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Found in 920 Collections and/or Records:

Africa, 1954-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 231, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning young women's Christian associations in West Africa and the history of association work throughout Africa. Proceedings, notes and reports of the West Africa conference of YWCA's summarize and assess the conference proceedings and experience. At the conference, women from associations in West Africa hear presentations concerning and discuss topics such as the status of women, western influence in Africa, family and marriage, and leadership. In addition, conference reports...
Dates of Materials: 1954-1960

Africa, circa 1920-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 47, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division work in Ethiopia, Liberia and South Africa. American secretaries from the YWCA of the U.S.A. work in other countries to train leaders, develop programs for women, address local needs, and work towards the development of women in other countries. The foreign program emphasizes working with women and their cultural and local customs. During the conflict in Ethiopia with Italy YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries work to aid local women and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1950

American Committee and Joint Committee: Formation of National Board, 1905-1907

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 2, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the American Committee's involvement with the Joint Committee and the formation of the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Board. Proceedings and reports recommend that the American Committee affiliated groups unite with the International Board resulting in the National Board of the Young Women's Christian Association. Additional materials concern the decision to unite, recommendations for moving forward and background information on the merger. Also included are summaries of...
Dates of Materials: 1905-1907

American Committee convention proceedings, 1886-1903

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

Conference proceedings, minutes and reports from the from the first, third, eighth and ninth conferences of the YWCA of the U.S.A predecessor organization the American Committee.

Dates of Materials: 1886-1903

American Committee convention proceedings, 1905-1906

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

Conference proceedings, minutes and reports from the 1905 and 1906 conferences of the YWCA of the U.S.A predecessor organization the American Committee. The 1906 conference was a special convention to address the joining of the American Committee with the International Board to form the proposed Young Women's Christian Association of the United States of America.

Dates of Materials: 1905-1906

American Committee minutes, reports and conference proceedings, 1886-1906

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

Conference proceedings, minutes and reports from the YWCA of the U.S.A predecessor organization, the American Committee. The proceedings and reports reflect the name of the organization at the time of creation as it went through organizational changes. Included are issues of the "Evangel," a publication issued by the International Committee of Young Women's Christian Associations.

Dates of Materials: 1886-1906

American Provisional Council of the World's Student Christian Federation minutes and reports, 1938-1943

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 376, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents The American Provisional Council of the World's Student Christian Federation works with the National Intercollegiate Christian Council in bringing the mission of the World's Student Christian Federation to the United States and connecting American student Christian associations to the world movement. The council's responsibilities include reviewing applications for affiliation, determining policy and procedure for affiliation, communicating the mission and actions of the World Student...
Dates of Materials: 1938-1943

Anniversary, 1952-1955

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 226, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning planning for celebrations of the 1955 centennial anniversary of the beginning of the YWCA movement. Pamphlets from the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the officers of the American Centennial Observance and Celebration appeal for a centennial fundraising drive describing the national and international work of the YWCA and its effect on the development of young women. Minutes and reports of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Advanced Gifts Committee concern fundraising...
Dates of Materials: 1952-1955

Anniversary, circa 1952-1955

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 226, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Community organization and corporation gifts committee documents concerning fundraising for the YWCA of the U.S.A. Centennial Fund, a fund in celebration of the centennial anniversary of the organization of the first YWCA. The community organization committee is responsible for planning local association engagement and providing guidance to community leaders for leading fund raising. Gudebooks include suggested methods of solicitation, practices for securing and reporting pledges, advice for...
Dates of Materials: circa 1952-1955

Anniversary, 1952-1956

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 226, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Centennial executive committee documents concerning the planning of celebrations for the 1955 centennial anniversary of the beginning of the YWCA movement. The Centennial Executive Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for overall policy decisions concerning the centennial celebration programs and activities, oversight of the committees involved in centennial activities, cooperating with the campaign fund chair and director, acting as a liaison to the national staff and...
Dates of Materials: 1952-1956

Anniversary, circa 1950-1955

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 226, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Documents concerning planning for celebrations of the 1955 centennial anniversary of the beginning of the YWCA movement. Centennial celebrations and programming include a national fundraising campaign, membership drives, publicity campaigns and community engagement. The programs hope to strengthen the work of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and increase community awareness. Committees are tasked with specific areas of responsibility for centennial celebrations including membership development,...
Dates of Materials: circa 1950-1955

Anniversary, circa 1952-1955

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 227, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. program of activities and fundraising for the 1955 centennial anniversary of the beginning of the YWCA movement worldwide. The Centennial Observance and Celebration includes a fundraiser and celebration of Young Women's Christian associations with the aims of increasing membership, community engagement and support. Documents include planning materials and programs for the inaugural luncheon, correspondence concerning the Congress of Industrial...
Dates of Materials: circa 1952-1955

Arizona, circa 1952-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 253, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Records of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Community Division "Arizona Project" followed by administrative records, reports and correspondence concerning the history, program and certification of the YWCA of Bisbee, Arizona. "The Arizona Project" was a project to study the development, expansion and leadership of associations in Arizona. The project assesses the existing associations, community need, relationship to community leaders and organizations, as well as the need to have leadership...
Dates of Materials: circa 1952-1960

Arkansas and California, circa 1961-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 323, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Arizona covering Hot Springs through West Memphis and California covering Bakersfield through Bishop. Documents are grouped by state then alphabetically by city or town. California associations are preceeded by correspondence and reports concerning the work of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its association throughout the state. For affiliated associations further form and topic designations on the microfilm include basic standards reports,...
Dates of Materials: circa 1961-1970

Arts, circa 1946-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 283, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents The use of arts in the program of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its local associations has been prominent from their beginnings. The YWCA of the U.S.A. encourages its associations to use arts, music and drama to help express ideas, start discussions, interpret their purpose and illustrate social and economic issues. By the 1960's the use of arts in the program of the YWCA of the U.S.A. has expanded to include film, dance, slide shows and television in addition to drama, music and other visual...
Dates of Materials: circa 1946-1970

Arts, 1926-1949

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 18, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the use of music in the YWCA of the U.S.A. Minutes and reports from the YWCA of the U.S.A. Music Committee address the need for music in the organization and the leading of music programs, and a report from the YWCA of the U.S.A. Laboratory Division assesses the role of the Music Committee and its relationship to the association. Correspondence with Carl Zander of the Boy Scouts of America and Lynn Rohrbough of the Cooperative Recreation Service concern the printing of...
Dates of Materials: 1926-1949

Asilomar Committee minutes and reports, 1945-1950

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 223, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

Minutes and reports of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Asilomar Committee. Asilomar is a YWCA of the U.S.A. conference and camp ground used for regional conferences, leadership training and camps. The committee meets to discuss the finance, maintenance, personnel and use of the Asilomar grounds by internal as well as external groups. Also included are statistical reports tracking the use of the grounds by event and organization, occupancy and length of stay. 

Dates of Materials: 1945-1950

Asilomar Committee minutes and reports, 1914-1928

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 223, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents

Minutes and reports of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Asilomar Committee. Asilomar is a YWCA of the U.S.A. conference and camp ground used for regional conferences, leadership training and camps. The committee meets to discuss the finance, maintenance, personnel and use of the Asilomar grounds. Also included are financial and statistical reports tracking maintenance, facility use, costs and income. 

Dates of Materials: 1914-1928

Asilomar Committee minutes and reports, 1951-1953

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 347, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

Minutes and reports of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Asilomar committee. Asilomar is a YWCA of the U.S.A. conference and camp ground used for regional conferences, leadership training and camps. The committee meets to discuss the finance, maintenance, personnel and use of Asilomar. Also included are financial and statistical reports tracking maintenance, facility use, costs and income.

Dates of Materials: 1951-1953

Basic Standards Committee minutes and reports, 1947-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 347, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents In order to become affiliated and maintain affiliation with the YWCA of the U.S.A., local associations must meet a set of basic standards and report on their compliance. The Basic Standards Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. sets those standards revisiting them periodically to make sure they reflect the mission and purpose of the national organization. In addition, the committee develops, collects and assesses the standards report forms submitted by associations. In addition to minutes and...
Dates of Materials: 1947-1970

Bequest Committee minutes and reports, 1951-1969

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 347, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents

The Bequest Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for securing endowments and bequests, maintaining donor relations, sharing information with donors about the work of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and submitting annual reports to the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. In addition, the committee seeks improved methods for securing and maintaining gifts and assists local associations with bequest programs. 

Dates of Materials: 1951-1969

Board of Trustees minutes and financial reports, 1907-1926

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 7, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents

Minutes and reports of meetings of the Board of Trustees of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Meetings of the Board of Trustees largely address financial matters including budgets, endowments, investments and property. In addition, the board elects members and officials and passes recommendations and resolutions.

Dates of Materials: 1907-1926

Board of Trustees minutes and financial reports, 1927-1929

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 7, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents

Minutes and reports of meetings of the Board of Trustees of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Meetings of the Board of Trustees largely address financial matters including budgets, endowments, investments, and domestic and international property. In addition, the board elects its members and officials and passes recommendations and resolutions.

Dates of Materials: 1927-1929

Board of Trustees minutes and financial reports, 1930-1939

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 7, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents

Minutes and reports of meetings of the Board of Trustees of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Meetings of the Board of Trustees largely address financial matters including budgets, endowments, investments and domestic and international property. In addition, the board elects its members and officials and passes recommendations and resolutions.

Dates of Materials: 1930-1939

Board of Trustees minutes and financial reports, 1940-1949

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 7, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents

Minutes and reports of meetings of the Board of Trustees of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Meetings of the Board of Trustees largely address financial matters including budgets, endowments, investments and property. In addition, the board elects members and officials, and passes recommendations and resolutions. Following the Depression years, the board of trustees continues their effort to balance the budget without using capital funds.

Dates of Materials: 1940-1949

Board of Trustees minutes and financial reports, 1950-1959

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 7, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Minutes and reports of meetings of the Board of Trustees of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Meetings of the Board of Trustees largely address financial matters including budgets, endowments, investments and property. In addition, the board elects members and officials, and passes recommendations and resolutions. Discussion continues regarding balancing the budget without the use of capital funds. As the centennial anniversary of the YWCA of the U.S.A. approaches, the minutes...
Dates of Materials: 1950-1959

Board of Trustees minutes and financial reports, 1960-1962

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 7, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents

Minutes and reports of meetings of the Board of Trustees of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Meetings of the Board of Trustees largely address financial matters including budgets, endowments, investments and property. In addition, the board elects members and officials and passes recommendations and resolutions. In 1960 the Board proposes amendments to their by-laws.

Dates of Materials: 1960-1962

Board of Trustees minutes and reports, 1963-1975

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 282, microdex: 14
Scope and Contents

Minutes and reports of the annual meetings of the Board of Trustees of the YWCA of the U.S.A. The Board of Trustees is responsible for the endowments, investments and holdings of the YWCA of the U.S.A. At the annual meetings board members hear reports from the Board of Trustees treasurer, National Board treasurer and comptroller and carry out the elections and nominations of officers and committee members.

Dates of Materials: 1963-1975

Buildings, circa 1920-1949

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 18, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the use, construction, upkeep, and renovation of YWCA of the U.S.A. buildings. Policies and handbooks provide guidance to local associations on the use, construction, costs, furnishing, upkeep and other aspects of building projects. Reports and studies assess building programs and policies. Concerning swimming pools, documents offer use policies and guidance for maintenance. In addition, a study looks into the integration policies concerning swimming pools. Other...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1949

Buildings Committee minutes and reports, 1920-1933

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 347, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents

The Buildings Committee of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for the administration of the buildings of the National Board. These buildings include the National Training School, office headquarters and cafeterias. Administrative duties include personnel management, equipment maintenance and use, building maintenance and budgets. 

Dates of Materials: 1920-1933