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Sibley, Georgiana Farr, 1887-1980. Videotape collection of Georgiana Farr Sibley, 1971: A Finding Aid

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: Vt-32
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Georgiana Farr Sibley, 1887-1980
Title: Videotape collection of Georgiana Farr Sibley, 1971
Date(s): 1971
Quantity: 2 videotapes
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Videotaped interviews of Georgiana Farr Sibley, church woman and civil rights activist.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession number: 87-M189
These videotapes were given to the Schlesinger Library in November 1987 by Georgiana Farr Sibley's children: Jane Auchincloss, Anne Cannon, Georgiana Hardy, Harper Sibley, and Hiram Sibley.

Processing Information:

Processed: March 1995
By: Katherine Herrlich

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research. An appointment is necessary to use any audiovisual material.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the Georgiana Farr Sibley Videotape collection is held by the Rochester Museum & Science Center.
Copying. Videotapes may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.

Preferred Citation:

Georgiana Farr Sibley Videotape collection, 1971; item description, dates. Vt-32, reel #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

BIOGRAPHY

Georgiana Farr Sibley, church woman and civil rights activist, was board member of the national Young Women's Christian Association and president of the United Council of Church Women. As a lay preacher, she preached against racial prejudice. She held 13 honorary doctorates and was chosen as "American Mother of 1945."

SCOPE AND CONTENT

The following are compilations of interviews with Georgiana Farr Sibley, in which she discusses her childhood, marriage, church activities, travels, family, and meetings with national leaders.. Reel descriptions were taken verbatim from list on tape label.

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Additional Index Terms

Christianity and international relations
Christian leadership
Civil rights--Religious aspects--Christianity
Videotapes
Women in church work--United States
Sibley, Harper, 1885-1959

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