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Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office
Merioneth County Federation of Women's Institute minute books

Reference code(s): GB 0220 Z/M/555; 1150

Held at: Gwynedd Archives: Meirionnydd Record Office

Title: Merioneth County Federation of Women's Institute Minute Books

Short Title: Merioneth County Federation of Women's Institute minute books

Creation date(s): 1919-1972

Level of description: Fonds

Extent:

Name of creator(s): Merioneth County Federation of Women's Institute

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Women's Institute Movement in Britain started in 1915. Individual Institutes are self-governing and are grouped into county federations that make up The National Federation of Women's Institutes. The WI encourages women to participate in community life, cultural projects and public campaigns. The Merioneth County Federation of Women's Institute was formed in about 1919 and is still active.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of Merioneth County Federation of Women's Institute, 1919-1972, comprising minute books, 1919-1957; and county letters, 1965-1972.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: minute books; and county letters.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright laws apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Meirionnydd Archives, the National Register of Archives and the National Library of Wales. The catalogue is available online.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Meirionnydd Archives have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: The main archives of the Women's Institute in Great Britain are 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 Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Meirionnydd Archives, Miscellaneous Collection (Dolgellau), Merioneth County Federation of Women's Institute Minute Books; The Women's Institute website (www.womens-institute.co.uk) viewed 4th November 2004.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2004.


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Women | Wales | Gwynedd | Societies and clubs
Women's institutes | Wales | Gwynedd

Personal names

Corporate names
Merioneth County Federation of Women's Institutes

Places
Merioneth (Wales)

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