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United Spanish War Veterans Dept. of Georgia records

United Spanish War Veterans Dept. of Georgia records

Descriptive Summary

Title: United Spanish War Veterans Dept. of Georgia records
Creator: United Spanish War Veterans. Dept. of Georgia. Auxiliary
Inclusive Dates: 1891-1966
Language(s): English
Extent: 10.7 Linear Feet 15 cartons, 2 oversized folders
Collection Number: ms2371
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

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

Scope and Content

The collection consists of records documenting the activities of the Georgia Dept. as well as the national chapter, and the Georgia Auxiliary including 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 of Bertha A. Gossett, president of the Georgia Auxiliary.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

United Spanish War Veterans records, ms2371, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

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.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Gossett, Bertha, 1891-1982
Minutes (administrative records)
Patriotic societies -- Georgia.
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. Oscar J. Brown Camp No. 7 (Athens, Ga.)
Veterans -- Georgia -- Societies, etc.
Women -- Georgia -- Societies and clubs.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1History, Memorial service programs, Correspondence, Reports, Blank forms and Clippings
2Materials of Col. Oscar J. Brown Auxhiliary USWV Athens, GA, 1920-1979
3Bertha Gossett files and Archie Butt Camp #5 Files
4National Convention Booklets, Proceedings from the National Encampment
5Books, Official programs, Consitution and rules, 1900-1979
6Scrapbooks, 1950-1979
7Scrapbooks, Certificates
8Newspaper "The United Spanish War Veterans Stars and Stripes National Tribune"
9Newspaper "The Picket", Programs, Proceedings
10Books, Scrapbook, Applications, 1920-1929
11Correspondence, Receipts, Petitions, Photographs
12National Convention Booklets, Ceremony instructional pamphlets, artifacts
13Official Correspondence
14General Orders, Minute Books, 1930-1999
15Correspondence, history of activities
1BUnited Spanish War Veterans Georgia Chapter Charter, 1929
2BUnited Spanish War Veterans Georgia Chapter Auxiliaries, 1924-1926