Laura McManus collection of Laurel Falls Camp memories

Laura McManus collection of Laurel Falls Camp memories

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: McManus, Laura
Title: Laura McManus collection of Laurel Falls Camp memories
Dates: 1925-1966
Quantity: 0.5 Linear feet 1 box
Coll. Number: ms3142

Biographical/Historical Note

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

Scope and Content Note

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).

Index Terms

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

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

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

Related Material

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
2Laurel Falls Camp hymns
3Photograph album, 1925
4Photograph album, 1929-1931
5Scrapbook, 1929-1934
6Photographs, 1935, 1939
7 I, Laura, 1950
8Essays, 1966
9 The North Georgia Review, Pseudopodia, A Strange Kind of Love, 1937-1939, 1962