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Collection List

The following is a listing of the major collections or subgroups of archival records in the Kautz Family YMCA Archives. More information on these materials, including detailed listings of the contents of each collection/series is available at the Archives.

If a collection code has been assigned, it is given in [square brackets]. Where an inventory of the records is available online, a link is provided. For more information on the material listed, contact the archives.

Non-YMCA of the USA Records:

George Williams College Records, 1856-1987   [ Y.GWC.1 ]
YMCA of Greater New York   [ Y.GNY ]
YMCA of Minneapolis   [ Y.MPL ]
YMCA of Atlanta (Butler Street Branch), 1990s   [ Y.ATL ]
YMCA of Washington D.C.   [ Y.DC ]
Y's Men International   [ Y.YMN ]

YMCA of the USA Records:

Armed Services   [ Y.USA.4 ] International Division/Foreign Work:
Administrative Records   [ Y.USA.9-1 ]
Programs and Projects
Subject Files   [ Y.USA.9-3 ]
International Survey of 1930
World Service Confederation and State Files
Reports of Eugene Barnett Visits
Digest
Building Files   [ Y.USA.9-4 ]
Regional Offices/Personal Files
Country Files:
Africa, 1916-1991   [ Y.USA.9-2-39 ]
Includes Angola, Cameroon, Congo, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Madagascar, Mauritius, Namibia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Tunisia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and African Alliance. Egypt, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, South Africa, and Uganda are listed separately. Additional records for Congo, Ghana, and Ethiopia are listed separately.
Argentina, 1883-1980s.   [ Y.USA.9-2-5 ]
Australia and Australasia, 1856-1990   [ Y.USA.9-2-6 ]
Austria, Hungary and Switzerland, 1900-1987   [ Y.USA.9-2-8 ]
Brazil, 1899-1989   [ Y.USA.9-2-12 ]
Bulgaria, 1922-1970   [ Y.USA.9-2-50 ]
Burma, 1905-1988   [ Y.USA.9-2-13 ]
Ceylon/Sri Lanka, 1861-2009   [ Y.USA.9-2-14 ]
Chile, 1913-2001   [ Y.USA.9-2-15 ]
China, 1890-1991   [ Y.USA.9-2-4 ]
Congo, 1949-1969   [ Y.USA.9-2-36 ]
Cuba, 1904-1979   [ Y.USA.9-2-16 ]
Czechoslovakia, 1921-1991   [ Y.USA.9-2-9 ]
Egypt, 1902-1988   [ Y.USA.9-2-22 ]
England, 1844-1992   [ Y.USA.9-2-58 ]
Estonia, 1920-1946   [ Y.USA.9-2-24 ]
Ethiopia, 1940-1986   [ Y.USA.9-2-37 ]
France, 1869-1989   [ Y.USA.9-2-47 ]
Germany, 1834-1998   [ Y.USA.9-2-48 ]
Ghana, 1959-1991   [ Y.USA.9-2-37 ]
Greece, 1903-1988   [ Y.USA.9-2-28 ]
Hong Kong, 1900-1990   [ Y.USA.9-2-7 ]
India, 1854-1995   [ Y.USA.9-2-40 ]
Indonesia, 1947-1983   [ Y.USA.9-2-46 ]
Italy, 1897-1988   [ Y.USA.9-2-53 ]
Japan, 1885-1991   [ Y.USA.9-2-3 ]
Kenya, 1959-1993   [ Y.USA.9-2-31 ]
Korea, 1900-1997   [ Y.USA.9-2-21 ]
Latvia, 1920-1989   [ Y.USA.9-2-27 ]
Lebanon, 1949-1996   [ Y.USA.9-2-55 ]
Liberia, 1919-1991   [ Y.USA.9-2-33 ]
Malaysia and Singapore, 1917-1987   [ Y.USA.9-2-45 ]
Mexico, 1889-1992   [ Y.USA.9-2-56 ]
New Zealand, 1855-1988   [ Y.USA.9-2-57 ]
Nigeria, 1956-1995   [ Y.USA.9-2-34 ]
Pakistan, 1900-1987   [ Y.USA.9-2-41 ]
Palestine/Israel, 1885, 1905-2003   [ Y.USA.9-2-2 ]
Panama, 1904-2007   [ Y.USA.9-2-23 ]
Paraguay, 1951-1987   [ Y.USA.9-2-18 ]
Peru, 1916-1990   [ Y.USA.9-2-17 ]
Philippines, 1901-1990   [ Y.USA.9-2-10 ]
Poland, 1919-1992   [ Y.USA.9-2-49 ]
Portugal, 1898-1987   [ Y.USA.9-2-54 ]
Puerto Rico, 1908-1969   [ Y.USA.9-2-26 ]
Romania, 1916-1974   [ Y.USA.9-2-52 ]
Russia and the Soviet Union, 1884-1980   [ Y.USA.9-2-1 ]
Siam/Thailand, 1909-1980, 1998   [ Y.USA.9-2-43 ]
South Africa, 1870-1991   [ Y.USA.9-2-38 ]
South American/Latin American Confederation, 1881-2000   [ Y.USA.9-2-25 ]
Includes Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, British Guyana, West Indies, Jamaica, St. Christopher.
Spain, 1908-1989   [ Y.USA.9-2-32 ]
Taiwan, 1916-1988s   [ Y.USA.9-2-42 ]
Tanzania, 1959-1987   [ Y.USA.9-2-30 ]
Turkey, 1884-1980   [ Y.USA.9-2-11 ]
Uganda, 1956-1986   [ Y.USA.9-2-29 ]
Uruguay, 1916-2004   [ Y.USA.9-2-20 ]
Venezuela, 1931-1986   [ Y.USA.9-2-19 ]
Vietnam and Indochina, 1955-1992   [ Y.USA.9-2-44 ]
Yugoslavia, 1919-1959   [ Y.USA.9-2-51 ]
Miscellaneous Materials for Other Countries, 1927-1994 [ Y.USA.9-2-59 ]
Includes Albania, Armenia, South Asia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Cambodia, Denmark, Fiji, Finland, Gaza, Guam, Iran, Ireland, Laos, Lithuania, Mariana Islands, Micronesia, Middle East, Moluccas, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Saipan, Samoa, Western Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Scandinavia, Slovakia, Sweden, Syria, Tahiti, and Truk


Educational Work, 1885-1991   [ Y.USA.11 ]
Industrial Work, 1882-1980.   [ Y.USA.10 ]
Physical Education Programs, 1887-1997   [ Y.USA.5 ]
Transportation and Railroad Departments, 1858-1989   [ Y.USA.32 ]
Colored Work Department, 1871-1946.   [ Y.USA.1 ]
Interracial Programs, 1946-1980.   [ Y.USA.2 ]
Boys Work
Includes General and administrative records, Hi-Y, Camping, Indian Guides, Youth in/and Government, and National Youth Program Using Mini-Bikes (NYPUM)
Arts & Humanities, 1972-1999   [ Y.USA.43 ]
Religious Work, 1814-1984   [ Y.USA.49 ]
Student Work, 1879-1995   [ Y.USA.36 ]
Rural Work
Women, Girls, & Families, 1889-1991   [ Y.USA.63 ]
Urban Work, 1929-1991   [ Y.USA.59 ]
Special Populations, 1959-1991   [ Y.USA.61 ]
Administrative Records:
Board/Council Minutes
General Counsel
Yearbooks, Directories, and Proceedings, 1854-2002   [ Y.USA.56 ]
Personnel
Financial
Purchasing Services
Property Development & Buildings and Furnishings Services, 1844-2006   [ Y.USA.60 ]
Membership/Volunteers
Research & Planning
Association Development
General Assemblies
Miscellaneous Mailings to Local Associations
Program Services and Program Stores Records, 1902-2010   [ Y.USA.45 ]
State/Area/Region Field Offices (SARFO), 1851-1994   [ Y.USA.44 ]
International Conventions, 1854-1969   [ Y.USA.65 ]
State Committee Records, 1851-1993   [ Y.USA.30 ]
Local Constitutions
Local Associations, 1854-2009   [ Y.USA.66 ]
Annual State Conventions
City Reports
Association of Professional Directors/Association of Secretaries (APD/AOS)
Historical Library
Film Bureau Records, 1913-1955   [ Y.USA.58 ]
World Alliance of YMCAs Records, 1853-2001   [ Y.USA.42 ]
YMCA in Canada Records, 1851-1989.   [ Y.USA.48 ]
Russian Publishing Work Files, 1951-1970s (including Chekhov Press)   [ Y.USA.55 ]
Miscellaneous YMCA Research, Planning and Development Records   [ Y.USA.34 ]
Related Organizations   [ Y.USA.64 ]
Includes publications of and records concerning the relationship with organizations such as the Red Cross, Girl Scouts, United Nations, YWCA, various colleges, etc.

Personal Papers and Individuals

Biographical Files   [ Y.USA.12 ]
Adams, John W.
Alexander, Jesse N.   [ Y.USA.6 ]
Anderson, Paul B.
Anderson, Karl Brooke   [ Y.USA.27 ]
Ashley, James
Barnett, Eugene Epperson   [ Y.USA.25 ]
Beaver, Gilbert Addams   [ Y.USA.19 ]
Bishop, Merlin
Bower, Peter M.
Brainerd, Cephas   [ Y.USA.15 ]
Brandenburg, Earl
Brian, Philip
Brunger, Harry
Bunting, James F.
Burkhardt, John R.
Cadwell, Laurence
Campbell, Howard O.
Carey, Cliff
Carsten-Brock, Walter
Chapman, Irvin C. ("Ernie")
Chittick, William
Cline, Hallie
Clowers, Max W.   [ Y.USA.39 ]
Conard, Philip A. and family.   [ Y.USA.62 ]
Cousins, Solon
Custer, John
Davis, Darius A.    [ Y.USA.57 ]
Dickson, Emma Young   [ Y.USA.8 ]
Douwsma, Gerrit B.
Elliott, Clem
Everts, Marguerite
Fenstemacher, Bill
Fisher, John
Fletcher, Fremont
Gilbert, Jim
Goncharoff, Nicholas
Grundeman, Clara
Hall. L. K. (Lawrence K.)
Hall, Phil
Hanson, Agassiz Wayne   [ Y.USA.17 ]
Hardy, James
Harlan, Robert
Harmon, Francis Stuart   [ Y.USA.20 ]
Hopkins, C. Howard
Jacoby, Walter    [ Y.USA.37 ]
Johnson, Herbert
Johnson, Mark C.
Kautz, Richard
Kiehne, Frank
Kinnamon, Ron
Klischer, Carl
Lansdale, Herbert Parker, Jr.   [ Y.USA.22 ]
Lansdale, Herbert Parker, III ("Parker")
Latourette, Kenneth Scott
Lavake, Steven
Lawton, Harold
Lerrigo, George (China-related)
Limbert, Paul
Lockwood, William (China-related)
Ludlow, Norman H.
Ludwig, Marvin   [ Y.USA.35 ]
Lyon, Adrian   [ Y.USA.24 ]
Lyon, D. Willard (China-related)
McBurney, Robert R.   [ Y.USA.21 ]
McClelland, Dalton Finley   [ Y.USA.28 ]
McGraw, Donald
McGuire, Bruce
Maguire, Bruce
Maricle, Neal
Marsh, Leo   [ Y.USA.3 ]
Masland, Frank E. III
Meffert, Marjorie
Mims, Robert
Minard, Herbert L.
Morse, Richard Cary   [ Y.USA.16 ]
Mott, John R.   [ Y.USA.13 ]
Nasland, Mike
Ober, Charles Kellogg   { Y.USA.14 ]
O'Melia, John
Overby, Lowell
Overmire, Ray
Page, Kirby (China-related)
Pence, Owen Earle   [ Y.USA.29 ]
Penningroth, Louis and family   [ Y.USA.53 ]
Petitt, Clifford W.   [ Y.USA.33 ]
Phillips, William V..   [ Y.USA.38 ]
Price, Leonard
Ramseyer, William J.
Ripley, Tony
Rusch, Thomas
Schellenberger, Don
Sellers, Warren.
Shipp, Frederick B.
Sibley, Harper   [ Y.USA.26 ]
Sorenson, Roy
Sproul, J. Edward
Stange, Karl
Stokes, James
Stone, Byron
Thiel, Kenneth
Tobias, Channing   [ Y.USA.7 ]
Torrence, Edgar
Tucker, Norman S.
Tucker, William L.
Turner, Eugene
Underwood, Herbert G.
Urice. Jay A.   [ Y.USA.31 ]
Warr Family
Weidensall, Robert   [ Y.USA.23 ]
White, J. Gustav
Wilber, Francis
Wiley, Samuel Wirt   [ Y.USA.18 ]
Wishard, L. D.
Wood, Ralph
Yergen, Max

Other Formats

Lantern slide collection   [ Y.USA.47 ]
Memorabilia   [ Y.USA.46 ]
Pamphlet collection   [ Y.USA.52 ]
Flat Files   [ Y.USA.51 ] (posters, maps, blueprints, charts, etc.)
Videos, Films and DVDs
Audio Recordings
Kits
Scrapbooks