Archives, Mimihau Country Women's Institute; 1948-2002; WY.2000.35
Archives, Mimihau Country Women's InstituteAbout this object
This is a box of archival records pertaining to Mimihau Country Women's Institute from 1948-2002. In the broadest terms a Women's Institute is a gathering of country women who meet together at least once a month to discuss matters of interest to them all. At the meetings women of any race or creed, rich or poor, all paid the same sub, had the same responsibilities and the same privileges. They were there to help one another.
6 Minute Books: 1948 - 1952, 1953 - 1962, 1962 - 1971, 1970 -1977, 1977 -1989, 1989 - 2002, 2002 - 2018.
2 Committee Meeting Books: 1948 - 1957, 1957 - 1970, 1973 - 1993.
Cash book: 1951
Subscriptions Book: 1948 -1981 (Inside the book is a hand written letter about the institute)
Annual Report and Financial Statement: 1971 - 1985, 1986-2002, 2015.
Monthly Cash Book: 1967-1984, 1985-1995, 1996-2001.
Note books: pertaining to undertakings by the Institute
Choir Book: hard covered, 1957-1993
Competition results, hard covered book: 1951 -1965, 1955 - 1961, 1961 - 1966, 1966 - 1986, 1977 - 1983, 1982 - 1987, 1987 - 1999
Warwick Exercise Book, containing notes about catering for children's party and dog trials: 1971 - 1991
Book of letters: pink covered, 1985 - 1993
Roll Book: 1958 - 1981
Visitors Book: 1948 -2006
Mimihau Women's Institute Programme 2007 -2008
Receipt Book: 2011 - 2018.
NZ Country Women's Institute: small pocket calendar 1983.
Loose pages with members names and dates on them
Envelope of letters & music from Mrs Bruce Leitch
Large manilla envelope of cards, letters regarding 21st, 25th and 50th reunions, name badges etc, Invitation to Betty McNaughton and a reply to 50th Anniversary (Betty was the founding member of CWI in the area), Rose Bowl competition results wrapped in a results page. Newspaper write up on the rest rooms in Gore
Red covered book about the CWI called 'History of the Country Women's Institutes of New Zealand 1921 -1958' with photo of Miss Jerome Spencer, the founder, on the cover.
White covered book: Eastern Southland Federation of Country Women's Institute the First Twenty Five Years of History.
organic, processed material, vegetal, paper
organic, processed material, vegetal, paper, card
inorganic, processed material, metal, nickel
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