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Series 2
Personal files,1910-1986
Boxes 377-420, BV1-3, and OBV1-3

Scope and Content Note

The series contains the personal papers of John A. Sibley from 1910-1986. It is subdivided into Personal papers, Speech files, Honors and Awards, and Family papers. The personal papers concern Sibley's finances, properties, travels, and charitable donations as well as some personal correspondences and holiday materials. The speech files include over 150 speeches given by Sibley over the course of his public career. While his speeches include such themes as introductions of guests and endorsements of political candidates, the most reoccurring topics in Sibley's speeches are the South, the United States, Agriculture, Forestry, Education, Economics, and History. The honors and awards files include degrees earned by John A. Sibley and recognitions of his service in business, law, education, and community service. The family papers include correspondences between Sibley and his immediate and extended family, business matters of his family, and genealogical materials.

Arrangement Note

Organized into five subseries: (2.1) Personal papers, (2.2) Speech files, (2.3) Awards and honors, and (2.4) Family papers.

Description of Subseries