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Title:Young Men's Christian Association of Greater Boston, West Roxbury/Roslindale Branch records
Dates:1948-1995 (bulk 1951-1970)
Call Number:M62
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1. Administrative Files, 1948-1995
Volume:3.17 cubic ft.


This series comprises the records created by the administration, and it documents clubs, finance, fund raising activities, and the physicalplant. Materials include meeting minutes and agendas, annual reports, budgets, the staff development committee meetings, correspondence, and fund raising records.
1Annual Meetings (4 folders)1952-1963
1Annual Reports (with gaps) (4 folders)1951-1976
1Board of Directors (4 folders)1954-1964
1Board of Managers (18 folders)n.d., 1952-1975
5Boston Executive Committee1962
1Boston-Wide YMCA Staff1960-1961
1Branch Council (2 folders)1951-1962
1-2Executive Cabinet Meetings (4 folders)1954, 1962-1969
2Membership Campaign (3 folders)1953-1962
2Monthly Statistical Reports (4 folders)1960-1963
2Nominating Committee (4 folders)1951-1962
2Physical Education Policy1963
2Statistics (2 folders)1950-1955, 1960
2Parkway Seniors Club1966-1968
2Senior Citizens Club (3 folders)1963-1984
2Senior Citizens Groupn.d., 1957-1960
2Y's Men's Clubn.d., 1958-1963
5Y's Men's Club Newsletter (6 folders)1960-1963
2Yankee Flippers Diving Club1961-1962
2, 5Budget (with gaps) (11 folders)1952-1969, 1995
2Financial Analysis1970-1971
2Membership Budget1994
Fund Raising
2Addition Campaign1957
2, 5Capital Funds Campaign (4 folders)n.d., 1952-1957
2Furnishing Drive1950-1952
Physical Plant
2, 5General (2 folders)1948-1959
3Addition (2 folders)1952-1969
FF5/D1Architectural Drawings of 1957 Addition1955
3Building Committee1961
3Building Use Policies1953, 1963
3Development Committee (6 folders)1961-1963, 1970
3Meetings (5 folders)1960-1968
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2. Subject Files, 1955-1971
Volume:1.07 cubic ft.


The Subject Files consists of the `Y' programs that all branches of the Greater Boston YMCA participated in such as the Boston Staff Annual Conference Committee, World Service, and the various summer camps available to boys and girls in the New England area, including resident camps, day camps, and Camp Stay-Home for younger children. Materials include the `Y' Tattler, a newsletter with the program schedules for that time period, meeting minutes and agendas, correspondence, and the camp budgets.

This collection also contains photographs from various events in the history of the West Roxbury/Roslindale branch of the YMCA. Included are Governor Herter signing the YMCA week proclamation of 1956, the 2nd place Eastern District swimming team of 1962, and the `YMCA Family of the Year' of 1959, chosen as part of YMCA week.
3Adult Informal Education (2 folders)1960-1961
3Adult Program Committee (3 folders)1961, 1963
3Adult Programs (2 folders)1963-1964
3Association of Secretaries (2 folders)1960-1962
3Boston Staff, Annual Conference Committee1961
3Day Camps (3 folders)1960-1961, 1966
3Greater Boston YMCA Guidelines1967
3Newspaper Clippings (2 folders)1956-1974
3-4, 6-7Photographs (17 folders)n.d., 1956-1997
4Senior Leaders Corps1959-1960
4World Service (3 folders)1955-1963
4YMCA Youth and Government Program198?
4YMCA Measured Mile Program1963
4YMCA Week (5 folders)1954-1963
4Youth Church Activities1956-1960
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