1944-1980Origination : Young Christian Students
Gift of Patty Crowley.
Young Christian Students Records (YCS), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556
Correspondence (1958-1965); reports from local leaders (1960-1965); records of national committee meetings (1956-1964); records of summer training sessions and national and regional study weeks (1944-1966); files on recruitment, training, and activities of full-time YCS workers (1947-1967); records of staff meetings at national headquarters (1957-1965); financial files, subject files, research files, photographs, reports, programs, bulletins, handbooks, and other publications; with information on YCS chaplains and the YCS at all levels--college, high school, and grade school; and records of the Chicago-area YCS (1968-1980), including correspondence, financial records, subject files, and printed material;
A movement of the lay apostolate involving students in Catholic Action: a national organization, with international affiliations, consisting of local cells of student leaders who meet to observe, judge, and act in accordance with the principles of Canon Joseph Cardijn, founder of the European Jocist movement.