Scrapbooks (boxes 1-7)
13 'volumes', comprised of scrapbooks or 'sections', into which Bibby stuck papers in rough chronological and thematic order, covering his personal life and career: vol. I, sections 1-7, 1914-1940; vol. II, sections 8-12, 1941-1946; vol. III, sections 13-19, 1946-1959; vol. IV, sections 20-25, 1947-1958; vol. V, sections 26-32, 1948-1959; vol. VI, sections 33-39, 1958-1959; vol. VII, sections 40-44, 1959-1976; vol. VIII, sections 45-51, 1959-1975; vol. IX, sections 52-58, 1960-1975; vol. X, sections 59-66, 1960-1974; vol. XI, sections 67-72, 1961-1976; vol. XII, sections, 73-76, 1970-1976; vol. XIII, sections, 77-79, 1976-1980.
The Art of the Limerick (box 7)
4 files of material relating to the composition and printing of Bibby's book, published 1978.
Miscellaneous Personal Papers (box 8)
Later material, c. 1976-1985, including a copy of Bibby's autobiography, Reminiscences of a Happy Life, 1985.
Tape-recordings and films by Bibby (box 9)
Tape-recordings of speeches, lectures, broadcasts, etc., 1959-1985, and one videotape from 1981.
Research material on T.H. Huxley (boxes 10-11)
Correspondence, notes, photographs, articles, copies of Huxley's letters and papers, etc., c. 1871-1980, including the typescript of Bibby's doctoral thesis, 'T.H. Huxley: his place in education', University of London, 1955 (box 11).
Bibliographies and articles, etc. (box 12)
Bibliographies, periodical articles, correspondence, commonplace books, a history of the Kingston upon Hull Training College, and Bibby's M.Sc. thesis, 'Europe in Quaternary times, with special reference to the peats of North Wales and Cheshire', University of Liverpool, October 1938. The papers cover c. 1927-1980.
Unfinished writings, miscellaneous personal (box 13)
Notes on publication projects, correspondence and notes on Bibby's Golden Wedding, papers on Bibby's death, etc., c. 1980s.
Finance, Bequests, Lectures, Unfinished Books (box 14)
Copies of the wills of Bibby and his wife Frances, with details of bequests; finances; publishers's contracts for Bibby's books; lists of editions and sales of books to 1980; notes on the Frances and Cyril Bibby Trust and the proposed Bibby Foundation; papers on unfinished or unpublished books; and typescripts of lectures.
Genealogy of the Bibby family (box 15)
Three files of research notes, photocopies, correspondence, and a few photographs relating to the Bibby family back to the seventeenth century, including rough genealogical tables.
Verse and sketches (box 16)
Two notebooks, a file of verses, and one file of drawings and sketches by Bibby.
Frances Bibby and Teskey-King School (box 16)
File of correspondence and memoranda relating to a dispute between Mrs Bibby and the headmaster of the school about methods of discipline, 1969-1970.
Portrait photographs of Bibby (box 16)
Various dates, 1 envelope.
Eight out of a series of ten volumes, covering the life of Bibby and of his wife Frances, 1914-1987. The photographs are nearly all captioned by Bibby. Volumes IV and VI are missing. There is also a photograph album for Bibby's visit to the USA, 1950.