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 ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Dennis Family photographs document the lives of Camilla Dennis, a Worcester County native, and Martha Groton, Camilla’s daughter. The photographs date from 1892 to 2007 and depict the Dennis family through a series of portraits as well as activities held at 207 East Isabella Street in Salisbury, Maryland. Published works within the collection reveal ties to Robert Naylor Roger’s Scottish clan ancestry. Arrangement Statement: Folders are listed by their location in ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Dinsmore-Turner scrapbook collection documents Robert Turner and his sweetheart, later wife, Marjorie Dinsmore Turner high school years from 1937 to 1941, their families, and their marriage and wedding in St. Clairsville, Ohio. Additional photographs detailing Robert being drafted, his military career, his death and his official burial arrangements in 1944 and commemoration 1947-1948. There are also photographs of their only child from 1944 to 1946. Arrangement Statem ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: Diocese of Easton records document the history of the Diocese of Easton, specifically St. Paul’s Parish in Centreville, Maryland and the Bridgetown United Methodist Church near Ridgley, Maryland on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. The materials date from 1924-2003 with the bulk of the material dating from history of the churches, 1989-1993. The history of the Diocese of Easton is documented in printed histories, maps and newspaper clippings. 2 Folders are listed by their ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Dorchester County Civil Rights collection documents the Civil Rights movement occurring in Cambridge, Maryland from 1958 -1990 with the bulk of the materials dating from 1961 – 1970. Materials include newspaper clippings, political literature, and campaign materials relating to the Civil Rights movement in Cambridge as well as three scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings related to civil rights demonstrations in Cambridge. Arrangement Statement: Folders and scrap ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: Double Mills records document the restoration and preservation of the historic mill located near Mardela Springs, Md. The materials date from 1988-1996, with the bulk of material dating from 1988-1991. The records encompass the restoration activities and efforts of Double Mills, Inc., and the Double Mills Preservation Foundation. These efforts are documented through correspondence, fund raising records, architectural drawings, maps, easement agreements, newspaper clipping ...