University Libraries

Andersen Library

March 3, 2015
8:30am - 4:30pm

Greater New York YMCA Collection

Although the Kautz Family YMCA Archives collects primarily the records of the YMCA on the national level, the collections also include the records of the YMCA of Greater New York. These records are divided into seven major series as outlined below. 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.

Branch Records:

Fort Hamilton YMCA
Fort Trotten YMCA
Central Queens YMCA
Staten Island YMCA
Twelve Towns YMCA
Uptown YMCA
Whitney's Point YMCA

Governance, Business and Finance

Includes annual reports, board of directors, executive cabinet, trustees, rosters, planning, corporate records, human resources, business and finance, development, and properties.


Staff Files

Records from various YMCA staff and executives, including:
  • Robert McBurney (1889-1920s)
  • Henry M. Orne (1896-1912)
  • William Howes (1938-1987)
  • Edward Arnoldi (1930s-1950s)
  • C. A. "Pete" Duran (1936-1945, 1963-1983)
  • Bruce McGuire (1950-1980s)
  • James F. Whyte (1950s-1970s)
  • F. Sheats (1959-1977)
  • George Jaynes (1963-1977)
  • Russell N. Service (1967-1970)
  • Henry Lione (1968-1972)
  • Robert Carlson (1971-1981)

State, National, and International Records

Audio/Visual Materials and Memorabilia