CollectionIrish Girl Guides

Correspondence relating to Constitution, Promise, Change of Name

98/5/2/I 1929-1932
Corresponsence formerly kept in envelopes
Marked 'The Chief Scout; Dame Helen G[wynn] V[aughan] & Lady Powerscourt (re change to wording of Promise); 'Miss Scott'; Miss Walker & Lady Powerscourt'; legal opinion on status of Irish Girl Gudes by Senator Browne'
1 file

98/5/2/II 1929-1932
Executive Committee and sub-committee to consider matters of policy: replies to Lady Powerscourt inviting membership of the Executive Committee, minutes of March, 1931
Copy of Free State of Ireland Constitution
Notes on resolutions etc suggested by the sub-committee
Explanatory notes and pamphlet (including draft copy), memoranda & report on Dominion status
Irish Free State Girl Guides Constitution
With correspondence
1 file

98/5/2/III 1930-1931
Correspondence with Girl Guide Association relating to representation on Imperial Executive Committee
1 file

98/5/2/IV 1931-1932
Change of Promise. Draft rewordings, correspondence, press cuttings, mainly letters to the Irish Times',1 file

98/5/2/V 1932
Invitation from the Dean of Christchurch to Church of Ireland clergymen to discuss the problems facing the Girl Guides in Ireland, with correspondence
1 file

98/5/2/VI 1932
Constitution and Dominion Status: 'The Committee Explains' press release
1 file

98/5/2/VII 193
Change of name [from Irish Free State Girl Guides to Irish Girl Guides]
Correspondence with Princess Alice Mary, Rosalind, the Duchess of Abercorn, the Girl Guide Association; Executive Committee and Imperial Executive Committee minutes and memoranda
With resignation of Arethusa Leigh-White and correspondence relating to her opposition to the inclusion of the word Éire
1 file

98/5/2/VIII 1938 [?]
'Guiding in the Irish Free State', speeches by Lady Powerscourt and Mrs Leigh-White, with drafts
1 file

98/5/2/IX 1947
1 file.

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