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Henry C. Hibbs

Henry C. Hibbs, American architect. Awarded gold medal for ecclesiastical and gold medal for educational architecture, Southern Exhibit, Memphis, 1929. (Fellow) The American Institute of Architects; Mason (32°).; Club: Coffee House.


  • Hibbs, Henry C. was born on January 26, 1882 in Camden, New Jersey, United States. Son of Jonathan K. and Anna Waples (Kirkpatrick) Hibbs.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University of Pennsylvania, 1904. Master of Fine Arts, Southwestern, Memphis, Tennessee, 1932.


    • Began as draftsman, 1904. Began practice as architect, Nashville, Tennessee, 1916. Architect various buildings of Southwestern (College), Peabody College, Ward Belmont School, Hendrix College, Vanderbilt University, Fisk University, University of Tulsa, Davidson College, Scarritt College, Southern Graduate School.

      Psychiatry buildings of Western Eastern State Hospital at Bolivar, Tennessee, Obstetric and Pediatric Building for Vanderbilt Medical school and Hospital at Nashville, Tennessee, Mary Baldwin College, Staunton, Virginia, and University of South Carolina. Also American Trust Building. Nashville, Kennedy General Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee.

      Joint University Library of Peabody College, Scarrett College, Vanderbilt University.


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Fellow) The American Institute of Architects. Mason (32°).; Club: Coffee House.


    • Married Agnes Robertson Bryan, September 28, 1909. Children: Elizabeth Burton, Isabel Robertson, Harriet Twinning, Agnes Allison.
    • father: Jonathan K. Hibbs
    • mother: Anna Waples (Kirkpatrick) Hibbs
    • spouse: Agnes Robertson Bryan
    • children: Elizabeth Burton Hibbs
    • Isabel Robertson Hibbs
    • Harriet Twinning Hibbs
    • Agnes Allison Hibbs
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    Born January 26, 1882
    Died March 3, 1949
    (aged 67)