Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: Samuel L. Adkins papers documents his life on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, specifically his education, military service, employment at Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company and his personal hobbies with county farms, the Salisbury Coin Club and the Antique Car Club of the Accomack-Northampton Region. Mr. Adkins life is documented via photographs, certificates and memorabilia from 1885-2009 with the bulk of the material dating from 1950-1987. Materials also of note are bank note ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Seaford Nylon Plant was the centerpiece of Seaford, Delaware for many years, this included production of the factory newsletter, The Threadline. Contained within this collection, the newsletter documents the day to day lives of the factory workers, 1938-2002. This included, company picnics, bowling nights, fox hunts, and special events in staff members lives. It even includes poems and paintings by staff. In the Threadline’s combined 54 year run, in addition to empl ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Senator John J. Williams papers document his distinguished service as a United States Senator and his family history from Sussex County, Delaware18802011. Documenting materials include five scrapbooks that were compiled by Williams’ niece and former Salisbury City Council President Louise Smith document the extensive Williams family including the Senator’s parents and ten siblings through photographs, correspondence, and news clippings. In addition to the scrapboo ...
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: The papers of Sidney and Elsie Northam document their life in Snow Hill, Worcester County, Maryland from 1941-2013 with the bulk of the material dating from 1995-2005. Materials include correspondence between Sidney and Elsie from a 1958 trip to Washington State, Elsie’s daily journal entries with regard to her life as well as the weather and the Northam News, which Elsie wrote to keep friends and family informed on their activities. Also included are photographs, a fam ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Somerset County Bible Society records document the activities and extensive membership of the religious organization whose purpose was to distribute Bibles and promote further interest in the scripture. Located in Somerset County, Maryland, the organization’s records date from its inception in 1828-2005 with the bulk of the material encompassing the annual meetings and membership rosters, 1875-1986. Corresponding organization material also includes a scrapbook from ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The South Dorchester Folk Museum collection documents programs and lectures held at the museum in Cambridge, Maryland from 2001-2017. The history of southern Dorchester County is immortalized in these Digital Video Disc (DVD) recordings of presentations and feature information about Hooper’s Island, Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, decoy carving, hunting traditions, songs and local family history. Arrangement Statement: The South Dorchester Folk Museum collection ha ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Sussex County Sheriff records document court cases from 19031995 in Sussex County, Delaware. The collection contains financial records for the court and sheriff’s department as well as specific records of costs and outcomes from the court cases occurring from 1903 to 1995. There are records for both the Sussex County Superior Court, as well as the Court of Common Pleas. The records are largely limited to Ledgers, Fee Books and Receipt Dockets. The Ledgers contain ba ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Sylvia Bradley collection documents her research on the history and culture of the Delmarva Peninsula with materials dating from 1841-1993, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1970-1989. The documents encompass research done by Bradley on the Eastern Shore of Maryland for several of her published histories and articles, including Mardela Springs, Maryland: a History. Documents within the collection include manuscripts on Eastern Shore women during the Civil War ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Teaching American History program records document the creation and implementation of teaching methods using original local source records for Wicomico County teachers. The materials date from 2004-2006, with the bulk of the material dating to 2004. These records include compact discs containing lesson plans on American history created by the participants of the program. The records also contain audio cassettes and compact discs of oral history interviews. These inter ...