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John B. Ehrhardt papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MG Ehrhardt-(Main)

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of writings, speeches, and incoming and copies of outgoing correspondence, mostly on aspects of New Jersey history unrelated to Newark. The clippings, notes, and typescripts relate to Ehrhardt's historical work and include texts of talks delivered before local historical societies by Eberhardt and others. Hewark-related items include aA 1966 letter signed "Frank," containing reminiscences of Newark Evening News reporter. There is also an exchange of letters with the Reverend Henry Charlton Beck, Newark-born author of several studies of historic New Jersey towns. Beck was a columnist on historical subjects for the Newark Star-Ledger. The Beck correspondence contains few Newark-related references.


  • 1933 - 1964


Conditions Governing Use

Photocopying of materials is limited and no materials may be photocopied without permission from library staff. Researchers wishing to publish, reproduce, or reprint materials from this collection must obtain permission.

Biographical / Historical

John Bohne Ehrhardt was the publisher and editor of the Madison (NJ) Eagle-Chatham Courier and a local historian, with a special interest in maritime subjects. He was member of the New Jersey Committee of the Newcomen Society in North America.


.42 Linear Feet (1 Hollinger box)

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Repository Details

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

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Newark Public Library
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Newark NJ 07102 United States