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CATHOLIC Women's League of New Zealand Inc

Collection | Ref # MS-Group-0885 | Held by Alexander Turnbull Library

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CATHOLIC Women's League of New Zealand Inc


CATHOLIC Women's League of New Zealand Inc

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6 metres

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Historical Notes

The Catholic Women's League of New Zealand was formed in 1948 following the establishing of local Leagues in Auckland (1931), Christchurch (1936) and Wellington (1944); its aim was 'To unite Catholic women in a bond of common fellowship for the promotion of religious, intellectual and social work'.

Scope & Contents

The collection comprises minutes, annual and financial reports, correspondence, newsletters, scrapbooks, papers relating to mission activities, national and international affiliations, office bearers, photographs and personalities.


The records have been kept in the series created by the League:

Collection Series:

1. Annual reports.

2. National Executive minutes.

3. National Conference minutes.

4. Newsletters.

5. Published material and scrapbooks.

6. Mission papers.

7. World Union of Catholic Women's Organisations.

8. Correspondence.


Dates covered:

Circa 1938 - 1998

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