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YMCA OF GREATER NEW YORK NEW UTRECHT BRANCH:
An Inventory of Its Records


TABLE OF CONTENTS
Historical Sketch | Contents Summary/Organization | Administrative/Access Info | Contents Details | Indexed Terms/Access Points


OVERVIEW OF THE COLLECTION

Creator: Brooklyn and Queens Young Men's Christian Association. New Utrecht Branch.
Title: New Utrecht YMCA records.
Date: 1897-1941.
Collection Number: Y.GNY.036
Abstract: Contains printed materials from the New Utrecht YMCA.
Quantity: .2 cubic feet (1 box)
Location: See Detailed Description section for box listing.


HISTORY OF NEW UTRECHT YMCA

The New Utrecht YMCA was founded in 1869 as part of the Brooklyn Association, although it did not continue as part of the Brooklyn YMCA more than a few years and apparently ceased operations by 1900. In November of 1919, a reorganized branch opened at 1841 Eighty-fourth Street with a dormitory; a gymnasium was constructed in 1925. The Brooklyn Association intended that the branch would share its facilities with area churches for leadership training and activities, and the new branch membership included some men who had been associated with the former 1869 branch. New Utrecht closed its doors in 1953.

Information taken from History of the Brooklyn and Queens Young Men's Christian Association 1853-1949 by E. Clark Worman (1952); The YMCA at 150: A history of the YMCA of Greater New York, 1852-2002 by Pamela Bayliss (2002).



SCOPE AND CONTENTS OF THE COLLECTION

The collection includes a form letter, newsletters, correspondence, financial campaign materials and publications of the New Utrecht branch of the Brooklyn and Queens YMCA.



ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

Use of Materials:
This collection is protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright, ownership, and to obtain all the necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials.
Preferred Citation:
[Indicate the cited item and/or series here]. New Utrecht YMCA Records. YMCA of Greater New York. Kautz Family YMCA Archives. University of Minnesota.
See the Chicago Manual of Style for additional examples.
Processing Information:
Processed by: Louise Merriam, May 2012.
Catalog Record ID number: 6368861


DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION

The following section contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection. To request materials, please note the corresponding box number.

Box 232 Correspondence, 1897. 1 folder.
Form letter announcing a meeting to consider the future of the building.
Financial campaign, circa 1938. 1 folder.
Folded sheet describing the branch and its financial needs.
How it Happened, undated.
A story about the establishment of clubs at the New Utrecht YMCA.
NU Y News, December 1, 1941.



INDEX TERMS

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Topics:
Young Men's Christian associations -- New York (State) -- Brooklyn.
Young Men's Christian associations -- New York (State) -- Administration.
Places:
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
New Utrecht (New York, N.Y.)
Organizations:
Brooklyn and Queens Young Men's Christian Association. New Utrecht Branch.
Brooklyn Young Men's Christian Association.