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Sri Lanka

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Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Burma and Ceylon, Canada, Taipei, Fiji, Germany, Greece, Guam, and Hong Kong, 1960-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 293, microdex: 3
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: 1960-1970

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

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

Sri Lanka, circa 1910-1976

 File — Box 1018: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387842], Folder: 11
Scope and Contents

Photographs of programs, camps, classes and buildings of young women's Christian associations in Sri Lanka.

Dates of Materials: circa 1910-1976

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

World's YWCA, 1934-1936

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 80, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the regional conference of World Young Women's Christian Associations in Ceylon, the International Study Conference for Workers Among Boys and Girls of Secondary Schools in Dassel, Germany and the meeting of the World YWCA World Council in Geneva, Switzerland. National associations from the Pacific region meet in Ceylon to discuss the role of women in the Christian movement, the role of women in social and political change and international relations. The regional...
Dates of Materials: 1934-1936