Front cover had detached from spine and Scotch tape was used by the WI to hold it together. The binding was professionally repaired in 2019.
History / Biography
The Torbolton Women's Institute Branch disbanded in 1993.
Tweedsmuir Community History was donated in 2014 by Mrs. Ruth Kennedy. Program books were donated in 2019 by Mrs. Irene Robillard.
Scope and Content
This fonds consists of a Tweedsmuir History and program books for the Torbolton Branch of the Women's Institute. The Tweedmuir History was assembled between the late 1960's and 1985. Most of the material is photocopied from another book with the exception of the last page containing a colour photograph of life members taken in March 1985.
Topics covered in the scrapbook include:
St. Thomas Anglican Church - Woodlawn
Epworth United Church
Daniel Baird family
Obituary of Margaret Abina 1979
Programme books included the years of:
1936 - 1937
1937 - 1938
1939 - 1940
1944 - 1945
1947 - 1948
1954 - 1955
1974 - 1975
The Tweedsmuir History book was repaired and digitized in 2019. It is searchable online through the FWIO Virtual Archive.
Tweedsmuir History - Please use digitized version instead of original. Available through the FWIO Virtual Archive.