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Forrest Adair papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS22

Scope and Content

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.


  • 1859-1925


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.

Administrative/Biographical History

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.


0.75 linear ft. (1 half document case, 1 document case, 2 oversize boxes)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1971 with subsequent additions

Description Control

This collection was reprocessed in 2012.
Forrest Adair papers
Paul Crater
January 2012
Description rules
Finding Aid Prepared According To Dacs
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Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305