Records of YMCA international work in China 1890-1991. (bulk 1896-1949)


Records of YMCA international work in China 1890-1991. (bulk 1896-1949)

Records documenting YMCA work in China, including histories, annual reports, report letters, correspondence, minutes, records of specific programs and activities, building records (including building plans), financial records, biographical records, pamphlets, and maps.

47.9 cubic feet (121 boxes).




SNAC Resource ID: 6619577

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Wang, C. T. (person)

Robertson, C. H. (person)

Lyon, David Willard, 1870-1949 (person)

David Willard Lyon was a Presbyterian minister and founder of the first student YMCA in China and executive of the National Committee of the Chinese YMCA from 1901 until 1930. From the description of David Willard Lyon papers, 1904-1950 (1920-1941). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122515255 ...

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The collection documents the physical expansion of the University from its earliest period through the acquisition of large tracts of land in the 20th century, including the properties around Carnegie Lake and numerous farms. Early records document transactions with such Princeton University notables as Nathaniel Fitz Randolph, John Witherspoon, Walter Minto, John and Richard Stockton, and John Maclean. For the most part, the papers consist of standard legal documents with detailed descriptions ...

Exner, Max (person)

Peter, W. W. (William Wesley), 1882- (person)

National Board of the Young Men’s Christian Associations (corporateBody)

Yen, Y. C. James, b. 1893. (person)

Zhang, Boling (person)

Brockman, Fletcher S. (person)

Yui, David, Z. T., 1882-1936. (person)

Young Men’s Christian Associations of North America. International Committee. (corporateBody)

Chinese Students' Christian Association. (corporateBody)

YMCA of the USA. International Division. (corporateBody)

From the 1880s on, the YMCAs of the United States and Canada helped YMCAs in Europe in a variety of ways, with the majority of the work coming as a response to World War I. The region of Austria, Hungary and Switzerland was not the scene of extensive or prolonged assistance. However, as an aftermath of World War I, through funds provided from the Student Friendship Fund, the International Committee, under the direction of John R. Mott, purchased a building in Vienna. This building was held by th...