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National Council of Women of Western Australia Records, 1911 - 2001 [manuscript]

Collection Title
National Council of Women of Western Australia Records, 1911 - 2001 [manuscript]
Repository
JS Battye Library of West Australian History, State Library of Western Australia
Reference
MN 187
Date Range
1911 - 2001
Creator
National Council of Women of Western Australia (1911 - )
Description

Records include minutes of General Council (1911-1944), and of Executive Council (1911-1945); attendance rolls (1930-1935, 1949-1951, 1958-1961); constitution; letter book (1914-1917).

Founded in 1911, largely due to the efforts of Lady Edeline Strickland (wife of the Governor of Western Australia) who became its first president. A non-party, non-sectarian, umbrella organisation for a large and diverse number of affiliated women's groups in Western Australia. Forms part of the National Council of Women of Australia, which in turn forms part of the International Council of Women.

Records include constitutions and by-laws; minutes, attendance books (1930-1982); subscription books (1930-1943); correspondence, including a letter from Roberta Jull to Edith Cowan (16 April 1916) and letter book (1914-1917), annual reports (1924-1996) and other reports (1922-1986), as well as other miscellaneous papers. Part of the collection relates to Edith Cowan, who was actively involved in the foundation of the Council, and was its president from 1913-1920.

MN 187

Formats
manuscript
Quantity
1.53 m
Access
Available for reference; not for loan
Finding Aid

Detailed listing available (MN 187)

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