Helen Forbes Ross papers

Helen Forbes Ross papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Ross, Helen Forbes, 1883-1966
Title: Helen Forbes Ross papers
Dates: 1908-1967
Quantity: 1.0 Linear feet (253 items in 2 document boxes, 1 half box)
Abstract:The collection consists of papers of Helen Forbes Ross from 1908-1966. Includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs mainly pertaining to Ross' theatrical career. Also includes some material relating to her charitable work, most notably the Woman's Christian Temperance Union.
Coll. Number: ms640

Biographical/Historical Note

Helen Forbes Ross (1883-1966), stage actress, daughter of Walter Tillou Forbes I, born in Atlanta, Georgia. Married Wisconsin University professor of sociology, Dr. E.A. Ross. After career in theater, she worked to raise money for worthy causes.


Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Index Terms

Actresses--United States.
Photographs.
Temperance--United States--Societies, etc.
Theater--United States.
Woman's Christian Temperance Union.
Women in the theater--United States.
Women social reformers--United States.

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

Helen Forbes Ross papers. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Material

Related collections in this repository: Walter Tillou Forbes papers.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Genealogy, Forbes & Tillou families
 
2Forbes, W. T., I-re:
 
3Cotton Processing
 
4Fire Engine
 
5Leather Tanning Process
 
6Leather Tanning Process
 
7Ramie, re:
 
8Ramie, patent
 
9Ramie, sample & letters
 
10Ramie - Samples
 
BoxFolder
21Walter Tillou Forbes, II, Letters
 
2Walter Tillou Forbes, III, Letters
 
3Clippings
 
4Printed material
 
5Helen Forbes Division Re: Marriage to Dr. E. A. Ross
 
6Helen Forbes Division Clippings, Career
 
7Lester Forbes Re:
 
8Walter Tillou Forbes III and Family, re:
 
9Helen Forbes Division Re: Chef Carson Gulley
 
10Helen Forbes Division Re: WCTU Work
 
11Helen Forbes Division Correspondence
 
12Helen Forbes Division Re: Death
 
13Helen Forbes Division Miscellaneous
 
14Helen Forbes Division Fan
 
BoxFolder
31Photo: Bering Sea Commissioners
 
2Photo: Cannon, Mrs. John
 
3Photo: Edison, Mrs. Thomas A. with Dr. Kellogg
 
4Photo: Forbes, Elizabeth Tillou
 
5Photo: Forbes, Gilbert
 
6Photo: Forbes, Lucy
 
7Photo: Forbes, Nell
 
8Photo: Forbes, Walter T., I
 
9Photo: Forbes, Walter T.
 
10Photo: Forbes, Mrs. Walter T.
 
11Forbes Family (Group picture)
 
12Photo: Mahatma Gandhi
 
13Photo: Gulley, Carson & Beatrice
 
14Photo: Home in Wisconsin
 
15Photo: Jordan, David Starr
 
16Photo:Ross, Helen Forbes (alone)
 
17Photo: Helen alone & with others
 
18Photo: Helen with others
 
19Photo: Ross, Edward A.
 
20Photo: Tillou, William Graham
 
21Photo: Watterson, Henry
 
22Photo: Unidentified
 
23Photo: Negatives