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Frank R. Shivers Research Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: R0045-FRS

Scope and Contents

Research materials used for writing his books on Baltimore history and architecture.


  • 1977 - 2002


Biographical / Historical

Frank R. Shivers, Jr. was born in 1925 in New Jersey. He studied at Yale University, earning his undergraduate and graduate degrees in English. He met his wife, Lottchen, in Cincinnati and the couple moved to Baltimore in 1951. By 1955, they had settled in the Bolton Hill neighborhood, where they have stayed through the present.

As a local historian and author, Shivers' published work includes: Bolton Hill: Baltimore Classic, Maryland Wits and Baltimore Bards, Walking in Baltimore, and The Architecture of Baltimore (with Mary Ellen Hayward).


5.8 Linear Feet

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Custodial History

The collection was donated to the University of Baltimore by Frank R. Shivers, Jr. on September 3, 1996.

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Repository Details

Part of the Baltimore Regional Studies Archives Repository

H. Mebane Turner Learning Commons, Room 104
1415 Maryland Avenue
Baltimore Maryland 21201 USA