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YMCA of Montreal Fonds
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External relations

Records in the series document relationships between the Metropolitan Montreal YMCA and the World Alliance of YMCAs, headquartered in Geneva; North America-wide YMCA organizations such as the International Committee and its World Service Committee/Division; the National Council of YMCAs of Canada; regional councils and committees of Canadian YMCAs; the YMCA in the United Kingdom; the YMCA in the United States; and other Canadian local YMCAs. The series also documents relationships between the Montreal association and the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA), as well as other associations, churches, and governments.

The series includes correspondence; annual, financial, and other reports; meeting notices, agendas, and minutes; publicity materials; yearbooks, published materials on YMCA administration and other topics; research materials for Murray Ross' History of the YMCA in Canada; other YMCA histories and historical sketches, and other materials.

The documents are arranged in the following sub-series and sub-sub-series:

P145/14A The World Alliance of YMCAs, World Councils, World Conferences, international visits.
P145/14A01 World Alliance, World Councils, World Conferences.
P145/14A02 International visits.
P145/14B World Service, Foreign Work.
P145/14C International Committee, other North American YMCA organizations.
P145/14D National Council of YMCAs of Canada.
P145/14D01 Constitutive documents.
P145/14D02 Histories.
P145/14D03 Annual Reports.
P145/14D04 Correspondence, reports.
P145/14D05 Meetings of Council, Board, Executive Committee, staff.
P145/14D06 Committee meetings, reports.
P145/14D07 Annual, Special General Meetings.
P145/14D08 National conferences, conventions.
P145/14D09 Policy, planning, surveys.
P145/14D10 Program support.
P145/14D11 Military Work.
P145/14D11a Boer War.
P145/14D11b World War I.
P145/14D11c Interwar period.
P145/14D11d World War II.
P145/14D11e Post-World War II.
P145/14D12 Geneva Park: Couchiching national centre.
P145/14D13 Camp Canada.
P145/14D14 Human resources administration.
P145/14D15 Financial administration.
P145/14D16 Communications, public relations.
P145/14D17 Directories, rosters.
P145/14E Regional YMCA councils, committees.
P145/14F YMCAs of the United Kingdom.
P145/14G YMCAs of the United States.
P145/14H Canadian local YMCAs.
P145/14I YWCA, other organizations.
P145/14J Governments.
P145/14K Churches.

The World Alliance of YMCAs, World Councils, World Conferences, international visits

The records in the sub-series document Montreal YMCA involvement at the world level, including international visits to the Montreal YMCA and by Montreal YMCA officials. The records include books, correspondence, conference proceedings and memorabilia, reports, and other materials. The materials are arranged in the following sub-series:

P145/14A01 - World Alliance, World Councils, World Conferences.
P145/14A02 - International visits.

National Council of YMCAs of Canada

The sub-series documents the Montreal YMCA's relationships with the National Council and the Montreal YMCA's participation in national conventions and conferences.

Records in the sub-series include correspondence, conference proceedings, annual and other reports, architectural drawings, photographs, maps, and other materials.The materials are arranged in the following sub-sub-series:

P145/14D01 - Constitutive documents.
P145/14D02 - Histories.
P145/14D03 - Annual Reports.
P145/14D04 - Correspondence, reports.
P145/14D05 - Meetings of Council, Board, Executive Committee, staff.
P145/14D06 - Committee meetings, reports.
P145/14D07 - Annual, Special General Meetings.
P145/14D08 - National conferences, conventions.
P145/14D09 - Policy, planning, surveys.
P145/14D10 - Program support.
P145/14D11 - Military Work.
P145/14D11e - Post-World War II.
P145/14D12 - Geneva Park: Couchiching national centre.
P145/14D13 - Camp Canada.
P145/14D14 - Human resources administration.
P145/14D15 - Financial administration.
P145/14D16 - Communications, public relations.
P145/14D17 - Directories, rosters.

International Committee, other North American YMCA organizations

The sub-series documents collaboration between the Montreal YMCA and joint Canada-U.S. YMCA bodies, apart from Foreign Work/World Service.

It includes yearbooks for North American YMCAs (1889-1973, with some years missing) that were published by or by authority of the International Committee, statistical reports prepared for the year books, as well as other textual

World Service, Foreign Work

The sub-series documents the Montreal YMCA's involvement in World Service, Foreign Programs, and International Development activities in collaboration with the Canada-U.S. International Committee and the Canadian National Council. It also holds records related to the Canadian National Council's International Development/Development Education work.

The sub-series includes correspondence, reports, fund-raising documents, meeting documents, and other materials.

Regional YMCA councils, committees

The sub-series documents the activities of various regional and territorial councils and committees, including territorial committees and other groups within the National Council and other groups of local YMCAs.

YMCAs of the United Kingdom

The sub-series consists of materials generated by YMCA bodies in the United Kingdom that were kept by Montreal YMCA staff members or held in the library of the Montreal YMCA.

YMCAs of the United States

The sub-series consists of materials generated by local YMCAs in the United States as well as the American National Council of YMCAs and its precursors. The sub-series documents American YMCA activity at the national, international, and local levels.

Canadian local YMCAs

The materials in the sub-sub-series include annual reports and other documents published or created by Canadian YMCAs or YM-YWCAs other than the Montreal YMCA, materials gathered in preparation for histories of the YMCA in Canada, and correspondence.

YWCA, other organizations

The materials in the sub-series document the Montreal YMCA's relationships with organizations such as the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) and the Montreal Council of Social Agencies. The first joint YM-YWCA was opened in Windsor, Ontario in 1926. The sub-series also documents relations with the Student Christian Movement (which grew out of the YMCA's university branches in the 1920s), the Montreal Young Men's Hebrew Association, and other organizations.

Governments

Records in the sub-series document the Montreal YMCA's relationship with various levels of government. The sub-series has records of the YMCA official in charge of external relations, in particular relations with the government of Quebec, in the 1970s-1980s. It includes reports, correspondence, and other records.

Churches

The materials in the sub-series document the Montreal YMCA's relations with Protestant churches and with the Roman Catholic Church.

The sub-series consists of correspondence, reports, news items, and other materials.

Camping associations

The sub-series documents the founding and operations of the camping associations. It includes correspondence, reports, articles, minutes, and other materials. It is organized in the following sub-sub-series:

P145/12N01 - American Camping Association.
P145/12N02 - Canadian Camping Association.
P145/12N03 - Quebec Section, Canadian Camping Association.
P145/12N04 - Quebec Camping Association/Association des camps du Québec.

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