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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 53 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

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

Buildings, circa 1959-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 283, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Policies, handbooks and other documents concerning the use, maintenance and management of YWCA of the U.S.A. buildings and the buildings of local associations. Handbooks outline policies and suggest best practices addressing legal and practical aspects of building ownership and occupation. Following the disaffiliation of several associations that merge with their local YMCA, the YWCA of the U.S.A. released a set of documents outlining policies concerning merged associations and associations...
Dates of Materials: circa 1959-1970

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

Buildings Committee minutes and reports, 1912-1919

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 347, microdex: 5
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: 1912-1919

Business Division minutes and reports, 1921-1931

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

Minutes and reports of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Business Division concerning the costs, incomes and financial operations of the YWCA of the U.S.A. This includes building sales, lease and maintenance, investments and expenditures, personnel and travel expenses and purchases and sales of equipment. The title card for the microdex reads "microdex 4" but this is the third microdex on the reel. 

Dates of Materials: 1921-1931

Camp Department minutes and reports, 1912-1927

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 224, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents The YWCA of the U.S.A. Camp Department meets to discuss the facilities, functions, use and purpose of camps owned by the YWCA of the U.S.A. General camp program and policy is developed and decisions are made about the use of facilities. Visitation reports from secretaries visiting camp facilities summarize and assess the local needs and operations. In addition, documents include minutes and reports of a special commission to study the purpose and function of camps owned by the National Board...
Dates of Materials: 1912-1927

Camps, 1907-1944

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 23, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the use, sales, rentals, and purchases of camp grounds. In addition, miscellaneous camp materials describe the planning process for running a camp, give overview of facilities and maintenance, and offer suggestions for camp worship services.

Dates of Materials: 1907-1944

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

Committee on Future Headquarters minutes and reports, 1910-1912

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 355, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents

The Committee on Future Headquarters of the YWCA of the U.S.A. meets to review plans for the financing, construction, design and needs of their new headquarters building at 600 Lexington Avenue in New York CIty.

Dates of Materials: 1910-1912

Community Division, circa 1897-1945

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 23, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Community Division. The Community Division's purpose is to provide direct services to local associations and aid in communication between local associations and the national organization, as well as to other organizations. Materials concern the organization, planning and running of city and metropolitan associations. Guidelines describe the structure of organizations in the city and large metropolitan setting including cooperation with other...
Dates of Materials: circa 1897-1945

Conferences, 1907-1951

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 25, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. conference sites and reports of studies of conferences. Materials concerning the conference sites address the leasing, purchase and sale of properties, facilities maintenance and design, profit and financial management of properties, policies regarding use and management of properties and the histories of the sites. Conference sites include Asilomar, Blue Ridge Association, Lake Geneva and Silver Bay. Conference studies address the function and role of...
Dates of Materials: 1907-1951

Conferences, 1957

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 228, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the planning, preparations and proceedings of the 1957 YWCA of the U.S.A. southeastern, southwestern and western regional conferences and documents concerning workshops on buildings at each regional conference. Regional conferences are an opportunity for delegates from local associations to gather together and discuss matters of national, regional and international importance in between national conventions. Conferences include addresses from leaders of the YWCA of the...
Dates of Materials: 1957

Conventions, sixth, 1920

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 26, microdex: 10
Scope and Contents

Reports from the Sixth National Convention for the Young Women's Christian Association of the United States of America. Reports update and assess the needs of departments in the YWCA of the U.S.A. including, foreign work, town and county, student, business and professional, industrial, finance and others. Other reports address war work during World War I, methods for reaching women and achieving YWCA goals in local associations, and National Board business and recommendations. 

Dates of Materials: 1920

Copyrights, counseling, data and statistics, and dedication services, 1912-1950

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 43, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s requests for copyright, counseling services, the YWCA of the U.S.A. Data and Statistics Department, and dedication services. The Womans Press, the publishing division of the YWCA of the U.S.A., corresponds with the Library of Congress Copyright Office to make inquiries regarding their copyright statutes and requests copyright on their publications. Responses from the Library of Congress include excerpts from the rules and policies governing the...
Dates of Materials: 1912-1950

Data and Trends Committee and Economic Committee minutes and reports, 1914-1943

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 280, microdex: 8
Scope and Contents The Data and Trends Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. meets to discuss requests for new studies and data concerning the work of the YWCA of the U.S.A., determine how they prioritize requests, discuss their relationship to other parts of the national organization and discuss how to promote and use the information collected. Meetings of the Economic Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. concern the financial concerns of associations including equipment purchase and use, building and property...
Dates of Materials: 1914-1943

Food, 1913-1943

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 46, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the food service functions of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Cafeterias are setup as a way to earn money, serve the public, and provide low cost meals to members. Documents concern the operations of cafeterias, budgets and finance, the setup of food preparation areas and overviews of cafeterias in the YWCA of the U.S.A. Other materials concern food service practices, food service in local associations and an article regarding United States food production during World War II.

Dates of Materials: 1913-1943

Foreign Division, circa 1912-1944

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 73, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the policies, post-war leadership, programs, property and printed materials of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division. The Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. acts as an agent of the National board in cooperation with YWCA's in other countries and the World's YWCA to develop association work in other countries and to manage secretaries serving abroad. Part of the duties of the staff of the Foreign Division is to develop policy for working with other countries and...
Dates of Materials: circa 1912-1944

Foreign Division, 1909-1948

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 73, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents Annual reports of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Foreign Division. The Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. acts as an agent of the National board in cooperation with YWCA's in other countries and the World's YWCA to develop association work in other countries and to manage secretaries serving abroad. Management of the foreign field includes fundraising, communications and public relations, managing visits to the United States, and the training of leadership. Annual reports summarize and...
Dates of Materials: 1909-1948

Headquarters Services Committee minutes, 1956-1970

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 356, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

The Headquarters Services Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for ensuring adherence to health, safety and building codes, developing policy for the use and maintenance of the headquarters buildings, assigning office uses and overseeing the hospitality of the buildings. Meeting minutes and memorandums include updates of building maintenance, policy discussions and reports on the use of the building. 

Dates of Materials: 1956-1970

Headquarters Services Committee minutes, 1948-1955

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 356, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents

The Headquarters Services Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for ensuring adherence to health, safety and building codes, developing policy for the use and maintenance of the headquarters buildings, assigning office uses and overseeing the hospitality of the buildings. Meeting minutes and memorandums include updates of building maintenance, policy discussions and reports on the use of the building. 

Dates of Materials: 1948-1955

Headquarters Services Committee minutes, 1942-1947

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 356, microdex: 3
Scope and Contents

The Headquarters Services Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for ensuring adherence to health, safety and building codes, developing policy for the use and maintenance of the headquarters buildings, assigning office uses and overseeing the hospitality of the buildings. Meeting minutes and memorandums include updates of building maintenance, policy discussions and reports on the use of the building. 

Dates of Materials: 1942-1947

Headquarters Services Committee minutes, 1933-1941

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 356, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents

The Headquarters Services Committee of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for ensuring adherence to health, safety and building codes, developing policy for the use and maintenance of the headquarters buildings, assigning office uses and overseeing the hospitality of the buildings. Meeting minutes and memorandums include updates of building maintenance, policy discussions and reports on the use of the building. 

Dates of Materials: 1933-1941

Japan, circa 1920-1938

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 310183630155991], Reel: 59, microdex: 2
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports concerning YWCA of Japan buildings in Kyoto, Osaka, Tokyo and Yokohama. As the membership grows and buildings become in need of repairs and updates, fundraising campaigns are used to secure new buildings or repairs. In Yokohama, following the earthquake in 1923 fundraising efforts raise money to replace the destroyed building. Later, once the association outgrows the facility another effort is made to raise money for a permanent home. YWCA buildings are used as...
Dates of Materials: circa 1920-1938