Fonds F 796
5 centimetres of textual records
157 photographs : prints
The fonds consists of photographs and textual records created by the Young Men's Christian Association of Metropolitan Toronto. The textual records consist of a scrapbook relating to World War I and some publications. The photos consist of gelatin prints depicting Y.M.C.A. facilities, athletic activities and military training for World War I. A number were taken in England, and show recreational activities of soldiers, including highland games. There is a portrait of Prime Minister Robert Borden with Y.M.C.A. troops.
The Toronto branch of the Y.M.C.A.was founded in 1864. As part of the Y.M.C.A. movement, the Branch sought to provide young men with religious teaching and various activities, including athletics.
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Title based on content of fonds.
Accession Number: 4218.
To order textual records, please request number MU 3987 (barcode B415143). The photographic material, labeled as series F 796-1, is found in boxes D-147 (barcode B378908) and B-767 (barcode B410936).
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