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Peyton B. Bibb papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0153

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.

Dates

  • 1886–1906

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None

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.

Extent

2 Linear Feet (22 items, 49 pages, 1 book, 50 pages)

Language of Materials

English

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.

Provenance

Gift of Sarah Wiggins, 1993

General

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Processed by

Martha Bace, 2008; updated by Andrew Harris, 2012

Creator

Title
Guide to the Peyton B. Bibb papers
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
May 2009
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

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