Fonds F 796

Young Men's Christian Association of Metropolitan Toronto fonds

About these records

Young Men's Christian Association of Metropolitan Toronto fonds
Dates of Creation
[189- - 193-]
Physical Description

5 centimetres of textual records

157 photographs : prints

Scope and Content

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.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

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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Young Men's Christian Association of Metropolitan Toronto
Restrictions on Access
No restrictions on access.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright held by creator. These materials cannot be published without permission of the copyright holder.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The fonds was donated from the Branch in 1965.

Title based on content of fonds.

Former Codes

Accession Number: 4218.

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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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