Records of Merioneth County Federation of Women's Institute, 1919-1972, comprising minute books, 1919-1957; and county letters, 1965-1972.
Merioneth County Federation of Women's Institute Minute Books
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- ReferenceGB 220 Z/M/555; 1150
- Dates of Creation1919-1972
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish Welsh
- Physical DescriptionNot provided
Scope and Content
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.
Arranged into the following: minute books; and county letters.
Conditions Governing Access
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.
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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.
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