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Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) Records

MC 079

Series 1: Meeting Minutes, Constitution, By-Laws, Board Records
Series 2: Correspondence and related material
Series 3: Board of Directors and Finance Records
Series 4: Scrapbooks and Memorabilia


Scope and Content

This collection consists of seven (7) boxes. The Railroad Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) began in Pocatello on August 12, 1900 when the first meeting was called to order by Chairman W.H. Cleare.

The collection contains correspondence, meeting minutes, board and financial records as well some legal material and memorabilia. The dates covered in the collection start in 1900 and end in 1985.


Box Inventory List

Series 1: Meeting Minutes, Constitution, By-Laws, Board Records

Box 1

Folder   Description
1   Contains a record book with Meeting Minutes and organization business from its beginning, 1903-1910

Box 2

Folder   Description
1   Articles of Incorporation, 1907
2   Board records, 1915
3   Board records, 1919
4   Board records, 1920
5   Board records, 1923
6   Board records, 1924
7   Board records, 1925
8   Board records, 1926
9   Board records, 1928
10   Board records, 1937
11   Board records, 1938
12   Board records, 1943
13   Honor Prize Certificate, 1912


Series 2: Correspondence and related material

Box 3

Folder   Description
1   Correspondence re: Fitness strategies, 1981-1983
2   Announcements, notices, 1981-1983
3   Association Records Manual, 1982
4   Correspondence re: Community enrollment, 1982
5   Membership reports, 1982
6   Correspondence re: General, 1982
7   Correspondence re: General, 1983
8   Correspondence re: Big Sky Cluster, 1983
9   Correspondence re: President’s/Executive’s Conference, 1983-1984
10   Correspondence re: United Way, 1984
11   Newsletters, announcements, invitations, 1984
12   Correspondence re: General, 03-05/1984
13   Correspondence re: General, 06/1984
14   Correspondence re: General, 07-12/1984
15   Correspondence re: Save the YMCA, 1984
16   Phone messages, 1984
17   Correspondence re: General, 01-12/1985
18   Correspondence re: General, undated
19   Personnel Policy, undated
20   Membership drive, undated
21   Resume, undated
22   “Enjoy” (magazine from Idaho State Journal) “The Story of YMCA”, 1976


Series 3: Board of Directors and Finance Records

Box 4

Folder   Description
1   Board of Directors and Finance Committee re: General business, 1980
2   Correspondence re: General 12/1982-04/1984
3   Agenda/Meeting minutes, 02/1982-05/1984
4   Handwritten notes, undated
5   Miscellaneous listings and papers, undated
6   Legal materials/ by-laws, 02/10/1977
7   Legal materials/insurance, 1981-1984
8   Financial papers/financial statements, 1981-1982
9   Financial papers/financial statements, 1982-1983
10   Financial papers/1983 Budget Development
11   Financial papers/balance sheets, 03/1983, 06/1983, 09/1983
12   Legal materials/foreclosure, 1984-1985
13   Financial papers/bank statements (Idaho First), 1984-1986
14   Financial papers/bank statements (First Security), 1984-1985
15   Financial papers/Internal Revenue Service, State Tax Commission, 1984
16   Financial papers/miscellaneous-general, 1984
17   Financial papers/Income received-miscellaneous, 1984-1985
18   Financial papers/invoices, 1983-1985
19   Financial papers/check-payment records, 1984-1985


Series 4: Scrapbooks and Memorabilia

Box 5

Folder   Description
1   Scrapbook pages, 1949
2   Scrapbook items (news clips), 1949
3   Scrapbook items (news clips), 1957
4   Scrapbook pages, 1973-1974
5   Scrapbook pages, 1974
6   Scrapbook items (news clips), 1975
7   Scrapbook items (miscellaneous), 1975
8   Scrapbook items (news clips), 1978
9   Scrapbook items (news clips), 1978
10   Scrapbook items (news clips), 1983
11   Scrapbook items (news clips), 1984
12   Scrapbook items (news clips), 1985
13   Scrapbook items (news clips), 1986
  Item 1 White scrapbook, 1979-1983
  Item 2 Large photograph (banquet), unidentified, undated
  Item 3 Large photograph (group of men) labeled – The Thursday Evening Bible Study Club, 1915
  Item 4 Certificate-The International Association of Y’s Men’s Clubs to The Y’s Men’s Club of Pocatello, Idaho, 1947
  Item 5 Two (2) blue banners. Undated
  Item 6 Sample plaque-labeled PP5 Sample 6.50 Engraving Included
  Item 7 Regulation Seal–YMCA
  Item 8 Brass name plate-Presented to the R.R.Y.M.C.A. by James McDonald Jr., March 10, 1913

Box 6

Folder   Description
1   Blueprints of YMCA building, 1976
2   Record Book (expenses), 1919

Box 7

Folder   Description
1   Contains material from building fund 1907-1932

IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY

921 South 8th Avenue
Pocatello, Idaho, 83209