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Calvert Sugar Refining Company account books

Identifier: MS 0197


This collection contains the account books of the Calvert Sugar Refining Company, 1784-1889.


  • 1874 - 1889


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The collection is open for research use.

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Biographical / Historical

Calvert Refining had been one of 6 leading sugar refineries 1830-70s, and fell into bankruptcy 1876.


1.0 Linear Feet (3 volumes)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Waldo Newcomer, 1932.

Scope and Contents

Volume 1-journal 1875-1889 showing receipts and disbursements. Volume 2-ledger with records of dividends paid. Volume 3-check book for 1875-1881, half-filled. Bundle contains pages torn from account book of 1874.

Guide to the Calvert Sugar Refining Company account books
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Revision Statements

  • 2021-09-30: Manually entered into ArchivesSpace by Mallory Herberger.

Repository Details

Part of the H. Furlong Baldwin Library Repository

H. Furlong Baldwin Library
Maryland Center for History and Culture
610 Park Avenue
Baltimore MD 21201 United States