James Longstreet Sibley Jennings, Jr. papers
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James Longstreet Sibley Jennings, Jr. papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Jennings, James Longstreet Sibley, 1941-
Title: James Longstreet Sibley Jennings, Jr. papers
Dates: 1777-1996
Extent: 1.0 cubic feet (1 box)
Identification: MS 2335

Biographical/Historical Note

James Longstreet Sibley Jennings, Jr. is an architect who resides in Alexandria, Virginia and whose family has a long history in Milledgeville, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains papers collected and regarding the work of James Longstreet Sibley Jennings from 1777 to 1996. Included within this collection are currency from the Revolutionary War era and Civil War era, correspondence, deeds from Lumpkin County and Baldwin County, scrapbooks and photograph albums regarding an ancestor's missionary work in Japan, as well as other photographs and scrapbooks featuring members of the Jennings, Couper, Sibley, and other related families. Also included are Jennings' research materials on the following: Josephine Sibley Couper; the 19th century painter. C. R. Parker; the Lockerly estate; the family bibles of Thomas Sully and John Neagle; the Georgia Dining Room; two centuries of architecture in Washington, D.C.; Georgians in the Congressional Cemetery; McMillan Reservoir and Park in Washington, D.C.; and the genealogy of Thomas Smith.

Index Terms

Architecture--Washington (D.C.)
Couper family.
Couper, Josephine Sibley, 1867-1957.
Genealogies (histories)
Jennings family.
Jennings, James Longstreet Sibley, 1941-
Letters (correspondence)
Neagle, John, 1796-1865.
Parker, C. R., 1799-1849.
Research notes.
Sibley family.
Smith, Thomas.
Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872.

Administrative Information

Processing information

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Access restrictions

The collection is open for research.


Encoding funded by a 2008 Archives-Basic Projects grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.