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Gwent Archives
Federation of Women's Institutes, records

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D3258

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Federation of Women's Institutes Records

Short Title: Federation of Women's Institutes, records

Creation date(s): 1929-1983

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 13 items

Name of creator(s): Gwent Federation of Women's Institutes; Monmouthshire Federation of Women's Institutes

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Gwent Federation of Women's Institutes, formerly the Monmouthshire Federation of Women's Institutes, established in the 1920s, was a gathering of the Women's Institutes in the county, of which there are now over seventy.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of the Gwent Federation of Women's Institutes, 1929-1983, including executive minutes, 1929-1970; council meeting minutes, 1935-1983; account books, 1939-1963.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Gwent Record Office, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Gwent Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history: Executive minutes 1939-1955 and other records were destroyed during Usk town flooding.

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposit,1995.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: The main archives of the Women's Institute in Great Britain is Records of the National Federation of Women's Institutes, 5 FWI, The Women's Library, London Metropolitan University.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Catalogue of Federation of Women's Institutes; The Women's Institute Homepage (http://www.womens-institute.co.uk/index.shtml) viewed 28 May 2004. Gwent Federation of Women's Institutes (http://www.wi-gwent.freeserve.co.uk/) viewed 28 May 2004.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Gwent Federation of Women's Institutes | Archives
Monmouthshire Federation of Women's Institutes | Archives
Women's institutes | Wales | Gwent
Women's institutes | Wales | Monmouthshire

Personal names

Corporate names
Gwent Federation of Women's Institutes
Monmouthshire Federation of Women's Institutes

Places
Gwent (Wales)
Monmouthshire (Wales)

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