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: 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: The papers of Michael Lewis reflect research he and several students collected regarding Maryland environmental history after his arrival at Salisbury University in 2000. A significant portion of the papers pertain to the Delmarva Peninsula including the health of the Chesapeake Bay, Ocean City, and Maryland ecology. There is also research conducted on the transition of 20th century Delmarva agriculture and the poultry industry. The papers include several oral histories from D ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: Land deeds and surveys of the Miles Family papers document the extensive lands owned by and passed to the members of the Miles family of Somerset County, Maryland, 1645-1890. Properties include Ferry Bridge, Pleasure, Hog Pen Swamp and others. Records also include personal papers of John Miles, they comprise a list of property owned, a tax assessment and an unprobated will as well as a photograph album of tin types compiled by Mollie Miles. Arrangement Statement: Folders ...
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 Milner Family papers document the family’s activities through a series of letters and photographs between family members in Indiana, Indiana, Kentucky, Florida, Virginia and Baltimore, Maryland from 1914-1954 with the bulk of the material dating from 1917-1920. Daily activities of Ralph Milner during his enlistment in World War I and his time with the United Fruit Company are of note, as are those of Russell Milner during his experience in the Student Army Training ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The ledgers from Mitchell and Goslee Hardware Company document the type of goods purchased and services performed by the company in and around Salisbury, Maryland and include industries as far west as St. Louis, Missouri and as far east as Boston, Massachusetts from October 1922 through May 1924. Arrangement Statement: Ledgers are listed by their location in each box; any given subject may be dispersed throughout the entirety of the collection. Subject Terms: General Term ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Morris Family papers document the Salisbury, Maryland residents who lived at 533 South Division Street and owned and operated the Morris Millwork Company. Photographic prints, and funeral ephemera document the relationships of Levin Merrill Morris, his wife, S. Martha and their daughter, Dorothy Catherine, 1890-1955. Additionally, handwritten notes on family birth, marriage and death records have been maintained. Dorothy’s friendships with her college classmates are ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Mount Family papers exhibits a 19th century household living in Spence, Worcester County, Maryland. The series of documents, dates from 1860-1897, and contains deeds of their property on Public Landing road, family bible records, and a dissembled scrapbook including portraits on tin types, carte de visites, and cabinet cards. Arrangement Statement: Folders are listed by their location in each box; any given subject may be dispersed throughout the entirety of the colle ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: Norm Conway papers document the budget and management of Maryland’s financial bills. Also, documented are session and major issues reports from meetings over the years and books from the Department of Budget and Management that lays out financial figures. The material dates from 1987-2007 with the bulk dating from 1990-1994. Arrangement Statement: Folders are listed by their location in each box; any given subject may be dispersed throughout the entirety of the collecti ...