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Items associated with name 'Clara (Md.)'

Edwin C.M. Dickey papers

by Dickey, Edwin C.M. (1898 – 1965)

3 cartons,  1 box (3.5 linear feet)

The papers of Edwin C.M. Dickey document his early life in Wicomico County, Maryland through his military career and ultimately his personal interests when he was a resident of the United States Soldiers Home in Washington D.C. The materials date from 1898-1963 with the bulk of the material 1921-1963 documenting his post-war life interests. Edwin traced his genealogical roots as far back as John Dickey of Chester County, Pennsylvania who had military ties with George Washington in the American Revolution. Edwin studied and wrote on a wide range of subjects including world and American history, philosophy, and science. Further, there is evidence within the papers that Edwin was an early 20th-century Free-Mason. Also included within the records are a series of scrapbooks, ledgers, correspondence, and photographs.

Associated Subjects: Genealogy • Long Family • Tanner Family
Identifier: 2011.007
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

United States Post Office (Quantico, Md.) records

by United States Post Office (1889 – 1950)

5 cartons (5 linear feet)

The United States Post Office (Quantico, Md.) records includes account books, money order registrations, and route directories ranging from 1889-1950 with the bulk of the material dating from 1943-1950. These materials document neighborhood mail routes of post carriers and file registrations of the Quantico and Wetipquin communities. Also included is correspondence of the discontinuation of the Clara and Wetipquin office. Further, the collection includes a newsletter series called “The Postal Bulletin”. These bulletins are nationally issued instructions to postmasters to maintain corporate uniformity on matters such as retirement, international mailing, and war bond distribution.

Associated Subjects: Newsletters • Newspapers
Identifier: 2015.195
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment