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[YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association), Auburn New York]
[1885-1910 YMCA Manuscript Minute Books from Auburn, New York with Related Letters, Manuscripts and Ephemera]
[Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, 1885-1910; 1924 and 1949]. [200]ff. and [203]ff. Two Ledger Books. 16¼ x 11 inches. Full suede sheep; leather spine labels: "Association" and "Board of Managers;" marbled endpapers; all edges marbled. Approx. [120]pp and [395]pp of manuscript, respectively. With laid and tipped in related letters, newspaper clippings, ephemera, etc. Some wear to spine and boards; very good. Two large ledger books containing handwritten minutes and reports from the Young Men's Christian Association or YMCA of Auburn, New York, 1885-1910. These two separate manuscript volumes preserve the records of the general membership "Association" and its "Board of Managers," each volume appropriately titled. The Auburn YMCA was founded in 1859 and is one of the oldest YMCAs in the country. "The Young Men's Christian Association of Auburn New York, Formally opened their new Building Nos. 64 & 66 Genesee Street on Friday Evening December 18th 1885. The Services were as follows. Singing: "All hail the Power of Jesus name," Reading Scripture by Rev. J. K. Dixon Pastor of 1st Baptist Church...Prayer by Rev. W. J. Bercher D.D. of Auburn Theological Seminary...Address by Robert R. McBurney of the International Committee YMCA, Address by Rev. George A. Hall, State Secretary. Singing solo by C. G. Adams, Address by Dr. F. M. Hamlin President of the Association... (p1, "Association")" The YMCA's location on Genesee Street placed it within close proximity to other important buildings in the community: the Seymour Public Library, the Willard-Case Mansion at 203 Genesee, the Willi … [Click Below for Full Description]
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