Forrest Adair papers
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Forrest Adair papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. reference@atlantahistorycenter.com
Creator: Adair, Forrest, 1864-1936
Title: Forrest Adair papers
Dates: 1859-1925
Quantity: 0.75 linear ft. (1 half document case, 1 document case, 2 oversize boxes)
Identification: ahc.MSS22

Biographical/Historical Note

Forrest Adair was born March 24, 1864. He attended Boys' High School and later worked in his father's real estate firm, which was later known as George and Forrest Adair Realty Company. Forrest Adair was active in many organizations, including the Yaarab Temple Masons, of which he was the Potentate, 1900-1911. Additional biographical information on Forrest Adair has not been determined.


Scope and Content Note

These papers consist of material about the Masons and Atlanta. Papers include newspaper clippings, correspondence, a booklet, Atlanta city directories, and Masonic literature and directory.


Index Terms

Adair, Forrest, 1864-1936
Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America. Yaarab Temple (Atlanta, Ga.).
Atlanta (Ga.)--Politics and government
Freemasonry--Georgia--Atlanta
Mims, Livingston, 1833-1906

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Forrest Adair papers, MSS 22, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1971 with subsequent additions

Description Control

This collection was reprocessed in 2012.


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.


Container List

 

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11Clippings, 1902
 
2Miscellaneous, 1900, 1904
 
3Adair Anniversary Dinners, 1915, 1925, 1965
 

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21Akin's Lodge Manual and Masonic Law Digest, 1895
 
2Catalogue for Masonic Home Print Shop, approximately 1925
 
3Atlanta City Registry, 1867
 
4Atlanta City Directory, 1859
 

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MSS OS box 4.931Masonic Constitution, undated
 

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MSS OS box 4.41Scrapbook re political career of Forrest Adair, 1895-1896