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Charles Benedict Calvert Resource Guide

Providing a closer look at the University of Maryland's founder, Charles Benedict Calvert.

This resource guide identifies known primary sources of information about Calvert - including university records and publications, government documents, farm journals, newspapers, and manuscripts, with a particular emphasis on materials available at the University of Maryland campus.

Biography of Charles Benedict Calvert

Timeline of Charles Benedict Calvert's life

Resources about Charles Benedict Calvert [PDF]

Additional primary source material may be available in papers of other significant figures of the day with whom he corresponded, and more accounts of his activities may be documented in the large selection of Maryland and Washington, D. C., newspapers.

Find out more about the Calvert family and their lives at Riversdale Mansion in this series of essays, and by looking at the Calvert-Stier family tree.

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Comments, corrections, and suggestions for additional entries are welcome. Email them to Anne Turkos, University Archivist.