Fible family collection


Fible family collection, 1819-1971 (bulk 1881-1956).

Fible family collection

1819-1971 (bulk 1881-1956)

This collection contains the papers of the Fible and Martin families of Kentucky and Virginia. The collection is centered around Betty Fible Martin (b. 1907), and her uncle, Micajah Fible (1862-1890).

1.425 cubic ft.

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D. A. R. chapters from Washington, DC and surrounding areas. From the description of Papers, 1948-1949. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36009706 ...

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Martin, Betty Fible, b. 1907. (person)

Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941 (person)

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