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Items associated with name 'New Castle (Pa.)'

Y.W.C.A. Collection (New Castle, Pennsylvania)

by Young Women's Christian Association (Y.W.C.A.) (1888 – 1963)

2 cartons,  1 box (3.5 linear feet)

The Y.W.C.A. Collection (New Castle, Pennsylvania) consists of records and ephemera related to the activities and governance of the New Castle, Pennsylvania chapter of the Young Women’s Christian Association primarily between 1907 and 1950, though some documents date as early as 1888 and others as late as 1963. Documents include minutes from the Board of Directors and various committees, scrapbooks that chronicled the chapter’s activities, notices and flyers from events hosted by the New Castle Y.W.C.A, materials about Camp Eastbrook, and memorabilia from different clubs within the chapter. The collection also includes some materials related to the New Castle Y.M.C.A, especially in regards to the building that was sold from the Y.M.C.A to the Y.W.C.A in 1913.

Associated Subjects: Clubs • Minutes (Records) • Newspapers • Scrapbooks • Spirituality • African American History
Identifier: SC2013.107
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment