M. B. Bibee Papers
The M. B. Bibee Papers, 1942-1946, contains correspondence written by Bibee, as well as several letters of recommendation that speak highly of him. Also included in this collection are some of Bibee's poems, as well as one issue of The 73rd Chatterbox, a battalion's newsletter publication that Bibee edited.
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The M. B. Bibee Papers, 1942-1946, consist primarily of correspondence to Bibee during World War II, and letters of recommendation about Bibee. The collection also includes several poems written by Bibee, as well as Navy newsletters.
Marcus Bertrand Bibee was born on December 29th, 1911. He attended the University of Tennessee, where he played football. Bibee worked for the Tennessee Valley Authority for eight years as an engineer. During World War II, Bibee served with the Navy's 73rd Battalion. He wrote poetry and edited the 73rd Seabees Chatterbox, the battalion's newspaper publication. Bibee died on December 10th, 2002, and is b buried in Perry County, KY.
Collection consists of three folders.
This collection was donated to Special Collections by Betty Guyun in May 2004.