Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The papers of Blanche Williams Smith document her life as a resident and elementary educator of Maryland’s Eastern Shore from 1880-2015 with the bulk of the material dating from her years as a student at Frankford High School and the Women’s College at the University of Delaware, 1922-1931. Scrapbooks, created by her daughter Louise, document her family’s history dating back to the 1770s; other materials include yearbooks, journals and ephemera all-encompassing Blan ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: Brittingham Plant Farms records document the development of and retail practices of the wholesale plant company in Salisbury, Maryland. Company practices are documented with plant catalogs, advertisements, photographs and printed ephemera. The materials date from 1897-2014 with the bulk of material dating from the company founding in 1945 through its demise in 1999. Also included are family and company histories written by Sylvia Brittingham Robertson. Arrangement Stateme ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The papers of C. Kay Larson document her extensive research into the life and writings of Anna Ella Carroll and other important figures from the Civil War era including Maryland Governor Thomas H. Hicks from 2000-2003. Documenting materials include photocopies of articles and correspondence written by Carroll, as well as images and references to her family’s home, Kingston Hall, located in Somerset County, Maryland. Arrangement Statement: Folders are listed by their loc ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Caroline Gunby and Eleanor Gunby Watts papers document the travels and fifty year teaching career of Caroline Gunby and the genealogical research of her niece, Eleanor Gunby Watts. The eclectic collection from Somerset County, Md. dates from 1845 to 1999, with the bulk from 1920 to 1956. It includes a doctor’s bill for the treatment of slaves in 1845, historical records from St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Marion, Md., and Caroline Gunby’s cross-country travel di ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: Cato Family papers document the family activities and lineage of the Cato and Wyche families of Greensville County, Virginia and Salisbury, Maryland spanning two centuries. Hand-drawn lineage charts as well as land deeds, account bills, correspondence, and photographs are included and document the extensive family ancestry. Arrangement Statement: Materials are arranged chronologically with the exception of the photographs and artifacts which are listed at the end of the i ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The papers of Charles A. Holland, Jr. document his military service with the United States Army Air Corps, 1941-1945. Mr. Holland’s military activities are documented via issued special orders, certifications, proceeding specifications, pay allowance and photographs. Also included are a series of hand-drawn political cartoons depicting his rankin-file men and newspaper clippings. Arrangement Statement: Folders are listed by their location in each box; any given subject ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The papers of Rev. Charles Covington document his enthusiasm for the Methodist church from 1886-2014 with the bulk of the material dating from 1950-1974. Over the course of his career, Rev. Covington obtained numerous bulletins, booklets and ephemera documenting the many Methodist, United Methodist and Methodist Episcopal Churches across the state of Delaware from Wilmington to Delmar and also includes those on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Charles Robert Virgil Hall collection documents various Eastern Shore families and their activities from 1789-1987, with the bulk of the records dating from 1885-1920. Eastern Shore communities are documented via land records, fraternal organizations, church materials including programs and the Journal of the Diocese of Easton, printed advertisements, family histories, and photographic prints. Arrangement Statement: The Charles Robert Virgil Hall collection has been a ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Charles T. Fooks papers are the product of years of Fooks family genealogical research, 1977-1993, focusing on the Maryland and Virginia regions of Delmarva. His work includes Fooks’ connections to other families such as the Adkins, Downs, Johnson and Townsend families. Arrangement Statement: Folders are listed by their location in each box; any given subject may be dispersed throughout the entirety of the collection. Subject Terms: General Terms Adkins Family Downs ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Clarence W. Whealton papers document his bank transactions, his income from his law practice and his personal investments in Wicomico County, Md., Sussex County, De. and Accomack County, Va. between 1920 and 1929 through a ledger. They also document his Lions Club membership and the grammar school education of Daniel J. Whealton II in Salisbury, Md. through certificates. 2 Arrangement Statement: Folders are listed by their location in the box; any given subject may be ...