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Items associated with name 'Adams Family'

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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Leslie Dryden papers

by Dryden, HenryDryden, Leslie (1931 – 1992)

2 cartons,  1 box (2.25 linear feet)

The papers of Leslie Dryden document his and Henry Francis Dryden’s extensive genealogical research on the Dryden, Adkins, and Fleming families from 1931-1992, with the bulk of the materials from 1932-1945. Materials include correspondence from Henry Francis and Leslie to relatives to glean family history as well as corresponding genealogical research, Eastern Shore newsletters, and Henry Francis’ manuscript of his family genealogy.

Associated Subjects: Adams Family • Akers Family • Dryden Family • Fleming Family • Genealogy • Powell Family
Identifier: 1992.013
Repository: Local History Archives
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Loveta Schweers papers

by Schweers, Loveta (2001 – 2011)

1 folder (0.01 linear feet)

The Loveta Schweers papers include a genealogical project done on the Wroten (Rotten, Roten) family on the Delmarva peninsula. There are several photocopied land records, court records, and military records related to the family. Within the collection are additional documents related to the Mace, Adams, and Wiley families. Due to the nature of the papers as photocopies, there is no exact date of their creation.

Identifier: 2011.149
Repository: Local History Archives
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Lynn Perry papers

by Perry, Lynn (1880 – 1960)

9 boxes,  2 oversize boxes (6.75 linear feet)

The Lynn Perry papers document his military service as an officer in the American Expeditionary Forces and a Lieutenant Corporal in World War II, as well as his personal interests in genealogy, the Mason-Dixon Boundary Line, and the Civil War with materials dating from 1880-1960, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1910-1945. Materials within the collection include his diary and a series of photographs from World War I, a World War II scrapbook documenting his work during a top secret mission in Alaska. In addition to the military service of Lynn Perry, his papers also include a scrapbook documenting Margaret Perry’s political career as President of the Pennsylvania Federation of Democratic Women.

Identifier: 2008.130
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment