Fonds - Carmel Women's Institute records

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Carmel Women's Institute records


  • 1949-2001 (Creation)

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12 volumes of textual records and graphic material.

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Carmel Women's Institute had its first meeting on March 17th, 1949 at the home of Mrs. Charles Brintnell. It was disbanded on November 24th, 2001.

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Tweedsmuir histories acquired from Joan Reid, Curator of Hastings East Women's Institute March 14, 2011. Minute books acquired from Elsie Whitmore, former secretary of Carmel Women's Institute, November 19, 2015.

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Fonds consist of three Tweedsmuir scrapbooks compiled by the Carmel Women's Institute and nine volumes of minute books.

The scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings, photographs, and reports of local history and the Carmel Women's Institute. Subjects covered within the scrapbooks are World War II, excursions of the group, local businesses and news about the community.

The minute books cover the years 1949-2001 and include accounting information for the Institute. Some have lists of meetings, attendance registers and lists of members.

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Entered by Nicholas VanExan, June 23, 2015.


  • English



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