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Gibbs Family Papers, 1879-2010

By Trent Shotwell

Collection Overview

Title: Gibbs Family Papers, 1879-2010

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Arrangement: The collection consists of documents, programs, newspaper clippings, and correspondence concerning the Gibbs family.  The documents, newspaper clippings, and correspondence are arranged chronologically.  The collection is located on the SHSU Special Collection’s manuscript shelves.

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Gibbs Family Papers contain family correspondence and obituaries.  The obituaries and funeral information concern Lu Ellen Gibbs and Edwin G. Sandhop, Jr.  The collection contains other materials including newspaper articles and advertisements, family biographical information, and photographs.  See related collection: Gibbs Account Book

Administrative Information

Use Restrictions:

The materials represented in this finding aid have been made available for research, teaching and private use. For these purposes, you may reproduce (print, make photocopies, or download) these items without prior permission on the condition that you provide proper attribution of the source in all copies.

Please contact the Newton Gresham Library's Special Collections and University Archives department to request permissions to reproduce materials for any other purpose, or to obtain information regarding the copyright status of a particular digital image, text, audio or video recording.

Preferred Citation: Gibbs Family Papers. SHSU Special Collections, Newton Gresham Library, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas.


Box and Folder Listing

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Gibbs Family Correspondence, 1879 - 2009Add to your cart.
Includes postcards, invitations, and correspondence concerning the Gibbs family.
Folder 2: Gibbs Family Funeral Programs, 2005, 2010Add to your cart.
Funeral programs for Lu Ellen Gibbs and Edwin G. Sandhop, Jr.
Folder 3: Gibbs Family Biographical Information, 1925, no dateAdd to your cart.
Includes a Gibbs Family tree and a biography on Wilbourn Smith Gibbs.
Folder 4: Gibbs Family Documents, 1930 - 2007; no dateAdd to your cart.
Includes dedication programs and writings on various Gibbs family members.
Folder 5: Gibbs Family Photographs, no dateAdd to your cart.
One photograph of J. Phillip Gibbs and J. Phillip Gibbs, Jr.  One photograph of T.C. Gibbs.
Folder 6: First United Methodist Church Bicentennial Program, 1976 July 4Add to your cart.
Huntsville, TX.  The address was by Thomas Gibbs Gee.
Folder 7: Gibbs Family Newspaper Articles, 1939 - 2010; no dateAdd to your cart.
Newspaper clippings concerning the Gibbs family.
Folder 8: Gibbs Family Newspapers and Advertisements, 1962, 1979Add to your cart.
Huntsville Pictorial newspapers and Gibbs Brothers advertisements.