Lillian Smith photographs

Lillian Smith photographs

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Smith, Lillian Eugenia, 1897-1966
Title: Lillian Smith photographs
Dates: 1925-1945
Quantity: 0.25 Linear feet 1 box
Coll. Number: ms2356

Biographical/Historical Note

Lillian Smith (1897-1966), author, lecturer, and human rights advocate, was born in Jasper County, Florida, and resided in Rabun County, Georgia. Her best known fiction piece was the controversial 1944 novel Strange Fruit.

For more information, see the article "Lillian Smith (1897-1966)" in New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists mainly of photographs of children, camp counselors, individuals, and scenery at Laurel Falls Camp for Girls, from approximately 1925-1930. Publications include issues of The Laurel Leaf, the camp newsletter, and two summer camp pamphlets. Additional materials include a composition book, and correspondence from Lillian Smith to Katherine Ulmer regarding the play Strange Fruit.

Index Terms

Laurel Falls Camp for Girls (Ga.).

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Lillian Smith photographs, ms2356, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Scrapbook, 1925
2Photographs, 1928, 1930
3Photographs, 1928, 1930
4Laurel Falls Camp for Girls publications, 1925-1929
5Miscellanea, 1945