Guide to the P.B. (Presley Barton) Sibole Papers, 1854

Summary Information

Title: P.B. (Presley Barton) Sibole Papers, 1854
Collection: AC.542
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

This collection is a bill for shoe repair by P.B. Sibole for Mr. Crabill dated July 2-7, 1854. It is handwritten and in good condition.

Creator: Sibole, P.B.

Biographical/Historical Note

Research on the internet revealed a P.B. Sibole & Sons Manufacturer in Strasburg, Virginia in the 1850s.

P.B. (Presley Barton) Sibole was born August 24, 1816 and died July 17, 1866 in Strasburg, Virginia.

Scope and Contents

This bill from P.B. Sibole to Mr. Crabill dated July 2-7, 1854 appears to be for several instances of shoe repairs on boot "heals", half-soling of boots, and mending boots. It also shows Mr. Crabill paying with 1 bushel of apples, a hide, tallow, and other "contra".


This is a single-item collection.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

It was purchased from Bookworm and Silverfish in May 2001. Accession number is AC.2001.057.

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott, March 2013. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.542: P.B. (Presley Barton) Sibole Papers, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Bill, 1854 ACSC_Box 16.8