Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The E. Homer White papers document the political career of Edward Homer White, a Delegate from the Maryland State House and Senate, from 1946-1991 with the bulk of the material dating from 1962-1978. Materials include newspaper clippings, photographs and essays that document E. Homer White’s political campaigns, causes and career. Photographs and correspondence concern Delegate Homer’s campaign, his political stances, as well as events and receptions he had attended d ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The papers of E. Niel Carey collectively document his professional endeavors as an educator and facilitator of career education at the Maryland State Board of Education and the National Council on Career Advancement, 1967-1997. Records include his service in the United States Air Force; however, the majority of materials focus on the development of career education as one of the first programs of its kind. Additionally, records document Carey’s publication activities an ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Early Twentieth Century Women's Magazine collection document the social and home economic aspects of women's lives from 1905-1949. Documenting materials include differing volumes of magazines including Good Housekeeping, Ladies’ Home Journal, McCall’s, Better Homes & Gardens, and Woman's Home Companion. 2 Arrangement Statement: Folders are listed by their location in each box; any given subject may be dispersed throughout the entirety of the collection. Subject Te ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The papers of Edward H. Nabb, Sr., document his family history and personal activities on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and date from 1944-2002 with the bulk of the materials dating from 1989-1997. Family history is documented by autobiographical writings, research correspondence, Nabb family genealogies, Andrew Nabb’s certifications, newspaper clippings and photographs. 2 Arrangement Statement: Edward H. Nabb Sr., papers have first been arranged chronologically and the ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The family papers of Edward J. Henry document his family’s activities in Snow Hill, Maryland from his marriage to Mary Queen Purnell in 1887 through the death of his son William’s wife, Mary Holley Henry in 2009 with the bulk of the materials dating from 1932-1967. Materials include marriage certificates, funeral programs, ephemera about Helen and her violin as well as son William and Bowie State College, newspaper clippings and photographs. Arrangement Statement: Fol ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: Edward Jones papers document Dr. Jones’ research into the Somerset and Worcester County, Maryland inventories of slaves and indentured servants that utilized court record abstracts, the Maryland Prerogative
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: Elijah T.P. Gibbons papers document through correspondence the activities of Gibbons’ cousin, Alexander King, a Union soldier who served in Tennessee’s Company K and Hiram Scott, Gibbons’ uncle who was living in Kentucky during the Civil War. The correspondence also includes friends and family members and expresses opinion on the war including the draft, life in military camp, and their on-going activities, 1861-1865. Also included are debt payments and bond stateme ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Ellen G. Bloodsworth papers document her educational history at Wicomico High School and Salisbury State Normal School, as well as her interest in Eastern Shore history and her Episcopal faith from 1933-2007. Her papers are represented through graduation and university scrapbooks, high school reunion ephemera, newsletters from Episcopal churches, and newspaper clippings about Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Arrangement Statement: Folders and scrapbooks are listed by their ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: Ellett A. Lewis Scrapbook collection depicts family members and friends participating in activities outside of the home in Salisbury, Maryland through photographic documentation, 1900-1940. Images include Mr. Lewis’ service in World War I, New York City, Accomack County, Virginia, Pokomoke City, Maryland, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Eastern Shore homes, roadside camping, schoolhouses, classrooms and monuments to Virginia Dare and Francis Makem ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Elmer Ruark papers document the religious work of the former mayor of Salisbury Maryland. The collection spans Ruark’s research into the history of Allen Memorial Baptist Church of Salisbury. In addition the records include research and publications related to Rev. Noah Davis, founder of the Baptist Publication Society; Elmer Ruark and Noah Davis are distant relatives. The collection dates from 1830-1970 with the bulk of the material dating from 1930-1958. Arrangeme ...