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Fairmount Academy Collection (1984.029sm)

4 folders
This collection contains most notably a photocopied Physician's Day Journal and Ledger. The day journal spans the years of 1882 to 1887 listing patients seen, payment and ailments. The last pages contain birth records, noting medical specifics of the pregnancy/birth from 1882 until 1926. The original of this journal is housed at the Fairmount Academy in Fairmount, MD. Also found with this journal are photocopied pages from church ledgers in the Fairmount area, including Fairmount M.E. Church and Union Church from 1876 to 1877. Listed in the ledgers are weekend school attendance, salaries and amounts received from collections.

   

Fairmount Ledger Collection (2008.037sm)

This collection contains most notably a photocopied Physician's Day Journal and Ledger. The day journal spans the years of 1882 to 1887 listing patients seen, payment and ailments. The last pages contain birth records, noting medical specifics of the pregnancy/birth from 1882 until 1926. The original of this journal is housed at the Fairmount Academy in Fairmount, MD. Also found with this journal are photocopied pages from church ledgers in the Fairmount area, including Fairmount M.E. Church and Union Church from 1876 to 1877. Listed in the ledgers are weekend school attendance, salaries and amounts received from collections.

   

Family History Willey Family (2009.128sm)

1 folder

   

Family Files Collection / Emily Bowie (1991.003)

The Family Files collection contains numerous small collections of family histories, while the Emily Bowie collection contains multiple family histories from Somerset County.

   

Farlow Civil War Pension Collection (2009.083sm)

6 folders
This collection contains pension applications for six Civil war veterans, Joshua, Elijah J., Minus F., Jesse H., Samuel T. and David B. Farlow. Joshua served in Co C of the 12th MD Infantry Regt; David, Jesse and Samuel in the Purnell Legion Infantry Regt

   

Fehrer Newspaper and Publication Collection (2004.038)

7 boxes
This collection contains newspapers and printed material spanning through both World Wars, and through the 1970's. Most materials are from the Maryland general area, but also included are newspapers from Knoxville, New York and Philadelphia to show different perspectives of news reporting for the same dates. One topic of importance not pertaining to either World War is that of space travel, and the frenzy it brought to the press as seen through newspapers and printed materials in this collection. Some newspaper are full editions, however, most are partials preserving the front page and first section, and sometimes including comics and sport sections.

   

Ferrand Photo Collection (2005.017)

1 box
This collection of photographs documents several aspects of life in and around Salisbury, Maryland including employment at the Wayne Dresser Factory, firemen extinguishing a downtown blaze and the aftermath of a devastating flood. Various photographs of boating, buildings and nature are also included. Photography club newsletters and a Salisbury Camera Club anniversary program can be found in the Printed Material Series. The dates associated with the photographs are not clearly known, however, can most likely be attributed to the 1950's and 1960's.

   

Ferrand (Judith M.) WWII Collection (1997.003)

1 box
A videocassette and booklets remembering WWII.

   

Findlay Collection (2006.011sm)

This collection consists of photocopied materials from the Whitehaven Beacon Museum, England on the subject of West Cumbrian dialect, tradition and folklore.

   

Finney (Marah) Collection (2003.005)

2 boxes
The collection includes correspondence, legal and business records, programs, postcards and minutes relating to the family, recreational, business and legal affairs of the Stevenson and Hearn families. It also includes images of the devastation wreaked by the Pocomoke fire and a love written to an African American servant in 1890's. Postcards have been cataloged in Past Perfect under 2003.005.001 - 2005.005.003.

   

Fisher Family History Collection (2005.032sm)

2 folders
This collection contains genealogy material pertaining to the Fisher and Moorse families as well as a compact disc containing letters written by Lt. William James Fisher which were transcribed by John Farquhar. The letters have been transcribed for usage and clarity.

   

Folk Arts Artists Collection (1990.008sm)

1 folder
This collection contains a catalog printed for the Artists and Collectors exhibition held at Salisbury University in 1989.

   

Fondes (Robert) Collection (2004.099)

2 boxes
The Fondes collection focuses primarily on the lives of the Fondes family chronicling their experience which is uniquely American. The collection includes various materials, correspondence, newspapers, articles, publications, print material, and several family mementos including print and tintype photos, watches and wedding flowers. Robert Parker Fondes philanthropic activity is also chronicled in the collection along with various genealogical materials which traces the family history to England and later the Eastern Shore as part of the Fowkes family. Several items such as catalogs, research articles and print materials were used to gather information on an antique clock dating back to 1814 which was later donated to the Chipstone Foundation and a family quilt crafted by a member of the Parker family. Other specific subjects touched upon include Tabitha Parker Fondes early and professional education including grade reports and college exams. The collection also contains information tracing the family's impact on the origins of the Methodists church on the Eastern Shore. Several interesting items yield from Alex Parker Fondes's time in England while working as a playwright. A small portion of the collection centers on the rebirth of the Occohannock tribe of Native Americans on the Eastern Shore in 2001 and the John F. Kennedy assassination featuring the original newspapers. Of note is a 1913 Women's magazine, a 1923 children's comedic magazine and 1908 hymnbook.

   

Fondes (Robert Parker) (1990.036)

7 boxes
Collection of mostly children’s clothing.

   

Fook Papers Collection (1986.034sm)

1 folder
This collection contains genealogical information and correspondence surrounding the Fooks family.

   

Fooks (Tom) Family History Collection (1992.026)

3 folders
Photocopies of genealogy manuscripts from Copper, Robins, and other families from about the 14th century to the 20th century.

   

Forest Fire History of Wicomico County (MD) Collection (2007.128)

Collection of newspaper articles pertaining to "The Forest Fire History of Wicomico County (MD) 1940-1955".

   

Fourth Annual Pilgrimage of Old Homes and Gardens in Berlin, Worcester County, (MD) Held in Conjunction With the 20th Anniversary Celebration of the Building of St. Martin's Church (2009.070sm)

1 Folder

   

Fowke (Fooks) Family (1928) (2009.109sm)

1 folder

   

Fowler (Ned) Collection (1999.009)

2 boxes
A combination of 19th-20th Century photographic material from different parts of the Eastern Shore, newspaper articles on local churches, several magazine and periodical publications of Sussex County, a folklore book, and a comparative colonial wealth analysis of Maryland counties.

   

Fox (Evelyn Jefferson) Collection (1989.001)

2 boxes
This small collection contains correspondence relating to Davis family and Taylor Island and various publications covering songs unique to the Eastern Shore.

   

 

 




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