, Ceylon, Taipei, China and Czechoslovakia. Correspondence concerning the development of an association in Honduras concern challenges and progress. Secretaries' reports from the YWCA of Ceylon, previously part of the YWCA of India, Burma and Ceylon, describe the status and needs of the women in Ceylon, the work of the YWCA of Ceylon and note important developments. Additional documents include a pamphlet providing...
Dates of Materials: 1949-1960

China, 1924-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 49, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents

Annual, interim and statistical reports concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work in China. Reports and pamphlets summarize work in China with women through YWCA organizations in many cities, towns, and regions. As the country is disrupted by cultural, political, social and economic changes the YWCA work in China meets new challenges. American secretaries train Chinese women to be leaders, organize programming and associations and advise existing associations.

Dates of Materials: 1924-1950

China, circa 1907-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 50, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of China. Since its beginning as a student association in the late nineteenth century through 1950, the YWCA of China sees women through times of political, social, economic and international change. The organization grows from student associations to serving rural populations, industrial and employed women and women in home life. The YWCA of China employs both Chinese and Western leaders, some of whom come from the YWCA of the U.S.A. Annual reports and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1907-1950

China, circa 1906-1949

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 50, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with and about general secretaries serving on the National Committee of the YWCA of China. American and Chinese secretaries write to arrange travel plans and visits, give updates on programs and associations, discuss social, economic, and political problems faced in China and request support of funds and people. The correspondence concerning Grace Coppock and Ting Shu-Ching include memorials and condolences following their untimely deaths due to illness.

Dates of Materials: circa 1906-1949

China, circa 1926-1951

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 50, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Documents concerning finance and bookkeeping of the YWCA of China, indemnity payments to missionaries in China and the Ting Shu-Ching memorial fund. As Americans working in China and giving support to the YWCA of China, challenges arise in bookkeeping, making payments of salaries and donations and keeping bank accounts and endowments due to changing political and economic situations in China in addition to the challenges of working at a great distance and in different exchange rates....
Dates of Materials: circa 1926-1951

China, circa 1922-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 50, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of China leaders and staff and Chinese trainees in America. YWCA of China members and secretaries spend time in the United States for leadership training, observing of local associations and conventions, and attending American colleges and universities if desired. Clippings and reports summarize their experiences while correspondence and lists concern the logistics of planning such programs and travels. Also included are lists and directories of the YWCA of China...
Dates of Materials: circa 1922-1950

China, 1918-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 50, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Correspondence with and reports from YWCA of the U.S.A. staff in China. The YWCA of the U.S.A. has a long history of cooperation with the YWCA of China. Secretaries are sent on shorter visits to assess programming and associations or longer terms to serve as leaders and trainers and to establish or develop programming and associations. Correspondence and reports from the American secretaries provide accounts of their travel and descriptions of conditions in addition to summarizing work their...
Dates of Materials: 1918-1950

China, 1915-1944

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 53, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the sale, transfer, maintenance and use of YWCA of the U.S.A. Foochow, Hangchow-Mudken, Peking and Shanghai properties in China. Buildings are used as residences and headquarters for American and Chinese YWCA activities. The Shanghai property is used as a headquarters for the National Committee of the YWCA of China and pamphlets and articles give an overview of its development.

Dates of Materials: 1915-1944

China, 1919-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 53, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Reports of studies conducted to assess the work and progress of the YWCA of China. "A Study of the YWCA in China" presents a detailed overview of the work with women in China including the origins of the YWCA in China, programs with various constituent groups, religious work and international relations. Following the overview, the report makes recommendations for the future of the organization. Several reports concern the status of women in China and the women's movement. These studies look...
Dates of Materials: 1919-1950

Foreign Division, China section minutes and reports, 1919-1921

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 353, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

The China section of the Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for studying the conditions for women and girls in China, identifying urgent needs and opportunities and determining the role of the YWCA in China. In addition, they facilitate cooperation with the National Committee of China in its development. Reports from YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries in China describe the development of their work, the conditions in their community of work and possible future needs. 

Dates of Materials: 1919-1921

National Committee of the YWCA of China minutes, 1919-1923

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 353, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents

The National Committee of the YWCA of China meets to discuss the development of the YWCA and its programs in China. Members of the National Committee hear updates from secretaries concerning local associations and their needs, appoint leadership and personnel, discuss program needs and emphases and assess the needs of the overall YWCA development. 

Dates of Materials: 1919-1923

World Emergency, 1939-1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 75, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA war relief activities in China, Czechoslovakia, the Dutch East Indies and Estonia. During World War II, the YWCA of the U.S.A. cooperates with the World YWCA, YWCA organizations around the world, and other relief agencies to assist with the global cause. War relief activities include operating hostess houses, refugee relief, financial support, health aid and supplying provisions. Where there are established YWCA centers, regular YWCA programming is continued as...
Dates of Materials: 1939-1946