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Items associated with name 'Chestertown (Md.)'

Calendar Collection

by Chamberlin, Robert L. JrCopr 1979 Shaw-BartonWashington, George (1925 – 1953)

1 folder (0.01 linear feet)

This collection contains an Automemories of the Nineteen Twenty-five, The Men's Shop, and an Farm Bureau Insurance calendars.

Associated Subjects: Advertising
Identifier: 2007.048
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Della Andrew Postcard Collection

by Artvue Post Card Co.Dexter Press, Inc.H. S. Crocker., Inc.Pulling, Richard C.Sweet, OzzieTawes PhotographicThe Collotype Co.The Harry P. Cann & Bro. Co.The Mayrose Co.Traub, David E. (1940 – 1960)

1 folder (0.01 linear feet)

This collection contains various postcards from the 1940s and 1950s and contains correspondence between Della Andrew and her family and friends.

Associated Subjects: Fishing • Postcards
Identifier: 2009.311
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

James Baxter Chestertown Ledger and Ephemera Collection

by Baxter, James (circa 1920)

1 box,  1 oversize box (2 linear feet)

This collection contains a ledger which had multiple receipts pinned in, as well as recorded receipt information written in the actual book. In addition to that, there were many loose receipts, that probably fell out of the ledger throughout time. Some of the receipts include checks to the Church Hill Bank of Maryland, the Chestertown Bank of Maryland, and the Queen Anne's National Bank of Centerville. In addition to those, there are receipts from auto garages, pharmacies, a dairy and poultry store, a lumber yard, a hardware store, a household cookware store, a subscription to Kent News, and a few letters from Downes Music House. All receipts date early 1920s. Included in this collection is a hand drawn advertisement and sign up list for a barbershop quartet competition.

Associated Subjects: Ledger • Receipts • Personal Correspondence • Graphic Arts
Identifier: 2012.094
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Lieutenant Colonel Edward Henry Bowes Collection

by Bowes, Edward Henry (1901, 1969)

2 boxes (0.75 linear feet)

The Lieutenant Colonel Edward H. Bowes Collection documents the personal history of Lieutenant Colonel Edward Henry Bowes (1896-1944). Personal items relating to Edward Bowes’ career in the U.S. Army from 1919 to 1944 include diaries, photographs, and other service-related documents. Bowes’ wife Roselmer Bowes (nee McKee) and two children lived primarily in New York and San Francisco, California and are documented through photographs and other documents. Bowes was a prisoner of war (POW) in a Philippine Military Prison Camp during World War II and later died after his prisoner vessel was sunk. There are also two yearbooks, a photo album, a birth certificate of Roselmer Bowes (nee McKee), a handbook meant for cadets about the West Point Military Academy, and a copy of a telegram and record detailing Bowes’ death.

Identifier: SC2020.028
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment