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Polly Stewart papers

by Stewart, Polly (1964 – 2013)

18 boxes,  1 oversize folder (12 linear feet)

The papers of Polly Stewart document her educational work as well as her research and dedication to folklore and folklife on Maryland’s Eastern Shore and other cultural groups from 1964-2013, with the bulk of the material dating from her professorship at Salisbury University, 1974-2000. The material contains teaching notes from courses at Salisbury University including literature, mythology, as well as LGBTQ and Feminism studies, research materials on lynchings, folklore, folklife, cultural exploration, and her records of participation in a variety of societies such as the Maryland Folklore Festival.

Associated Subjects: Women's History • Maritime • Religious History • Lynching • Culture • Gay Community
Identifier: 2006.244
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Stewart J. Pomeroy WWII Coast Guard Papers

by Pomeroy, Stewart J. (1922 – 1965)

2 folders ( linear feet)

This collection contains materials pertaining to Stewart Pomeroy of New Jersey, who served in WWII. Items include discharge papers, photographs, correspondence written to his family from 1942 to 1944, and a journal of the USS Sea Cloud from June 11 to June 28, 1942 and March 21 to 29, 1943, which contains an account of the rescue of eight survivors of the Portuguese schooner Maria da Gloria, which was torpedoed by the U-94. Also included are newspapers from the New Jersey-New York area describing the disaster of the Normandie. In addition, there are several Icelandic ephemera, a 1944 issue of the Icelandic newspaper Visir, currency and scenic photographs.

Associated Subjects: Currency • World War, 1939-1945
Identifier: 2013.023
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment