Skip to main content

Addison family papers

Identifier: MS 0003


This collection consists of correspondence, wills, legal papers, deeds, land papers, land patents, and plats relating to the Addison family of colonial Maryland. Colonel John Addison came to Maryland from England in 1674, and began acquiring property in the area that would eventually become known as Oxon Hill, Prince George’s County. Of note are land grants to Robert Groseman signed by Charles Calvert and correspondence pertaining to Reverend Henry Addison (1717-1789), Henry Addison Callis, and Daniel Dulany (1727-97).


  • 1663-1906


Conditions Governing Access

Public use restricted to microfilm: Manuscript Dept. microfilm MS 2001; 41 reels.

Conditions Governing Use

The reproduction of materials in this collection may be subject to copyright restrictions. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine and satisfy copyright clearances or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information visit the MCHC’s Rights and Permissions page.


.63 Linear Feet (2 boxes; oversized material)

Language of Materials


Guide to the Addison family papers
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • 2020-08-28: Manually entered into ArchivesSpace by Catherine Mayfield.

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