Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The records of the Town and Country Garden Club document the Wicomico County, Maryland ladies social club through their administrative files and activities from 1953 – 2014 with the bulk of the material dating from 1996 – 2006. Administratively, the organization held regular meetings as reflected in the records which are comprised by the organizations by laws, membership records, financial records and meeting minutes. Socially, the garden club was very active hosting ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: Trinity United Methodist Episcopal Church, South records document the congregational activities of the church 1880-2014. Quarterly conference meeting minutes and pastor’s reports on the church’s activities support the church registers, which include marriage, baptismal, and membership records. Oral histories of parishioners and pastors also document the long-standing Salisbury, Maryland church. 2 Arrangement Statement: Folders are listed by their location in each box; ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content: The United States Post Office (Quantico, Md.) records includes account books, money order registrations, and route directories ranging from 1889-1950 with the bulk of the material dating from 1943-1950. These materials document neighborhood mail routes of post carriers and file registrations of the Quantico and Wetipquin communities. Also included is correspondence of the discontinuation of the Clara and Wetipquin office. Further, the collection includes a newsletter series ca ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: Verizon Communications land records documents the easements and associated plat maps from the nine Eastern Shore counties that were surveyed for potential equipment use on a person’s property. Records from 1993-2001, document the location, property owner including chain of land title, square feet and cost, with the bulk of the records dating from 1997-1998 via photographs, plat maps, and correspondence. Arrangement Statement: Materials have been arranged by county and t ...
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 Note: Victor Lynn Lines records document the water and freight industry of the Eastern Shore of Maryland. The materials date from 1930-2006 with the bulk of the materials dating from the final voyage of the Victor Lynn freighter to the eventual sale of the company, 1951-1961. Newspaper clippings and photographs document the company’s history and accomplishments. Arrangement Statement: The Victor Lynn Lines records have been arranged into three series, PRINTED MATERIALS, AUDIO ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Vincent and Riley family papers are the reflection of a prosperous Worcester County, Maryland family. The diaries from Virginia Lee Vincent and Beulah Vincent Riley provide a detailed account of their day-to-day lives in Snow Hill, Maryland from 1907 until 1953. Entries include the daily weather, church activities, Eastern Shore travel, and family goings-on and illnesses. Virginia and Beulah did have occasional entries on national elections and medical society meeting ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: Vinson Family papers document the family history of Stanley Towers who lives in Sussex County, Delaware. The research on the family was conducted by Ruth Acevedo, Stanley Towers’ sister-in-law. Stanley Towers descends from Nathaniel Potter Towers who was married to Jemima Vinson. The Vinson surname is also printed as Vincent in some records. The materials date from 1997 and the photocopies of the records were made at an unknown time by Ruth Acevedo. Genealogical researc ...
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 ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Waldo L. Dise papers documents his career as a Methodist minister on the Delmarva Peninsula 1902-1904. The collection is comprised of sermons, church programs, marriage certificates and notes related to Waldo Dise’s pastoral work. Photographs and certificates document his colligate experience, and his service as an Army Chaplin during World War II. Arrangement Statement: Folders are listed by their location in each box; any given subject may be dispersed throughout ...