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Items with subject 'Economics'

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John Skinner Taylor tax records

by State of Virginia (1901-1903, 1956)

1 folder (0.01 linear feet)

John Skinner Taylor Tax records document the transactions between John S. Taylor and the treasurer of Accomack County, Va. between 1901 and 1903. In addition, there is a financial report for Salisbury, Maryland in 1956. There is a bill from Home Gas Company addressed to Mary E. Collins. Also a receipt for a train ticket on the Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore railroad.

Associated Subjects: Economics • Accounting Records
Identifier: 2016.037
Repository: Local History Archives
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20th Century Magazine Collection

by LeBel, Phillip (1911 – 1962)

1 oversize box (1.5 linear feet)

The 20th Century Magazine Collection contains twelve magazines including: Look, The Saturday Evening Post, and The Spur  ranging from 1911 to 1962. In addition there are four pages, presumably from Vogue. Cover stories include topics such as women's suffrage, Easter, World War I, color photos of the Eastern Shore and Vladimir Lenin, and fox hunting.

Identifier: SC2021.002
Repository: Special Collections
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3rd Day Book of Store Accounts

by Unknown (1819 – 1820)

1 folder (0.01 linear feet)

3rd Day Book of Store Accounts of an unkonwn general store once located in Naples, Ontario County, N

Associated Subjects: Economics • Accounting Records
Identifier: 1989.062
Repository: Local History Archives
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American Homefront Second World War Ephemera

by Unknown (1941 – 1945)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

These advertising cards, patches, and tickets were created on the American homefront during the Second World War. Each ephemeral item depicts different aspects to war support such as victory bonds, war dances, and auxiliary corps.

Associated Subjects: Clubs • Economics • World War, 1939-1945 • Advertising • Graphic Arts • Military History
Identifier: SC2015.059
Repository: Special Collections
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American Stock Certificates

by Unknown (1949 – 1997)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

These 80 stock certificates for American companies were printed between 1949 and 1997. They are steel engraved on security banknote paper and represent stocks for a multitude of companies including banks, realtors, and industrial manufacturing corporations.

Associated Subjects: Business • Economics • Currency • Graphic Arts
Identifier: SC2013.109
Repository: Special Collections
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Bankers Trust Company pamphlet

by Bankers Trust Company (New York City) (1918)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

This collection contains a pamphlet from the Bankers Trust Company in New York City in 1918 entitled "Twenty Four Billion." The pamphlet analyzed American monetary aid for the First World War for which an estimated need of 24 billion dollars was projected.

Associated Subjects: Economics • Military History • World War, 1914-1918
Identifier: 1996.027.048
Repository: Local History Archives
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Banque of France Currency

by Banque de France (1943 – 1946)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

These three Franc notes were issued by the Banque de France between 1943 and 1946. The notes were worth 5, 10, and 20 Francs.

Associated Subjects: Economics • World War, 1939-1945 • Graphic Arts • Military History • Currency
Identifier: SC2015.010
Repository: Special Collections
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Brattan Taylor Store Ledger

by Unknown (circa 1850)

7 folders (0.07 linear feet)

This collection is comprised of an inventory and day books of the Brattan Taylor Store located in Mardela Springs, Maryland also known as Barren Creek. The store was owned by the Adkins family. The records document the Brattan-Taylor Village Store and are a series of ledgers which have been microfilmed and document the store's economic activities.

Associated Subjects: Adkins Family • Economics • Ledger • Women's History
Identifier: 1985.023
Repository: Local History Archives
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Comparative Wealth Analysis of Maryland collection

by Salisbury University Students (1998)

1 box (0.5 linear feet)

The work expressed in this collection documents the wealth found in Maryland during the colonial period. It is the result of research begun by Salisbury University students as part of a graduate course on 17th century Delmarva History using Skinner’s inventories. The following is taken directly from meeting notes found in the collection. The research began in the 17th Century Delmarva History graduate course in June, 1998 will provide a jumping off point for further analysis of provincial Maryland and her regional parts. The inventories, as they were compiled in Skinner’s abstracts for the years 1670 – 1700, were organized by the 12 existing counties of the period and further broken down alphabetically, chronologically and by decanting wealth.

Associated Subjects: Economics • Accounting Records
Identifier: 1999.001
Repository: Local History Archives
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Cory Family Letters

by Cory, AbbyCory, IsaacCory, John (1852 – 1859)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

These letters were written from Abby, John, and Isaac Cory between 1852 and 1859, though primarily in 1852 and 1853. The Corys wrote letters from Stockton, California to their family in Tiverton, Rhode Island explaining to them their life events during the gold rush. The Corys left from New Bedford, Massachusetts and discussed their journey on the sea, across the isthmus on mule with natives, their arrival in San Francisco, and the muddiness of Stockton.

Identifier: SC2017.003b
Repository: Special Collections
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Cottman Family War Ration Books (Pocomoke City, Maryland)

by United States Office of Public Administration (1943)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

These nine war ration books issued by the United States Office of Public Administration documents the Second World War rationing experience of the Cottman family in Pocomoke City, Maryland in 1943.

Associated Subjects: Economics • World War, 1939-1945 • Currency • Military History
Identifier: SC2017.011b
Repository: Special Collections
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Diary of Lucile Roberts

by Roberts, Lucile (1940 – 1944)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

The Diary of Lucile Roberts documents the daily life and struggles of a Benning, District of Columbia woman from 1940 to 1944. Lucile and her husband, Albert, had one child (Jack) when the diary began in 1940 and welcomed another in 1944 (William). She wrote frequently about Albert's difficulty in finding steady employment, taking care of Jack and the home, and spreading the budget thin. Throughout the four year period of the diary, the family was affected by rationing during the Second World War. At one point, Albert lost several toes in a work accident that left him incapacitated.

Identifier: SC2013.126
Repository: Special Collections
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