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Guide to the Peyton B. Bibb papers MSS.0153

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

May 2009

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-12-03T16:48-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

December 2012
Collection Title:

Peyton B. Bibb Papers

Unit ID:

MSS.0153

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

2.0 Linear feet (22 items, 49 pages, 1 book, 50 pages)

Dates:

1886–1906

Abstract:

Documents, mainly letters written to or by Peyton B. Bibb. There are also receipts and minutes from unidentified meetings. There is also a copy of the “Complete Rudiments of Music” by A.J. Showalter (©1906) with the name “George Bibb” written on the front cover and on the first page.

creator

Bibb, Peyton, 1817-1906

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of 22 documents, mainly letters written to or by Peyton B. Bibb. Two letters are from Sayre Smith of Sheffield, Colbert County, Alabama and Malcolm A. Graham of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, members of the Montgomery True Blues drill company, of which Bibb is the captain, stating that they will not be able to participate in the upcoming competition in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky. There are also receipts and minutes from unidentified meetings. There is also a copy of the “Complete Rudiments of Music” by A. J. Showalter (©1906) with the name “George Bib” written on the front cover and on the first page.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Martha Bace, 2008; updated by Andrew Harris, 2012

Preferred Citation:

Peyton B. Bibb Papers, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Sarah Wiggins, 1993

Biographical/Historical note

Peyton B. Bibb was a graduate of the Naval Academy at Annapolis and for some time was Surveyor at Port Royal, Hale County, Alabama. For several years he was Captain of the Montgomery True Blues drill company and commanded that company when it won many drill contests in various parts of the United States.

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Source(s)

Bibb, Peyton, 1817-1906 (local)

Alabama (localbroad)

Alabama military units (Local)

Alabama--History--1819-1950 (lcsh)

Books and Book History (localbroad)

Letters (correspondence) (aat)

Minutes (aat)

Music and Performing Arts (localbroad)

Receipts (financial records) (aat)

Soldiers--Alabama--Correspondence (lcsh)

War and Military (localbroad)

Papers Box 4054