CollectionIrish Housewives Association (Hilda Tweedy Papers)
Collection DescriptionThe Irish Housewives Association (IHA) was formed in 1942, to gain recognition for the right of housewives to play an active part in society. Dr. Hilda Tweedy was the custodian of these records for many years. She was a founder member, and a lifetime member, of the IHA.
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DescriptionIrish Housewives Association Correspondence
Subject Files:
1947-1952; 1957-1959; 1968, premises: correspondence, hire and leases, 1 file
1948-1951, Mother and Baby Scheme, with Irish Housewives Association memorandum and cuttings, 1 file
1949-1953, Paris Peace Congress message and accusations of Communism, `Roscommon Herald' case and apology, 1 file
1951, correspondence, Andre Sheehy Skeffington and Edgar Deal `Confidential, 1 file
1951-1973, file on elections including Draft Minutes of Extraordinary General Meeting of 1957[?]
Notebook with electioneering programme, cuttings, correspondence, with correspondence relating to the resignation of Carmel Gleeson, 1966-1967, 1 file
1957, appeal for funds, 1 file
1958-1959, Miss R D Wilson Trust, including accounts of the Irish Distressed Ladies' Association, Irish Housewives Association and The Governess Association of Ireland, 1 file
1960-1962, Nursing Homes and Public Health [see also general correspondence and press cuttings], 1 file
1966-1967, Silver Jubilee correspondence and accounts
1974-1975, Buy Irish Campaign [see also general correspondence], 1 file
1976-1988; 1992, correspondence and papers relating to the Irish Housewives Association archives, including a letter from Andree Sheehy Skeffington relating to the Women's Suffrage Exhibition, 1975, and programme, 1 file
1986, RGDATA meeting [see also general correspondence and campaign files], 1 file
1991-1992, launch of `A Link in the Chain', Golden Jubilee and close down, 1 file kept by Hilda Tweedy
1995, Nora Browne Bequest, 1 file.
AccessBy prior appointment.
Repository NameNational Archives of Ireland
Address8 Bishop Street Dublin 8
EircodeD08 DF85
Telephone(01) 407-2300
Telephone 21890-25-24-24
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