University Libraries

Andersen Library

April 16, 2014
8:30am - 7:00pm

Visiting the YMCA Archives

Research Fellowships Available

There are two fellowships available to provide financial assistance for those who wish to travel to the Archives to conduct research.

The Elmer L. Andersen Research Scholars Program supports scholarly research for projects that require use of one or more of the collections in the University of Minnesota's Department of Archives and Special Collections, including the Kautz Family YMCA Archives. The application deadline is late September.

The Clarke Chambers Fellowship supports travel to do research in the Social Welfare History Archives or the Kautz Family YMCA Archives. Preference is given to dissertation writers and early-career scholars. The application deadline is April 15th.

The Kautz Family YMCA Archives is located in the Elmer L. Andersen Library on the west bank of the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus.

Elmer L. Andersen LibraryElmer L. Andersen Library Address:
318 Andersen Library
222 21st Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Phone:
612-624-3445

Email:
ymcaarch@umn.edu

The Archives are generally open for research Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm.

The Archives and Special Collections Reading Room, located on the 2nd floor remains open until 7pm on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Please contact us in advance if you would like materials available for your use at these times.

We are closed on certain University holidays. »More details on hours

We encourage you to contact us in advance of your visit so that we can have your research materials ready when you arrive, especially if you plan to come on a Wednesday or Thursday evening.