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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Irish Housewives Association, Consumer Bodies
Consumers' Organisations:
1957-1958, submission from the Irish Housewives Association to the European Productivity Agency, with correspondence and meeting papers
1959-1964, correspondence and reports of other consumer organisations, 1 file
1958-1960, European Productivity Agency, Consumers' Association Meeting, 1958, correspondence and report, Hilda Tweedy's file of correspondence, leaflets and information sheets
1960, Notebooks of Meetings, 1 file
1960, European Productivity Agency, Consumer Information Meeting Reports, 1 file
1963, 1966-1969, Consumers Association of Ireland, Memorandum and Articles of Association, 1963, minutes, accounts and correspondence, with lease of property, Nora Browne's file
1967, Consumers Association of Ireland, correspondence and constitution, 1 file
1969-1991, press cuttings, guidelines, correspondence, Council of Europe draft Consumers' Protection Charter, 1972, consumerism seminar report [An Grianan], 1978, 1 file
1971-1978, Consumer Education Committee, consumer education for adults and in schools, reports and correspondence with blank copy of the Central Statistics Office Household Budget Inquiry Questionnaire [H B 3] of c1960, 1 file
1976-1977, Consumer Education Committee, minutes, report submission for the promotion of consumer education, 1 file
1980-1988, Office of Consumer Affairs and Fair Trade leaflets and booklet on the history of the organisation, 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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