Items associated with name 'Gunby Family'
by Unknown (1700 – 1900s)
23 boxes (25 linear feet)
Bibles donated to the Nabb Center, whether singly or as part of a larger collection, have been integrated into this collection. A variety of print editions spanning from 18th Century to 20th century are represented, as well as various religious denominations and types of Bibles. Most of the Bibles contain hand-written notations of family history – including births, deaths, marriages and baptisms-- for several surnames beyond the title. Some may contain additional clippings or other items and some Bibles do not contain any family information. Family Bibles held by the Nabb Center and not included in this collection are also referred to in the inventory. A partial transcription of the family history pages is available upon request (full transcription will be made available online soon).
by Gunby Family; Hann, George; Huffington, Clara Gunby (1854 – 2000)
11 boxes, 2 oversize boxes (10.25 linear feet)
The Gunby Family papers document the Gunby family lineage which began in Somerset County, Maryland in the late 17th century. Also documented are the activities of southern sympathizer Clara Gunby which occurred in Maryland and Virginia. The materials date from 1854 with the bulk of the materials dating from 1971 to 1994 when Mr. George Hann began to conduct research on the lineage of the Gunby family and associated family lines. Earlier records are included; however, they are photocopies of originals. Documenting records include Clara Gunby’s journal, family history lineage, and correspondence from George Hann to Gunby family members in the United States, Canada, England, and the South Pacific.
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.
by Unknown (1950 – 1980)
1 folder (0.01 linear feet)
This collection contains family photographs of Miles Ernest Gunby and his family from 1950 to 1980.
by Pilchard, S. Norris (1861 – 1974)
1 box, 1 oversize box (2.75 linear feet)
The S. Norris Pilchard III papers consist of the personal papers of S. Norris Pilchard III, and his family and local ephemera from circa 1861 to 1974. The collection contains advertising, correspondence, photographs, periodicals and ephemera offering insight into the Gunby family and into business and civic life on the Delmarva Peninsula. It includes photographs of L.W. Gunby and of Joseph A. Graham, the editor of the Kansas City Times. It also includes a notebook of original poetry by S. Norris Pilchard Jr. and correspondence and periodicals from S. Norris Pilchard III's service in the United States’ Navy during the Second World War.
by Wilson, Woodrow T. (1907 – 2000)
14 cartons, 1 oversize folder (16.5 linear feet)
The papers of Woodrow T. Wilson are a comprehensive documentation of his extensive research conducted to author his four-volume series on Crisfield, Maryland and Somerset County, Maryland as well as numerous articles written for the Crisfield Times. Manuscripts, proof copies, and unpublished materials authored by Wilson and his associates are also included. The amassed collection of newspaper clippings, birth, marriage and death records, family histories and typed articles are a testament to the people of Crisfield, 1907-2000 with the bulk of the material dating from 1968-1980.