Giles Gibbs, Jr. His Book For The Fife., 1974
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Brief Description:

Giles Gibbs, Jr. His Book For The Fife (1974-86-0) is an edited version of the original Giles Gibbs, Jr. manuscript held in the Connecticut Historical Society collections. The edited book contains a brief biography of Gibbs, and gives a brief description of the original commonplace book that Gibbs used to record fife music in. He completed the book within a short span of time, probably entirely during the summer of 1777.

The item is currently housed in 3A Box 17.

Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
7 South Street, P.O. Box 385
Litchfield, CT 6759
Phone: 860-567-4501
Fax: 860-567-3565
Email: archivist [at]
Record Series Number: 00/1974-86-0
Created by: Keller, Kate Van Winkle
Volume: 0.0
Acquired: 06/00/1974.
Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Fife music
Music books.
National music -- United States
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Copyright has been transferred to the Litchfield Historical Society for materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Acquisition Notes: Kate Van Winkle Keller  Gift
PreferredCitation: Giles Gibbs, Jr. His Book For The Fife (1974-86-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut, 06759.