Minutes of ICW Executive Committee

Minutes of ICW Executive Committee

written by International Council of Women, in Archiefcentrum voor Vrouwengeschiedenis (Archive Center for the History of Women), of Archive Center for the History of Women, Brussels, Belgium (Brussels, Bruxelles Region) , 328 page(s)

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Included here are the minutes of various committees of the International Council of Women, from 1897-1900. The minutes include roll calls, amendments to the Constitution, consideration of applications for affiliation, nomination of officers, and subcommittee reports. The first minutes are of the Executive Committee of the ICW, at the Women’s Institute in London, July 8-9, 1897. Names include: Countess of Aberdeen, President, Frau Simson (Germany), Miss Perrin (Canada), Miss Windeyer (Wales), Frau Bieber-Boehm (Germany), Mrs. Cox (Canada), Miss Kramer (Holland), Miss Wilson (Corresponding Secretary), May Wright Sewall. The Executive Committee meeting minutes of July 5-6, 1898 in London also include a report of the Committee of Arrangements planning for the 1899 meeting. The names include (not including those already mentioned above): Mrs. Alfred Booth (Great Britain), Mrs. Wheeler Pierce (US), Mrs. Creighton (Germany), Mrs. Fleetwood Derby (Sweden), Mrs. Sanford (Italy), Mrs. Bedford Fenwick, Miss. Arundale, Mlle Vidart (Switzerland), Miss Derick (Canada), Mrs. Crawshay (Italy), Mrs. Montefiore (Belgium), Miss Bates (US), Lady Battersea, Mrs. Percy Bunting, Mrs. Rawlinson, Miss Jones (representing Lady Laura Bidding). The minutes of the Sub Executive Committee from April, 1899 include the names: Mrs. Seaife, Miss Walhstrom, Mrs. Lyttelton. In addition, the minutes of the Committee of Arrangements from June 22, [1899] include: Mrs. Wittenoon, Janet Lady Clarke, Mrs. Willoughby Cummings, Anna Howard Shaw, Mrs. Armitage, Mrs. Rawlinson, Miss Bateson, Ms. Fenwick, Miss Lidgett, Lady Roberts Austen, Mrs. Gordon Norrie, Mrs. Cockburn, Mrs. Niseon, Frau Stritt, Gina Krug, Mrs. Frank Gibbs, Mrs. Hugh Discow, Miss Jones, Mrs. Davidson, Mrs. McDonald, Miss Maynard, Baroness Alexandra Gripenberg. Also in 1899, the minutes of the Executive Committee meetings at Westminster Town Hall on June 26 and July 8 include the names: Oddo Deflou, Fannie Humphreys, Mrs. Boomer (Canada), Anna Simon (German), Frau Hurka Relzun (Sweden), Froken Forshammer, Sidney Webb (New Zealand), Klerck van Hogendorp (Holland). Finally, the minutes of the Executive Committee meeting held in Paris on June 25, 1900 include reports from the Committee on Peace and Arbitration and the Committee on Press and Laws and the following names: Maria Cedurschiold (Sweden), Miss James (Great Britain), Mrs. Frederickson (Denmark), Marne Aars (Norway), Mlle Bogelot (France), Mrs. Digman (Canada). [Some material in this is typed, including the minutes of a meeting on March 23, 1899]
Field of Interest
Women and Social Movements
Collection
Women and Social Movements, International
Corporate Author
International Council of Women
Content Type
Government/institutional document
Duration
0 sec
Format
Text
Page Count
328
Subject
Women and Social Movements, History, Women and Social Reform, Transnational Women’s Movement, Mujer y Reforma Social, Mulher e Reforma Social, Movimiento de Mujeres Transnacional, Movimento Feminista Transnacional, International Council of Women, Political and Human Rights, Equal Rights for Women, Social and Cultural Rights
Topic
Equal Rights for Women, Social and Cultural Rights
Keywords and Translated Subjects
Mujer y Reforma Social, Mulher e Reforma Social, Movimiento de Mujeres Transnacional, Movimento Feminista Transnacional

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