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SWRI Handbook
SWRI Handbook

Copy of Scottish Women's Rural Institutes Hand Book issued by the Central Council in the 1960s. The 34 page document covers the Constitution and Organisation, Institutes, Annual Elections of Office Bearers, County Federations, Areas, Central Council, Committees, National Conference, Finance and detailed Notes for Institutes concerning the conduct of their business, hints for work, specimen programmes, competitions and suggested subjects for lectures, demonstrations, exhibitions etc. As variation from the earlier versions of the handbook (see 2007.197.18-20) this version, within a blue card cover, has forms at the end for 'SWRI Particulars', 'Record of Meetings', 'Accounts Synopsis', 'Cash Receipts', and 'Expenditure'. The SWRI Particulars Form requires details of the complete organisation and events of each institute. (For an example of the general contents see pdf copy of 1935 version of handbook 2007.197.18)
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