Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The papers of Vernon R. Whitely document his life experiences including his trip to the 1939 World’s Fair in New York, time spent in the Civilian Conservation Corps and as a member of the United States Army Signal Service during World War II. Documenting materials include a bound publication from the CCC, photographs and service records from his military service as well as post-war ephemera as a veteran. Materials date from 1933-2006 with the bulk of the material dating ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content: Polly Batchelder’s collection is a comprehensive documentation of genealogical research on Old Somerset County, Maryland via land and parish records, as well as a series of obituaries from the Marylander and Herald newspaper and city of Salisbury tax assessment ledgers. Included in the collection are the papers of Alberta Smith; mementos found by Polly and her son Geoffrey at the abandoned Smith house on West Sharpless road in Oriole, Somerset County, Maryland. Materials inc ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The papers of Fred T. Bradley document the activities of his family members, including his Uncle Milton Bradley’s active service in World War I, a copy of Florence Bradley’s passport, and his father’s obituary. Political memorabilia include a ticket stub from the 1912 Democratic National Convention and a fob from the McKinley-Hobart Presidential campaign of 1896. Also included is a copy of the Kangaroo Komplete Kompound brochure circa 1892, a type of farmer’s manu ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Agnes Tilghman Lürman Photograph collection documents the activities of Ms. Lürman, and includes her visits to the “Grosses” also known as the Grosscoat Farm in Talbot County, Maryland, a trip to Paris, France in 1915, Shellfield, Wye Plantation, Weems, Virginia and Wharton Manor. Photographs also document the military service of William H. Decoursey Tilghman and J. Daniel Tilghman. Also, there is comprehensive documentation of the National Service School Womenâ ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The artifacts document the support from a northern Delaware corporation during Operation Iraqi Freedom, October 2005. Subject Terms: General Terms Military Operation Iraqi Freedom Wilmington, De. Corporate Names Sheeran Direct Marketing Personal Names Hamm, Eric L. Sheeran, Joseph J. Sheeran, Peggy Artifacts 1. Commemorative Certificate, American flag flown over mission, 2005 October 3 2013.057.001 2. Flag, American, 2013.057.002 2
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: This collection consists of assorted local paper ephemera from 1852 to 1990. Most of the items originated from the George Bounds & Company of Hebron, the J. H. Farlow & Brother of Salisbury and the Wimbrow & Company of Whaleyville and William and Edwin Sirman. Included are cannery tokens from the Harold B. Kennerly & Son in Nanticoke, MD. Arrangement Statement: Folders are listed by their location in each box; any given subject may be dispersed throughout the entirety of ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Early Twentieth Century Women's Magazine collection document the social and home economic aspects of women's lives from 1905-1949. Documenting materials include differing volumes of magazines including Good Housekeeping, Ladies’ Home Journal, McCall’s, Better Homes & Gardens, and Woman's Home Companion. 2 Arrangement Statement: Folders are listed by their location in each box; any given subject may be dispersed throughout the entirety of the collection. Subject Te ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Samuel Dawson family papers document the activities of Dawson of Virginia and his descendants before, during and after the Civil War from 1783-1920 with the bulk of the material dating from 1861-1868. Materials include legal judgment and the estate inventory of Samuel Dawson, a receipt for horses sold to the Confederacy by Samuel A. Dawson, a diary written by Charles G. Dawson documenting his experience in the Gettysburg campaign, a record of family slaves, a handwrit ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The William H. Edwards papers document the intensive research and preparation of a prominent Methodist Preacher from Virginia in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Drawing inspiration directly from the Bible, religious articles, and other religious leaders, William H. Edwards’ created unique sermons and extracted details from short and long Biblical passages. The papers date from 1883-1958 and highlight his relationship with his wife, fraternity, and relig ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The W. Richard and Marianna Holloway papers document their social involvement in the Salisbury, Maryland community, 1906-1978 with the bulk of the material focusing on their active engagement with the Community Concert Association, 1971-1978. Materials also include a journal and photographs from Marianna Holloway’s courtships, correspondence from J. Asbury Holloway as well as photographs and ephemera from the Rounds and Adkins families. Arrangement Statement: Folders ar ...