Anna E. Bass Collection
Scope and content
The items in this collection date from 1874 to 1875 and include certificates and diplomas issued to Anna E. Bass while at Farmville College, as well as her valedictory essay and valedictory address. Additionally, the collection includes an undated medallion tintype photograph of Anna E. Bass.
- Majority of material found within 1874 - 1875
- Bass, Anna E. (Person)
Restrictions on Access
There are no restrictions to access or use for research purposes.
Anna Elizabeth (Bass) Burton, the daughter of John Bass and Mary Alice (Jones), was born in 1859 in Appomattox County, Virginia. In 1875 she graduated from [then] Farmville College. She married Henry Williams Burton in 1885 and sadly died just one year later, on March 14, 1886, just 9 days after the birth of her daughter, Anna Bass Burton.
2.9 Linear Feet (3 archival flat boxes)
Language of Materials
Ownership and Custodial History
This collection of materials that relates to Anna Elizabeth (Bass) Burton was donated to the Greenwood Library Archives, June 1988, by Susanne E. Berkaw, the niece of Anna Bass (Burton) Ellett.
- Benedict Chatelain
- November 23, 2020
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
Part of the Greenwood Library Archives and Special Collections Repository
Janet D. Greenwood Library
401 Redford Street
Farmville VA 22963 United States