Fonds - Creston Women's Institute fonds

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Creston Women's Institute fonds

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    CA CRE

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    • 1915-1988 (Creation)
      Creston Women's Institute

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    20 cm of textual records

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    The Creston and District Women's Institute was incorporated in 1915 in the West Kootenay Valley District. The first directors of the Institute were Mrs. H.B. Downs, Mrs. E.I. Henderson, Mrs. B.C. Forrester, Mrs. McKelvey, and Mrs. Maxwell. The Institute changed its name to the Creston Women's Institute in 1952. In 1988, it amalgamated with the Young Women's Institute to form the Creston Young Women's Institute.

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    Records were in the custody of Alice Sloan.

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    The fonds consists of certificate of incorporation and other legal certificates, minute books, membership registers, scrapbook, guest book for 50th Anniversary reception, and ephemera.

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        BCAUL control number: CRE-3057

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