AUBURN UNIVERSITY SPECIAL COLLECTIONS & ARCHIVES
Guide to the Thomas Porter Whitby Papers, RG 63
Processed by: Paul Martin
Date: 24 April 1996
Contents/Scope: Includes transcripts of Whitby's Civil
War letters, materials on 19th century dentistry in Alabama, and genealogical
information on Whitby and his family.
Biographical Note: Whitby enlisted in Company D, 37th Alabama
Infantry, in 1862 where he served until the end of the Civil War.
Afterwards, he studied dentistry which he practiced in Auburn, Wetumpka,
and Selma, Alabama.
- Biographical Sketches, Thomas P. Whitby
- Family Data, T. P. Whitby Bible
- Copies, records of Military Service, Thomas P. Whitby, Civil War
- Transcriptions, Civil War Letters, T. P. Whitby
- Items relating to Dentistry, T. P. Whitby, ca. 1900
- Masonic Information, T. P. Whitby, 1906
- Photocopies of Photographs, T. P. Whitby and family
- Photograph, Alabama Board of Dental Examiners, 1910
- Letter, T. P. Whitby to Miss Jim Kimbell, 8 Feb. 1921 (copy)
- Clippings, Death of T. P. Whitby, 1922
- Genealogical Data, Whitby and Campbell Families
- Transcripts, Letters of Thomas Hatfield Whitby, 1862
- Copy, Wedding Invitation, Annie Elizabeth Whitby, 1906
- Genealogical Information, Mary Ann Werts, ca. 1917
- Letter, Mary Whitby Cothran to Alice Whitby Cave, 17 Aug. 1940
- Letter, Helen Whitby Abney to Abbey Hintgeen Brewer, ca. 1962-66
- Sketch of Thirty-Seventh Alabama Infantry
- 18 Copy of page from U. D. C. Lineage Book, Alabama Division
- Copy, Letter Abney Hintgen Brewer to Ethel Green, 10 Sep. 1995
Photograph IV.A.392 was separated from Whitby's papers in 1971.
It is of the first reunion of Co. D, 37th Alabama Infantry at John Binfords'
Spring near Auburn, Alabama. Legend holds that this is a photograph
of the first Auburn baseball team, 1866.
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