Papers concerning Scouting and Girl Guiding

Scope and Content

This envelope contains:

  • Circular from Lord Rowallan, Chief Scout, to all scout leaders (1947);
  • Letter from the South Wales Branch of the National Institute for the Blind, to the Scoutmaster thanking the Scout group for a contribution of money (1947);
  • Scout card featuring a picture of Lord Baden Powell and the motto 'Do your Best Be Prepared For Service'. On the card has been written 'To W.G.C. from S/M with every good wish';
  • 'Camp Gazettes', written by a scoutmaster in the style of a newspaper to hand out during a scout camp. Alfred Edwin Morris is mentioned in these (August 1946, August 1947);
  • Circular published by The Boy Scouts Association and featuring an article by Baden Powell written to people encouraging them to volunteer and help at boy scout groups;
  • Photograph of a scout troop (unidentified); and
  • Girl Guides 'Union Jack Card' (shows the union jack flag and explains the different parts of the and the correct way to fly it).