United Spanish War Veterans Dept. of Georgia records

United Spanish War Veterans Dept. of Georgia records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Gossett, Bertha, 1891-1982
Creator: United Spanish War Veterans. Dept. of Georgia.
Title: United Spanish War Veterans Dept. of Georgia records
Dates: circa 1891-1966
Quantity: 10.7 Linear feet (15 cartons, 2 oversized folders)
Abstract:The collection consists of records of the Georgia Dept. of the United Spanish War Veterans from ca. 1891-1966. The records document the activities of the Georgia Dept. as well as the national chapter, and the Georgia Auxiliary. Includes correspondence; minutes; annual reports; newspaper clippings; printed material such as programs, proceedings, and handbooks; and scrapbooks. Includes records of the Oscar J. Brown Auxiliary (Athens, Ga.), the Archie Butts Camp No. 5 (Augusta, Ga.), and the records (1891-1932) of Bertha A. Gossett, president of the Georgia Auxiliary.
Coll. Number: ms2371

Biographical/Historical Note

The Georgia Dept. of the United Spanish War Veterans was established in 1922.


Index Terms

Minutes.
Patriotic societies--Georgia.
Scrapbooks.
Spanish-American War, 1898--Veterans.
United Spanish War Veterans. Archie Butts Camp No. 5 (Augusta, Ga.).
United Spanish War Veterans. Dept. of Georgia.
United Spanish War Veterans. Dept. of Georgia. Auxiliary.
United Spanish War Veterans. Dept. of Georgia. Auxiliary. Oscar J. Brown Camp No. 7 (Athens, Ga.).
Veterans--Georgia--Societies, etc.
Women--Georgia--Societies and clubs.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

United Spanish War Veterans records. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Box
1History, Memorial service programs, Correspondence, Reports, Blank forms and Clippings
 
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2Materials of Col. Oscar J. Brown Auxhiliary USWV Athens, GA, 1920s-1970s
 
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3Bertha Gossett files and Archie Butt Camp #5 Files
 
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4National Convention Booklets, Proceedings from the National Encampment
 
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5Books, Official programs, Consitution and rules, 1900s to 1970s
 
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6Scrapbooks, 1950s to 1970s
 
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7Scrapbooks, Certificates
 
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8Newspaper "The United Spanish War Veterans Stars and Stripes National Tribune"
 
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9Newspaper "The Picket", Programs, Proceedings
 
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10Books, Scrapbook, Applications, 1920s
 
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11Correspondence, Recipets, Petitions, Photographs
 
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12National Convention Booklets, Ceremony instructional pamphlets, artifacts
 
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13Official Correspondence
 
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14General Orders, Minute Books, 1930s-1990s
 
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15Correspondence, history of activities
 
OS Folder
1BUnited Spanish War Veterans Georgia Chapter Charter, 1929
 
OS Folder
2BUnited Spanish War Veterans Georgia Chapter Auxiliaries, 1924-1926