Georgiana Farr Sibley Papers

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Georgiana Farr Sibley papers
Creator: Sibley, Georgiana Farr, 1887-1980
Call Number: D.165
Dates: 1924-1960
Physical Description: 6 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
Series I: Correspondence
Subseries I: Personal correspondence
Subseries II: Correspondence from organizations
Series II: Personal papers
Series III: Projects
Collection Overview
Title: Georgiana Farr Sibley papers
Creator: Sibley, Georgiana Farr, 1887-1980
Call Number: D.165
Dates: 1924-1960
Physical Description: 6 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
Georgiana (Farr) Sibley was born in West Orange, New Jersey on May 30, 1887 and died in Sharon, Connecticut on June 10, 1980. She married F. Harper Sibley (1885-1959) in 1908 and moved to Rochester, New York in 1912, living in the Sibley home at 400 East Avenue from then until 1976. The mother of six children, she was very active in community affairs, especially church work, and in the latter cause served in several national offices during her lifetime.

Scope and Content
This collection of papers, mostly from 1935 and 1936, reflects both her personal life and her civic life.

Subject(s):
New York (State)--Rochester
Women in charitable work
Correspondence
Scrapbooks
Sibley, Georgiana Farr, 1887-1980
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was received from Georgiana (Farr) Sibley in 1976 as part of a larger gift of Sibley Family Papers. The rest of the gift was processed as collection D.81, Sibley (Hiram) Family Papers. The Harper Sibley scrapbook was purchased in 2002 on the Allyn Fund.Access
The Georgiana Farr Sibley papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], Georgiana Farr Sibley papers, D.165, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Address:
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Content List
Series I: Correspondence
Includes enclosures

Subseries I: Personal correspondence
Box 1, Folder 1Personal correspondence, 1924-1934
Box 1, Folder 2-5Personal correspondence, 1935
Box 1, Folder 6-14Personal correspondence, 1936
Box 1, Folder 15-16Personal correspondence, 1960, undated
Box 1, Folder 18Personal correspondence, 1958-1960
Subseries II: Correspondence from organizations
Box 2, Folder 1Letters from organizations, 1931-July, 1935
Box 2, Folder 2-4Letters from organizations, September-December 1935
Box 2, Folder 5-10Letters from organizations, 1936
Box 2, Folder 11Letters from organizations, 1950, undated
Series II: Personal papers
Box 2, Folder 13Desk book, 1934
Box 3, Folder 7Wills and estates: Elizabeth Harding Mann will, 1918; Margaret D. Sibley estate appraisal, 1939
Box 3, Folder 9Contents of package to Mrs. Sibley's parents, 1935
Includes several photographs

Box 3, Folder 12Photograph of Sibley Family, 1943; a photograph of Mrs. Sibley, 1930's
Box 1, Folder 17Newspaper clippings, 1935-1936
Box 4Harper Sibley scrapbook
Box 5Harper Sibley newspaper scrapbook, 1935-1936
Box 6Harper Sibley Newspaper scrapbook with photographs, 1935-1948
Series III: Projects
Box 2, Folder 12Pamphlets
Box 3, Folder 1Kuling American School, 1935
Box 3, Folder 2-3War tomorrow - Will we keep out, 1935
Box 3, Folder 3-4Council of Church Women in Rochester and Monroe County, 1935-1936
Box 3, Folder 5International Missionary Council, 1935-1936
Box 3, Folder 6Baldwin School bulletin, 1936-1937
Box 3, Folder 8The cause and cure of war, 1935-1936
Box 3, Folder 10Immigration programs and policies of churches of the United States, 1957
Box 3, Folder 11Overseas program report, 1957


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