James L. Sibley, Jr. papers

James L. Sibley, Jr. papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Sibley, James L., 1883-1929
Title: James L. Sibley, Jr. papers
Dates: 1907-1972
Quantity: 1.0 folder (4 items)
Coll. Number: ms555

Biographical/Historical Note

James Longstreet Sibley, Jr. (1883-1929) was a professor at University of Georgia, appointed by the Phelps-Stokes Fund to organize the educational system in Liberia in 1925.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of papers of James L. Sibley, Jr. Included is a letter written from Java, May 11, 1907, by Sibley, addressed “My dear Aunt Mary,” describing Boro Boedor, with details of the carvings (part of the letter is missing); and a typewritten diary kept by Sibley while working in Liberia under the auspices of the Phelps-Stokes Fund (from January-August, 1926). Also included is an issue of the Presbyterian Weekly (January 21, 1951), and biographical information regarding Sibley (dated 1972).


Index Terms

Correspondence
Diaries.
Liberia--Economic conditions--20th century.
Liberia--Social conditions.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

James L. Sibley, Jr. papers, ms 555. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Material

Published materials accompanying this collection have been cataloged individually and have an associated collection note.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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