Title:A. Gertrude Anthony papers, 1906-1968
Creator/Contributor:Anthony, A. Gertrude, 1873-1967, creator
Creator/Contributor:Burt, Amy A., 1869-1862
Consists of correspondence of Gertrude Anthony pertaining to her time as a teacher for the American Committee for Armenian
and Syrian Relief (Near East Relief) in Armenia and Turkey following World War I. Correspondence from 1919 to 1922 is from
Anthony and her sister, Amy A. Burt, to family and friends back home in Calif. discussing life in Armenia and Turkey including
the Armenian massacres. Correspondence from 1960 to 1965 is to Anthony from the students she taught while in Turkey. Also
includes reports on Constantinople, the American Near East Relief and Anatolia College, Salonica, and Anthony's diplomas and
passport. Also present is a scrapbook of news clippings and newsletters pertaining to Armenian relief and individuals from
Berkeley, Calif. who went to Armenia, Greece, or Turkey. Scrapbook also includes 1 photograph, souvenir currency, and several
pieces of correspondence.
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Anthony, A. Gertrude -- 1873-1967 -- Archives
Near East Relief (Organization)
Anatolia College -- History -- 20th century
American Committee for Armenian and Syrian Relief.
Armenian massacres, 1915-1923
Teachers -- California -- Berkeley
Turkey -- History -- Revolution, 1918-1923
Collection processed at box level in 2002.
A. Gertrude Anthony papers, BANC MSS 2002/207, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift; of Frances Avik; in 1985.
Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1986.006).
A. Gertrude Anthony was a native of Berkeley, Calif. who taught science at the Berkeley High School. From 1919 to 1922 she
went to Armenia and Turkey to help teach Armenian children. She returned to help Armenian orphans in Athens, Greece in 1929.
2 boxes (.6 linear ft.)
BANC MSS 2002/207 cz Box 1
BANC MSS 2002/207 cz Box 2