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Eastern Shore (Md. and Va.)

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Dorchester County land documents

Identifier: MS 2640

This collection includes surveys, plats, patents, deeds, bills of sale, and correspondence of surveyors for Dorchester County, Maryland.

Dates: 1673-1907

Dorchester County land records

Identifier: MS 2635

This collection includes patents, surveys, plats, deeds, records of sale, land grants, and a surveyor's field notebook from circa 1850.The material relates to such Eastern Shore families as Moore, Tubman, and Pritchett.

Dates: 1675-1899

Eastern Shore photograph collection

Identifier: PP 0083

This collection contains two photograph albums depicting life on Maryland's Eastern Shore, circa 1890-1900. Also included are scenes in Delaware and Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1890-1900

Harrison-Denny-Tilghman papers

Identifier: MS 3264

This collection contains nine boxes of correspondence, business records, land papers, financial statements, and account books related to the Harrison, Denny, and Tilghman families of Talbot County, Maryland, circa 1728-1941. The primary correspondent is Dr. Samuel A. Harrison (1822-1890), a longtime resident of Easton and historian of Talbot County.

Dates: 1727 October 27-1941 February 24

Harry Lee Benson collection

Identifier: MS 0120

This collection contains file cards, maps, notes, drawings, and photostats all collected or created by Harry Lee Benson (1880-1949) and relating to land grants on the Eastern Shore in early Maryland. The collection also includes genealogical charts of Benson, Adams, Purnell, Wilson, and other families from Worcester County.

Dates: undated

James D. Grabow photograph collection

Identifier: PP 0304

This collection contains photographs of Maryland’s Eastern Shore taken by James D. Grabow during the 1980s through 2000s.

Dates: 1937-2001

John Upshur Dennis papers

Identifier: MS 2677

This collection contains the law school notes and incoming correspondence of Baltimore attorney, John Upshur Dennis (1846-1916). Letters discuss legal cases, leisurely activities, and news of family members in Richmond, Virginia and Somerset County, Maryland. Also included in the collection are materials such as business papers and incoming correspondence of his father, George Robertson Dennis (1822-1882), a United States Senator.

Dates: 1851-1888

Thomas Cable letter book

Identifier: MS 0171

Letterbook and account book of Thomas Cable, a merchant of the Eastern Shore.

Dates: 1722 - 1757

Tilghman family papers

Identifier: MS 2821
Abstract Papers of three sons of Richard Tilghman II (1673-1738) and their descendents, including connecting families, such as the Chew, Allen, Lawrence, and Penn families, and genealogical records. Among these materials are the papers of Edward Tilghman (1713-1785), James Tilghman (1716-1793), Edward Tilghman, Jr., William Tilghman (1756-1827), Benjamin Chew Tilghman (1821-1901), and Richard Albert Tilghman (1824-1899). The collection also includes letterbooks, day books, accounts, property books,...
Dates: 1607-1969; Majority of material found within 1760-1880

Tolchester photograph collection

Identifier: PP 0128

This collection contains views of Tolchester and the vicinity including parks, amusements, and hotels. Also included are photographs from excursion steamships of the Tolchester Steamboat Company.

Dates: 1883-1925