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.
Federation of Women's Institutes Records
Scope and Content
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.
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.
Other Finding Aids
Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Gwent Record Office, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.
Conditions Governing Use
Usual copyright regulations apply.
All records deposited at Gwent Record Office have been retained.
Executive minutes 1939-1955 and other records were destroyed during Usk town flooding.
Accruals are possible