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Items associated with name 'Kent County (De.)'

Anne Morris Clay papers

by Clay, Anne Morris (1886 – 1997)

1 carton,  1 box (1.5 linear feet)

The papers of Anne Morris Clay document her occupation as a land records researcher in the Maryland counties of Wicomico and Worcester. The materials date from 1886-1997 with a bulk of materials dating from 1980-1997. Materials include correspondence and research material regarding Cherie Cozin's Purnell property off Shore Side Road in Dames Quarter as well as June Petit's Simpleton property and correspondence with Dave Nutter pertaining to the property Nutter’s Neck. Materials also include transcriptions of the 1759-1865 land documents, 17th-century certificates of land patent, 18th-century deeds, 19th century Acworth Plat, and deeds for Nutter’s Neck. In addition, there are research materials on Sampson Burbage (1818-1881) and his properties in Powellsville. Also, there are property research records regarding William Hull's Muddy Hole Road and Tyaskin properties and a biography of Milford W. Twilley. A portion of the materials belonged to Ruth Harcum’s father, Benjamin Franklin Kennerly, Jr. who was the mayor of Salisbury from 1912-1914. Also included are books from the Morris, Kennerly, and Harcum families. Additional items include postcards with personal correspondence to Mr. and Mrs. Harry L. Harcum and other family members dating to the early twentieth century. Histories of Wicomico County and ephemera pertaining to the Sesqui-bi-centennial can also be found in this collection. Wicomico County specific improvement plans including the Chesapeake Bay Critical Area Program and the Salisbury Metro Core Comprehensive Plan have also been incorporated into this collection. This collection also includes a unique collection of sexual education booklets and Victorian-era autograph albums.

Associated Subjects: Maps • Religious History • Land Records • Graphic Arts
Identifier: 2007.004
Repository: Local History Archives
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Little Journeys publication collection

by Eastern Shore Publishing Company (1926,1928)

1 folder (0.01 linear feet)

This collection contains Little Journeys publications documenting Kent County, Washington College, Sharptown, and churches of the Eastern Shore and Delmarva, June 1926 and July 1928.

Associated Subjects: None
Identifier: 2007.130
Repository: Local History Archives
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William E. Simms Collection

by Del-Mar-Va Eastern Shore Association (1932)

1 folder (0.01 linear feet)

This collection contains a copy of the "Yearbook of Delmarva" dating from 1932.

Associated Subjects: Agriculture • Industry
Identifier: 2010.201
Repository: Local History Archives
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