Bertha Gossett papers
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Bertha Gossett papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Gossett, Bertha, 1891-1982
Title: Bertha Gossett papers
Dates: 1935-1985, undated
Quantity: 0.834 linear ft. (two document cases)
Identification: ahc.MSS421

Biographical/Historical Note

Bertha Gossett (1891-1982) was widowed in 1934. Her husband was a Spanish-American veteran. She became active in patriotic societies and was a member of the Spanish-American War Veterans Auxillary, Navy Mothers Club, Daughters of America among others. Additional biographical information about Bertha Gossett has not been determined.

Scope and Content Note

This collection is consists of reports, programs, correspondence, invitations, and periodicals from a variety of patriotic organizations.

Index Terms

Associations, institutions, etc.--Georgia--Atlanta
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Daughters of America.
Elks (Fraternal order).
Fraternal organizations--Georgia--Fulton County
Gossett, Bertha, 1891-1982--Correspondence
Spanish-American War Veterans.
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Bertha Gossett papers, MSS 421, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1988


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Container List




11Biography - Bertha Gossett, undated
2Publication - "Daughters of America Magazine", 1957-1972
3Officers and committees - Daughters of America - State Council of Georgia, 1950-1962
4Invitations - Daughters of America, 1956-1969
5Correspondence - Daughters of America, 1954-1969
6Programs - Daughters of America - National Council, 1958-1970
7Programs - Daughters of America - State Council of Georgia, 1956-1970
8Programs - Daughters of America - Junior Order United American Mechanics - Memorial services, 1935-1959
9Report - Veterans of Foreign Wars - Ladies Auxillary - officers and chairman, 1962
10Membership list - Veterans of Foreign Wars - Marcus W. Beck Auxiliary to Post 3027, undated
11Programs - Veterans of Foreign Wars, 1959-1962
12Ledger book - Veterans of Foreign Wars - Marcus W. Beck, Jr. Auxiliary Post 3027, 1959-1962
13Correspondence - Veterans of Foreign Wars, undated
14Miscellaneous - Veterans of Foreign Wars, undated
15Programs - National Memorial Day exercises, 1942-1985
16Correspondence - AMVETS Auxiliary Post 3, undated
17Spanish-American War Veterans Auxiliary, undated
18I.O.O.F. - Rebekah Lodges of Georgia, undated
19Navy Mothers Club of Georgia, undated
20Program - American Legion-Veterans Day Activities, 1967
21Program - B.P.O. Elks-Atlanta Lodge 78 - Flag Day, 1942
22Publication - Pnew-Mo-News VA Hospital, Atlanta Georgia Volume 10, undated
23Victory Club, 1963-1966
24Veterans Administration - Silver Anniversary, 1955
25Leitzsey-Croom Dance Studio, 1949-1951
26Miss Atlanta Show, undated
27Parade Order - Armed Forces, 1953
28Newspaper clippings, undated
29Miscellaneous, undated
30Publication - "Forget Me Not" Disabled American Vets Auxiliary, Volume X No.I, undated



21Reports - Daughters of America, State Council of Georgia, 1950-1959
2Reports - Daughters of America, State Council of Georgia, 1960-1961
3Reports - Daughters of America, State Council of Georgia, 1967-1972
4Reports - Daughters of America, State Council of Georgia, 1960-1970