Walter T. Forbes Y Camp papers

Walter T. Forbes Y Camp papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Forbes, Walter Tillou, 1877-1944
Title: Walter T. Forbes Y Camp papers
Dates: 1900s
Quantity: 0.25 Linear feet
Coll. Number: ms39

Biographical/Historical Note

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

Scope and Content Note

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.

Index Terms

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

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

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

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Papers, 1919-1939
2Papers, 1940-1959
3Forms & pamphlets
4Newspaper Clippings
6 Where God and a Good Time are Friends, 1973