Tobias Gibson photograph album

Descriptive Summary

Title
Tobias Gibson photograph album
Date
1859-1875
Creator
Gibson, Tobias, 1800-1872.
Extent
0.29 Cubic feet
Subjects
Families--Kentucky--History--19th century.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by format.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Megan Mummey
Preferred Citation
2011MS186: [identification of item], Tobias Gibson photograph album, 1859-1875, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Tobias Gibson Jr. (1838-1904) was the son of Tobias and Louisiana Gibson and a captain in the Confederate army.
Scope and Content
The collection consists of Tobias Gibson's photograph album, which documents his family life and includes civil war portraits of various family members.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
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