- [1909-2008] (Creation)
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Extent and medium
1.5 m of textual records and other material
Name of creator
The South Vancouver Island District Women's Institute included the following local Women's Institutes: Alberni, Brentwood (West Saanich), Cedar, Cobble Hill, Colwood, Cowichan, Craigflower, Deerholme, Esquimalt, Ganges, Garden City, Gordon Head, Granby, James Bay, Koksilah, The Lake (Lake Cowichan), Lakehill, Langford, Luxton and Happy Valley, Mayne Island, Metchosin, Mt. Maguire, North Saanich, Otter Point, Oyster District, Pender Island, Royal Oak, Saltair, Saturna Island, Shawnigan Lake, Shirley, Sidney, Somenos,Sooke, South Saanich, South Saltspring Island, Strawberry Vale, Tillicum, Victoria and Vimy.
Donated in multiple accessions from 2013 to 2019 by Ruth Fenner on behalf of the South Vancouver Island District Women's Institute.
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Scope and content
Fonds consists of records of the South Vancouver Island District Women’s Institute and includes minutes, correspondence, booklets and reports, handbooks, visitor books, notebooks, histories, certificates, awards, newsclippings, photographs, and artifacts. Fonds includes 2 quilt block books, 1960s, for the Victoria and Brentwood Bay Women's Institutes.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
Further accruals are expected.
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Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
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File list available.
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Related units of description
Accession number: 2013-007, 2013-011, 2014-005, 2015-016, 2016-002, 2019-003.