bMS 10041

Liberal Religious Youth, Youth Group Records (AUA and UCA), 1934-1957

Summary Information

Call Number: bMS 10041
Title: Liberal Religious Youth, Youth Group Records (AUA and UCA), 1934-1957
Repository: Harvard Divinity School Library, Harvard Divinity School,
45 Francis Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138-1911
Quantity: 3 boxes (1.05 linear feet)

Administrative Information:

HOLLIS Number:AXZ5047
Preferred Citation: Liberal Religious Youth, Youth Group Records (AUA and UCA), 1934-1957, bMS 10041, Harvard Divinity School Library, Harvard Divinity School.
Access: There are no restrictions on access to this collection. 

Scope and Content:

This collection consists of materials relating to the Universalist Youth Fellowship and the American Unitarian Youth organizations.  These materials are varied, including financial records (reports from the treasurer, as well as  information on specific funds), correspondence, records (meeting minutes and programs) from youth conventions, handbooks and manuals, and even a brief history of the Universalist youth movement.  There is also a significant number of papers relating to youth group activities, including camps, field trips, and social action work.  Of special interest may be the folder which contains plays and radio scripts written and performed by members of the American Unitarian Youth in the 1940s.  

Container List:

Box 1
American Unitarian Youth Position Statements and Correspondence, 1940-48
American Unitarian Youth Treasurer Reports and Correspondence, 1945-46
Youth Group Manuals (AUY and UYF), n.d.
Universalist Youth Fellowship: Maine and Ohio Correspondence, 1944-45
Universalist Youth Fellowship Administrative and Convention Records, 1944-50
Capital Funds (AUA and UCA) 1956-57
UCA Director of Youth Activities Correspondence, 1945-50
Continental Conventions AUF/UYF 1948-53
Cora Wilder Fund 1934
Council Meeting Minutes Universalist Youth Fellowship, 1942-44
UYF Director of Youth Activities, Reports and Youth Sunday Bulletins 1949-1950
Field Reports, 1951-52

Box 2
Reports and "New England Get-Together" 1953
Filmstrips, 1949+
UYF Financial Reports, 1943-46
Field Reports, 1956
Hymns, n.d.
Invested Funds Miscellaneous (Young People's Christian Union) 1925-44
Joint Relations Committee Meeting Minutes 1950-51
Junior Fellowship of Youth (U.C.L.F.) 1954-55
Joint Youth Activities Committee, Meeting Minutes and Reports, 1953-54
Legion of the Cross Correspondence and Other Materials, 1943-44
Liberals Challenge 1949
Mailing Materials, 1947-50
Massachusetts Council of Churches, 1949
Correspondence, Reports, and Meeting Minutes, 1944-46
New Ministers' Seminar, 1952
New York - Young Peoples' Christian Union Fund, 1941-42

Box 3
Permanent Administrative Funds, 1906-1941
Plays, 1940s
Reports of the Funds of Universalist Youth Fellowship Held by the Universalist Church of America, 1934-1945
Box 3 continued
Sarah Gunnison Fund, 1941-44
Social Action Correspondence, 1943-44
Statement of Interest, Income from Invested Funds, 1934-48
Symbols, 1950
Theresa A. Williams Fund, 1935-41
Universalist Youth Fellowship History, 1939 and 1899
Universalist Youth Fellowship, 59th National Convention, 1947
Workbooks, 1941-43
World Youth Conference, 1943-45
Worship Services, 1947-1953
Youth Sunday, 1951