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New Jersey -- History -- 20th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 93 Collections and/or Records:

New Jersey Calendars Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG NJ Calendars-(Main)
Scope and Contents The collection consists of calendars with New Jersey connections. Some are multi-page, illustrated examples; others are simple one-page advertising or souvenir calendars. A number of calendars in the collection have some Newark content or associations. Box 1: Newark-related calendars: Newark Board of Education (1989-1990); Congressman Donald Payne (1989); "A Look Back Honoring the Tercentenary Celebration of Essex County, New Jersey" (1982); PSE&G "1984/1985 Program Planning...
Dates: 1962 - 1993

New Jersey Chapter, Special Libraries Association collection

Identifier: MG NJSLA -(Offsite)
Scope and Contents Organized in 1 Hollinger box and 6 Paige boxes: Hollinger box #1: NJSLA Bulletin (print edition, February, April, July, November (2004), March, August (2005), January, May (2006) ; NJSLA Bulletin (blog edition, Posts from Feb. 3, 2008 through Aug. 5, 2009) ; Misc. documents. Paige Box #1. Bulletins (1955-2003), Membership Directories (1937-1983) ; Paige Box #2. Miscellaneous financial records ; Paige Box #3. Miscellaneous financial records, and...
Dates: 1934 - 2008

New Jersey Churches collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG NJ Churches-(Main)
Scope and Contents Baptist: Cherryville Baptist Church (1849-99); "Minutes of the 30th Annual Meeting of the Morris & Essex Baptist Association of N.J. (1924). Episcopal: Christ Church, Shrewsbury, N.J.; 125th Anniversary Trinity Episcopal Irvington (1966)Methodist Episcopal: The Methodist Episcopal Church in Orange, N.J. (Photo, 1930); South Orange M.E. Church (Program of the Epworth League presentation of "Patriotic Ministries," March 14, 1919).Presbyterian: New...
Dates: 1857 - 1976

New Jersey Churches Scrapbook

 Collection — Volume 1
Identifier: MG NJ Churches SB-(Main)
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a scrapbook of newspaper clippings related to churches in New Jersey, with a few on churches outside the state. An inscription at the start of the volume, "Ex Libris Nova Caesarea Chapter Newark New Jersey Organized April 15, 1891," indicates that it once belonged to the Nova Caesarea [New Jersey] Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). A letter dated March 1938 states that it was compiled by Helen S. Tennyson in memory of Grace L. Ward. The...
Dates: 1900 - 1938; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1938

New Jersey Cities and Towns Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG NJ Towns-(Main)
Scope and Contents Box #1. Amwell (Ledger of Town Collector, 1797-99), Chatham ("The Chathams Commemorate the 200th Anniversary of naming the area in honor of Sir William Pitt, Earl of Chatham," The American Revolution Bicentennial Committees of Chatham Borough and Chatham Township, 1973), East Orange (75th Anniversary, 1938; Olden Days Calendar, 1908-09), Elizabeth (Historic Elizabeth 1664-1932: George Washington Bicentennial Edition; "Major-General Elias Dayton 1737-1807" by Abner S. Coriell; "Bi-Centenary...
Dates: 1797 - 1982

New Jersey Federal Writers' Project Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG FWP-(Main)
Scope and Contents 1 Hollinger box contains manuscripts of writings, exhibition catalogs related to the exhibitions held by Federal Writers' Project at The Federal Art Gallery (Newark, N.J.), and lists and biographical sketches of the contemporary writers from Essex County, N.J. (1935-38).Newark-related material in the collection is as follows:Folder "Joyce Kilmer": contains a timeline on New Jersey newspapers, most from NewarkFolder "Misc.": two exhibition brochures for the...
Dates: 1935 - 1938

New Jersey Folklore Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG NJ Folklore-(Main)
Scope and Contents

Collection of Tel-news issued by the New Jersey Bell Telephone Company.

Dates: 1947 - 1971

New Jersey History Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG NJ History
Scope and Contents "Battle of Connecticut Farms" (Union County, pamphlet), Civil War (Soldiers' paychecks signed by Marcus Ward, New Jersey State paymaster.for Union Forces during the Civil War, 1863-64, newspaper clippings, letters-1944; "Governor Richard J. Hughes and the New Jersey Civil War Centennial Commission request the honor of your presence at the Rededication of the New Jersey Monument at Gettysburg National Military Park, 1963 & 64; Minutes of the 22nd & 28th Annual Re-union of the Society...
Dates: 1862 - 2021

New Jersey Industries Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG NJ Industry-(Main)
Scope and Contents Box 1: Armstrong Cork Co. Millville NJ, (c. 1948); Bayonne Oil Refinery, Bayonne NJ, (undated); Beattie Carpets, Little Falls NJ, (c. 1956); Bergen Iron Works, (1814-1888); Breweries in “American Breweriana Journal”, (1993); Campbell Soup Co, Camden NJ, (1952); Colt Mills, (undated); Continental Paper Co. and Alford Cartons, Ridgefield Park NJ, (c.1945); Crocker-Wheeler Ampere NJ, in Powerfax Magazine, (1951); Curtiss-Wright Corp, Wood-Ridge NJ, (c. 1954); Edgewater Assembly Plant Ford...
Dates: 1750 - 2004

New Jersey Land Survey

 Collection — Volume 1
Identifier: MG NJ Land-Survey-(Main)
Scope and Contents This volume includes ca. 60 maps of various neighborhoods, and towns in Essex County. Most of the maps are photostats or other reproductions, and many are either tax maps or maps of lots owned by realty companies. More than half of the maps are of the Town of Bloomfield. Newark-related maps include: a photostat of an 1896 map, overlaid with another map and notes regarding the Union Building; lots owned by the Knickerbocker Life Insurance Company (1905); Clinton Avenue Heights...
Dates: c. 1920-1925