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North Jersey History & Genealogy Center
Archival & Manuscript Collections

The North Jersey History & Genealogy Center owns the papers, records and manuscript materials of individuals and organizations from the Northern New Jersey area.  Links to the finding aids for each individual collection are listed under the following subject headings.  A finding aid describes and lists the contents of a specific collection and is meant to be a guide for the researcher.  Researchers may access the contents of these collections in the North Jersey History & Genealogy Center Reading Room.


 


Local Business Collections

Arnold Family Papers, 1763-1878.
Owners of Revolutionary War era tavern; family records; business transactions; Morristown, New Jersey.

Business and Professional Women’s Club of Morristown, 1927-1957.
Local chapter of early 20th century national professional women’s organization in Morristown, New Jersey.

Business Ephemera and Artifacts Collection, circa 1816-2007.
Business materials intended to enhance or supplement research regarding Morris County and Morristown, New Jersey.

Community Crusade for Worth-while Children's Book Records, 1948-1949
Pocket Book marketing campaign in Morristown, New Jersey.

Dustan Family Papers, 1884-1959
The Dustan Family Papers chronicles a prominent Morristown family whose veterinary practice spanned two generations.

Greene, M. Louise Photograph Collection, circa 1911-1914
M. Louise Greene was one of Morristown’s first women business owners. Between the years of 1910-1914 she owned and operated a photographic studio on Speedwell Avenue.

Hibernia Underground Railroad Records, 1889-1894
Records of the narrow gauge railroad that took iron ore from inside a mountain in Hibernia (Rockaway Township, New Jersey), to the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western platform at Dover and Rockaway Junction.

Hoffman, Henry Byram Collection, 1850-1945.
Scrapbooks of indexed Morris County, New Jersey news and events.

Miller-Keasbey Family Real Estate Papers, 1888-1922.
Miller-Keasbey Family Real Estate Papers, 1888-1922.

Morris Area Environmental Action Reports, 1995-2003.
The collection contains environmental action reports detailing the remedial investigations performed for Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G) in the Morristownarea between 1995-2003. The sites include: a former Morristown manufactured gas site and the Goldere Junkyard on Coal Street and, for the Hanover Compressor Station Upgrade in Florham Park.

Western Electric and Bell Telephone artifacts collection, circa 1900-1956.
Artifacts from Western Electric's Kearny, New Jersey company office.


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