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Donald M. Karp Collection of U.S. Bank Reports

Identifier: MG Banks-(Offsite)

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of records from 384 banks in the United States, of which 194 records belong to banks in New Jersey. Organized in 44 Hollinger boxes in alphabetical order by bank names (except articles), the bank records include annual reports, articles, correspondence, documents, and press releases. Following is a list of the New Jersey banks. For dates, types of records, and out-of-state banks, see finding aid below. Box #1. A : Action Savings Bank SLA, Somers Point, N.J.; Advantage Bank, Branchburg, N.J.; Allegiance Community Bank, South Orange, N.J.; Amboy National Bank, Old Bridge, N.J.; American Federal Savings Bank, Lawrenceville, N.J.; American National Bank, Newark, N.J.; American Union Bank, Union, N.J. Box #2-#5. B: Bancorp of New Jersey, Inc., Somerville, N.J.; Bank of Colonia, Colonia, N.J.; Barry N. Rein & Associates, Livingston, N.J.; Bayonne Bancshares, Bayonne, N.J.; Beacon Trust, Chatham, N.J.; Bergen Bank of Commerce, N.J.; Bergen Commercial Bank, Paramus, N.J.; Bergen Financial Bank, N.J.; Bernards State Bank, Bernardsville, N.J.; Boardwalk Bank, Linwood, N.J.; Bridge View Bank, Englewood Cliffs, N.J.; Broadway Financial Corporation, Paterson, N.J.; Broad National Bank, Newark, N.J.; Brunswick Bancorp, New Brunswick, N.J. Box #6-#9. C: Carnegie Bancorp, Princeton, N.J.; Carteret Savings, Morristown, N.J.; Center Bancorp, Union, N.J.; Central Jersey Bank and Trust Company, Freehold, N.J.; Chatham Trust Bank, Chatham, N.J.; Chemical Bank, Morristown, N.J.; Cherry Hill National Bank, Riverside, N.J.; Citizens Bancorp, Vineland, N.J.: Citizens State Bank of New Jersey, Forked River, N.J.; City National Bank of New Jersey, Newark, N.J.; Collective Federal Savings Bank, Egg Harbor, N.J.; Colombia Savings Bank, Fair Lawn, N.J.; Colonial Savings, Roselle Park, N.J.; Commercial Bancshares, Inc., Jersey City, N.J.; Community Bancshares, Woodbury, N.J.; Community Bank of Hunterdon, Whitehouse, N.J.; Community First Banking Company, Tinton Falls, N.J.; Community State Bank, Linden, N.J.; Constellation Bancorp, Elizabeth, N.J.; Continental Bank of Pennsylvania Vs. Barclay Riding Academy, Inc., P.A. and N.J.; Credit Unions, Hackensack and Cranford, N.J.; Constellation Bancorp, Elizabeth, N.J.; Constitution Bancorp, Inc., Cranbury, N.J.; Commerce Bank, Cherry Hill, N.J.; Community State Bank, Linden, N.J. Box #10. D & E: Dime Savings Institution, Newark, N.J.; Dollar Savings Bank, Newark, N.J.;Edgewater National Bank, Bergen County, N.J.; Elysian Federal Savings Bank Hoboken, N.J. Box #11-#13. F: Fidelity Union Bancorporation, Newark, N.J.; First Bank, West Orange, N.J.; Family First Federal Savings Bank, Clifton, N.J.; Farnsworth Bancorp, Inc., Bordentown, N.J.; First Bank of Colonia, Colonia, N.J.; First Bank of Commerce, West Orange, N.J.; First BankAmericano, Elizabeth, N.J.; First County Bank of New Jersey, North Brunswick, N.J.; First Data Corporation, Hackensack, N.J.; First Fidelity Bank/First National State Bancorporation, Newark, N.J.; First National Iron Bank of New Jersey, Morristown, N.J. Box #14- #15. G: Grand Bancorp, Inc., Monmouth, N.J.; Great Falls Bancorp, Totowa, N.J.;Greater Community Bancorp, Totowa, N.J.; Greater Jersey Bancorp, Jersey City, N.J.; Growth Financial Corp., Basking Ridge, N.J. Box #16-#18. H: High Point Financial Corp., Branchville, N.J.; Hillsborough Bank, Hillsborough, N.J; Hilltop Community Bank, Summit, N.J.; Home State Bank, Teaneck, N.J.;Hometown Bank, Edison, N.J.; Horizon Bancorp, Morristown, N.J.; Howard Savings Bank, Livingston, N.J.; HUBCO, Mahwah, N.J.;Hudson City Bancorp, Paramus, N.J.; Hudson City Savings Bank, N.J.; Hunterdon National Bank, Hunterdon, N.J. Box #19-20. I : IMC Corporation, Trenton, N.J.; Inter Community Bank, Springfield, N.J.; Interchange Financial Services Corporation, Saddle Brook, N.J.; Interchange State Bank, Saddle Brook, N.J.; Ironbound Bank, Newark, N.J.; Ironbound (South) Bank, Newark, N.J. Box #21. J & K : Jefferson National Bank, Passaic, N.J.; John J. Ryan & Co., Newark, N.J.;Kenilworth State Bank, Kenilworth, N.J. Box #22. L : Lakeland Bancorp, Oak Ridge, N.J.; Lakeland Savings, Succassuna, N.J.; Leeco, Inc. Short Hills, N.J.; Lehigh Savings and Loan Association, Union Township, N.J.; Lenape State Bank, West Deptford, N.J.; Liberty State Bank, Garfield, N.J.; Lincoln State Bank, East Orange, N.J.; Livingston State Bank, Livingston, N.J.; Llewellyn-Edison Savings Bank, West Orange, N.J.; Lusitania Savings Bank, Newark, N.J. Box #23-#25. M : Manchester Trust, Manchester, N.J.; Manufacturers National Bank, Newark, N.J.; Marine View Savings, Middletown, N.J.; Mayflower Financial Corp., Livingston, N.J./Valley National Bancorp, Clifton, N.J.; MEM Property Management Co. Inc., Saddle Brook, N.J.; Merchants & Newark Trust Company, Newark, N.J.; Middlesex State Bank, North Brunswick, N.J.; Midland Bancorporation, Inc., Paramus, N.J.; Midlantic Corporation, Edison, N.J.; Midlantic National Bank, East Orange, N.J.; Midmerica Bancorp, Somerville, N.J.; Money Store, Union, N.J.; Montclair Savings Bank, Montclair, N.J.; Montgomery National Bank, Rocky Hill, N.J.; Montvale State Bank, Montvale, N.J.; Morris Savings Bank, Morristown, N.J.; Mountain Ridge State Bank, West Orange, N.J.; Mutual Bank of Roseville, Newark, N.J. Box #26-#28. N : National Bank of Sussex County, Sussex County, N.J.; National Community Bank, Maywood, N.J.; National Mortgage Co., Marlton, N.J.; National Newark & Essex Banking Company, Newark, N.J.; National State Bank, Elizabeth, N.J.; New American Federal Credit Union, Jersey City, N.J.; New Carnegie Bank, Princeton, N.J.; New Era Bank, Somerset, N.J.; New Jersey Bankers Association Prime Investors, Princeton, N.J.; New Jersey Community Loan Fund, Trenton, N.J.; New Jersey National Corporation, Trenton, N.J.; New Jersey Savings Bank, N.J.; Newark City National Bank, Newark, N.J.; Newton Financial Corporation, Newton, N.J.; Newton Savings Bank, Newton, N.J.; NorCrown Bank, Livingston, N.J.; NorCrown Bank of Roseland, N.J.; Northern Jersey State Bank, Trenton, N.J.; Nutley Savings Bank, Nutley, N.J. Box #29. O & P : Ocean City Home Bank, Ocean City, N.J.; Ocean County National Bank, Point Pleasant, N.J.; Pamrapo Bancorp, Inc., Bayonne, N.J.; Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation, Gladstone, N.J.; Penn Federal Savings Bank, West Orange, N.J.; Prudential Financial, Newark, N.J.; Pulawski Savings and Loan Association, South River, N.J. Box # 30-#31. R : Ramapo Financial Corporation, Wayne, N.J.; Raritan Valley Financial Corporation, East Brunswick, N.J.; Realvest Group, Pt. Pleasant Beach, N.J.; Red Oak Bank, Morristown, N.J.; Riverside Savings Bank, Riverside, N.J.; Rock Financial Corporation, North Plainfield, N.J.; Ryan, Beck & Co., West Orange, N.J. Box #32-#35. S : Schuyler Savings Bank, Kearny, N.J.; Security National Bank of New Jersey, Newark, N.J.; Security National Bank & Trust Company of New Jersey, Florham Park, N.J.; Security Savings Bank, Newark, N.J.; Shrewsbury Bancorp, Shrewsbury, N.J.; Skylands Community Bank, Independence Twp., N.J.; Somerset Hills Bancorp, Somerset, N.J.; Somerset Valley Bank, Somerville, N.J.; State Bank of Manville, N.J.; State Bank of South Orange, N.J.; State of New Jersey Department of Banking, Trenton, N.J.; Statewide Savings Bank, Jersey City, N.J.; Summit Bancorp, Princeton, N.J.; Sun Savings and Loan Association, N.J.; Sussex Bancorp, Franklin, N.J.; SVB Financial Services, Inc., Somerville, N.J. Box #36-#37. T: Tinton Falls State Bank, Tinton Falls, N.J.; Towne Center Bank, Lodi, N.J.; TransJersey Bancorp, Bloomfield, N.J.; Trenton Savings Bank, Lawrenceville, N.J.; Tri-County Savings and Loan Association, Maple Shade and Camden, N.J.; Trident Federal Savings and Loan Association, Newark, N.J.; Trustcompany Bank, Jersey City, N.J. Box #38-#39. U : UJB Financial, Princeton, N.J.; Ultra Bancorporation, Bridgewater, N.J.; Union National Bank, Newark, N.J.; United Community Corporation, N.J.; United Counties Trust Company, Elizabeth, N.J.; United National Bancorp, Bridgewater, N.J.; United Savings Bank, Paterson, N.J.; Unity Bancorp, Inc., Clinton, N.J. Box #40-#42. V : Valley National Bancorp, Wayne, N.J.; Van Dyk Research Corporation, Newark, N.J.; Village Bank of the Garden State, N.J.; Village Bank of New Jersey, South Orange, N.J. Box #43. W : Washington Bancorp, Hoboken, N.J.; Watching Hills Bank for Savings, Warren, N.J.; Wayne Bancorp, Wayne, N.J.; West Jersey Community Bank, Fairfield, N.J.; West Side Trust Company, Newark, N.J. Box #44. Y & Z : Yarbough Corporation, East Orange, N.J.; Yardville National Bancorp, Trenton, N.J.; Yorkwood Savings and Loan Association, Warren, N.J.


  • 1926 - 2009
  • Majority of material found within 1970 - 2008


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Biographical / Historical

Donald M. Karp served as chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Broad National Bank Bancorporation and its subsidiary Broad National Bank since 1985 respectively. He has been Vice Chairman of the Board of Independence Community Bank Corp., now Sovereign Bank, since 1999. Karp also served as Director of Broad National Bancorporation since 1981 and Broad National Bank since 1972. He retired in 2006.


18.35 Linear Feet (44 Hollinger boxes)

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Gift of Donald M. Karp, 2009 NjN


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Part of the Charles F. Cummings New Jersey Information Center, Newark Public Library Repository

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