The Norfolk Country Women's Institute (now known as the Norfolk Women's Institute) was formed August 19th 1931 with twenty eight founder members. The emblem chosen was the Rosemary plant. The institute celebrates its 75th year in August 2006.
In 1991, the Institute published a booklet commemorating its 60th jubilee which tells the story of the Norfolk Road branch and is included in the collection.
This collection contains minute books, photographs, Jubilee and club memorabilia. 1936 – 1997.
Department
Archives

Archive Contents

  Box 1

1. Minute Book. 1931 – 1936

2. Minute Book. 1936 – 1945

3. Minute Book. 1945 – 1952

4. Minute Book. 1952 – 1959

5. Minute Book. 1959 – 1969

6. Minute Book. 1969 – 1974

7. Minute Book. 1974 – 1979

8. Minute Book. 1979 – 1983

9. Minute Book. 1983 – 1990

10. Minute book. 1990 – 1997

11. Minute book. Annual meetings 1936 – 1967

12. Minute book. Annual meetings 1967 – 1985

13. Minute book. Committee minutes 1973 – 1983

14. Minute book. Committee minutes 1984 – 1998

14a Minute book. Committee minutes 1998 - 2006

15. Financial Records 1968 – 1974

16. Financial Records 1974 – 1980

17. Financial Records 1981 – 1984

18. Financial Records 1984 – 1986

19. Competition Results. 4 exercise books of monthly competitions.

  Box 2

20. Annual reports (Green folder). Copies of reports ca. 1946 – 1997

21. Scrapbook. Certificates from Festivals, AGM, Council Meetings

Programmes. 1948 – 1993

22. Scrapbook. Dockets and receipts.1955 – 1988

23. Scrapbook. Invitations and letters of interest. 1952 – 1968

24. Financial accounts. Income and expenditure. 1931 – 1966

25. Accounts. Three blue notebooks, small blue exercise book. 1952 – 1955

26. Points book. 1978

27. Yearly programmes 1961 - 2006/2007

28. Norfolk Country Women's Institute history 1991 (3 copies)

Annual Reports. Competition results. Jubilee lists. Committee meetings.

(the following are missing: years 1,2,3,4,25,421,43,45,54,62, (65th annual report is the last)

28. 21st birthday and 25th jubilee.

29. 50th Jubilee - lists, roll of honour, lists of officers

30. 60th jubilee - lists & Norfolk CWI History compiled by Mary Dobson and Joan Burgess

31. Photograph album. 50th and 60th Jubilee celebrations.

32 Folder. 75th Jubilee president's address and greetings cards

Accession No
ARC2006-71

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