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Items associated with name 'Morris Family'

Eastern Shore Commerce Ephemera

by Unknown (1724 – 1957)

1 box (0.5 linear feet)

The Eastern Shore Commerce Ephemera collection is divided into five series and documents the correspondences and accounting records of the Howard, Goslee, and Morris families. In addition, there are other accounting records from the Eastern shore, including Salisbury and Delaware. This collection also contains court documents, a temperance speech from 1833, a diary documenting an unnamed persons daily activities, and a meeting book from the Betsy Ross Council of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Associated Subjects: Goslee Family • Howard Family • Morris Family • Receipts • Temperance
Identifier: 2009.023
Repository: Local History Archives
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Family Bible Collection

by Unknown (1700 – 1900s)

23 boxes (25 linear feet)

Bibles donated to the Nabb Center, whether singly or as part of a larger collection, have been integrated into this collection. A variety of print editions spanning from 18th Century to 20th century are represented, as well as various religious denominations and types of Bibles. Most of the Bibles contain hand-written notations of family history – including births, deaths, marriages and baptisms-- for several surnames beyond the title. Some may contain additional clippings or other items and some Bibles do not contain any family information. Family Bibles held by the Nabb Center and not included in this collection are also referred to in the inventory. A partial transcription of the family history pages is available upon request (full transcription will be made available online soon).

Identifier: 2006.200
Repository: Local History Archives
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Grace Atkinson Morris papers

by Morris, Grace Atkinson (1832 – 1992)

4 boxes,  1 oversize folder (3.75 linear feet)

The Grace Atkinson Morris papers document her genealogical research on families from the Eastern Shore of Maryland with materials dating from 1832-1992, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1979-1992. The papers identify the genealogical connections between the Atkinson, Riggin, Miller, and Trehearne families of Maryland and Virginia’s Eastern Shore. Documents within the collection include Grace’s handwritten notes, her correspondence with genealogists and relatives, Atkinson family ledgers, and family photographs.

Associated Subjects: Atkinson Family • Genealogy • Miller Family • Morris Family • Riggin Family • Trehearne Family
Identifier: 1984.013
Repository: Local History Archives
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Morris Family papers

by Morris, Dorothy C. (1864 – 1986)

1 carton,  2 oversize boxes (4.25 linear feet)

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, this includes an 1864 Evidence of Title for Richard Morris of the US Colored Troop. Dorothy’s friendships with her college classmates are documented in a scrapbook she compiled while at Temple University as well as in The Tatler, the yearbook of Wicomico High School.

Associated Subjects: Business • Godfrey Family • Morris Family • Riggin Family • Scrapbooks
Identifier: 2015.204
Repository: Local History Archives
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Vincent and Morris photograph album

by Unknown (circa 1865, 1918)

1 folder (0.01 linear feet)

Tintype and carte de visite photograph album of the Vincent and Morris families of Worcester and Wicomico Counties, Maryland and their descendants of Laurel, Sussex County, Delaware, c.1865-1918. The portraits depict the faces of the family including Mary B. Vincent, Thomas James Vincent Morris, and H. Durward Williamson, Jr.

Associated Subjects: Morris Family • Photography • Williamson Family
Identifier: 2016.101
Repository: Local History Archives
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