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India

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Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

Foreign Division, India section minutes and reports, 1915-1921

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

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

Dates of Materials: 1915-1921

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

India, circa 1918-1943

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 56, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Printed materials from Y.W.C.A. of India, Burma and Ceylon associations, documents concerning fundraising efforts and documents concerning properties. Printed matter from Bombay, Calcutta, Colombo, Madras, Rangoon and Simla are comprised largely of annual reports. These associations work with women and young girls to improve their spiritual, physical and intellectual well-being through programming, housing opportunities, job training and more. YWCA of the U.S.A. support of the YWCA's in...
Dates of Materials: circa 1918-1943

India, 1935-1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 56, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with Jean Begg, General Secretary of the Y.W.C.A. of India, Burma and Ceylon in Calcutta. The long cooperation between the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the Y.W.C.A. of India, Burma and Ceylon involves exchanges of training, visiting secretaries and financial support. Correspondence between Ms. Begg and the Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. concern requests from India for financial support, and travel arrangements for visiting secretaries. 

Dates of Materials: 1935-1946

India, 1927-1949

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 57, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Correspondence with YWCA secretaries in India including secretaries from the Y.W.C.A. of India, Burma and Ceylon, YWCA of the U.S.A. and other international YWCA organizations. A long established cooperative relationship with the Y.W.C.A. of India, Burma and Ceylon consists of the sharing of training and leadership, coordinating visits abroad, and requests from India for financial or personnel support. Letters concern the travel plans and accommodations of secretaries in India and the United...
Dates of Materials: 1927-1949

India, circa 1919-1941

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 57, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Correspondence with YWCA secretaries in India including secretaries from the Y.W.C.A. of India, Burma and Ceylon, YWCA of the U.S.A. and other international YWCA organizations. A long established cooperative relationship with the Y.W.C.A. of India, Burma and Ceylon consists of the sharing of training and leadership, coordinating visits abroad, and requests from India for financial or personnel support. Letters concern the travel plans and accommodations of secretaries in India and the United...
Dates of Materials: circa 1919-1941

India, circa 1920-1939

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 57, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Reports concerning YWCA programs in India arranged alphabetically by reporter's last name for last names beginning with the letters A through M. Reports from YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries to the Foreign Division often contain descriptions of local customs and surroundings in addition to reporting on the needs of the local associations and assessments of how the associations are meeting the needs of the local women. Y.W.C.A. of India, Burma and Ceylon secretary's report on updates from local...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1939

India, circa 1920-1941

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 57, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Reports concerning YWCA programs in India arranged alphabetically by reporter's last name for last names beginning with the letters N through R. Reports from YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries to the Foreign Division often contain descriptions of local customs and surroundings in addition to reporting on the needs of the local associations and assessments of how the associations are meeting the needs of the local women. Y.W.C.A. of India, Burma and Ceylon secretary's report on updates from local...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1941

India, circa 1905-1939

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 58, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Reports concerning YWCA programs in India arranged alphabetically by reporter's last name with miscellaneous reports following Ruth Woodsmall. Secretary reports include reports from those with last names beginning with the letters T through W. Reports from YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries to the Foreign Division often contain descriptions of local customs and surroundings in addition to reporting on the needs of the local associations and assessments of how the associations are meeting the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1905-1939

India, circa 1923-1946

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 58, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the Y.W.C.A. of India, Burma and Ceylon work with women in India and their cooperation with the YWCA of the U.S.A. and World YWCA. The YWCA of the U.S.A. supports the YWCA associations of India by providing financial support as well as sending secretaries to train leaders and act as advisors. Statements and correspondence discuss the extent to which the American organizations should support the YWCA work in India and India's ability to be self supporting. Program reports...
Dates of Materials: circa 1923-1946

India, 1905-1949

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 58, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports and miscellaneous materials concerning YWCA activities in India. YWCA activities in India concern social work activities, safe housing, conferences and training opportunities. The Y.W.C.A. of India, Ceylon and Burma has a history of cooperation with the YWCA of the U.S.A. and other associations in the World YWCA. The cooperation takes the form of exchanging training opportunities, arranging visits to India financial support. As part of the cooperative relationship...
Dates of Materials: 1905-1949

India, circa 1950-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 231, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of India. The YWCA of the U.S.A. provides support to the YWCA of India through finances, advisory relationship and by sending American secretaries to work in India. The 1959 convention report documents the proceedings of the convention including department and committee reports, discussion groups and addresses. The convention is a chance for the women of the YWCA of India to meet and discuss the issues affecting women of India, the state of the YWCA of India and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1950-1960

India, 1958-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 231, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Helen Flack's reports on the YWCA of India. Helen Flack is assigned to a special project sponsored by the World YWCA's mutual service program. The purpose of the first phase of the project is to develop leadership in the YWCA of India, strengthen their financial situation and develop plans for a national convention. After the convention the project extends to a second phase to support the implementation of the convention emphases. Ms. Flack's reports note the project's accomplishments and...
Dates of Materials: 1958-1960

India, circa 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 232, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of India and the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work with them. Helen Flack, a YWCA of the U.S.A. worker assigned to a special project in India through the World YWCA's mutual service program, correspondences with the YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division reporting on her work and the status of the leadership development project. Next, a series of pamphlets on the leadership development program provide an overview of the contents and purpose of the program. Following the...
Dates of Materials: circa 1951-1960

India: Buildings, 1865-1963

 File — Box 1008: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630388030], Folder: 8
Scope and Contents

Interior and exterior photographs of young women's Christian association buildings in India.

Dates of Materials: 1865-1963

India: Children, circa 1920-1970

 File — Box 1008: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630388030], Folder: 9
Scope and Contents

Photographs of young women's Christian association programs for youth in India. Programs include, nursery and preschool programs that provide care and education to young people while their mothers work and meal programs that provide necessary nutrition to those in need. Photographs include images of children in nursery care programs, village chilldren, supplemental nutrition programs and children enjoying play.

Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1970

India: Classes, 1910-1970, bulk 1960-1970

 File — Box 1009: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387883], Folder: 1
Scope and Contents

Photographs of young women's Christian association classes in India. The YWCA offers classes in literacy, crafts and vocational skills. These classes help empower women and train them in skills that may lead to better work and opportunities. Images feature students and instructors engaged in classroom activities.

Dates of Materials: Majority of material found within 1910-1970, 1960-1970

India: Customs and religious practices, circa 1960-1970

 File — Box 1009: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387883], Folder: 2
Scope and Contents

Photographs depicting religious and social customs in India.

Dates of Materials: circa 1960-1970

India: Education and recreation, circa 1902-1973

 File — Box 1009: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387883], Folder: 3
Scope and Contents

Recreation, education and physical education are an important part of young women's Christian associations around the world. These images from India show women and girls participating in hikes, gym class, sports and social dances. Several photographs show a meeting between an American YWCA staff member and university students visiting India from. Additional photographs feature members of the Y-Teen program in India.

Dates of Materials: circa 1902-1973

India: Girls Town, circa 1960-1969

 File — Box 1009: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387883], Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

Girls Town is a home for homeless girls run by the YWCA of Madras, India. The home provides the girls with shelter, lessons and meals. Photographs show the daily activities of the girls in the home such as gardening, meals, prayers, chores and their daily walk to school. Additional photographs include images of potential new arrivals.

Dates of Materials: circa 1960-1969

India: Groups and conferences, 1911-1966

 File — Box 1009: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387883], Folder: 5
Scope and Contents

Group photographs from young women's Christian associations in India. Photographs include images of conferences, meetings and programs.

Dates of Materials: 1911-1966

India: Health, 1914-1970, bulk 1962-1970

 File — Box 1009: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387883], Folder: 6
Scope and Contents Photographs from health and health education programs of young women's Christian associations in India. Health education and treatment is a priority of club work in India, especially in rural areas. YWCA centers offer programs that include basic medical care, nutrition and health education. For rural areas, access to safe drinking water is also an important component to a health program. Photographs show women and families waiting for medical treatment, clean water projects, women at clinic...
Dates of Materials: Majority of material found within 1914-1970, 1962-1970

India, Iraq, Italy, Jordan, Korea, Lebanon, and Malaysia and Singapore, 1954-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 293, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the programs and development of young women's Christian associations around the world. The YWCA of the U.S.A. as part of the world's movement of YWCA's and the international organization, World YWCA, participates in this network of associations by offering support to associations, maintaining an awareness of YWCA work and needs in other countries and sending representatives abroad to aid in development. Correspondence and reports from visiting secretaries include program...
Dates of Materials: 1954-1970

India: Women at work, circa 1923-1973

 File — Box 1009: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387883], Folder: 12
Scope and Contents

Young women's Christian associations in India provide job skills training, materials and guidance to empower women to be able to earn their own money and participate in a trade. Most of the photographs show women engaged in weaving or textile craft and one photograph shows young women in the Employment Bureau at the YWCA in Bombay, India.

Dates of Materials: circa 1923-1973

India: Women's Technical Training Institute, 1973-1974

 File — Box 1010: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387941], Folder: 1
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The Young Women's Christian Association Women's Technical Training Institute offers young women career oriented courses and skills training. Courses such as secretarial skills, medical laboratory, beauty, cosmetology and electronics prepare women for careers in their selected area. Photographs show women in classes and practicing their skills as well as exterior shots of the school building.

Dates of Materials: 1973-1974

India: YWCA School of Social Work, circa 1950-1970

 File — Box 1010: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387941], Folder: 2
Scope and Contents

The YWCA School of Social work in New Delhi offers graduate courses in social work to men and women in India. The school, partly funded by the YWCA of the USA Round-the-World Reconstruction Fund, prepares students for field work and practice. Photographs show students studying, participating in classes and practicing field work.

Dates of Materials: circa 1950-1970

Student, circa 1965-1968

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 308, microdex: 2
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The National Student YWCA summer project in India is a program offering participants the opportunity to meet and participate in seminars and discussions with Indian students. The seminar explores the social, political, cultural, religious and educational climate in India. Program outlines and reports summarize and assess the project and outline the proposed schedule. Additional documents include completed application packets, project evaluations, project proposals, papers and reports. 

Dates of Materials: circa 1965-1968

Study of the YWCA of India, Burma and Ceylon, circa 1930

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 354, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents As part of an international cooperative initiative between the YWCA and the YMCA, surveys ore conducted of associations around the world to gain knowledge and context of their work and understanding of the needs of the people. The surveys can then be used to inform future projects and identify opportunities for development. The study of the YWCA of India, Burma and Ceylon is divided into two parts. The first focuses of the social and environmental context in which it works and the second on...
Dates of Materials: circa 1930