Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Harold S. Morton, Jr., papers document the extensive family history research that Morton conducted with the help of his wife, Margaret James Morton from 1958-1978 on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, primarily in Northampton County. Families documented via research include James, Roberts and Stott. The materials date from 1870-1978, 1996 and include primary resources documenting the James family’s activities in and around Franktown, Virginia. Resources include land dee ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Harry L. Harcum papers documents Harry’s involvement in local businesses and civic engagements in Salisbury, Maryland which include the development of the Boy Scouts of America, Wicomico County chapter as well as the associated African-American Boy Scout Troop, 1910-1917. In addition to Harcum’s engagements the papers also reflect the purchase of land in the Camden Avenue district as well as the design and construction of his family home, the Harcum House on Park ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Harry O. Korff, Jr. papers document his military service in the United States Air Corps from 1943-1995 with the bulk of the materials dating to 1943-1950. Korff, a Salisbury, Maryland native and dental surgeon, was enlisted in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II and was stationed in Italy. His papers reflect his World War II service through records from various training schools he attended throughout the United States and a scrapbook showcasing his tr ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Henrietta Byrd papers are deeds, wills, lease, transactions, and correspondence of a 19th Century businesswomen in Salisbury, Maryland, 1842-1891. Following the death of her husband, Henrietta sought legal counsel from Congressmen and Attorney Mr. John Rankin Franklin to understand her rights as a widowed entrepreneur in the Antebellum Era. She later owned at least two properties include the “Wicomico House” which was four-story restaurant and hotel on Main Street ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Henrietta Jones Moore collection documents several historical aspects of Eastern Shore history including Salisbury and Cambridge, Maryland and Cape Charles, Virginia. Documenting materials include family history, religion, education, and economic perspectives through essays, ephemera, newspaper clippings, obituaries and photographs from 1860-1998 with the bulk of the material dating from 1930-1948. Arrangement Statement: Folders are listed by their location in each bo ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The papers of Henry T. Bell document land purchases in Berlin, Maryland and the business relationship conducted between Bell, his wife Lillie and the William B. Tilghman Company from 1858 – 1918 with the bulk of the material dating from 1895-1916. Also included is personal correspondence to Henry and Lillie Bell from their children and other acquaintances as well as personal account information and his last will and testament. Arrangement Statement: Folders are listed b ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: Hobert D. Adams papers consist of land surveys and descriptions as well as proposals, maps, and permits for Adams’s property located in Fishing Creek, Maryland. The materials also contain a series of records related to Adams’s vehicle accidents. The materials date from 1963-1992 with the bulk date from 1973-1978. Arrangement Statement: Folders are listed by their location in each box; any given subject may be dispersed throughout the entirety of the collection. Subjec ...
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 Humphreys family papers document the educational and social activities of Dr. Eugene and Josephine Humphreys and their children who lived at 105 Broad Street, Salisbury, Maryland. Materials date from 1867-1963 with the bulk of the material dating from 1890-1933 including correspondence, educational, economic and photographic materials of the family. Also documented through correspondence, legal records, and photographs are boarders who resided with the Humphreys and a ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The papers of J. Marshall Stewart document his career with Victor Lynn Lines as well as his civic service to the Eastern Shore and the city of Baltimore from 19401966. His activities are documented via photographs, certificates and artifacts that include an 1801 reproduction map of the city of Baltimore and a Baltimore sesquicentennial commemorative plate. Also included is an extensive family history of the Andrew and Joanne Stewart Hall family which includes memoirs from ...