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  • Agnes Tilghman Lürman photograph collection Accession Number: 2013.082 Description: The Agnes Tilghman Lürman photograph collection documents the activities of Ms. Lürman, and includes her visits to the “Grosses” also known as the Grosscoat Farm in Talbot County, Maryland, a trip to Paris, France in 1915, Shellfield, Wye Plantation, Weems, Virginia and Wharton Manor. Photographs also document the military service of William H. Decoursey Tilghman and J. Daniel Tilghman. Also, there is comprehensive documentation of the National Service School Women’s Section of the Navy League at Camp Chevy Chase, 1917-1918. Concurrently Pat Calloway, a photographer stationed with the American Expeditionary Forces in France, 1917-1918, documented the sites in Paris, as well as the French landscape and daily life of a soldier during World War I. Keywords:
    Agnes Tilghman Lürman photograph collection Military Paris, France Talbot County, Md. Weems, Va. World War I Orangery American Expeditionary Forces Camp Chevy Chase Grosscoat Farm National Service School of Women’s Section of the Navy League Shellfield United States Army Wharton Manor Wye Plantation Pat Calloway Agnes Tilghman Lürman J. Daniel Tilghman William H. DeCoursey Tilghman
  • Albert and Bettie Morris papers Accession Number: 2007.014 Description: The Albert and Bettie Morris papers document their lives as long-time residents of Salisbury, Maryland, and include early family records of Rosa Lee Tilghman Morris as well as correspondence, biographical information, printed materials, newspapers and artifacts. The materials date from 1895-2008 with the bulk of the material dating from 1941-1979. Dr. Morris’ extensive World War II service record is documented and includes correspondence, service papers and photographic documentation of his encounter with General Dwight D. Eisenhower. Also included are the records of the Eastern Shore Opera and Symphony Societies as well as ephemera from many other local historic and symphonic organizations. Keywords:
    Albert and Bettie Morris papers Military Socialite World War II American Red Cross Army Dental Corps Bard Avon School, Baltimore, Md. Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Eastern Shore Symphony Society Eastern Shore Opera Society Maryland Ballet Company Mrs. Harold’s Bell Street and Grammar School Salisbury Consort United States Army Anne Morris Clay Dwight D. Eisenhower Harry Harcum Ruth Kennerly Albert W. Morris Bettie Harcum Morris Ida Morris Rosa Lee Tilghman Morris Ruth Van Hulsteyn Charlotte Irving Fish
  • Allen Clark publication collection Accession Number: 2013.068 Description: Allen Clark publication collection includes a signed copy of Clark’s publication, New Light on Old Barratt’s: a history of Barratt’s Chapel, and includes biographical and supplemental information about author Allen Clark. Keywords:
    Church history Kent County, Delaware Methodist Religion Barratt’s Chapel Norris S. Barratt Allen B. Clark
  • Allison Morris Stickney papers Accession Number: 2013.059 Description: The papers of Allison Morris Stickney document Stickney’s service on the U.S.S. Marion from 1876-1904, with the bulk of the records specifically documenting his experiences aboard the schooner and in varying ports located in the Mediterranean region. Corresponding port lists also document the schooner’s arrival and departures throughout the region. Keywords:
    Allison Morris Stickney papers Schooner U.S.S. Marion United States Army United States Navy Commander R.F. Bradford Allison Morris Stickney Military
  • Cato Family papers Accession Number: 2013.070 Description: Cato Family papers document the family activities and lineage of the Cato and Wyche families of Greensville County, Virginia and Salisbury, Maryland spanning two centuries. Hand-drawn lineage charts as well as land deeds, account bills, correspondence, and photographs are included and document the extensive family ancestry. Keywords:
    Cato Family papers Family History Greensville County, Va. Land Deeds Joanna Hauk Cato Michael Abercrombie Joanna Abercrombie Robert Westbrook Hall Harry Lee Taylor John Wyche Wyche Family
  • Charles Robert Virgil Hall collection Accession Number: 1998.142 Description: 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. Keywords:
    Charles Robert Virgil Hall collection Rob Hall Accomack County, Va. Baltimore Hundred Baptist Churches Crisfield, Md. Episcopal Family History Fraternal Organizations Hallwood, Va. Sussex County Diocese of Easton Knights of Pythias Thomas Adams Mary Hargadine Burton William Matthias Costen Joshua Mills Dryden Allison A. Gillis Samuel Handy Issac Lankford
  • D. Page Elmore papers Accession Number: 2013.022 Description: 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 are newspapers pertaining to his political career, as well as articles pertaining to the garbage delivery truck industry, and other local activities in which Elmore was involved. Photographs include labeled family photographs, as well as political photographs that have been signed by prominent Maryland politicians. The plaques were given to Elmore for all sorts for reasons, for his many accomplishments, donations and memberships. He received membership plaques and certificates from organizations such as the YMCA, Rotary International, University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) and Salisbury University.

    Records also document Maryland General Assembly bills that he had significant contact with during 2005. Many of these bills and corresponding notes were created when Elmore was a member of differing committees in the House from 2007-2010. Material also documents Carolyn Elmore’s brief political career following her husband’s death. There are also materials concerning other politicians, and events including political buttons for politicians ranging from Kennedy to both Bush presidents and bumper stickers for many Republican politicians. There are papers regarding corruption charges leveled at various Maryland politicians.

    Most of the materials document Elmore’s tenure as a Maryland delegate, with the remaining materials documenting his personal life as well as his professional life including his sanitation business and the time he spent as the Treasurer of Accomack County, Virginia.
    Keywords:
    D. Page Elmore papers Accomack County, Va. Church membership Bible records—Maryland Business records—Maryland Business records—Virginia Education Elections Elections—Virginia Local elections Bills, Legislative Governmental investigations Legislation Maryland--Politics and government Nonprofit organizations Ocean City, Md. Politics Politicians Republican Tangier Island Voting Maryland General Assembly -- House of Delegates Salisbury University Shore Disposal Carolyn Elmore D. Page Elmore
  • Double Mills records Accession Number: 2004.002 Description: Double Mills records document the restoration and preservation of the historic mill located near Mardela Springs, Md. The materials date from 1988-1996, with the bulk of material dating from 1988-1991. The records encompass the restoration activities and efforts of Double Mills, Inc., and the Double Mills Preservation Foundation. These efforts are documented through correspondence, fund raising records, architectural drawings, maps, easement agreements, newspaper clippings, and photographs. In addition to the Double Mill records are photographs of the Rewastico Mill located in Hebron, Maryland. Keywords:
    Double Mills records Architecture--Maryland. Buildings Maryland Historic building-Conservation and restoration Conservation and restoration Historic mills Historic preservation. Mardela Springs, Maryland Double Mills, Inc. Double Mills Preservation Foundation
  • Edward H. Nabb, Sr. papers Accession Number: 1998.118 Description: The papers of Edward H. Nabb, Sr., document his family history and personal activities on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and date from 1944-2002 with the bulk of the materials dating from 1989-1997. Family history is documented by autobiographical writings, research correspondence, Nabb family genealogies, Andrew Nabb’s certifications, newspaper clippings and photographs. Keywords:
    Edward H. Nabb, Sr. papers Cambridge, Maryland Dorchester County, Maryland Edward Nabb Famiily History Linda Nabb Andrew Nabb
  • Elijah T.P. Gibbons papers Accession Number: 1990.028 Description: Elijah T.P. Gibbons papers document through correspondence the activities of Gibbons’ cousin, Alexander King, a Union soldier who served in Tennessee’s Company K and Hiram Scott, Gibbons’ uncle who was living in Kentucky during the Civil War. The correspondence also includes friends and family members and expresses opinion on the war including the draft, life in military camp, and their on-going activities, 1861-1865. Also included are debt payments and bond statements between Gibbons and James Cottman from the 1870s. Keywords:
    Elijah T.P. Gibbons papers Accomack County, Va. Civil War Land Deed Locustville, Va. Military Somerset County, Md. James Cottman Elijah T.P. Gibbons Mary Polly Scott Gibbons Thomas C. Kellam Alexander H. King Hiram Scott
  • Ellett A. Lewis Scrapbook collection Accession Number: 2005.078 Description: Ellett A. Lewis Scrapbook collection depicts family members and friends participating in activities outside of the home in Salisbury, Maryland through photographic documentation, 1900-1940. Images include Mr. Lewis’ service in World War I, New York City, Accomack County, Virginia, Pokomoke City, Maryland, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Eastern Shore homes, roadside camping, schoolhouses, classrooms and monuments to Virginia Dare and Francis Makemie. Keywords:
    Ellett A. Lewis Scrapbook collection Accomack County, Va. Automobiles Classroom Gettysburg, Pa. Military New York City, Ny. Pokomoke City, Md. Schoolhouse Travel World War I Virginia Dare Clement I. Gaskill Bertha M. Lewis Ellett Absalom Lewis Francis Makemie
  • Evelyn Jefferson Fox papers Accession Number: 1989.001 Description: The Evelyn Jefferson Fox papers document the activities of her family members who resided on Taylor’s Island and in Federalsburg, Maryland. Records document the family’s activities through nineteenth-century correspondence and photographs. Two photographic scrapbooks from 1910-1920 also document the cultural landscape and family activities through photographic images and newspaper clippings of Ocean City, Federalsburg, and Taylors Island. Keywords:
    Evelyn Jefferson Fox papers Evelyn Fox Dorchester County World War I Hillcrest Cemetary
  • Federated Garden Club of Maryland, District 1 records Accession Number: 2013.064 Description: 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 newsletter are documented via meeting minutes recorded by the FGCMD secretary. Also included are scrapbooks compiled by the FGCMD historian that document the activities of the varying clubs through photographs and newspaper clippings. Keywords:
    Federated Garden Club of Maryland, District 1 records Flower shows Garden Clubs Gardening Horticulture Landscape design Societies Caroline County Garden Club Chestertown Garden Club Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland Greenfingers Garden Club National Garden Club, Inc. Queen Anne’s County Garden Club Somerset Garden Club Talbot County Garden Club Worcester County Garden Club Mrs. Jesse Hakes Chris Myles-Tochko
  • Fred Bradley Family papers Accession Number: 1990.051 Description: 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 manure almanac. Keywords:
    Fred Bradley Family papers Mardela Springs, Md. Riverton, Md. World War I Florence Bradley Milton Bradley
  • Fulton Allen papers Accession Number: 1998.116 Description: The papers of Mr. Fulton Allen document his personal interests which include folk art, travel, and theater as a resident of Salisbury, Maryland from 1920-1970s. Records include a scrapbook from Mr. Allen’s travels to the West Indies in 1937 with his friend, Conrad Long, as well as photographs and a cast list from the Wicomico Community Players, a local theater group which held productions at Wicomico High School. A second scrapbook features collected magazine covers and advertisements from varying periodicals 1929-1945. Also included are a series of pamphlets providing information on new pharmaceuticals, health benefits and social issues. Keywords:
    Fulton Allen papers Wicomico County Wicomico Community Players Hamilton Fox Conrad Long
  • Henry T. Bell papers Accession Number: 2014.014 Description: 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. Keywords:
    Henry T. Bell papers Arnold Miller Lot Berlin, Md. Jane Baker Lot Land Deeds Smith Lot Worcester County Guth Chocolate Company William B. Tilghman Company Henry T. Bell Lillie M. Bell Frances Bell Rayne Helen Bell Rayne John D. Rayne
  • Holloway Funeral Home records Accession Number: 2014.010 Description: 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. Keywords:
    Holloway Funeral Home records Death Records Family History Holloway Funeral Home Samuel J.R. Holloway Walter Holloway Richard Holloway
  • Genesar Architectural Drawing records Accession Number: 1987.107 Description: 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.  Keywords:
    Maryland Architecture Buildings Genesar Architectural Drawing records Historic building Historic preservation Conservation and restoration Worcester County, Maryland Historic American Buildings Survey Humphreys family Purnell family Berlin, Maryland
  • George and Lucy Toothill papers Accession Number: 2013.043 Description: The George and Lucy Toothill papers document George Toothill’s naval assignments shortly after World War I. The papers date from 1918-1923 with the bulk of the papers dating from 1918-1919. The papers include a journal kept by George in 1919 documenting his travels, correspondence from various family members and friends, and naval identification materials. In addition to George’s papers there is a correspondence to Lucy from a family friend written in 1923. Keywords:
    George and Lucy Toothill papers United States Navy World War I Military History Chauncey Brewster Frank Drebing Maude Malcolm Charlie Toothill Lucy Toothill George Toothill Chincoteague, Virginia Accomack County, Virginia
  • Gunby Family papers Accession Number: 1995.012 Description: The Gunby Family papers document the Gunby family lineage which began in Somerset County, Maryland in the late 17th century. Also documented are the activities of southern sympathizer Clara Gunby which occurred in Maryland and Virginia. The materials date from 1854 with the bulk of the materials dating from 1971 to 1994 when Mr. George Hann began to conduct research on the lineage of the Gunby family and associated family lines. Earlier records are included; however, they are photocopies of originals. Documenting records include Clara Gunby’s journal, family history lineage, and correspondence from George Hann to Gunby family members in the United States, Canada, England, and the South Pacific. Keywords:
    Gunby Family papers Brittingham Family Civil War Family History Fork Town, Maryland Genealogy Hampton Roads, Virginia Roach Family Somerset County, Maryland Wells Family Fortress Monroe Fort Monroe Clara L. Gunby Louis W. Gunby Eva Parker Gunby Hann George W. Hann Geroge Hann Clara Gunby Huffington Marylander and Herald Crisfield Times
  • J. Marshall Stewart papers Accession Number: 2013.056 Description: 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 1940-1966. 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 associated family members and was produced in 2008. Keywords:
    J. Marshall Stewart papers Freight Transportation Maritime Transportation Politics Veterans Monument Ocean City Convention Hall Commission Pimlico Merchants Association Victor Lynn Lines Thomas D'Alesandro Andy Hall Joanne Stewart Hall Howard W. Jackson J. Marshall Stewart J. Millard Tawes
  • Jay and Carrie Kleinhenn papers Accession Number: 2006.365 Description: The Jay & Carrie Kleinhenn papers document their family life in Bridgeville, Delaware, 1896-1976; the bulk of the material dates from 1915-1949. Their lives apart and together are documented through extensive photographic prints and negatives and include photographs of Carrie’s youth, growing up on the family farm on Pepperbox Road, as well as her tenure as a teacher at Bridgeville High School. The photographs also document their home in Bridgeville, family vacations, Jay’s professional position at Bell Telephone Company and descendants of the LeCates, Kleinhenn and Hearne families. Keywords:
    Jay and Carrie Kleinhenn papers Bridgeville, Del. Family History Hearne Family Messick Family Pepperbox Road Road Construction Truitt Street Walnut Street Workman Family Bell Telephone Company Bridgeville High School Citadel Del-Mar-Va Bible Institute Delmar Service Station Howe School Trussum Pond & Mill Don Ashton Valmer L. Browns Arthur Kleinhenn Carrie LeCates Kleinhenn Jay Kleinhenn Senara LeCates Hastings Joseph LeCates Verda LeCates Maddox Richard Myers David Ziegler Delmar High School Willie Anna LeCates Martha E. Oliphant Thomas E. Oliphant
  • Jim Jackson Delmarva Ephemera collection Accession Number: 2012.070 Description: 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. Keywords:
    Jim Jackson Delmarva Ephemera collection Hebron, Maryland Salisbury, Maryland Whaleyville, Maryland Nanticoke, Maryland J. H. Farlow & Brother Wimbrow & Company Cannery Tokens Harold B. Kennerly & Son William Sirman Edwin Sirman Harold B. Kennerly George Bounds & Company Churches W. Frank Howard
  • Joseph Moore collection Accession Number: 2007.046 Description: The Joseph Moore collection documents the death and mourning of Edwin “Uncle Ned” Dirickson, a well-known resident of Berlin, Maryland. Correspondence from family and friends expressing sympathies as well as newspaper clippings from 1904 document the death. Also included are court records from the trial of Euel “Orphan Jones” Lee, who was convicted of murdering an Eastern Shore family in the 1930s. Records also include various sales and tax receipts from Berlin and Worcester County merchants and newspapers also from Worcester County. Keywords:
    Joseph Moore collection Berlin, Md. Lynching Mourning Worcester County, Md. Anna B. Dirickson Edwin F. "Uncle Ned" Dirickson Harriett Dirickson Leven Dirickson Joseph Moore Euel "Orphan Jones" Lee Miles Taylor
  • Louise Smith papers Accession Number: 2013.067 Description: The Louise Smith papers document the personal and political activities of Salisbury, Maryland City Council President Louise Smith from 1940-2011, with the bulk of the records documenting her political career from her initial entry into the race in 2007 through her decision not to run for re-election in 2011. Documenting records include photographs, official campaign documents, newspaper clippings, and speeches. The meeting minutes from city council meetings April 2007 – April 2011 including legislative, special and closed meetings. Keywords:
    Louise Smith papers Brown Book of Boston City Council Politics Public Works Projects Republican politics Salisbury, Maryland Wicomico County Community Development Block Grant Committee Salisbury City Council United States Senate Lois Smith Louise Smith Barrie Tilghman Senator John J. Williams John Williams
  • Mary Sadler Portrait Collection Accession Number: 2013.058 Description: The Mary Sadler Portrait collection documents the ancestors of Mrs. Mary Sadler. The four portraits depict her great grandparents, Rev. Amos J. Bender, and Mrs. Elizabeth Bender who were married in 1858, and also her grandparents, Mr. Carvel Green, and Mrs. Mary M. Green. Keywords:
    Mary Sadler Portrait Collection Family History Mary Virginia Green Sadler Rev. Amos J. Bender Elizabeth Bender Carvel Green Mary M. Green
  • Mitchell and Goslee Hardware Company records Accession Number: 2006.202 Description: 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. Keywords:
    Mitchell and Goslee Hardware Company records Dock Street Salisbury, Md. Hardware stores Shopping Mitchell and Goslee Hardware Company Carl S. Goslee Corovosso Mitchell Edward Mitchell
  • Pat Russell papers Accession Number: 2000.020 Description: The papers of Pat Russell document her community preservation activities from 1972-2004 in Whitehaven, Maryland and surrounding regional areas. These accomplishments include her involvement with the Wicomico County Historical Properties, Inc., which are documented via the restoration efforts of the Whitehaven Hotel and the development of the Whitehaven Historic District. Documenting resources include correspondence, architectural drawings, newspaper clippings, fiduciary responsibilities, and photographs.

    Regional oral histories document the shanty boats and hunting lodges which were once prominently featured along the seaside of Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Cassette tape recordings and transcripts of these interviews with local people document their experiences which include Bob-O-Dell, Pope’s Island, the High Winds Club, and waterfowl hunting on Assateague and Chincoteague Islands. The oral histories also document varying storms that reshaped the coastline, as well as the development and expansion of cities and towns on the Delmarva Peninsula.

    Also documented through oral history are the personal experiences of Whitehaven residents which include African American segregation and their lives in various Eastern Shore communities including Taylorsville, the Germantown Rosenwald School, Ocean City and Church Creek.
    Keywords:
    Pat Russell papers Patricia Russell Patricia A. Russell Assateague Island, Va. Chincoteague Island, Va. Church Creek, Md. Dorchester County Ferryboat Captains Hunting Lodges Shanty Boats Taylorville, Md. Whitehaven, Md. Worchester County Bob-O-Dell Club Germantown Rosenwald School High Winds Club Pope's Island Preservation Maryland Whitehaven Hotel Fred Bunting K. King Burnett Arthur "Boots" Cornish Arthur Cornish George Burt Cropper George Cropper Louise Webster Ekstrom Louise Ekstrom Miles Hancock William Bill Hastings William Hastings Buddy Jenkins William Bill Jester William Jester Palmer Kenney Edna Mandish Edward Otter William Pitts Roland E. "Fish" Powell Roland E. Powell Roland Powell Fish Powell Mrs. John Dale Showell Mrs. John Showell Capt. Edward Trippe Captain Edward Trippe
  • Princess Anne Grange No. 280 records Accession Number: 1997.006 Description: The Princess Anne Grange No. 280 records document the activities of the subordinate Grange fraternal organization located in Princess Anne, Maryland, 1910-1957, with the bulk of the material dating from the mid-1950s. Documenting records include meeting minutes, membership records, and manuals for subordinate granges. Keywords:
    Princess Anne Grange No. 280 records Princess Anne, Md. Somerset County Hulda Twining Paul Twining Paul V. Twining
  • Senator John J. Williams papers Accession Number: 2013.066 Description: The Senator John J. Williams papers document his distinguished service as a United States Senator and his family history from Sussex County, Delaware1880-2011. Documenting materials include five scrapbooks that were compiled by Williams’ niece and former Salisbury City Council President Louise Smith document the extensive Williams family including the Senator’s parents and ten siblings through photographs, correspondence, and news clippings. In addition to the scrapbooks, national publications and audio visual materials also contribute to the Senator’s political career and community involvement. Keywords:
    Senator John J. Williams papers Family history Millsboro, Delaware Sussex County, Delaware United States Senate Louise Smith John James Williams John J. Williams
  • Sheeran Iraq War Memorabilia Collection Accession Number: 2013.057 Description: The artifacts document the support from a northern Delaware corporation during Operation Iraqi Freedom, October 2005. Keywords:
    Sheeran Iraq War Memorabilia Collection Sheeran Direct Marketing Company Wilmington, Delaware Military Operation Iraqi Freedom Eric L Hamm Joseph J Sheeran Peggy Sheeran
  • Sussex County Sheriff records Accession Number: 2012.131 Description: The Sussex County Sheriff records document court cases from 1903-1995 in Sussex County, Delaware. The collection contains financial records for the court and sheriff’s department as well as specific records of costs and outcomes from the court cases occurring from 1903 to 1995. There are records for both the Sussex County Superior Court, as well as the Court of Common Pleas. The records are largely limited to Ledgers, Fee Books and Receipt Dockets. The Ledgers contain basic budgetary information for the Court and the Sheriff’s department, recording costs covered by the court’s budget. The Fee Books record cases by month, with a record of the fees which were to be paid by the court system’s budget. The Receipt Dockets contain information on individual cases and features an index of cases with monetary information and case outcomes. Keywords:
    Sussex County Sheriff records Business Records – Delaware Civil Rights – Delaware Courts – Delaware Court records – Delaware Sussex County Delaware Politics and Government – 1951- Sussex County -- Delaware Delaware Courts system Sussex County Sheriff’s Department L.W. Brittingham William J. Bryan John L. Cannon Martin O. Carey Robert J. Clendaniel Harley J. Conaway Frank L. Dickerson Ray H. Elliot William L. Jones Harry G. McAllister Eugene Mills Horace M. Mills Stephen E. Mills Eli F. Pepper Arthur L. Pittard Stephen E. Rogers Daniel J. Short Charles Spicer, Jr. Charles W. Steele Earl M. Steele Edward J. Suthard
  • Trinity United Methodist Episcopal Church, South records Accession Number: 2013.053 Description: Trinity United Methodist Episcopal Church, South records document the congregational activities of the church 1880-1957. Quarterly conference meeting minutes and pastor’s reports on the church’s activities support the church registers, which include marriage, baptismal, and membership records. Keywords:
    Trinity United Methodist Episcopal Church, South records Baptismal records Baptism and church membership Church attendance Church membership Marriage records Methodist Episcopal Church Horace Crower Rev. Dr. M. Lecato Elihu Jackson Dr. Thomas N. Potts John W Rustin William A. Wright Wicomico County, Maryland
  • Victor Lynn Lines records Accession Number: 2006.167 Description: Victor Lynn Lines records document the water and freight industry of the Eastern Shore of Maryland. The materials date from 1930-2006 with the bulk of the materials dating from the final voyage of the Victor Lynn freighter to the eventual sale of the company, 1951-1961. Newspaper clippings and photographs document the company’s history and accomplishments. Keywords:
    Victor Lynn Lines records Freight Service Marine Transportation Truck Transportation Wicomico River Eastern Freight Ways, Inc. Red Star Lines Victor Lynn Lines Avery W. Hall J. Marshall Stewart J. Millard Tawes Al Wootten Nathaniel R. Wootten
  • W. Richard and Marianna Holloway papers Accession Number: 2011.018 Description: The W. Richard and Marianna Holloway papers document their social involvement in the Salisbury, Maryland community, 1906-1978 with the bulk of the material focusing on their active engagement with the Community Concert Association, 1971-1978. Materials also include a journal and photographs from Marianna Holloway’s courtships, correspondence from J. Asbury Holloway as well as photographs and ephemera from the Rounds and Adkins families. Keywords:
    W. Richard and Marianna Holloway papers Adkins Family Sesqui-Bicentennial Bell Street Elementary School Community Concert Association Daughters of the American Revolution G.E. Rounds Company Salisbury Lions Club Wicomico High School Louise Adkins Grace Darby J. Asbury Holloway Marianna Rounds Holloway Richard Holloway Wilbury Rounds
  • William M. Ruark papers Accession Number: 1999.029 Description: The William M. Ruark papers document Ruark’s land purchases and sales. The papers date from 1761-1906 with the bulk of the papers dating from 1883-1903. The papers include tax records, deeds, mortgages, land settlements, patents, and correspondence regarding the sale of land in Somerset County. In addition to the land records also included is a photograph of Eunice Ruark’s grandfather, George Gilliss Pusey, and a short biography of Austin Carpenter Heaton, who was the minister of Manokin Presbyterian Church from 1855-1880. Keywords:
    William M. Ruark papers Land deeds Land mortgages Land patents Land sales Property tax receipts William M. Ruark George Brittingham Marcy Beauchamp Stephen Garland Alexander Carpenter Heaton George Gilliss Pusey Manokin Presbyterian Church


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