African Americans

Fellowship Commission (Philadelphia, Pa.) Photograph Collection

Title for Alphabetical Sorting: 
Fellowship Commission (Philadelphia, Pa.) Photograph Collection
Collection ID: 
PC-44
Date: 
1946-1985

 

COLLECTION OVERVIEW

Young Women's Christian Association of Philadelphia (Pa.), Metropolitan Branch Records

Title for Alphabetical Sorting: 
Young Women's Christian Association of Philadelphia (Pa.), Metropolitan Branch Records
Collection ID: 
Acc. 635, 902, PC-85
Date: 
1897-1993
Footage: 
125 linear feet

 

COLLECTION OVERVIEW

The Young Women's Christian Association of Philadelphia (Pa.), Metropolitan Branch Records consist of two accessions. Accession 635 contains 120 linear feet of records from between 1897-1984. Accession 902 contains 3 linear feet of records from between 1881-1993. 

HISTORICAL NOTE

Young Women's Christian Association of Philadelphia (Pa.), Germantown Branch Records

Title for Alphabetical Sorting: 
Young Women's Christian Association of Philadelphia (Pa.), Germantown Branch Records
Collection ID: 
Acc. 877, 280, PC-46, PC-89
Date: 
1785-1982 (bulk 1869-1982)
Footage: 
44 linear feet
 
 
COLLECTION OVERVIEW
 
This collection consists of two accessions: Accession 280 (1917-1971, 38 linear feet) Accession 877 (1785, 1869-1982, 4 linear feet), as well as a group of photographs.
 

Urban League of Philadelphia Records

Title for Alphabetical Sorting: 
Urban League of Philadelphia Records
Collection ID: 
URB 1, URB 16
Date: 
1935-1967
Footage: 
19 linear feet (39 boxes)

Collection Summary

Title
Urban League of Philadelphia Records

Dates
1935-1967

Collection ID
URB 1, URB 16

Creator
Urban League of Philadelphia

Quantity
19 linear feet (39 boxes)        

Repository
Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries

Language

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Philadelphia Branch Records

Title for Alphabetical Sorting: 
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Philadelphia Branch Records
Collection ID: 
SCRC 15
Date: 
1943-1991
Footage: 
Approx. 46.5 cubic feet

 

Collection Summary

Title

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Philadelphia Branch Records

Dates

1943-1991

Collection ID

SCRC 15

Creator

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Philadelphia Branch

Quantity

Approx. 46.5 cubic feet

Germantown Settlement (Philadelphia, Pa.) Records

Title for Alphabetical Sorting: 
Germantown Settlement (Philadelphia, Pa.) Records
Collection ID: 
Acc. 832
Date: 
1946-1994
Footage: 
62.4 Linear feet

 

Carson Valley School (Flourtown, Pa.) Records

Title for Alphabetical Sorting: 
Carson Valley School (Flourtown, Pa.) Records
Collection ID: 
Acc. 510
Date: 
1914-1975
Footage: 
23 boxes

Collection Summary

Title
Carson Valley School (Flourtown, Pa.) Records
           
Dates
1914-1975      

Collection ID
Acc. 510

Creator
Carson Valley School (Flourtown, Pa.)

Quantity
23 boxes

Repository
Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries

Language

Benjamin W. Barkas Papers

Title for Alphabetical Sorting: 
Barkas, Benjamin W. Papers
Collection ID: 
URB 37, PC-41
Date: 
1921-1968
Footage: 
33 linear feet (100 boxes)

Collection Summary

Title
Benjamin W. Barkas Papers
 
Dates
1921-1968
 
Collection ID
URB 37, PC-41
 
Creator
Barkas, Benjamin W. (Benjamin William), 1897-1977
 
Quantity
34 linear feet (100 boxes)
 

Young Women's Christian Association of Philadelphia (Pa.), Southwest-Belmont Branch Records

Title for Alphabetical Sorting: 
Young Women's Christian Association of Philadelphia (Pa.), Southwest-Belmont Branch Records
Collection ID: 
URB 42, PC-29
Date: 
1920-1977
Footage: 
33.25 linear feet (66 boxes)

Collection Summary

Title
Young Women's Christian Association of Philadelphia (Pa.), Southwest-Belmont Branch Records

Dates
1920-1977

Collection ID
URB 42, PC-29

Creator
Young Women's Christian Association of Philadelphia (Pa.). Southwest-Belmont Branch

Quantity
33.25 linear feet (66 boxes)   

YMCA of Philadelphia, Christian Street Branch Records

Title for Alphabetical Sorting: 
YMCA of Philadelphia, Christian Street Branch Records
Collection ID: 
Record Group 118
Date: 
1943-1964
Footage: 
24.5 cubic feet

BACKGROUND

The collection reflects the programs and activities of this African American branch of the YMCA in Philadelphia. Among these functions were the operation of clubs, summer camps, and recreational programs for the African American community. The branch was also involved with such organizations as the NAACP and the Pennsylvania State Negro Council.

ORGANIZATION

This collection is organized in fifteen series:

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