Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: Louis F. Collins papers documents his life while serving in the United States Army with the material dating from 1942-1960 with the bulk of the material dating from 1942-1946. Also, included in this collection, are certificates and diplomas from Louis and his wife Irene relating to education, living will, and financial records from their life in Powellville, Wicomico County, Maryland. Arrangement Statement: Folders are listed by their location in each box; any given subje ...
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 Note: This collection documents the military career and personal life of Albert Laws and the family genealogy of Maude Perdue Laws Truitt. Series I: Biographical Information, 1881-1981 Series II: Military Career, 1889-1992 Series III: Family Genealogy, 1862-1991 Arrangement Statement: This collection is arranged into three series: Biographical, Military Career and Family Genealogy. Folders are listed by their location in each box; any given subject may be dispersed throughout t ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The John Chamberlin papers document his archeological excavations in Maryland. Records include his archeological surveys, artifact lists, proposal documents, maps and artifacts collected during his digs. These materials date from 1910-2010, with the bulk of the material dating from 1991-2003. Many of the documents relate to William Claiborne, who established a trading settlement on southern Kent Island in 1631. Chamberlin also excavated at Rich Neck Manor, later named She ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The papers of Anne Morris Clay document her occupation as a land records researcher in the Maryland counties of Wicomico and Worcester. The materials date from 1886-1997 with a bulk of materials dating from 1980-1997. Materials include correspondence and research material regarding Cherie Cozin's Purnell property off Shore Side Road in Dames Quarter as well as June Petit's Simpleton property and correspondence with Dave Nutter pertaining to the property Nutter’s Neck. M ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Jackson Family photograph collection visually documents the prominent Salisbury, Maryland family including United States Senator William P. Jackson and Maryland Republican State Central Committee member, William Newton Jackson. Florence Rue, wife of William Newton Jackson, and daughter of Philadelphia National Bank President, Levi Lingo Rue and family is also visually documented in this series of photographic images. Visually, the images document the wealth and status ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: Project records of the Joseph Benjamin Hudson film document the life of one of the most well-known and longest living Delawareans, Joseph Benjamin Hudson (1874-1982) from Mission, Sussex County. Donald Ward produced the project from 1980-1981 and conducted the interview with Mr. Hudson recording how life had changed over the last 100 years. Commentary from Mr. Hudson includes early life in post-Civil War Delaware, farming and Carey’s United Methodist Camp. The interview ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Freedom Ainsworth papers document the restoration and preservation efforts of three of the Manokin Historic District’s oldest structures Beckford Manor, Almodington and More And Case It (also known as Holly Hurst), located in Princess Anne, Md. The materials date from 1766-1767, 1803-1999 with the bulk of the material dating from the purchase and restoration of the three structures, 1967-1994. Restoration activities as well as property histories are documented via c ...
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 records of John H. Dulany and Son Incorporated, (also known Dulany and Johnson and Dulany and Sons), documents the growth and management of John H. Dulany and Son Inc. which was located in Fruitland Maryland. The materials date from the company’s inception in 1899 through 1984 with the bulk of the material dating from 1944-1966. The materials include photographs, correspondence, biographies, and awards documents the growth of the Dulany plants as well as business an ...