Fonds consists of administrative, fundraising, promotional, and some local branch records of the Toronto Y.W.C.A. Included are minutes from Board of Directors Meetings, as well as of meetings of various committees. Fonds also includes annual reports of the Toronto Association and of various other Toronto area branches. Also included are files regarding fundraising and building campaigns, containing correspondence, clippings, and reference material. Fonds also includes newsletters and scrapbooks, as well as photographs of various Y.W.C.A. activities and members (including photographs of Y.W.C.A. staff and executive members, promotional photographs, and photos arising from various Y.W.C.A. programs, such as camping, exercise classes, the Y.W.C.A. residence, and other services). Fonds also includes promotional films and films from the United Nations, and recorded interviews with various Y.W.C.A. staff and executive members. Fonds contains the following series: Minutes: Association Directors Meetings, 1873-1960 (Series A-1) Clubs, Committees and Departments Meetings, 1885-1971 (Series A-2) Weston Branch Board of Management Meetings, 1960-1967 (Series A-3) Annual Reports: Toronto, 1874-1972 (Series B-1), MS 561 (1874-1895) Branches, 1946-1968 (Series B-2) Miscellaneous Annual Reports, 1947-1971 (Series B-3) Files, 1911-1973 (Series C) Newsletters, 1961-1972 (Series D) Scrapbooks, 1933-1963 (Series E) Photographs, 1920-1960 (Series F) Audio- Visual Records, 1950-1970 (Series G) Districts and Branches Records International, National and Local History and Keepsakes, 1844-1973 (Series H-1) West Toronto Branch, 1948-1965 (Series H-2) Alexandra Park Branch, 1911 (Series H-3).
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