Stibbs family papers

Overview

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Correspondence

Correspondence

Correspondence

Correspondence

Correspondence

Correspondence

Correspondence

Invoices and receipts for stores for 12th Iowa Infantry Volunteers and manuscript notes

Genealogy, photographs and newspaper clippings

Printed material

Printed material

Books of Carrie Amelia Stratton

Naval papers

Printed materials, letters, lecture notes

Photos, correspondence, receipts

Pamphlets, hunting licenses, exams, letters

Copies, other volumes

Letters of Virginia Stibbs Anami

Ginny, wedding, correspondence, photos

Family correspondence

Stibbs papers

Letters of Virginia Stibbs Anami

Ginny's letters

John Stibbs and forebears

Ginny's letters

Ginny's letters

Letters of John Howard Stibbs, volume I

Letters of John Howard Stibbs, volume II

Letters of John Howard Stibbs, volume III

Letters of John Howard Stibbs, volume IV

Letters of John Howard Stibbs, volume V

Letters of John Howard Stibbs, volume VI

Letters of John Howard Stibbs, volume VII

Letters of John Howard Stibbs, volume VIII other papers

Letters of John Howard Stibbs, volume XI other papers

Military commissions of John Howard Stibbs

Letters of Reasin Beall Stibbs and Emeline Sprague Stibbs, volume I

Letters of Reasin Beall Stibbs and Emeline Sprague Stibbs, volume II

Letters of Reasin Beall Stibbs and Emeline Sprague Stibbs, volume III

Letters of Carrie Amelia Stratton (Mrs. John Howard Stibbs)

Letters of Henry Howard Stibbs and Bertha Hemingway Stibbs, volume I

Letters of Henry Howard Stibbs and Bertha Hemingway Stibbs, volume II

Papers of John Henry Stibbs, Dean of Students, Tulane University, volume I

Papers of John Henry Stibbs, Dean of Students, Tulane University, volume II

Papers of John Henry Stibbs, Dean of Students, Tulane University, volume III

25 years of student life at Tulane University by John Henry Stibbs

Letters from Pakistan, Dean John Henry Stibbs

Letters from Pakistan, Dean John Henry Stibbs

Letters from Japan and Korea, Virginia Helen Stibbs

Letters from Asia, Virginia Helen Stibbs

Letters from Asia, Virginia Helen Stibbs

Excerpts from books on the Civil War in the Stibbs Library, volume I

Excerpts from books on the Civil War in the Stibbs Library, volume II

Patriotic and other verses, recited by General John H. Stibbs

Programs of G.A.R., Loyal Legion, and other Civil War military societies

United States Navy papers of Commander John H. Stibbs, United States Navy Reserve

Ph. D. dissertation, Henry Howard Stibbs II

Stibbs family papers, genealogy

"The Photographir Album"

Military commissions of John Henry Stibbs



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Stibbs family papers, 1819-1990s | Louisiana Research Collection

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Collection Overview

Title: Stibbs family papers, 1819-1990s

Predominant Dates:1859-1986

ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 246

Primary Creator: Stibbs family.

Extent: 26.0 Boxes

Arrangement: The collection is arranged by topic as follows: correspondence (1819-1917); invoices and receipts for stores for the 12th Iowa Infantry Volunteers; manuscript notes; genealogy; photographs; newspaper clippings; printed materials; military commissions of John Howard Stibbs; correspondence of Virginia Stibbs Anami, and bound volumes of Stibbs family papers. The collection consists of 26 boxes and 33 volumes.

Date Acquired: 12/28/1972. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Anami, Virginia S., Stibbs, John Henry., Stibbs, John Howard, 1840-1916., Stibbs family -- Genealogy., United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865., United States. Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 12th (1861-1865), Wirz, Henry, 1823?-1865.

Forms of Material: Clippings (information artifacts), Correspondence., Photographs., Programs (documents).

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of letters written by John Howard Stibbs to his family during the Civil War as well as correspondendence by John Henry Stibbs, Dean of Students at Tulane University. There are also invoices and receipts for stores for the 12th Iowa Infantry Volunteers, manuscript notes, genealogical materials, photographs, newspaper clippings, reunion programs, military commissions of John Howard Stibbs, scrapbooks, as well as correspondence by Virginia Stibbs Anami. The letters and papers of the Stibbs family have been photocopied, arranged, and bound into volumes by John Henry Stibbs and are also included in the collection.

Biographical Note

The patriarch of the Stibbs family is John Howard Stibbs (1840-1916), the son of Reasin Beall and Emeline Sprague Stibbs, who was born in Wayne County Ohio. As a young man, he moved to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to go into business with his brother, Henry and while there volunteered and was mustered into the United States Service in 1861 as a Private and Orderly Sergeant in Company K of the First Iowa Infantry Volunteers. His main service was with Company D of the 12th Iowa Infantry Volunteers, where he served from November 1861 to April 1866, and held the positions of Captain, Major, Lieutenant Colonel, Colonel, Brevet Colonel and Brevet Colonel for distinguished gallantry in the battles before Nashville. He is also known for being on the military commission that tried Henry Wirz, the Confederate officer in charge of Andersonville prison.

John Howard Stibbs' grandson, John Henry Stibbs, was Dean of Students at Tulane University.

Subject/Index Terms

Anami, Virginia S.
Stibbs, John Henry.
Stibbs, John Howard, 1840-1916.
Stibbs family -- Genealogy.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States. Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 12th (1861-1865)
Wirz, Henry, 1823?-1865.

Administrative Information

Repository: Louisiana Research Collection

Accruals: Additional material added to the collection between 1973-1985.

Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.

Use Restrictions: Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Acquisition Source: John Howard Stibbs.

Acquisition Method: Gift.

Preferred Citation: Stibbs family papers, Manuscripts Collection 246, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.

Processing Information: Collection processed in 1973.

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid information entered in Archon by LAC Group in 2011.

Other Note: OCLC Number: 729261360


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Correspondence, 1819 February 2-1861 May],
[Box 2: Correspondence, 1861 June-1862 December 31],
[Box 3: Correspondence, 1863 January 4-December],
[Box 4: Correspondence, 1864 January-December 30],
[Box 5: Correspondence, 1865 January-December 31],
[Box 6: Correspondence, 1866 January-1874],
[Box 7: Correspondence, 1876-1917 March 3 and undated],
[Box 8: Invoices and receipts for stores for 12th Iowa Infantry Volunteers and manuscript notes, 1862-1865 and undated],
[Box 9: Genealogy, photographs and newspaper clippings],
[Box 10: Printed material, 1861-1905],
[Box 11: Printed material, 1906-1967 and undated],
[Box 12: Books of Carrie Amelia Stratton],
[Box 13: Naval papers, 1939-1959],
[Box 14: Printed materials, letters, lecture notes, 1957-1975, undated],
[Box 15: Photos, correspondence, receipts, 1889-1951],
[Box 16: Pamphlets, hunting licenses, exams, letters, 1943-1966],
[Box 17: Copies, other volumes],
[Box 18: Letters of Virginia Stibbs Anami, 1978-1982],
[Box 19: Ginny, wedding, correspondence, photos, 1970-1987],
[Box 20: Family correspondence],
[Box 21: Stibbs papers],
[Box 22: Letters of Virginia Stibbs Anami, 1985-1986],
[Box 23: Ginny's letters, 1985-1986],
[Box 24: John Stibbs and forebears],
[Box 25: Ginny's letters, 1954-1990s],
[Box 26: Ginny's letters, 1976],
[Volume 1: Letters of John Howard Stibbs, volume I, pre Civil War],
[Volume 2: Letters of John Howard Stibbs, volume II, 1861 April 5-1861],
[Volume 3: Letters of John Howard Stibbs, volume III, 1862],
[Volume 4: Letters of John Howard Stibbs, volume IV, 1863 January 1-August 4],
[Volume 5: Letters of John Howard Stibbs, volume V, 1863 August 7-December 31],
[Volume 6: Letters of John Howard Stibbs, volume VI, 1864],
[Volume 7: Letters of John Howard Stibbs, volume VII, 1865-1866],
[Volume 8: Letters of John Howard Stibbs, volume VIII other papers],
[Volume 9: Letters of John Howard Stibbs, volume XI other papers],
[Volume 10: Military commissions of John Howard Stibbs],
[Volume 11: Letters of Reasin Beall Stibbs and Emeline Sprague Stibbs, volume I, 1861-1863],
[Volume 12: Letters of Reasin Beall Stibbs and Emeline Sprague Stibbs, volume II, 1864],
[Volume 13: Letters of Reasin Beall Stibbs and Emeline Sprague Stibbs, volume III, 1865-1866],
[Volume 14: Letters of Carrie Amelia Stratton (Mrs. John Howard Stibbs), 1872],
[Volume 15: Letters of Henry Howard Stibbs and Bertha Hemingway Stibbs, volume I],
[Volume 16: Letters of Henry Howard Stibbs and Bertha Hemingway Stibbs, volume II],
[Volume 17: Papers of John Henry Stibbs, Dean of Students, Tulane University, volume I, 1949-1975],
[Volume 18: Papers of John Henry Stibbs, Dean of Students, Tulane University, volume II, 1949-1975],
[Volume 19: Papers of John Henry Stibbs, Dean of Students, Tulane University, volume III, 1949-1975],
[Volume 20: 25 years of student life at Tulane University by John Henry Stibbs],
[Volume 21: Letters from Pakistan, Dean John Henry Stibbs, 1957],
[Volume 22: Letters from Pakistan, Dean John Henry Stibbs, 1957],
[Volume 23: Letters from Japan and Korea, Virginia Helen Stibbs, 1966 July-August],
[Volume 24: Letters from Asia, Virginia Helen Stibbs, 1965, 1967-1968],
[Volume 25: Letters from Asia, Virginia Helen Stibbs, 1967-1968],
[Volume 26: Excerpts from books on the Civil War in the Stibbs Library, volume I],
[Volume 27: Excerpts from books on the Civil War in the Stibbs Library, volume II],
[Volume 28: Patriotic and other verses, recited by General John H. Stibbs],
[Volume 29: Programs of G.A.R., Loyal Legion, and other Civil War military societies],
[Volume 30: United States Navy papers of Commander John H. Stibbs, United States Navy Reserve],
[Volume 31: Ph. D. dissertation, Henry Howard Stibbs II, 1974 June 14],
[Volume 32: Stibbs family papers, genealogy],
[Volume 33: "The Photographir Album", circa Civil War],
[Oversize folder 1: Military commissions of John Henry Stibbs],
[All]

Box 6: Correspondence, 1866 January-1874
Folder 1: Correspondence, 1866 January
Folder 2: Correspondence, 1866 February
Folder 3: Correspondence, 1866 March
Folder 4: Correspondence, 1866 April
Folder 5: Correspondence, 1865 July 7-1866 August 3
Folder 6: Correspondence, 1867 March 1-April 7
Folder 7: Correspondence, 1868 July-August
Folder 8: Correspondence, 1869 April
Folder 9: Correspondence, 1872 May
Folder 10: Correspondence, 1872 June
Folder 11: Correspondence, 1872 July
Folder 12: Correspondence, 1874

Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Correspondence, 1819 February 2-1861 May],
[Box 2: Correspondence, 1861 June-1862 December 31],
[Box 3: Correspondence, 1863 January 4-December],
[Box 4: Correspondence, 1864 January-December 30],
[Box 5: Correspondence, 1865 January-December 31],
[Box 6: Correspondence, 1866 January-1874],
[Box 7: Correspondence, 1876-1917 March 3 and undated],
[Box 8: Invoices and receipts for stores for 12th Iowa Infantry Volunteers and manuscript notes, 1862-1865 and undated],
[Box 9: Genealogy, photographs and newspaper clippings],
[Box 10: Printed material, 1861-1905],
[Box 11: Printed material, 1906-1967 and undated],
[Box 12: Books of Carrie Amelia Stratton],
[Box 13: Naval papers, 1939-1959],
[Box 14: Printed materials, letters, lecture notes, 1957-1975, undated],
[Box 15: Photos, correspondence, receipts, 1889-1951],
[Box 16: Pamphlets, hunting licenses, exams, letters, 1943-1966],
[Box 17: Copies, other volumes],
[Box 18: Letters of Virginia Stibbs Anami, 1978-1982],
[Box 19: Ginny, wedding, correspondence, photos, 1970-1987],
[Box 20: Family correspondence],
[Box 21: Stibbs papers],
[Box 22: Letters of Virginia Stibbs Anami, 1985-1986],
[Box 23: Ginny's letters, 1985-1986],
[Box 24: John Stibbs and forebears],
[Box 25: Ginny's letters, 1954-1990s],
[Box 26: Ginny's letters, 1976],
[Volume 1: Letters of John Howard Stibbs, volume I, pre Civil War],
[Volume 2: Letters of John Howard Stibbs, volume II, 1861 April 5-1861],
[Volume 3: Letters of John Howard Stibbs, volume III, 1862],
[Volume 4: Letters of John Howard Stibbs, volume IV, 1863 January 1-August 4],
[Volume 5: Letters of John Howard Stibbs, volume V, 1863 August 7-December 31],
[Volume 6: Letters of John Howard Stibbs, volume VI, 1864],
[Volume 7: Letters of John Howard Stibbs, volume VII, 1865-1866],
[Volume 8: Letters of John Howard Stibbs, volume VIII other papers],
[Volume 9: Letters of John Howard Stibbs, volume XI other papers],
[Volume 10: Military commissions of John Howard Stibbs],
[Volume 11: Letters of Reasin Beall Stibbs and Emeline Sprague Stibbs, volume I, 1861-1863],
[Volume 12: Letters of Reasin Beall Stibbs and Emeline Sprague Stibbs, volume II, 1864],
[Volume 13: Letters of Reasin Beall Stibbs and Emeline Sprague Stibbs, volume III, 1865-1866],
[Volume 14: Letters of Carrie Amelia Stratton (Mrs. John Howard Stibbs), 1872],
[Volume 15: Letters of Henry Howard Stibbs and Bertha Hemingway Stibbs, volume I],
[Volume 16: Letters of Henry Howard Stibbs and Bertha Hemingway Stibbs, volume II],
[Volume 17: Papers of John Henry Stibbs, Dean of Students, Tulane University, volume I, 1949-1975],
[Volume 18: Papers of John Henry Stibbs, Dean of Students, Tulane University, volume II, 1949-1975],
[Volume 19: Papers of John Henry Stibbs, Dean of Students, Tulane University, volume III, 1949-1975],
[Volume 20: 25 years of student life at Tulane University by John Henry Stibbs],
[Volume 21: Letters from Pakistan, Dean John Henry Stibbs, 1957],
[Volume 22: Letters from Pakistan, Dean John Henry Stibbs, 1957],
[Volume 23: Letters from Japan and Korea, Virginia Helen Stibbs, 1966 July-August],
[Volume 24: Letters from Asia, Virginia Helen Stibbs, 1965, 1967-1968],
[Volume 25: Letters from Asia, Virginia Helen Stibbs, 1967-1968],
[Volume 26: Excerpts from books on the Civil War in the Stibbs Library, volume I],
[Volume 27: Excerpts from books on the Civil War in the Stibbs Library, volume II],
[Volume 28: Patriotic and other verses, recited by General John H. Stibbs],
[Volume 29: Programs of G.A.R., Loyal Legion, and other Civil War military societies],
[Volume 30: United States Navy papers of Commander John H. Stibbs, United States Navy Reserve],
[Volume 31: Ph. D. dissertation, Henry Howard Stibbs II, 1974 June 14],
[Volume 32: Stibbs family papers, genealogy],
[Volume 33: "The Photographir Album", circa Civil War],
[Oversize folder 1: Military commissions of John Henry Stibbs],
[All]


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