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Newark (N.J.) -- History -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 205 Collections and/or Records:

Bierman-Kiselik Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG Nwk Bierman-(Main)
Abstract

A This collection consists mostly of love cards and letters from Nathan Kiselik to Dorothy Biernan. It also includes some other correspondence, mostly from or to Dorothy, and some ephemera – including ribbons.

Dates: 1918 - 1968

Business and Industrial Coordinating Council (BICC) Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG Nwk BICC-(Main)
Scope and Contents

Box 1: contains drafts of a history of BICC (1973); a file labeled "Task Force"; training and personnel manuals; certificates; bylaws; budgets; minutes, etc. (ca. 1967-1973)

Box 2: contains 6 binders of material labeled "Executive Director's Report" (1970-1972); " Executive Committee Minutes" (1970-1975); " Minutes" (1970-1973); " Programs" (1970-1973); "Computer Match" (1971-1972); and " Finance and Budget" (1971-1972).

Dates: 1963 - 1973

C. Durand Chapman collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG Nwk Chapman-(Main)
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of correspondence, photographs, sketches, cut-out picture books, reproductions of art work, clippings, book plates, address books, travel souvenirs, and ephemera related to the Cyrus Chapman's life and career. Also present are family papers and photographs, most of them associated with Caroline Holbrook Chapman.Box 1: contains a copy of a handwritten biographical sketch of Chapman; mock-ups, sketches, and copies of cut-out children's games; a box of...
Dates: c. 1896-1913

C. G. Hine Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG NJ Hine
Scope and Contents Box #1: manuscripts titled as "Elizabeth-Morristown," "Middlebrook and Pluckemin," "North-Western New Jersey," "To Princeton and Trenton through New Brunswick and back through Kingston, Rocky Hill and Pluckemin, Washington Treck," "Northern New Jersey," and "George Washington's Itinery covering West of the Hudson River and New Jersey," and miscellaneous papers.Box #2: files including newspaper clippings, photographs, brochures, and brief manuscripts and labeled as "Bibliography,"...
Dates: c. 1883-1929

Catherine Zehner Diaries

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG NWK Zehner-(Main)
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the two diaries she kept during those years, as well as material inserted into those diaries. The sales receipts, church programs, news clippings, theater programs, and other items have been removed from the diaries and placed in folders. Included are receipts from Bamberger's, L.S. Plaut, Morrison's, Seguine, Empire Shoe, Stevens & Co., Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York, Shartenberg's, Goerke Co., W. W. Oppenheim, Fain Knitting Mills, David Straus...
Dates: 1922 - 1923

CFCNJIC Archival Collections on Microfilm

 Collection
Identifier: Microfilm cabinets
Scope and Contents Black Power Movement Part 1 - includes Amiri Baraka (9 reels) See index in External Documents. Churchman Funeral Home Records, 1902-1934 (2 reels) See Newark Archives Project in External Documents for more information on this collection. From NJHS Collection. Plus index to volume 2 in Oversized Books collection under title "Churchman". City of Newark Engineering Drawings (6...
Dates: 1723 - 1997

CFCNJIC Archival Material in Book/DVD Collection (Partial List)

 Collection
Identifier: Book and DVD Collection
Scope and Contents Following are a selection of archival items in the Book and DVD collections. Search our catalog for a full list at catalog.npl.org. [Three Bamberger's videos : Christmas 1926 ; Bamberger parade 1930s ; Bamberger's Thanksgiving parade 1944] / 381.141 T4132 Newark Public Library Biographies on DVD search at catalog.npl.org for author "Voices & Visions Productions" (11 DVDs incl....
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk 1900s-2000s

CFCNJIC Card Files

 Collection
Identifier: Card Files
Scope and Contents The following list may not be completely comprehensive. Board of Ed. Photos (School Photos) Index (all digitized at digital.npl.org) (Drawers 171-172) Dana Collection (Drawers 14-15) Dorer Collection (Drawer 23) Librariana (Drawer 43) Manuscripts Index (many archives included) (Drawer 36) NPL Scrapbooks (Drawer 35) ...
Dates: c. 1930-1990

CFCNJIC City Directories and Phonebooks

 Collection
Identifier: City Directories & Phonebooks
Scope and Contents

The CFCNJIC owns hard copy city directories (index attached) from roughly 1835-1970s.

Additionally the CFCNJIC owns NJ Bell Telephone Directories on microfilm covering the entire state from roughly 1900-1990 depending on location.

The CFCNJIC has hard copy Newark phonebooks through 2019. The CFCNJIC also owns reverse address directories for Newark and Suburban Essex through 2019 (these start in the city directories in the 1920s, and become separate volumes c. 1972).

Dates: Statewide: 1870s - early 1990s (depending on locality) Newark: 1835-2019

CFCNJIC Documents Collections

 Collection
Identifier: Documents
Scope and Contents

This collection includes documents published by the state, county, and city. It also includes "Quasi" collections which are documents from non-governmental organizations including non-profits and other associations, institutions, and clubs.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1880-2010