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Laura McManus collection of Laurel Falls Camp memories

Laura McManus collection of Laurel Falls Camp memories

Descriptive Summary

Title: Laura McManus collection of Laurel Falls Camp memories
Creator: McManus, Laura
Inclusive Dates: 1925-1966
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet 1 box
Collection Number: ms3142
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Laura McManus was a camper at Laurel Falls Camp for Girls, in Clayton, Georgia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of photograph albums, clippings, printed material, and essays collected and constructed by Laura McManus, pertaining to Laurel Falls Camp and Lillian Smith, from 1925-1966. Photographs (several of which are annotated and dated) depict campers and counselors; and a scrapbook made in the craft shop at Laurel Falls, contains drawings of leaves and photographs portraying campers participating in camp activities, such as dances, archery, performances, and cabin life. Of special interest is I, Laura, a booklet made by McManus upon her return to Camp in 1950, containing photographs from her time at Camp Laurel in 1935. The collection also includes a journal article by Lillian Smith, and issues of The North Georgia Review and Pseudopodia (both edited by Smith).

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Laura McManus collection of Laurel Falls Camp memories, ms3142, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2019.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Laurel Falls Camp for Girls (Ga.)
Printed ephemera.
Smith, Lillian Eugenia, 1897-1966

Related Collections in this Repository

Other related collections in this repository include: Laurel Falls Camp papers, ms1283; Lillian Smith and Laurel Falls Camp collection, ms2143.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Clippings and booklets about Lillian Smith and Laurel Falls Camp, 1936, 1958
12Laurel Falls Camp hymns
13Photograph album, 1925
14Photograph album, 1929-1931
15Scrapbook, 1929-1934
16Photographs, 1935, 1939
17 I, Laura , 1950
18Essays, 1966
19The North Georgia Review, Pseudopodia, A Strange Kind of Love, 1937-1939, 1962