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James L. Sibley, Jr. papers

James L. Sibley, Jr. papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: James L. Sibley, Jr. papers
Creator: Sibley, James L., 1883-1929
Inclusive Dates: 1907-1972
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (4 items)
Collection Number: ms555
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

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

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).

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

James L. Sibley, Jr. papers, ms555, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Liberia -- History.

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