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Major accessions to repositories in 1999 relating to Women's History


Angus Archives

  • Carnoustie Townswomen's Guild: minute book, annual reports, corresp 1964-86 (MS 636)

Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies

  • Haddenham Baptist Church (addnl): minutes of Women's Friendly Group 1943-82 (NB 9)

Ceredigion Archives

  • Cardiganshire Women's Institute: minutes 1921-63 (D/WI, Acc 1151)

Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies

  • Barrow Womens Institute: scrapbook (D 5826)
  • Cheshire Federation of Womens Institutes: annual reports 1933-39 (D 5641)

Conwy Archive Service

  • Llandudno Merched y Wawr: minutes 1970-99 (CONWY/X/31)
  • Trefriw Merched y Wawr: minutes 1968-94 (CONWY/X/35)

Coventry Archives

  • National Union of Townswomens Guilds, Coventry Green Lane branch: minutes and financial records 1939-86 (PA2216)

Croydon Archives Service

  • Britannia Club, Croydon: records 1943-46 (Acc 479)
  • Croydon Mothers and Infants Welfare Association: records 1916-38 (Acc 402)
  • Soroptimist International, Croydon club: records 1932-83 (Acc 405)
  • Womens Royal Voluntary Service, Croydon Housewives Service: records c1939-45 (Acc 491)

Cumbria Record Office and Local Studies Library, Barrow

  • Bardsea Womens Institute: records incl minute books 1992-98
  • Rampside Womens Institute (addnl): records 1970-90
  • Seathwaite and Ulpha Womens Institute: records 1931-72

Cumbria Record Office and Local Studies Library, Whitehaven

  • St Bees Womens Institute: scrapbooks 1918-99 (YDSO 40)

Cumbria Record Office, Kendal

  • Girl Guides Association, Kendal North district (addnl): minutes 1977-99 (WDSo 42)
  • Westmorland Womens Hockey Association (addnl): records c1920-57 (WDSo 14)

Devon Record Office

  • National British WomensTotal Abstinence Union, Devon County Union: minutes, attendance register, photos and other records 1957-99 (5791)
  • Starcross Womens Institute: minutes, accounts, subscription books, reports and programmes 1927-99 (5882)

Durham County Record Office

  • Royal Ordnance Factory, Newton Aycliffe: interviews with women workers c1998

East Kent Archives Centre

  • Marion Holmes, nee Milner, (1867-1943), bibliographer and suffragette: papers incl MS autobiography (copies) c1910-30 (EK/U15)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Northiam Methodist Church: Womens Guild minutes 1987-98 (A7919)
  • Framfield and Blackboys Womens Institute: minute and record books 1983-98 (A7933 (WI 99))
  • Phoenix Group of Artists, Brighton (formerly Sussex Womens Art Club): minutes, accounts and other papers 1927-94 (A7862)
  • Waldron Womens Institute: records (A7996)

Essex Record Office

  • Broomfield Womens Institute National Savings Group: certificate of affiliation and lists of contributions 1940-70 (D/Z 345)
  • Witham (Evening) Townswomens Guild: minutes and annual reports 1967-85 (D/Z 354)

Essex Record Office, Colchester and North-East Essex Branch

  • Gunfleet Womens Institute, Walton on the Naze (addnl): record book and minutes 1993-97 (D/Z 158)
  • Suffolk and Essex Border Federation of Townswomens Guilds: records incl minutes 1949-94 (D/Z 358)
  • Wormingford Womens Institute (addnl): record books, minutes and accounts 1949-95 (D/Z 209)

Flintshire Record Office

  • Dee Ferry Womens Institute, Saltney: minutes and attendance registers 1984-97

Glamorgan Record Office

  • Bridgend Soroptomists: minutes 1947-97 (Acc 1999/62)
  • Permanent Waves: minutes and files on women artists 1992-99 (Acc 1999/71)
  • South Glamorgan Women's Arts Festival: files 1992-99 (Acc 1999/71)
  • Women Against Pit Closures and South Wales Women's Support Group: records incl minutes and accounts 1984-94 (Acc 1999/70)
  • Women for Life on Earth, Greenham Common: corresp c1980-89 (Acc 1999/92)

Jersey Archive

  • Jersey Womens Refuge: day books, case histories, admission forms and general files 1988-95 (JA/275)
  • Soroptimist International, Jersey club: minutes, corresp, personal and membership files 1950-98 (JA/277)

Lancashire Record Office

  • Great Eccleston Womens Institute: minutes and other records c1920-90 (WIGE)

Manchester Archives and Local Studies

  • Soroptomists International of Manchester: accounts 1896-94 (M82/addnl)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Betty Constance Points of Beeston and Surlingham: accounts and diaries 1939-98 (MC 2036)
  • Midwife, Halvergate: notebook 1859-68 (Acc 1998/187)
  • Midwife, Norwich: register of cases 1936-37 (Acc 1998/181)
  • Unidentified farmer's wife, Burlingham: diary and account book 1815 (MC 2011)
  • Norfolk Federation of Womens Institutes (addnl): branch minutes 1923-95 (SO137/734-861)

Northumberland Record Office

  • Annie M Narey, midwife: records 1933-68 (NRO 5397)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Merry Wives of Gunthorpe: minutes and financial records 1957-94 (Acc 5568)
  • National Townswomens Guild, Woodthorpe branch: minutes, membership register and other records 1944-99 (Acc 5617)

Oxfordshire Record Office

  • Barton Womens Institute: records 20th cent (4477)
  • Chinnor Womens Institute: records 1923-90 (4685)
  • Soroptimist International, Oxford and District: records c1958-89 (4496)
  • United Nations Association of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Headington branch: womens group records c1960-89 (4486)
  • United Nations Association of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Oxford branch: womens group records c1950-88 (4480)

Pembrokeshire Record Office

  • Pembrokeshire Merched y Wawr: records incl minutes

Portsmouth Museums and Records Service

  • Portsmouth Business and Professional Womens Club: records (2507A)
  • Portsmouth Diocese Mothers Union: records incl cash books and minutes (2504A)

Scottish Borders Archive and Local History Centre

  • Earlston Women's War Work Party, Civil Defence Corps and Women's Royal Voluntary Service: records 1939-63 (SBA/76)

Sheffield Archives

  • Olive Crossley, nurse and midwife: papers c1934-73 (1999/060)
  • Mary Gibson, York: recipe book c1810-30 (1999/004)
  • May Mirfin (1901-94): papers incl local Liberal Association records 1938-90 (1999/061)
  • Lady Frances Stephenson (d1953), Hassop Hall: accounts and household accounts 1936-53 (1999/042)
  • Jessop Hospital for Women, Sheffield: records incl minutes, nursing and midwifery papers 1937-78 (1999/058)
  • British National Temperance League, Sheffield: records incl Womens Auxiliary 1908-65 (1999/065, 077)
  • National Union of Townswomens Guilds, Hillsborough: minutes, register and papers 1960-95 (1999/024)

Shropshire Archives

  • Berrington Womens Institute: records c1920-90 (Acc 6597)

Surrey History Centre

  • North Surrey Association for Social Work: maternity case files c1960-71 (4530)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • Gateshead Young Womens Christian Association: records 1944-62 (S/YW2)

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • Kenilworth Ladies Luncheon Club: records, incl minutes and accounts 1966-99 (CR 3539)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Royal British Legion, Womens Section, Midhurst and District branch: minutes 1963-94 (Acc 11427)

Wolverhampton Archives and Local Studies

  • Wolverhampton Young Womens Christian Association: records 1936-86 (D/SO/40)


Leeds University, Liddle Collection

  • Yvonne Bruet (nee Mandefield), Bordeaux: letters, papers and photographs of an English girl in France during World War One (FR 21)

National Archives of Scotland

  • Hume-Campbell family, Earls of Marchmont and Gordon family of Aikenhead: estate papers and account book of Grizel, Countess of Marchmont 1694-1819 (GD1/1209)

Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine: Contemporary Medical Archives Centre

  • Abortion Law Reform Association (addnl): papers 20th cent
  • Birth Control Campaign (addnl): papers 20th cent
  • Birth Control Trust (addnl): papers 20th cent
  • Co-ordinating Campaign for the Defence of the 1967 Abortion Act: files rel to activities c1970-99


Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine

  • Florence Nightingale Foundation: records, incl minutes, membership and financial papers c1920-50 (SA/FNF)
  • Brislington Asylum: papers rel to the care of Annabella Irvine 1854-56 (MS 7676)
  • B Lukyn: notes on midwifery lectures by William Lowder 1786 (MS 7789)
  • Henry Sharp, medical practitioner: notes on midwifery 1838-63 (MS 7735)

York Minster Archives

  • Soroptimist International, Malton and District Club: minutes and papers c1980-99


Dundee University Archives

  • Dundee University School of Midwifery and Nursing: nursing case books, student registers, ward reports 1927-92

Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections: Palace Green Section

  • Barbara Denness (nee Howlett) (1913-96): diaries and recollections (Add MSS 877-884)

Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department

  • Maud Franklin, model: letters (10) mainly to her daughter, Ione Tyler 1890-1941 (MS Whistler F568-77)

Liverpool University: Special Collections and Archives

  • Liverpool Association of Graduate Women: minutes and other records 1919-89 (D.799)

London Metropolitan University: The Women's Library

  • Clare Madden: personal campaigning and working papers (7/CNM)
  • Helena Florence Normanton (1883-1957), barrister (addnl): papers and ephemera (7/HLN)
  • Onlywomen Press Ltd, publishers, London: production and other files, corresp, typescripts, publications and misc papers c1972-99 (6/OWP)
  • United Kingdom Home Economics Federation: minutes and other administrative papers 20th cent (6/UKH)

London University: Institute of Education

  • Margherita Rendel: papers, incl research into discrimination against women in higher education 1965-88 (DC/RL)

London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives Division

  • Jean Henderson (1899-1997), barrister and Liberal activist (addnl): papers rel to legal career (HENDERSON)
  • Camden Lesbian Centre: minutes, papers and reports 1984-87 (HALL-CARPENTER ARCHIVES: CAMDEN LESBIAN CENTRE)
  • Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement (addnl): corresp and papers c1976-99 (HALL-CARPENTER ARCHIVES: LGCM)

London University: University College London (UCL) Manuscripts Room

  • Lesley Davis: typescript memoir 'Nursing at University College Hospital, London' 1940-44 (UCH Misc 45)

Oxford University: Regents Park College, Angus Library

  • Baptist Deaconess Movement: records, incl minutes 1894-1992
  • Baptist Womens League: constitution, minutes and reports 1977-89

University of Wales Bangor, Department of Manuscripts and Archives

  • British Federation of University Women, Bangor branch: records (B-1999-2)