A History of the Young Men's Christian Association Movement in North Carolina, 1857-1888: Read Before the Twelfth Annual State Convention in Charlotte, N.C., April 21, 1888, and Published by the Executive Committee at the Request of the Convention

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Observer Printing Company, 1888 - 20 pages
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Page 15 - This BOOKS can do; - nor this alone; they give New views to life, and teach us how to live; They soothe the grieved, the stubborn they chastise, Fools they admonish, and confirm the wise: Their aid they yield to all: they never shun The man of sorrow, nor the wretch undone...
Page 6 - I had to offer. After addressing them for some time, it was determined to undertake the legitimate work of a Young Men's Christian Association. At the same meeting, Rev. HT Hudson was selected as a suitable man to act as temporary Corresponding Member for North Carolina, whose name I sent to...
Page 7 - SECT. 5. The Executive Board shall be charged with the direction and control of the work of the section, and shall endeavor, in every way in their power, to further its objects. They shall make a full report in writing at each regular meeting of the section, and this report, with the other proceedings of the section, shall be submitted to the American Library Association for publication with its proceedings. ARTICLE 5. — AMENDMENTS. This constitution may be amended by a three-fourths vote of those...
Page 5 - Association shall be the improvement of the spiritual condition of the Students, and the extension of religious advantages to the destitute points in the neighborhood of the...
Page 8 - Held a meeting, and it was determined at once to organize. I don't know that I ever had better material in any preliminary meeting. Since that time I learned that they have perfected the organization. There is also a German YMCA, connected with the German Lutheran Church, whose pastor is a strong friend of our cause, and has already identified himself with the English Association just organized.
Page 5 - We, the undersigned, desiring to' promote Christian sympathy and brotherhood, and to advance the moral and religious welfare of the students of this Institution, and of others around us, and impressed with the importance of united effort in accomplishing this object, have formed an Association.
Page 5 - During the college year iS57-'8, students in the Universities of Michigan and Virginia, without any knowledge of each other's action, organized Young Men's Christian Associations in these institutions.
Page 6 - The body was undenominational, and it occurred to certain members that it would be wise for the Association to undertake general charity work.
Page 4 - The object of the organization was said to be "to visit the sick, administer to the wants of the needy, establish Sunday schools, distribute tracts,
Page 5 - Professor of the English Language and Literature in the University of North Carolina. The Association at Chapel Hill was organized in May, 1860. Its Constitution is based on that of the Virginia Association. The preamble reads: "We, the undersigned, desiring to...

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