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Harold Weston papers, 1894-1978, bulk, 1912-1972

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4.10: Young Men's Christian Association, Baghdad records , 1916-1919
(Box 10, 38; 0.2 linear feet)

Weston served with the YMCA, Baghdad in World War I and volunteered with the Baghdad Art Club. Records are from both the YMCA and the Baghdad Art Club and consist of exhibition announcements and catalogs, clippings, correspondence and memoranda between Weston and YMCA volunteers and others, YMCA holiday cards designed by Weston, financial materials, organizational history, a letter of introduction for Harold Weston written in Farsi and a hand-drawn map of rural areas outside Baghdad, YMCA announcements and newsletters, notes, photographs of the Baghdad Art Club exhibition of 1918 and a photo the YMCA Baghdad staff from 1917, YMCA printed materials, and a "University Plan" intended as an educational program for use in Mesopotamia.
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Baghdad Art Club Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, circa 1918
10
27
Clippings, Concerning Exhibitions, circa 1917
10
28
Correspondence and Memoranda, 1916-1919
(2 folders)
10
29-30
Holiday Cards, Designed by Weston, 1917-1919
10
31
Financial Information, 1919
10
32
Organizational History, Baghdad Art Club, 1919
10
33
Letter of Introduction in Farsi and Map of Persia, 1919
10
34
Newsletters and Announcements, 1919
10
35
Notes, circa 1918
10
36
Photographs, 1917-1918
(See also Box 38)
10
37
Printed Materials, 1917-1919
(3 folders)
10
38-40
Rules of the YMCA, 1918
10
41
"University Plan,", 1918
10
42
Oversized Photographs, 1917
(From Box 10, Folder 37)
38

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