Guide to the National Youth Administration Records 1935-1944
Archives 231

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
State College of Washington
Title
National Youth Administration Records
ID
Archives 231
Date [inclusive]
1935-1944
Extent
2.0 boxes
General Physical Description note
1 Linear feet of shelf space
Language
English
Abstract
Established in 1937, the National Youth Administration was a New Deal program dealing with the effects of the Great Depression. Among other things, it provided grants to college students in exchange for work. The collection consists primarily of records and papers relating to the Pullman campus of WSC's administration of National Youth Administration projects.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description] National Youth Administration Records, 1935-1944 (UA 231)

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biographical/Historical note

Established in 1937, the National Youth Administration was a New Deal program dealing with the effects of the Great Depression. Among other things, it provided grants to college students in exchange for work. The National Youth Administration was closed in 1943.

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Scope and Contents note

The collection consists primarily of records and papers relating to the Pullman campus of WSC's administration of National Youth Administration projects. Papers range from summary level program documents to sheets on individual projects (jobs). Most of the papers come from 1936-1939 and from 1941-1943.

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Arrangement note

The collection is organized in two series. The first series is in subject order, and consists of administrative materials, correspondence, documents, and budgets relating to the implementation of the National Youth Administration on campus in Pullman. The second series consists of individual project statements. Series two is then broken into two subseries, the first being statements from 1936-1938, organized alphabetically by sponsoring department. The second series comprises the last two folders, and is project statements from 1942-1943, alphabetically by department in two folders maintaining their original separation as active and inactive projects, and including some administrative materials relating to the overseeing of those projects.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 2016

http://www.libraries.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

Conditions Governing Use note

Copyright restrictions may apply.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

These records were transferred to Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections sometime prior to 1984, from an unknown donor, and designated as W049. The collection was preliminarily processed ca. 1984, but was not completed and no finding aid was created.

Processing Information note

This collection was reprocessed and described by University Archivist Mark O'English in January of 2011; the folder list was typed by University of Idaho graduate student Timothy Mace.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • State College of Washington.
  • United States. National Youth Administration.
  • Washington State University.

Subject(s)

  • College students -- Employment -- United States.
  • Colleges and Universities
  • New Deal, 1933-1939 -- Washington (State).
  • Public Works
  • Public works -- Washington (State).
  • Student aid -- Washington (State).
  • Student Life
  • Washington (State)
  • Youth -- Employment -- Washington (State).

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Collection Inventory

Series 1: Administrative Materials and other documents 

 

Box Folder

Annual Report, 1936-1937 

1 1

Annual Report, 1937-1938 

1 2

Annual Report, 1938-1939 

1 3

Miscellaneous Assistance Forms, 1941-1942 

1 4

Circulars, 1943-1944 

1 5

Correspondence, 1936 

1 6

Correspondence, 1942-1943 

1 7

Equipment and Material Inventory, 1942 

1 8

Federal Student Aid Organization, Procedure Results, 1935-1936 

1 9

Manual: Official Procedure for School Year 1941-1942 

1 10

Manual: The National Youth Administration Central Office, Pullman, Washington, 1942 

1 11

Manual of Student Work Procedure, 1942-1943 

1 12

Payrolls for N.Y.A. 1939-1941 

1 13

Payroll Master List, 2nd Semester, 1941-1942 

1 14

Payroll Master List, 1942-1943 

1 15

Projects to be Considered by Committee 

1 16

Work Plan, Undated 

1 17

Work Plan (Proposed), 1941 

1 18

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Series 2: Project (Job) Statements 

Subseries 2.1: 1936-1938 

Box Folder

Agricultural Education 

1 19

Agricultural Engineering 

1 20

Agricultural Experimental Station 

1 21

Agronomy-Soils 

1 22

Architectural Engineering 

1 23

Alumni 

1 24

Animal Husbandry 

1 25

Agronomy 

1 26

Associated Students 

1 27

Bacteriology 

1 28

Botany 

1 29

Buildings and Grounds 

1 30

Bursar 

1 31

Business Administration 

1 32

Campus 

1 33

Chemistry 

1 34

Civil Engineering 

1 35

College Farm 

1 36

Dairy Husbandry 

2 37

Dean of Men 

2 38

Dean of Women 

2 39

Education 

2 40

Electrical Engineering 

2 41

Engineering Experimental Station 

2 42

English 

2 43

Extension 

2 44

Farm Management 

2 45

Fine Arts 

2 46

Forestry and Range Management 

2 47

Geology 

2 48

History and Political Science 

2 49

Home Economics 

2 50

Horticulture 

2 51

Industrial Arts 

2 52

Libraries 

2 53

Mathmatics 

2 54

Mechanical Engineering 

2 55

Military 

2 56

Mining and Metalurgy 

2 57

Music 

2 58

National Youth Administration 

2 59

Pharmacy 

2 60

Photo Studio 

2 61

Physical Education (Women and Men) 

2 62

Physics 

2 63

Plant Pathology 

2 64

Poultry 

2 65

Psychology 

2 66

Public Health Committee 

2 67

Pullman Chamber of Commerce 

2 68

Pullman, City of 

2 69

Pullman (Off-Campus) Organizations: Red Cross, Boy Scouts, Kiwanis Club, Camp Fire Girls 

2 70

Radio 

2 71

Registrar 

2 72

Resettlement 

2 73

Scholarship Committee 

2 74

Sociology and Rural Sociology Research Laboratory 

2 75

Speech 

2 76

U.S. Geological Survey 

2 77

Vetrinary Medicine 

2 78

Washington School of Religion 

2 79

Washington State Highway Dept. 

2 80

Y.M.C.A. 

2 81

Y.W.C.A. 

2 82

Zoology 

2 83

Subseries 2.2: 1942-1943 

Box Folder

Active 

2 84

Inactive 

2 85

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