Items associated with name 'Graham Family'
by Humphreys, Eugene W.; Humphreys, Josephine (1860 – 1963)
4 cartons, 2 boxes (5 linear feet)
The Humphreys family papers document the educational and social activities of Dr. Eugene and Josephine Humphreys and their children who lived at 105 Broad Street, Salisbury, Maryland. Materials date from 1867-1963 with the bulk of the material dating from 1890-1933 including correspondence, educational, economic and photographic materials of the family. Also documented through correspondence, legal records, and photographs are boarders who resided with the Humphreys and associated families including Mary Gordon Toadvine, Joseph and Mary Graham and John D. Williams.
by Graham, Joseph A. (1860 – 1942)
1 box, 1 oversize folder (3.5 linear feet)
The Joseph A. Graham papers document Joseph A. Graham’s career, life, and family through letters, postcards, telegrams, photographs and ephemera. Topics include journalism, newspapers, and theater, offering insight into life in the United States during the Gilded Age and the Progressive Era.
by Brittingham, Judy (1930 – 1970)
1 oversize box (1.5 linear feet)
The collection of Judy Brittingham contains a series of objects and manuscript records including a granite hitching post from Cherry Hill with the initials ‘L.W.G’ carved at the top, a large wood trunk belonging to the Graham family, Two black and white photos of downtown Salisbury and a small one of a woman. This collection contains a Wicomico Historical Society exhibit folder which contains colored photos, two brochures, four newspaper articles, four thank-you cards/email, and one ‘Wicomico Recollections’ local newsletter addressed to Mr. and Mrs. John Brittingham. This collection goes on to include genealogy material of the Gunby and Graham families such as photocopied photographs of 1800’s family members, family trees, printed-out pages of endless research links with the Graham and Gunby families, newspaper clippings from 1972 celebrating 100 years of the Gunby business being around in Salisbury, printed or copied letters of family members writing to each other such as John Gunby writing to his father and even that of letters written on hotel paper by L.W. Gunby himself in the 1930s. Finally this collection includes a mass of newspaper clippings of events such as shootings, car accidents, and it also has many obituaries and wedding notices.
by Gunby, L.W. (1845 – 1991)
7 cartons, 2 oversize boxes (9.5 linear feet)
The L.W. Gunby papers consist of the personal papers of L.W. Gunby and of his family and of the records of his businesses on the Delmarva Peninsula from 1845 to 1991. The collection contains financial ledgers and hundreds of letters, deeds, mortgages, stock certificates and tax returns, offering insight into a century of economic life on the Delmarva Peninsula. It includes the testimonial of Rev. George Handy Wailes on the occasion of Gunby’s selection as Salisbury’s Man of the Year in 1936. Wailes, the Visiting Professor of Hebrew at Princeton Theological Seminary, honors Gunby’s business and civic contributions to the city of Salisbury. The collection also includes a scrapbook commemorating the 100th Anniversary of Gunby’s Hardware in 1972.