The Campus Y Collection dates from 1953-1997, with some undated materials. The collection documents San Diego State University's campus YMCA-YWCA
from its beginnings on campus to its last years in the late 1990s. It consists mostly of paper records. Included in the
collection are: the Campus Y constitution and bylaws, College Y Advisory Board minutes, newspaper clippings, miscellaneous
books and brochures on the draft, and several scrapbooks detailing events and camps sponsored by the YMCA-YWCA. Materials
are arranged alphabetically.
In 1930, a donation of $6000 was given to the YWCA for the purpose of building the Ellen Scripps Cottage on the San Diego
State College campus. The YWCA gave the money to the college, which contributed another $6000 to the project. Scripps Cottage
was built to be "used as a social and activities center for the benefit of the women students of the college" and was put
under the general supervision of the Associated Women of the College. The San Diego State College Campus Y was established
in 1947 as an informal joint YMCA-YWCA. In 1953, it moved its headquarters to Scripps cottage.
The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with
the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections
is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine. Requests for permission to publish must be
submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission
is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission
of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available
for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including
but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.
This collection is open for research.