Family correspondence, including letter, 29 Aug. 1832, John N. Barrillon, to John T. Seibels, re political excitement in Charleston, S.C., and nullification; letters, 16 May and 23 Dec. 1847, Montgomery and Camp Martin, Ala., John Jacob Seibels, to his father, Columbia, S.C., re politics in Alabama and South Carolina, and election to command a battalion of troops.
Resolutions, 9 May 1853, adopted by the Commercial Bank of Columbia, S.C., re death of John T. Seibels; letters, 27 July and 8 Dec. 1861, Bull Run and Davis Ford, Va., John Jacob Seibels, to Edwin Grenville Seibels, re battle of Bull Run with sketch of battlefield, popularity of Beauregard, criticism of Jefferson Davis, capture of Port Royal, S.C., and providing for his troops.
Letter, 19 July 1862, Columbia, S.C., Franklin J. Moses, to Emmet Seibels, re an appointment; letter, 25 Apr. 1884, Washington, D.C., William Grenville Temple, to Edwin Grenville Seibels, re family connections and popularity of Matthew Calbraith Butler and Wade Hampton in Washington society.
Honorary degre, 2 June 1942, conferred on Edwin Grenville Seibels by Newberry College; and 3 volumes, 1780-1899, transcribed from originals in the Seibels family papers; also including "Translations of the Letters of a Hindoo Rajah," vol. 2, by Eliza Hamilton, 1796; "Stowe: A Description of the House and Gardens of the Most Noble Richard Grenville Nugent Chandos Temple...," 1832.
Description of Queen Victoria's daughter's wedding, 1858; "Acts and Resolutions of the First Session of the Provisional Congress of the Confederate States," 1861; "The Pacific Tourist: Williams' Illustrated Guide to the Pacific R.R. and California, and Pleasure Resorts Across the Continent," by Henry Williams, 1876; German history of the Seibels family, 1910; catalog of house and contents for auction, 4 July 1921, "Stowe, near Buckingham...; "The Temple Memoirs...," by John Alexander Temple, 1925.
Other published materials include: "Report of the United States National Museum," 1942; undated 19th-century bound pamphlet, [Acts of the Legislature, Relative to South Carolina College: Laws of the South Carolina college; 1836 edition?].
Oversize items include USC diploma, July 1885, awarded to Edwin Grenville Seibels by the Clariosophic Society; certificate, 1 Dec. 1908, to Edwin G. Seibels acknowledging his election to the S.C. House of Representatives, signed by the Secretary of State; and reprint of New Jersey Journal (16 Feb. 1777), 4 pp., published in the Elizabeth Daily Journal (16 Feb. 1929).
Three maps include a Civil War diagram of the first battle at Manassas : Map of battles on Bull Run near Manassas, 21st of July 1861 [Pob-3]; and two maps of Columbia, S.C., published 1905 and 1945.
Cover letter, 25 Jan. 1945, Ruth Clarke to Dr. R.L. Meriwether of the South Caroliniana Society, describing the maps and other ovesize items, along with description of various photographs and artifacts not present in the collection [filed in P].
Seibels family Papers, South Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina.
German immigrant family who settled in South Carolina in Columbia and Edgefield District.