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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 106 7OCH
Held at: Women's Library
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Full title: CHANDLER, Olive
Date(s): [1940-1949]
Level of description: fonds
Extent: 0.25 A box (1 folder)
Name of creator(s): Chandler | Olive | fl 1945


Administrative/Biographical history:

Olive Chandler (fl 1945) appears to have had an interest in several women's groups in the period at the end of the Second World War. She apparently contacted both the National Council of Women and the National Federation of Women's Institutes to gain more information about their structures and their aims before collecting the material that they, in turn, sent her.


Scope and content/abstract:

The archive consists of 1 folder containing:

1) Letter to Miss Chandler from the National Council of Women of Great Britain explaining their aims and enclosing a list of affiliated societies, 1944 (2 items)

2) Instructional leaflets from the National Federation of Women's Institutes, 1940s (6 items): What a Women's Institute is and what it does; Good programmes for hard times - a leaflet for programmes sub-committees; to the WI Chairman-President; to the WI Honorary Treasurer; to the WI Committee Member; to the WI Honorary Secretary.

Access & Use

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System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access:

This collection is available for research. Readers are advised to contact The Women's Library in advance of their first visit.

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Finding aids:

Collection level description available on-line on the Women's Library website

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Miss Chandler donated the archive to The Fawcett Library in 1993.

Allied Materials

Related material:

The Women's Library also holds the records of the National Federation of Women's Institutes (5FWI). The National Council of Women of Great Britain archive is held by London Metropolitan Archives: City of London.

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Finding aid created by export from CALM v7.2.14 Archives Hub EAD2002. Edited for AIM25 by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
In compliance with ISAD (G): General International Standard Archival Description - 2nd Edition (1999); UNESCO Thesaurus, December 2001; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

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