Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: Timothy Beard papers document the life, family history, and lifelong research of Sheffield, Massachusetts native, Timothy Field Beard, through numerous research notes, family photograph albums, memberships, and bibles. The papers date from 1729-2016, with the bulk of the papers dating from 1951-2001 reflecting on the core of his work, genealogy. Beard’s notes provide insight into numerous family lines other than his own and the membership rosters illustrate a collection ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Tom Horton audio recordings and photographs are a series of interviews conducted with individuals from the Chesapeake Bay Region of Maryland, 1977-1999 with the bulk of the material dating from 1989-1993. The audio cassettes were utilized as research for Horton’s book, “An Island out of Time: a memoir of Smith Island in the Chesapeake.” Recorded accounts from island residents, waterman, and individuals involved in the Chesapeake Bay Region share their life stori ...
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 Note: The US 50/Route 301 Property Dispute records documents the process Margaret Whittle went through to sell, her mother, Jeannette Nash’s estate and property on Kent Narrows in Kent Island. The records details correspondence with Margaret and the Maryland Department of Transportation regarding the trunk line and Bay Bridge expansion from 1951-1999, with the bulk of the material dating from 1976-1999 wherein Margaret was left with little ability to sell the estate. 2 Arrang ...
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 ...