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Real property--Delaware--New Castle County--History--20th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Samuel M. Donnell insurance records for Newark, Delaware

Identifier: MSS 0096-Item 0066

The insurance records of Newark, Delaware, realtor, insurance agent, and notary Samuel Mathewson (S.M.) Donnell provide information about Newark property holders and building structures related to Donnell's job as agent for two insurance companies: Fire Association of Philadelphia and Royal Insurance Company of Liverpool, England.

Dates: 1888-1914

Elliot-McKee family deeds

Identifier: MSS 0584

This collection of eighteenth and nineteenth-century deeds, mortgages, and bonds relate to the McKee and Elliot families of New Castle County, Delaware.

Dates: 1753-1900; Majority of material found within 1816-1858

Hugh F. Gallagher, Jr., family papers

Identifier: MSS 0275

The Hugh F. Gallagher, Jr., family papers document the lives of a 20th century family from Newark, Delaware, and contain a wide variety of papers, clippings, and printed material related to the history and development of Newark, civic activities, and University of Delaware alumni activities. The bulk of the papers come from Hugh F. Gallagher, Jr., a realtor and one of the first developers of suburban Newark, Delaware.

Dates: 1933-1991; Majority of material found within 1950-1980

Shipley--Bringhurst--Hargraves family papers

Identifier: MSS 0684
Abstract Shipley, Bringhurst, and Hargraves are the family names associated with Rockwood, a Victorian Rural Gothic Revival mansion and estate that was built in North Wilmington, Delaware, between 1851 and 1854. The Hargraves were the last family to privately own Rockwood before its donation to New Castle County in the mid-1970s as a historic house museum and public park. The Shipley-Bringhurst-Hargraves family papers document the personal and professional lives of several generations of Delawareans...
Dates: 1660-1987; Majority of material found within 1735 - 1975