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Walter T. Forbes Y Camp papers

Walter T. Forbes Y Camp papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Walter T. Forbes Y Camp papers
Creator: Forbes, Walter Tillou, 1877-1944
Inclusive Dates: 1900s
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet
Collection Number: ms39
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Walter Tillou Forbes (1877-1944) was Secretary of the Athens, Georgia, YMCA.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of papers of Walter T. Forbes regarding Georgia YMCA camps at Camp Chattooga, Tallulah Falls, and Pine Tops Camp, Mitchell's Falls, from the 1900s. Included are letters regarding registration, payments, and camp activities; forms, brochures, and pamphlets regarding camps; photographs of camp activities; and newspaper clippings regarding Walter Forbes, his death, and Y camps.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Walter T. Forbes Y Camp papers, ms39, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2018.

General Notes

Donated by Lester Forbes in 1968.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Athens (Ga.) -- Social life and customs.
Athens Y Camp (Ga.)
Camp Chattooga (Ga.)
Camps -- Georgia.
Pine Tops Camp (Ga.)
YMCA of the USA
Youth -- Georgia -- Societies and clubs.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Papers, 1919-1939
12Papers, 1940-1959
13Forms & pamphlets
14Newspaper Clippings
16 Where God and a Good Time are Friends , 1973