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Items with subject 'Agriculture'

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Allen Family Collection

by Allen, LarryMills, George S. (1904 – 1995)

2 boxes,  1 oversize box (1.25 linear feet)

This is a collection of maps, postcards, flyers, catalogs and other local ephemera accumulated by Florence Elizabeth Pruitt (Allen) over the course of her life. The date range of the materials runs from 1904 to 1995.

Associated Subjects: Advertising • Agriculture • Postcards • Business • Poultry
Identifier: 2011.002
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

A.B. Chamberlain Crop Ledger

by Chamberlain, A.B. (1903 – 1906)

1 oversize box (1.5 linear feet)

Ledger of Mr. A.B. Chamberlain features tomato and potato crop sales to companies for canning, packing and grocer sales as far north as New York and as far west as Ohio, 1903-1906.

Associated Subjects: Canning Industry • Ledger • Accounting Records • Agriculture
Identifier: 2006.286
Repository: Local History Archives
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Adam Bucher's Day Book

by Bucher, Adam (1845 – 1853)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

Adam Bucher's Day Book records Bucher's daily transactions from 1845 to 1853. Throughout the ledger, Bucher recorded his sales of rye, wheat, corn, bran, middlings, flour and bags of chaff. He also sold assorted lumber and boards. Entries include the date of sale, name of purchaser, and the quantity and price of items.

Associated Subjects: Account books • Agriculture • Farm life • Ledger
Identifier: SC2021.008
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

Andrew Serrell photographs

by Serrell, Andrew (1987 – 2012)

8 boxes,  1 oversize folder (11 linear feet)

The Andrew Serrell photograph collection documents the personal and professional interests of Andrew Serrell, commercial pilot and aerial photographer. The digital and print photographs document Worcester County, Maryland and surrounding areas of the Eastern Shore, including the Delaware coastal region. The majority of the photographs focus on construction and land developments including Ocean Pines, Route 113, Ocean City, and area golf courses from 1987-2012 with the bulk of the photographs taken from 1999-2001. Many of the images were used for business and commercial use.

Associated Subjects: Agriculture • Land Records • Photography
Identifier: 2014.096
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Bountiful Ridge Nurseries Advertisement

by Unknown (circa 1950s)

1 folder (0.01 linear feet)

This collection contains an advertisement for the new Devoe Pear circa 1950 by Bountiful Ridge Nurseries.

Associated Subjects: Advertising • Agriculture
Identifier: 2007.103
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Cambridge Agricultural Society papers

by Cambridge Agricultural Society (1874 – 1903)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

This collection consists of papers and ephemera related to the Cambridge Agricultural Society (also called the Dorchester County Agricultural Society) between 1874 and 1903. Included are ticket stubs from the society's fairs, a program for 1879 speed trials, and miscellaneous financial documents from Dorchester county.

Associated Subjects: Agriculture
Identifier: 2020.010b
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Charles E. Holloway papers

by Holloway, Charles (1903 – 1913)

3 folders (0.03 linear feet)

The papers of Charles E. Holloway documents a series of financial transactions from 1903 to 1913 through business and tax receipts, including transactions with George Bounds & Company, and other local Wicomico County, Maryland companies.

Associated Subjects: Holloway Family • Agriculture • Farm Life
Identifier: 1991.010
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Deborah Underhill Collection

by Underhill, Deborah (1948 – 1970)

2 boxes (2.5 linear feet)

This collection contains photographs, newspaper articles, postcards, menus, a high school yearbook, high school diploma, family history information and a variety of local information. The photographs in the collection are from the early 1900s, and include houses as well as people. The newspaper articles date from 1948 to the 1970s and are about a variety of topics. The earliest article is a sale advertisement for a house in Salisbury, Maryland. Ocean City postcards from around the 1970s show hotels and aerial views of Ocean City. There are also menus and postcards from restaurants in Ocean City. The Wicomico High yearbook, from 1927, includes pictures of the freshman, sophomore, junior and senior class. Two high school diplomas from Wicomico County from 1920 and 1926. Farm records, shareholding records and family books give insight to the life of a family living around the Lower Eastern Shore. Finally this collection includes a number of pens and pencils listing the names and addresses of local businesses. As well as information on the local Salisbury baseball team in 1948, local campaign items and cards from local attractions.

Associated Subjects: Agriculture • Business • Family Life • Music • Sports • World War, 1914-1918 • Historic Buildings
Identifier: 2012.100
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Delmarva Business Directory collection

by Unknown (1931 – 1967)

1 box (0.5 linear feet)

The Delmarva Business Directory collection includes many types of directories from 1931-1967 from the Salisbury, Wicomico County, Maryland and Delaware region. Directories document many different types of businesses, including farmers as well as those who were employed on the Delmarva Peninsula. Also included is a publication on the 1960 population characteristics of the Salisbury-Wicomico Region.

Associated Subjects: Agriculture • Directories • Business
Identifier: 2011.010
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Diary of Ruel P. Bascom

by Bascom, Ruel P. (1828 – 1834)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

The diary of Ruel P. Bascom, kept from January 1, 1828 to December 31, 1834, describes the life of Ruel Bascom. Bascom worked agricultural odd jobs, received contract teaching positions, and assisted with various religious projects. Having lived in both Ogden, New York and Durham, New York, Boscom's diary also reflects on the impact that the Erie Canal had on him and his family.

Associated Subjects: Agriculture • Diaries (Men) • Education • Family Life • Religion • Social Life and Customs
Identifier: SC2021.012
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

Duvall and Williams Families collection

by Duvall FamilyPennington, EdmundPennington, FredusWilliams, Bessie (1863 – 1955)

3 boxes,  1 oversize folder (3.25 linear feet)

The Duvall and Williams families were community-oriented people who served as farmers, doctors, and attorneys from Kennedyville, Kent County, Maryland, and Salisbury, Wicomico County, Maryland as well as northern Delaware. Within the Duvall and Williams Families collection are family photograph albums, ledgers, a scrapbook, and ephemera. The photograph albums dating to the 1880s to 1950s offer a glimpse into the lives of the families. The primary focus of the collection is the series of photographs that depict farm life, a Methodist Church Camp Meeting one of the families attended, family vacations, their pets, and farm animals. The ledgers date from the 1850s to the 1890s and pertain to farming on Maryland’s Eastern Shore and Delaware’s New Castle County. The scrapbook dates from the early 1800s to 1900 and contains newspaper clippings from the Mid-Atlantic region.

Associated Subjects: Farm Life • Agriculture • Methodism
Identifier: 2017.043
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Eastern Shore Brochure and Pamphlet Collection

by Unknown (1609 – 2010)

9 boxes (9 linear feet)

This Collection consists of Brochures and Booklets primarily pertaining to the Eastern Shore. Overall its central focus is Maryland/Delmarva. The Date Range of the Collection is 1609-2010.

Associated Subjects: Agriculture • Art • Culture • Education • Maps • Maritime • Architecture • Genealogy
Identifier: 2010.101
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment