The Calbert family papers include photographs, biographical sketches, and two monographs written by members of the Calbert
family. The papers are organized into four series by family member: William E. Calbert, Madlyn W. Calbert, Sadie H. Calbert,
and William Riley Calbert. William E. Calbert materials include a biographical sketch, two portraits, and a photograph of
U.S. Army chaplain William E. Calbert's promotion to lieutenant, a biographical sketch of William Riley Calbert written by
William E. Calbert, and a letter from librarian Miriam Matthews which includes a reproduction of an undated San Pedro St.
YMCA group photograph. Also included in the papers is a monograph, The African American presence: the black chaplain, written
by Madlyn W. Calbert; Sadie H. Calbert’s funeral program and self-published book of poetry, My thoughts, my faith, my dreams,
and a 1909 greeting card with calendar and photograph from Busch Gardens in Pasadena, California inscribed by William Riley