Young Men's Christian Association/Young Women's Christian Association Collection

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Young Men's Christian Association/Young Women's Christian Association collection
1953-1954, undated
0.5 Cubic feet

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing, Michigan."

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Scope and Contents note

The collection contain materials including photographs, letterhead, an event flyer, and brochures of the Michigan State University chapters of YMCA/YWCA.

The photographs show the YMCA house at Evergreen Street in East Lansing, a ceremony for women, members at a meeting or event at the YMCA house, and images from camp. There are also photos of male students going on a hunting trip. The images show them holding guns and one student possibly getting a ticket from the Michigan State Police. There are also images taken while driving behind a police car. The images taken while driving indicate Okemos, possibly Okemos Road near Hamiliton Road.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University and others where identified on collection. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Custodial History

The donor bought the materials at an estate sale. They possibly belonged to Allan Maar.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Michigan State University. Students. Societies, etc.
  • Young Women’s Christian Association.


  • Brochures
  • Photographs

Personal Name(s)

  • Creyts, Ruth


  • College students -- Michigan -- East Lansing
  • College students -- Religious life
  • College students -- Societies and clubs
  • Religion -- Societies, etc.

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

Brochures, articles, letterhead, and event flyer 1954, undated 

5653 7


Box Folder


5653 1

Hunting Trip undated 

5653 2

Meeting or activity undated 

5653 3

YMCA/ YWCA House undated 

5653 4

YWCA Ceremony undated 

5653 5

YWCA - Members and Advisory Board 1953, undated 

5653 6