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Virginia Conrad Ribble scrapbook

Collection number: ahc.MSS1171

Scope and Content

The collection contains a copy of The Congressional Globe published in 1847 that Virginia Conrad Ribble used as a scrapbook. The book covers proceedings and debates of the twenty-ninth United States Congress. Ribble pasted newspaper clippings throughout the book to document the major events of the Civil War throughout the United States.


  • 1847-1868, undated


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative/Biographical History

Virginia Catherine Conrad Ribble (1834-1889) was born in Rockingham County, Virginia, to George Conrad (1785-1850) and Susan Conrad (1793-1861). After the death of Virginia's father, her family moved to Harrisonburg, Virginia, where she resided until her death. She married Dr. George William Ribble (1830-1876) and they had one child: George William Ribble, Jr. (1865-1929). Additional biographical information about Virginia Ribble has not been determined.


1.17 linear ft. (one oversize box)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1996

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2019.

Virginia Conrad Ribble scrapbook
Kurt List
June 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305