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North Jersey History & Genealogy Center

Special Notice: The Daily Record (June 25, 1900 through July 25, 1974, ) is undergoing conservation and will be unavailable through September 2014.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

The North Jersey History and Genealogy Center is a department within the Morristown & Morris Township Library, located in the building's lower level. We invite you to expore our exceptional collection of New Jersey and early American histories, genealogies, historic preservation materials, manuscripts, rare books, and fine art and prints. Our collection is open to all. You can discover more about our collections through our online catalog, our collections page, our digital images, and also by clicking Archival and Manuscript Collection finding Aids in the column to the right.

Phone: 973-538-3473
For addition information please send an email to:
njhgc@jfpl.org

  

Some New Acquisitions at the NJH&GC

Tracing Your Irish Ancestors, (4th edition) Genealogical Publishing Company, 2012 
by John Grenham                    
H929.01415 Gre

Many genealogists consider John Grenham's Tracing Your Irish Ancestors, (4th edition) to be one of the most up-to-date and thorough source books for serious researchers of Irish family history.

Editorial Reviews:
"The most comprehensive and authoritative book on Irish genealogy available." --- Heritage Quest 
"Highly recommended for anyone doing Irish research." --- Federation of Genealogical Societies Forum

 

A History of New Jersey Libraries, Scarecrow Press, 2014 
by Christine M. Keresztury  (Editor)
H2 Hist

For the first time, a library history is focused on the way in which libraries of all kinds have developed within a single state. The growth of public libraries, the state library, school libraries, academic libraries, and special libraries are all considered in this one volume. New Jersey's library history stretches back into the mid-18th century with the development of a small book collection by the colonial government.

 



Hidden History of New Jersey at War
, The History Press, 2014 
by Joseph G. Bilby, James M. Madden, and Harry Ziegler
H2 Bil

The Garden State has made innumerable contributions to our nation’s military history, but many of those stories remain hidden within larger national narrative. Perhaps the most critical one-day battle of the Revolution was fought in Monmouth County. During the Civil War, a New Jersey unit was instrumental in saving Washington D.C., from Confederate capture.  In World War II, New Jersey women flocked to war production factories and served in the armed forces. Uncover these and other stories from New Jersey’s hidden wartime history.

 

 



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