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Young Men's Christian Association (Okla.)


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

David Ross Boyd Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1982
Scope and Contents


University of Oklahoma president. Correspondence (1899-1943) of Dr. Boyd regarding the establishment of the University of Oklahoma, and Boyd's tenure as its first president; speeches (n.d.) delivered by Boyd; newspaper clippings (-1957) regarding Boyd and the University; employment contracts (1892) between Boyd and the University's Board of Regents; certificates (1903-1924); obituaries and memorials (1936-1937); genealogies of the Boyd and Ross families; programs (1900-1909); songs, music and posters (1902-1907) from the University. Also included is a manuscript by Mary Alice Boyd, daughter of Dr. Boyd, describing the Boyds' years in Arkansas City, Kansas, and in Norman, Oklahoma. David Ross Boyd Photograph Collection is also in repository.

Dates: 1892-1957

Herbert Massey Peck Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1877
Scope and Contents


Attorney. Correspondence (1838-1961) regarding Mrs. Peck's ancestry, and Peck's contributions to Oklahoma and Oklahoma City, including a scrapbook of letters (1944) to Peck upon his retirement as President of the Oklahoma City Y.M.C.A. Correspondents include William F. Halsey, Frank Buttram, E.K. Gaylord, Robert S. Kerr, Elmer Thomas, Thomas P. Gore, and Robert Heffner. Herbert Massey Peck Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1838-1961

University of Oklahoma Archives, Student Associations Collection, RG62

Identifier: WHC-U-3555-3
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Publications from the Christian Associations (Y.M.C.A. and Y.W.C.A.), Independent Men's Association, Non-Student/Underground News Organizations, University Press Club (Student Press Association), Associated Women Students, Women's Self-Government Association, American Indian Student Association, Black People's Union, Chinese Student Association, Commuter Action, Independent Fraternity Commuter Coalition, Independent Students Association, International Club, Literary/Debating Societies, Allied Health Club, Pre-Medical Professions Club, Pick and Hammer Club, Ruf-Neks, Varsity "O" Club, World Future Society, and OU Women's Caucus include: Christian Associations' "Students' and Freshman Handbooks" (1904-36); Independent Men's "The Round-Up" (1936-47); Underground newspapers including "Writings of the Group"...
Dates: 1904-1986(inclusive)

Young Mens Christian Association (YMCA) and Young Womens Christian Association (YWCA) Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-2747
Scope and Contents


Activity, financial and administrative records (1931-1948), and correspondence (1920-1950) of the University of Oklahoma chapters of the Y.M.C.A. and Y.W.C.A.; and bibliographies, scrapbooks and clippings (1925-1950) relating to the organization and its programs.

Dates: ca. 1920-1955

Additional filters:

Correspondence 3
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 2
African Americans -- Kansas -- Segregation 1
African Americans -- Oklahoma -- Segregation 1
Arkansas City (Kan.) -- Description and travel 1