Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: Michael G. Hitch papers document the extensive processes conducted by Mr. Hitch while researching the genealogical pathways of his family history in Salisbury, Maryland. The materials date from 1992-2002 with the bulk of the materials dating from the intensive correspondence campaign embarked upon with the Hitch Family Newsletter from, 1994-1998. Research activities are documented via photocopied research materials including family history charts of descendants, probate r ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The William Middleton collection documents the financial records of Joshua Hamblin located in Worcester County, Maryland and ephemera from Wicomico and Worcester counties, Maryland. The materials date from 1821-1999 with the bulk of the material dating from 1830-1869 and document the financial records of Joshua Hamblin which include receipts, court records and land records. The materials from Joshua Hamblin came from William Middleton’s grandmother Margaret M. Middleton ...
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
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Miles Family survey collection documents numerous Eastern Shore land boundaries. Until the mid-twentieth century, the state of Maryland did not emphasis accuracy of land surveys or the collection of deeds. The work of the Miles family allowed the State of Maryland to utilize original Eastern Shore deeds to legally designate boundary and partition lines. In numerous cases, the Miles’ family records were the only form of land documentation on the Eastern Shore. Conseq ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The audio-visual project materials produced by the Maryland State Department of Education document the life and customs of the peoples of Maryland including the agricultural landscape and oceanic industries as well as the historic landscape. Materials include a series of photographic slides, film strips, and the corresponding scripts to the classroom materials that date from 1950-1956 with the bulk of the material dating from 1955-1956. Arrangement Statement: Slides, film ...
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 papers of Louise Hopkins Dryden document her experience as the first Somerset County woman to christen a Liberty Ship, the S.S. WILLIAM WELCH March, 1943. Records include correspondence, photographs, and a booklet that documents the entirety of the Bethlehem Liberty Fleet. Also included are family photographs of Mrs. Dryden from her infancy in 1906 until a year before her death in 2002. Arrangement Statement: Folders are listed by their location in each box; any given ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The J. Douglas Deal papers document the extensive research done by Deal while writing his dissertation Race and Class in Colonial Virginia: Indians, Englishmen, and Africans on the Eastern Shore during the Seventeenth Century from 1970-1982 at the University of Rochester. Materials within the collection are comprised of photocopies of documents dating from 1663-1866. Photocopied materials include seventeenth century Accomack County tithables, articles from the William and ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The papers of the Perdue family contain genealogical research conducted by Pittsville, Wicomico County native, Robert E. Perdue, Jr. A vast majority of the record set is facsimiles. Arrangement Statement: The arrangement of the materials follows the original organization of Robert E. Purdue Jr, with some items combined for a well-defined record set. Oversize materials have been separated. Folders are listed by their location in each box; any given subject may be dispersed ...