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Young Men's Christian Association of Haverford College records


Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

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The Young Men's Christian Association of Haverford College was organized by Haverford students on 10th month 21st 1879, with about 20 members. The purpose of the association, from the constiution, was "to promote growth in grace and Chrstian fellowship among its members, and aggresive Chrstian work, especially by and for students" (A History of Haverford College for the First Sixty Years of its Existence, 1892 pages 447-448). The organization held weekly meetings for students and faculty, and did charitable work in the surrounding neighborhood and Philadelphia.

This collection contains the minutes, membership records, treasurer accounts, and scrapbook of the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) of Haverford College.

The volumes in this collection are arranged chronologically.

Processed by Madison Arnold-Scerbo; completed June, 2018.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Madison Arnold-Scerbo
Finding Aid Date
June, 2018
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Collection Inventory

Meeting minutes, 1903-1910.
Volume 1
Meeting minutes, 1918-1921.
Volume 2
Meeting minutes, 1922-1928.
Volume 3
Membership records, 1905-1920.
Volume 4
Treasurer's account ledger, 1920-1921.
Volume 5
Scrapbook, 1904-1923.
Volume 6

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