Vinson and Buck Family Collection

22 boxes, 7 oversize folders (10 linear feet)

(1838 – 2012)

bulk 1940 - 1990

Edward H. Nabb Center for Delmarva History and Culture, Salisbury, University, Salisbury, Maryland

Identifier 2023.017
Creator(s) Allen, Betsy; Allen, Fulton; Allen, Lois; Buck, Leonard; Buck, Ruth Valesca Allen; Gorrell, Marlene Buck; Gorrell, William; Hancock, Julia "Betsy" Allen

Donated by Mary Vinson in 2023 (2023.017)

Language(s) English, German
Use Records are open for research. Copyright, including literary rights, belongs to the author(s) or their legal heirs. Permission to publish or reproduce must be obtained from the Nabb Research Center which extends beyond "fair use."
Preferred Citation "Item, collection title and identifier, box # and folder # (if applicable), Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture, Salisbury University, Salisbury, Maryland."
Attribution Finding Aid written by Nicole Brumback, October 2023
Related Materials

Allen Family Collection (1904 – 1995)

Allen and Hancock Family papers (1903 – 2013)

Separated Materials


  1. Japanese Airfield Ariel Shots 
  2. Japanese Airfield Ariel Shorts (2)
  3. Certificate of Baptism of Leonard Buck, 1920 
  4. Cradle Roll Promotion Certificate, 1923 
  5. High School Diploma of Ruth Allen, 1940 
  6. College Diploma of Ruth Allen, 1944

Folders (Oversized)

  1. Mabel Raudenbush Birth and Confirmation Certificates, 1896 – 1910 
  2. Wedding Ceremony Certificate of William and Mabel Buck, 1916 
  3. Certificate from Orphanage and Home Association 
  4. Buster Brown Shoes Advertisement, 1925
  5. Stars and Stripes Newspaper, 1945 
  6. Certificates from Governor William Donald Schafer, 1992
  7. Strawberry King Newspaper article, 2002

Boxes (Oversized)

  1. Allen Family Photo Album  (Box 13) 
  2. Leonard Buck Military Photo Album (Box 12) 
  3. Leonard and Ruth Buck’s Wedding Album (Box 17) 
  4.  Buck Family Photo Album, 1960s (Box 15)
  5. Album of Salisbury, Maryland Businesses  (Box 16)
  6. Album of Advertisements and Journalism, 1940s – 1970s (Box 14) 

Box 11: Manuscript box (Oversized) 

  1. Items belonging to the Jennings Family, 1849-1950 
  2. Bible gifted to Mabel Buck, 1938