Walter T. Forbes papers

Walter T. Forbes papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Forbes, Walter Tillou, 1877-1944
Title: Walter T. Forbes papers
Dates: 1914-1966
Quantity: 0.2 Linear feet (78 items in 1 half box)
Abstract:The collection consists of papers of Walter T. Forbes from 1914-1966 and includes correspondence, forms, lists, brochures, photographs, and newspaper clippings. Materials pertain to Georgia YMCA camps including Athens Y Camp at Tallulah Falls; Pine Tops Camp, Mitchell's Falls; and the girl's Camp Chattooga, Tallulah Falls. Most of the clippings consist of obituaries and editorials regarding Forbes.
Coll. Number: ms39

Biographical/Historical Note

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


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

Athens (Ga.)--Social life and customs--20th century.
Athens Y Camp (Ga.)
Camp Chattooga (Ga.)
Pine Tops Camp (Ga.)
YMCA of the USA.
Youth--Georgia--Societies and clubs.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Walter T. Forbes papers. MS 39. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related collections in this repository: Helen Forbes papers.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Forbes, W.T. and the Athens "Y" Camp. Letters, lists, etc., 1919-1939
2Forbes, W.T. and the Athens "Y" Camp. Letters, lists, etc., 1940-1959
3Forbes, W.T. and the Athens "Y" Camp. Forms and Printed Material
4Forbes, W.T. and the Athens "Y" Camp. Newspaper Clippings
5Forbes, W.T. and the Athens "Y" Camp. Pictures
6Forbes, W.T. and the Athens "Y" Camp. "Where God and a Good Time are Friends"