MANUSCRIPT COLLECTIONS IN MARYLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY

MANUSCRIPT COLLECTIONS IN MARYLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY

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VANBIBBER

Guide to the Manuscript Collections, Part "V"

  • Library of Maryland History

VAN BIBBER, IV, GEORGE L., PAPERS, MS. 2409

Diary of Van Bibber (1906-79), Harford County draftsman, architect, and local historian. Diary, 1926-79, on everyday life, meals, weather, conversations, parties, clothes, financial transactions, movies, book, radio and television programs, world affairs, travels, and writings. Also includes three volumes of poetry written by Van Bibber, a monograph on Bel Air in Harford County, and a treatise on the spelling, grammar, and pronunciation of English.

Register available; restricted until April 1999.

63 vols. and 5 boxes, 1926-79

VAN BIBBER, HENRY P., PAPERS, MS. 1666

Letter, 1793, to Andrew Van Bibber concerning land purchase in Georgia; letters, 1820-23, to Henry P. Van Bibber from William B. Taylor about the disposition of land near Milledegville, Georgia; letter, 1820, to Mrs. Sarah E. Van Bibber about the administration of the estate of Abraham Van Bibber in Washington, DC; a printed circular, 1828, directed to Isaac Van Bibber announcing the merger of the Bank of

Columbia with the Bank of the United States; miscellaneous letters, 1832 and 1834, regarding land in Washington, DC

Pedley, 1585 14 items, 1793, 1820-25

VAN BIBBER JOURNAL, MS.515

Diary of Isaac Van Bibber (1810-1847), 1844, on a journey through Maryland to collect money for the building of Ascension Church, Westminster (where the Van Bibbers of Avondale, Carroll County, are buried). Towns visited include Sykesville, Ellicotes Mills, Elkridge Landing, Annapolis, South River, Upper Marlborough, and Washington, D. C. Families mentioned (mainly clergy, landowners) include Garrett, Hewitt, Brune, Dun-

bar, Sykes, Warfield, Dorsey, Worthington, Harwood, Randall, Brice, Chase, Magruder, Gill, Cheston, Maynadier, McKubbins, Claggett, Chew, Hodges, Morsell, and Patterson. Pencil sketch of the Brice House, Annapolis, on the first page of the volume.

1 vol., 1844.


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