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: 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 D. Page Elmore papers contain correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, pamphlets, business cards, books, plaques, decorations, certificates, artifacts and photocopies relating to the life and career of Douglas Page Elmore. They date from 1932-2011, with the bulk of the material dating from 2002-2011. The correspondence includes samples from all facets of his life, including birthday cards and personal letters to business and political correspondence. There ar ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Delmarva Business Directory collection includes many types of directories from 1931-1967 from the Salisbury, Wicomico County, Maryland and Delaware region. Directories document many different types of businesses, including farmers as well as those who were employed on the Delmarva Peninsula. Also included is a publication on the 1960 population characteristics of the Salisbury-Wicomico Region. Arrangement Statement: Folders are listed by their location in each box; an ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. records are comprised of material related to the Delmarva Chicken Festival and the poultry industry from 1948-2014 with the bulk of the material dating from 1948-2004. In addition to the festival records, newspaper clippings related to the mission and vision of the industry document one of the Delmarva Peninsula’s most significant industries through a series of ephemera, photographs and scrapbooks. This collection highlights the impac ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: Delmarva Republican Women records document the political organizations history and activities on the Eastern Shore of Maryland from 1999-2012 via administrative files that include meeting minutes, by laws, correspondence and photographs. Also documented are the many fundraising activities conducted by the women consisting of the Vet’s Valentines Dinner as well as live performances by William and Sue Wills as the President and his First Lady. Arrangement Statement: Folde ...