Below is a bibliographic listing of print resources related to the history of Calvert County in alphabetical order by author. These can be obtained through the Calvert Library system from the reference collection or through interlibrary loan. Please visit the Calvert Library online catalog for details or contact a Calvert Library librarian.
Ashby, Wallace L. (1995) Fossils of Calvert Cliffs [3rd ed.]. Solomons: Calvert Marine Museum
Cole, Merle T. (1984,1994). Cradle of invasion: a History of the U. S. Naval Amphibious Training Base, Solomons, Maryland, 1942-1945. Solomons: Calvert Marine Museum.
Dodds, Richard J. (1995). Solomons Island and vicinity: an illustrated history and walking tour. Solomons: Calvert Marine Museum.
Dowell, Arthur W. (1999). Growing up in Prince Frederick during the 1920’s and 30’s. [Prince Frederick: The Author].
Footner, Geoffrey M. (1991). The last generation: a History of a Chesapeake shipbuilding family. Solomons: Calvert Marine Museum.
Footner, Hulbert (1939). Charles’ gift: salute to a Maryland house of 1650. New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers. Contains much Calvert County history.
Footner, Hulbert (1998). Sailor of fortune: the life and adventures of Commodore Barney, USN. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press. Includes much detail of the Battle of St. Leonard in the War of 1812.
Gardner, Bonnie M. (1969). Calvert County Public Library: 30th anniversary 1959-1989: history. Prince Frederick, MD: Calvert County Public Library.
Goddard, Richlyn F. (1995). Persistence, perseverance and progress: history of African American schools in Calvert County, Maryland, 1865-1965. MD: Maryland Humanities Council.
Gray, Carter T. (2000). Calvert County (postcard history series). Charleston, SC: Arcadia.
Holly, David C. (1991). Tidewater by steamboat: a saga of the Chesapeake: the Weems line on the Patuxent, Potomac, and Rappahannock. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press in association with the Calvert County Marine Museum.
Hutchins, Ailene W. (1992). Hunting Creek hundred. Prince Frederick: The Author.
Hutchins, Ralph W. (1998). My life on the farm and beyond II. Prince Frederick: The Author. The farm was on Battle Creek, Calvert County.
Johnson, Paula J., ed. (1988). Working the water: the commercial fisheries of Maryland’s Patuxent River. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, and Solomons: Calvert Marine Museum.
Johnson, Phyllis S. (2003). Calvert’s Gold. Bloomington, IN: 1st Books Library.
King, Julia A. (1996). Living and dying on the 17th century Patuxent frontier. Crownsville: Maryland Historical Trust Press. Archaeological work at Patuxent Point, Calvert County.
Knott, Harry C. (2002). Fishlighters: the story of the vanished commercial fishery at Flag Ponds, Chesapeake Bay, Calvert County, Maryland. Port Republic: Battle Creek Nature Education Society.
Langley, James LeRoy (1990, 1998). I remember: recollections of “Pepper” Langley, growing up in Solomons. Solomons: Calvert Marine Museum.
Leeland, Sara Ebenreck (2004). St. Leonard: A Maryland Tidewater Community. Illustrations by Gary Pendleton. St. Leonard: St. Leonard Vision Group.
Martin, Christopher. (1992). Calvert County tobacco culture survey: Phase III: oral history and folk life. Washington D.C.: Engineering-Science, Inc.
Maryland Historical Trust. (1980). Inventory of historic sites in Calvert County, Charles County, and St. Mary’s County. Annapolis, MD: The Trust.
The Money Crop: tobacco culture in Calvert County, Maryland, in the words of those who have made tobacco their life. (1992). Crownsville: Maryland Historical Trust Press.
Official program Calvert County Maryland tercentenary: September 26- October 3, 1954.
Peden Jr., Henry C. (1996). Revolutionary patriots of Calvert & St. Mary’s Counties, Maryland, 1775-1783. Westminster, MD: Family Line Publications.
Pogue, Dennis J. (1990). King’s Reach and 17th-century plantation life. St. Leonard: Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum.
Shomette, Donald G. (2000). Lost towns of tidewater Maryland. Centreville: Tidewater Publishers. Early history, including Calvert County.
Shomette, Donald G. (1995). Tidewater time capsule: history beneath the Patuxent. Centreville: Tidewater Publishers. Account of Commodore Barney and his flotilla in the War of 1812.
Sieglein, Susan M., Jeffers, Erin, & Bruce Frazier (1995). The heritage of Calvert County, Maryland: For the young reader.
Stein, Charles Francis. (1977). A history of Calvert County, Maryland. Baltimore, MD: Published by the author in co-operation with Calvert County Historical Society.
Sundermann, Anne. (2001). Harbours, creekes & places: the steamboat wharves & landings of Calvert County, Maryland. Prince Frederick, MD: Calvert County Historic District Commission.
Sundermann, Anne. (2004). Money Crop: Calvert County after the tobacco buyout. Crownsville, MD: Maryland Historical Trust Press, with the Calvert County Historic Trust Commission.
Williams, Ames W. (1981). Otto Mears goes East: The Chesapeake Beach Railway. Calvert County, MD: Calvert County Historical Society.