YMCA Camp Elliot Photographs, AV.7018


YMCA Camp Elliot Photographs, AV.7018

Descriptive Summary

YMCA Camp Elliot Photographs
Call Number
Steele, Allen Dotson
1928 - 1930
0.010 cubic feet
Western Regional Archives, State Archives of North Carolina

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AV.7018, YMCA Camp Elliott Photographs, State Archives of North Carolina, Western Regional Archives, Asheville, NC, USA.

Collection Overview

This collection contains 10 2 x 2 3/4 inch black and white photographs.


Camp Elliott, located between Old Fort and Bat Cave, North Carolina was established on 27 acres donated by the Elliot Family. The camp, which received its first campers in 1928, was under the organized under the auspices of the YMCA Interstate Committee. The first summer, approximately 75 boys from 25 cities attended. C.A. Witherspoon of Hickory was camp director. Campers participated in typical activities such as nature study, crafts, swimming, storytelling, hiking, tennis and volleyball. By 1931, there was a session for girls. In the 1950s, Camp Elliott came under the direction of the Cannon Memorial YMCA in Kannapolis.

Contents of the Collection

Container Count
1 Folder

Subject Headings

  • Camp Elliott
  • Camps
  • Old Fort (N.C.)
  • Photographs