University of Texas San Antonio

A Guide to the Anne Bufton Collection, 2000 and undated



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Bufton, Anne, 1899-
Title: Anne Bufton Collection
Dates: 2000 and undated
Creator Abstract: Anne Bufton, born in 1899, rose to national prominence through her dedication to helping others through community service. Claiming she was 18, Bufton joined the Women's Royal Naval Air Service during World War I in 1915. She was a 30-year member, and past president (1962-1964) of the Women's Overseas Service League, a national organization of women who served overseas during times of military conflict.
Content Abstract: The collection consists of a digital image of Anne Bufton in uniform on a train departing from Merheim, Germany in 1919, and an August 8, 2000 article from the Camas-Washougal Post-Record newspaper on Bufton's life.
Identification: MS 293
Extent: 0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Historical Note

Anne Bufton, born in 1899, rose to national prominence through her dedication to helping others through community service. Claiming she was 18, Bufton joined the Women's Royal Naval Air Service during World War I in 1915. She was a 30-year member, and past president (1962-1964) of the Women's Overseas Service League, a national organization of women who served overseas during times of military conflict.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a computer printout of a digital image of Anne Bufton in uniform on a train departing from Merheim, Germany in 1919, and an August 8, 2000 article from the Camas-Washougal Post-Record newspaper on Bufton's life.


 

Organization of Collection

Series 1. Anne Bufton Collection

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is housed at UTSA's Main Campus and must be accessed via the John Peace Library Special Collections reading room. To request access, please use the Collections Request Form.

Usage Restrictions

Permission to publish items from this collection must be obtained from University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.


Index Terms

Personal Names
Bufton, Anne, 1899-
Organizations
Women's Overseas Service League.
Subjects
Women veterans--United States.
World War, 1914-1918--Participation, female.
Local Subjects
Military
Women

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Anne Bufton Collection, 2000 and undated, MS 293, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

Acquisition Information

Received as a gift from Elsie Smith in 2002 (Acc. 2002-031).

Processing Information

Encoded by Angela McClendon, University Archivist, October 2008.


Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Anne Bufton Collection, 2000 and undated

Box Folder
1 1 Printout of digital image of Anne Bufton in uniform on a train departing from Merheim, Germany, in 1919, undated
1 Article from the Camas-Washougal Post-Record newspaper on Bufton's life, 2000