Fonds - West Lorne Women's Institute fonds

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West Lorne Women's Institute fonds

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  • 1914-1994 (Creation)

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75 cm of textual records

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The West Lorne Women's Institute was founded January 29, 1913 in the village of West Lorne, Ontario. Members completed several projects over the years such as building a Memorial Hall in West Lorne in 1930 in honour of those fallen in World War I. They began their 4 v. Tweedsmuir History in 1947 (v. 2 missing). This Institute branch is still active.

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Fonds consists of records created and maintained by the West Lorne Women's Institute. Fonds is comprised of the following series: Tweedsmuir History series, 1914-1994 Minutes series, 1916-1991 Programs and reports series, 1929-1975

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Records were in the custody of the West Lorne Women's Institute before being donated to the Elgin County Archives in 2006.


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The Tweedsmuir Histories compiled by members of the Women's Institutes of Elgin County are available online through the County of Elgin Women's Institutes Tweedsmuir Histories Digitization Project.

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