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Agriculture in Maryland: Resources in Special Collections  

A Selected List of Holdings in Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries
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Agriculture in Maryland will help navigate the rich resources available to study the history of agriculture in Maryland, from early farming activities, to the role of the University of Maryland in agricultural research. Charles Benedict Calvert, who founded the Maryland Agricultural College in 1856, was an early advocate of the United States Department of Agriculture.  This guide will recommend rich primary and secondary sources useful to scholars who wish to explore this history in more detail.

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    Hornbake Library
    University of Maryland
    College Park, MD 20742
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