Document, Guide Song Book; Crozier, Ida; 1927-1933; WY.2008.6.1.5

Name/Title

Document, Guide Song Book

About this object

This handwritten note book of 'Guide Songs' belonged to Ida Crozier, of Rokeby in mid-Canterbury. Ida's daughter Janet, who taught in the Wyndham District, was also heavily involved in the Guiding movement, becoming a local commisioner for the Lower Mataura Valley. Janet's daughters were also Guides and Queen's Guides, and we are very fortunate to have three generations of Guides represented in our collection.

New Zealand was one of the first countries in the world to introduce Guiding for girls, and by 1930 around 6500 girls were enrolled. In 1926 Guiding by Post began for girls unable to join active units. This later split into the Post Branch for those with disabilities and the Lone Branch for those in remote areas. (By 1993 girls with special needs were integrated into ordinary units.. We believe that Ida Crozier was a Loan Guide. Her book has been so meticlouskly made it obviously meant a lot to her, and we hope that Ida had many ocassions to get together around the camp fire with fellow Guiders.

Maker

Crozier, Ida

Maker Role

Maker

Date Made

1927-1933

Period

1920s

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, Canterbury, Rokeby

Medium and Materials

organic, processed material, vegetal, paper

Measurements

h 10 mm x w 445 mm x d 590 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Clubs, Groups and Societies

Subject and Association Keywords

Music

Object Type

books

Object number

WY.2008.6.1.5

Rights

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