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Book Jackets

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MG NJ Book Jackets-(Main)

Scope and Contents

This small collection consists of book jackets from volumes relating to New Jersey or by New Jersey authors. Book jackets with a Newark connection are: "Joe K: A Biography of Joe Kassberger," athletic director at St. Benedicts Academy; "Out in the Open," by Henry Schaeffer, staff writer, Newark Evening News; "T. G. Masaryk," ed. Stanley B. Winters; "Laying Down the Law," by Joe Clark, born in Newark and principal of East Side High School, and Joe Picard; "The Creation of American Team Sports," by George Kirsch mentions Newark re: baseball and cricket; "Johnson & Johnson," by Lawrence G. Foster of the Newark Evening News; and "Living in Sin," by Bishop John Shelby Spong of Newark. Also included are jackets from several volumes by Newark-born author Philip Roth and two items on Thomas Edison. Also, "Health is Yours" by Rosario Ragonesi published by the Buoyant Health Institue in Newark.


  • c. 1950s-1980s

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.


.42 Linear Feet (1 Hollinger box)

Language of Materials


No finding aid, text from catalog entry and the Newark Archives Project
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

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

3rd Floor
Newark Public Library
5 Washington St.
Newark NJ 07102 United States