Historical collection, 1861-1971.


Historical collection, 1861-1971.

Contains miscellaneous correspondence, primarily addressed to Edwin Booth, and H.M. Orne from Fletcher Brockman, 1911-1912, Myron Clark, 1902-1912, William Cooper, 1911-1912, L.L. Doggett, 1911-1912, Luther Gulick, 1902, Edwin F. See, 1906, John Sloane, 1912, Fred Smith, 1906-1912, James Stokes, 1912, G.A. Warburton, 1908-1912, Robert McBurney, 1875, 1891, and others involved in Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) activities. Also, letters to Cephus Brainerd on New York Obscene Literature Bill, 1868. Minutes of monthly Conference of Secretaries and Assistants of New York City YMCA, 1890-1901. Correspondence on such topics as Armenian Christian work, 1902, 1929; boxing, 1910-1911; labor relations; and World War II, 1940-1945. Brochures and pamphlets, including soldiers' hymnbook, 1861. Material relating to individual branches, including East Side, ca. 1890-1901, 1915-1916, Harlem, 1898-1906, Union, 1904-1905, German, 1897-1899, West Side, 1896-1904, Bowery, 1900-1905, Colored Men's, 1902, 1905, and Camp McAlister, 1955-1956. Also, miscellaneous reports on needs in Brooklyn, 1950, 1968, Harlem, 1962, Puerto Rico, and Puerto Rican community in New York, 1952-1959, Westchester, 1963-1967, and Staten Island, 1960-1971. Clippings, 1963-1970. Material relating to Conference of Black and Non-White YMCA Laymen and Staff, 1868-1971.

5.5 cubic ft.

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Stokes, James, 1841-1918

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Gulick, Luther Halsey, 1865-1918

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Young Men's Christian Association of Greater New York. West Side Branch.

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Warburton, George Augustus

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Brainerd, Cephus, 1831-1910.

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McBurney, Robert Ross, 1837-1898

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Robert McBurney was born in Ireland in 1837, immigrating to the United States in 1854. On arriving in New York City he got a room in the YMCA, where he soon developed an interest in the organization. He became employed as its executive officer in 1862. (The term general secretary was not yet used, but McBurney is regarded as the first staff person to whom the term applied.) McBurney presided over the extensive growth of the New York City association from this time through the 1890s. This growth ...

Young Men's Christian Association of Greater New York. Union Branch.

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Doggett, L. L. 1864-1957.

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Young Men's Christian Association of Greater New York. Bowery Branch.

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Young Men's Christian Association of Greater New York. Camp McAlister.

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Clark, Myron A.

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Politician. From the description of Myron H. Clark papers, 1839-1886. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155429492 ...

Young Men's Christian Association of Greater New York

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National Conference of Black and Non-White YMCA Laymen and Staff.

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Bertram, James Glass, 1824-1892

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Rowan Co., N.C. resident. From the description of Papers, 1802-1814. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 37883820 William Cooper of Pittston, Maine was the owner of the brigs "Albion Cooper" and "Mary Wilder." From the description of William Cooper letter to Captain Moses I. Muliken, 1849. (California State Library). WorldCat record id: 235618386 ...

Orne, Henry M.

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Smith, Fred.

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Young Men's Christian Association of Greater New York. German Branch.

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Young Men's Christian Association of Greater New York. East Side Branch.

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Brockman, Fletcher S. 1867-1944.

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Sloane, John S.

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See, Edwin F. (Edwin Francis), 1861-1906

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Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893

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American actor. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : New York and Chicago, to Elsie Leslie, 1889 Dec. 5 and 1890 Mar. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270532629 From the description of Letters, 1858, 1887. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 56685372 Edwin Booth (1833-1893) was the son of Junius Brutus Booth, the great British tragedian, and the older brother of John Wilkes Booth; Edwin was best known for his Shakespearean roles. ...

Young Men's Christian Association of Greater New York. Harlem Branch.

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