Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content: Polly Batchelder’s collection is a comprehensive documentation of genealogical research on Old Somerset County, Maryland via land and parish records, as well as a series of obituaries from the Marylander and Herald newspaper and city of Salisbury tax assessment ledgers. Included in the collection are the papers of Alberta Smith; mementos found by Polly and her son Geoffrey at the abandoned Smith house on West Sharpless road in Oriole, Somerset County, Maryland. Materials inc ...
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 artifacts document the support from a northern Delaware corporation during Operation Iraqi Freedom, October 2005. Subject Terms: General Terms Military Operation Iraqi Freedom Wilmington, De. Corporate Names Sheeran Direct Marketing Personal Names Hamm, Eric L. Sheeran, Joseph J. Sheeran, Peggy Artifacts 1. Commemorative Certificate, American flag flown over mission, 2005 October 3 2013.057.001 2. Flag, American, 2013.057.002 2
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: Diocese of Easton records document the history of the Diocese of Easton, specifically St. Paul’s Parish in Centreville, Maryland and the Bridgetown United Methodist Church near Ridgley, Maryland on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. The materials date from 1924-2003 with the bulk of the material dating from history of the churches, 1989-1993. The history of the Diocese of Easton is documented in printed histories, maps and newspaper clippings. 2 Folders are listed by their ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The papers of Fred T. Bradley document the activities of his family members, including his Uncle Milton Bradley’s active service in World War I, a copy of Florence Bradley’s passport, and his father’s obituary. Political memorabilia include a ticket stub from the 1912 Democratic National Convention and a fob from the McKinley-Hobart Presidential campaign of 1896. Also included is a copy of the Kangaroo Komplete Kompound brochure circa 1892, a type of farmer’s manu ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: This collection consists of assorted local paper ephemera from 1852 to 1990. Most of the items originated from the George Bounds & Company of Hebron, the J. H. Farlow & Brother of Salisbury and the Wimbrow & Company of Whaleyville and William and Edwin Sirman. Included are cannery tokens from the Harold B. Kennerly & Son in Nanticoke, MD. Arrangement Statement: Folders are listed by their location in each box; any given subject may be dispersed throughout the entirety of ...
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 Federated Garden Club of Maryland, District 1 records document the organization’s activities on the Eastern Shore of Maryland from 1930-2011 with the bulk of the records dating from 1987-2008. Regionally District 1 is comprised of Caroline, Cecil, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico and Worcester counties and their organized garden clubs. Activities including the semiannual meetings, special meetings, horticulture committee, and the newslett ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The Charles Robert Virgil Hall collection documents various Eastern Shore families and their activities from 1789-1987, with the bulk of the records dating from 1885-1920. Eastern Shore communities are documented via land records, fraternal organizations, church materials including programs and the Journal of the Diocese of Easton, printed advertisements, family histories, and photographic prints. Arrangement Statement: The Charles Robert Virgil Hall collection has been a ...
Salisbury University - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Scope and Content Note: The papers of Anne Morris Clay document her occupation as a land records researcher in the Maryland counties of Wicomico and Worcester. The materials date from 1886-1997 with a bulk of materials dating from 1980-1997. Materials include correspondence and research material regarding Cherie Cozin's Purnell property off Shore Side Road in Dames Quarter as well as June Petit's Simpleton property and correspondence with Dave Nutter pertaining to the property Nutter’s Neck. M ...