Stewart Bell Jr. Archives
Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society
P.O. Box 58, Winchester, VA 22604
(540) 662-9041 ext. 17
Inventory created by Archives Staff 02/1984. Last revised 04/2018.
ACCESS RESTRICTIONS: Collection is open to all researchers.
USE RESTRICTIONS: Restrictions may apply concerning the use, photoduplication, or publication of items in this collection. Consult a member of the archives staff for information concerning these restrictions. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright.
EXTENT: 0.5 linear feet
CREATOR: Bageant, Gertrude Over, 1897-1983
FINDING AIDS: Indexes to each scrapbooks are available in the Archives Reading Room and as searchable PDFs via the links below:
Index to Scrapbook 1: 1942
Index to Scrapbook 2: 1943
Index to Scrapbook 3: 1944
SCOPE AND CONTENT: The Gertrude Over Bageant Collection contains three scrapbooks created by Gertrude Bageant during the period of World War II. The scrapbooks contain announcements of President Roosevelt’s death and the activities of men and women of Winchester and Frederick County area during World War II.
BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Gertrude Over Bageant was born in Frederick County, VA on January 10, 1897 to Mr. and Mrs. James Mason. She lived and worked in Frederick County for her whole life. Bageant was a receptionist at the Winchester Memorial Hospital, a member of the Turner Ashby Chapter 54, United Daughters of the Confederacy, and the Market Street United Methodist Church. Mrs. Bageant died on September 11, 1983 and is buried in Mount Hebron Cemetery.
BIBLIOGRAPHY: Obituary. Winchester Star. September 13, 1983.
CITE AS: Gertrude Over Bageant Collection 281 THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA.