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
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Waldo L. Dise papers documents his career as a Methodist minister on the Delmarva Peninsula 1902-1904. The collection is comprised of sermons, church programs, marriage certificates and notes related to Waldo Dise’s pastoral work. Photographs and certificates document his colligate experience, and his service as an Army Chaplin during World War II. Arrangement Statement: Folders are listed by their location in each box; any given subject may be dispersed throughout ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Richard Cooper papers document his professional and personal activities through his collection of materials dating from 1605 to 2001. The documents focus on the religious and political histories of Wicomico and Worcester County as well as the history of the Mason-Dixon Boundary Line depicted through Cooper’s column in the Daily Times. The papers also document the topographic history of Delmarva through Cooper’s career as an engineering surveyor. Documents from his ...
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: This collection contains thirteen architectural drawings of the Berlin, MD structure called Genesar in 1980. The drawings were prepared by student architects of Florida A & M University. The drawings include a site plan, first floor plan, second floor plan, third floor plan, east elevation, west elevation, north elevation, longitudinal section, transverse section, and several individual details throughout the structure. 2 Subject Terms: General Terms Architecture--Marylan ...
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: Wicomico County Board of Education records document the history of the schools and activities of the Board of Education in Wicomico County, Maryland with the bulk of the material relating to Salisbury, Maryland. The materials date from 1886-2009 with the bulk of the material dating from school activities and the integration of schools, 1960-1979. The evolution of school buildings in Wicomico County is documented through visual materials that include photographs and printe ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Holloway Funeral Home records document the deceased who were prepared for burial at the Salisbury, Maryland location, 1900-1952. Digitized materials include procedures performed, financial statements and death certificates. Arrangement Statement: Records are listed alphabetically by the first letter of the deceased person's last name. Subject Terms: General Terms Death Records Family History Corporate Names Holloway Funeral Home Personal Names Holloway, Samuel J.R. Ho ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The World War II Veterans project records document orally and written the histories of Wicomico County, Maryland men and women who served in the differing branches of the military during World War II. Written and audio evidence documents the veteran’s enlistment, rank, military unit, and where they were stationed for the duration of the war. Records were collected by Sylvia Bradley and the Westside Historical Society in 1995 with subsequent records periodically added in ...