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Major accessions to repositories in 1998 relating to Women's History


Anglesey County Record Office

  • Anglesey Federation of Women's Institutes (addnl): records 1930-95 (WD 3)
  • Merched y Wawr, Anglesey: records 1967-98 (WM 1823)

Ayrshire Archives

  • Scottish Federation of the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies, Kilmarnock branch: minutes 1911-15

Chester Archives

  • Chester Girl Guides: a history by Mrs M Kay 1979 (CR823)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Gerrans and Portscatho Womens Institute: records 1920-80
  • St Kew Womens Institute: records 1920-80
  • Veryan Womens Institute: records 1920-80

Cumbria Record Office and Local Studies Library, Barrow

  • Barrow Business and Professional Women's Club: minutes 1948-97
  • Lindale-in-Cartmel Women's Institute: records 1971-87
  • Lindale-in-Furness Women's Institute: records 1977-93
  • Nibthwaite and Blawith Women's Institute: records 1960-86
  • Osmotherley and Mansriggs Women's Institute: records 1954-84
  • Rampside Women's Institute: records 1926-89

Edinburgh City Archives

  • National Council of Women of Great Britain, Edinburgh branch: records 1950-82 (Acc 462)

Essex Record Office

  • Purleigh and District Women's Institute: records 1929-75 (A10265: D/DU 1892)

Flintshire Record Office

  • Penyffordd and Penymynydd Womens Institute: minutes 1938-96 (1340)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Hertford Townswomen's Guild: minutes and attendance register 1962-86 (Acc 3360)

Joint Archive Service of the Corporation of London: London Metropolitan Archives

  • Addison Gardens Womens Evening Institute: records 1913-48 (LCC/EO/HFE)
  • Mothers Union, London Diocese: council minutes 1890-96 (ACC/3696)
  • National Council of Women of Great Britain (addnl): records
  • Women's International Zionist Organisation: minutes and reports 1919-86

Lambeth Archives Department

  • South London Hospital for Women: staff records 20th cent (1998/19)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Norfolk Federation of Women's Institutes (addnl): branch minutes 1926-94 (SO 137/690-733)

Perth and Kinross Council Archive

  • Perth Association of Women Graduates: records 1958-83
  • Scottish Womens Rural Institute, Bankfoot branch: records 1924-79
  • Scottish Womens Rural Institute, Errol branch: minutes 1953-80
  • Scottish Womens Rural Institute, Meigle branch: records 1928-87
  • Scottish Womens Rural Institute, Perth and Kinross Federation: records 1922-84
  • Scottish Womens Rural Institute, Pitlochry branch: records 1936-95
  • Scottish Womens Rural Institutes, Central Area Federation Committee: minutes 1935-48

Portsmouth Museums and Records Service

  • Old Portsmouth Women's Institute: records 1994-97 (2021A)

Powys County Archives Office

  • Radnorshire Federation of Women's Institutes (addnl): records (R/D/WI)

Sandwell Community History and Archives Service

  • Blackheath and Rowley Regis Townswomen's Guild: records 1944-98 (Acc 9840)

Scottish Borders Archive and Local History Centre

  • Church of Scotland Womens Association for Foreign Missions, Melrose Presbyterial committee: records 1928-97 (SBA/41)
  • Melrose Presbyterial Council, Women's Home Mission Committee: records 1929-97 (SBA/53)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • National Union of Townswomens Guilds, Brunton Park branch: records 1948-98 (S/TWG2)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Chichester Women Graduates Association: minutes 1969-96 (Acc 11,119)
  • National Womens Register, Chichester branch: records c1950-98 (Acc 11,333)
  • Worthing Business and Professional Women's Club: records 1953-85 (Acc 11,088)
  • Worthing Soroptomist International: records c1952-98 (Acc 11,248)

Wiltshire and Swindon Record Office

  • West Wiltshire Women's Refuge: records 1986-95 (3121)


National Army Museum, Department of Archives Photographs Film and Sound

  • Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps: records 20th cent (1998-10-205 to-215, 1998-11-9 to-63)
  • Dame Florence Edith Victoria Simpson (1874-1956), Commander in Chief, Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps: papers (1998-01-18 to-117)
  • Edith Helen Vane-Tempest-Stewart, Marchioness Londonderry (1879-1959): papers (1998-01-18 to-117)
  • Women's Army Auxiliary Corps: records 20th cent (1998-10-205 to-215, 1998-11-9 to-63)


Representative Church Body Library

  • Young Womens Christian Association, Ireland: records 1885-1994 (MS 609)


Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department

  • Scottish Permissive Bill and Temperance Association, Ladies Auxiliary: minutes 1894-1902 (MS Gen)

London Metropolitan University: The Women's Library

  • Careers for Women (formerly Women's Employment Federation and National Advisory Centre on Careers for Women) (addnl): records c1933-93 (6/CFW)
  • Catholic Women's Ordination: records 1992-98 (5/RCW)
  • Nina Hutchison, nee Helweg: papers rel to issues including education, Irish politics and ethnic issues in London 1966-94 (7/NHH)
  • Sheila Jeffreys: papers rel to women's issues c1970-80 (7/SHJ)
  • Nationality of Married Women Committee (addnl): records incl minutes 1917-29 (5/NMW2)
  • Sue O'Sullivan (addnl): papers incl rel to women's health issues and her educational work with women in Holloway Prison c1970-79 (7/SUL2)
  • Wanstead and Woodford Women for Peace (addnl): records c1982-98 (5/WWP)
  • 'What Women Want' survey: completed questionnaires and report 1995 (8/WWW)

London University Library

  • University of London, College Hall: records incl minutes (Acc 98/14)

Southampton University Library

  • Women's Campaign for Soviet Jewry: records c1970-90 (MS 254)