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Items with subject 'Temperance'

Eastern Shore Commerce Ephemera

by Unknown (1724 – 1957)

1 box (0.5 linear feet)

The Eastern Shore Commerce Ephemera collection is divided into five series and documents the correspondences and accounting records of the Howard, Goslee, and Morris families. In addition, there are other accounting records from the Eastern shore, including Salisbury and Delaware. This collection also contains court documents, a temperance speech from 1833, a diary documenting an unnamed persons daily activities, and a meeting book from the Betsy Ross Council of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Associated Subjects: Goslee Family • Howard Family • Morris Family • Receipts • Temperance
Identifier: 2009.023
Repository: Local History Archives
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Philip Fitzhugh Temperance Speech

by Fitzhugh, Philip (1847)

1 folder (0.01 linear feet)

The Philip Fitzhugh Temperance Speech contains a speech given by Philip Fitzhugh discussing the need for temperance, and the issues alcohol brings to communities.

Associated Subjects: Temperance
Identifier: 2009.129
Repository: Local History Archives
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Special Collections Pamphlet Collection

by Various (1762 – 1985)

9 cartons,  2 boxes (10 linear feet)

The Special Collections Pamphlet Collection consists of over 800 published manuscripts discussing a wide variety of national and international topics. The materials date between 1762 and 1985. Similar topics have been grouped together, but may be found throughout the collection. Some of the major topics included in the collection are: race relations, Australia, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, African American history, Native American history, military history (American Civil War, WWI, WWII, Korean War), education, industry, labor history, agriculture, railways, government and politics, international relations, socialism, communism, economics, prisons, Christianity, Judaism, Islam, prohibition, temperance, women's history and groups, and biographies and obituaries.

Identifier: SC2020.032
Repository: Special Collections
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Washington Temperance Society Minutes (Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire)

by Washington Temperance Society (1842 – 1854)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

This collection contains the minutes of the Washington Temperance Society in Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire between 1842 and 1854. Meetings, which included both men and women, were held at various locations throughout town and consisted of an opening prayer, addresses and remarks, lectures, and singing of hymns and temperance songs. The minutes also include resolutions passed to fight alcohol locally and discussions about using "moral suasion" and "legal suasion" to keep tavern keepers dry.

Associated Subjects: Clubs • Minutes (Records) • Spirituality • Temperance
Identifier: SC2018.008
Repository: Special Collections
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