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Adelphia Literary Society records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0097
Scope and Content Note

This collection contains two minute books, membership certificates for Ernest A. Howard and Wilbur J. Stenger, and the constitution and bylaws.

Dates: 1901-1932

Albert W. Dowling papers

 Collection — Box: Multi 02
Identifier: MS-0015
Scope and Content Note

This collection contains several letters from Albert Dowling to John M. Lord, a friend and Washington College graduate, class of 1935. He has also sent a forward “Voices: The Past Pleads” and numerous poems. Some of the poems note the publications they are in or the date and a few have handwritten notes.

Dates: 1937-1946

Charles Smith trigonometry and surveying notebook

 Collection — Box: Multi 03
Identifier: MS-0049
Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a notebook kept by Charles Smith started April 3, 1783 while a student at Washington College, Chestertown, MD. It is entitled “Plane Trigonometry and the application of it to the taking of Height and Distances: Also Surveying and the Division of Lands and also the Laying out of New Lands.” Included among the examples is a problem based on the Siege of York.

Dates: 1783

Chestertown Female Seminary advertisement

 Collection — Box: Multi 03
Identifier: MS-0091
Scope and Content Note

This collection contains an advertisement for the Chestertown Female Seminary run by Mrs. P. Trible. The ad includes the courses for instruction and the rates for the term. There are notes on the reverse and updates to the rates by Col. Joseph Wickes and his wife who most likely attended the open house in January 1858.

Dates: 1857

Chestertown High School class of 1915 photograph

 Collection — Box: Multi 03
Identifier: MS-0090
Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a group photograph for Chestertown High School class of 1915.

Dates: 1915

Col. Oswald Tilghman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0109
Scope and Content Note This collection contains both personal and business papers belonging to Col. Oswald Tilghman. The personal correspondence deals with family genealogy, societies and organizations, and politics. The business papers deal with some legal work but mostly with real estate transactions for property on the Eastern Shore including Beverly, Wye Heights, Mister’s Farm, Readbourne, Renwick Farm, Morling’s Neglect, and the Harrison property in Talbot County. There are also receipts, banking, and...
Dates: 1884-1940

Constance Stuart Larrabee collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0030
Scope and Content Note This collection contains photographs, negatives, correspondence, organizational records, clippings, and ephemera from Constance Stuart Larrabee. The photographs are primarily from her time on the Eastern Shore and with Washington College. There are also prints from her work during World War II and in South Africa. The organizational records relate to the Friends of the Arts and the Larrabee Arts Center at Washington College.This collection has been divided into seven series:...
Dates: 1950-2014

Cotillion Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0099
Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a volume with minutes, member lists, financials, orchestrate addresses, and reviews of events put on by club including invitations and dance cards. There is also a folder of membership lists, bylaws, and correspondence with Al Holland and his Orchestra removed from volume.

Dates: 1923-1932

Dr. Margaret Horsley photographic research collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0027
Scope and Content Note This collection contains photographs taken by Dr. Horsley in the Philippines during her time as a Fulbright Scholar from 1951-1952. As a sociologist she photographed the people, places, and events of the Negros Oriental region of the Philippines, including festivals, churches, death rituals and funerals, traditional weaving and fishing, cockfighting, and mahjong. Horsley also documented the Moro people in Mindanao, the destruction of Typhoon Amy, and other areas outside the Philippines...
Dates: 1951-1952

Dr. Thomas C. Kennard ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0107
Scope and Content Note

This collection contains an account ledger for Dr. Thomas C. Kennard’s medical practice. It lists accounts for various individuals in Kent County including some free African Americans. Personal letter and documents were interspersed in the ledger and have been removed to a folder. These include accounts, receipts, letters including one from his son, Peregrine Wroth, Ezekiel Chambers, and Harmony School. There are also legal documents including a lease to Swan Creek Farm.

Dates: circa 1830-1860s

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