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Newark Colleges collection (N.J.)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG NWK Colleges -(Main) 

Scope and Contents

Box #1: A scrapbook of newspaper clippings, entitled "Dana College Clippings," regarding the proposed merger of Dana College, the New Jersey Law School, and Seth Boyden Business School to form a Newark branch of Rutgers University (1933-1936); and a folder entitled "NJIT" with course catalogues for the Newark College of Engineering (NCE, 1970-1971) and "the Edge 2010 (Volume II, Issue II); NCE Life: A View Book (1970); a poster for a memorial for Peter Jensen, and a notice regarding his murder (1970); an NCE commencement program (1932); an inauguration program for Saul K. Fenster as the 6th President of NJIT (1980); The Founders Day Dinner (program, 1970), Get-Acquainted Day (program, 1970), Open House (1971), "One of these engineers is an engineer" (brochure), "The Inauguration of Saul K. Fenster as the Sixth President of New Jersey Institute of Technology, April 13, 1980" (program), Rare Book Room Dedication (Edward Weston, 1975), fliers relating to School of Architecture, a 1956 article about Newark College of Engineering from the Newark Sunday News, etc.

Junior Colleges: 1 Essex Junior College brochure and 1 Newark Junior College brochure, and 1 Newark Junior College Bulletin (removed from IF)

Essex College of Medicine and Surgery: Bulletin 1945 (removed from book catalog)

Box #2 contains 5 folders and loose material: Folder entitled "Rutgers--The State University at Newark" contains invitations, programs, brochures, press releases, etc. for conferences, exhibits, celebrations, and ground-breaking ceremonies (1978-1990); and a New Jersey Law School Bulletin (1933-1934), including Dedication: S.I. Newhouse Center for Law and Justice (brochure, 1979), A Celebration of the Ground Breaking for the First Student Housing Facility at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Campus at Newark (program, badge and fliers, 1984), Student Art Exhibition (program, 1980), Dana Library Addition Fact Sheet (1992), Conference on Literature and the Urban Experience (brochure, 1980), 50th Anniversary Celebration: Newark Colleges of Arts and Sciences (program, 1981), Dedication Ceremony: Blumenthal Hall, Stonsby Commons, Woodward Hall (program, 1990), Peer Revue: An Occasional Newsletter of Faculty Activities of School Events (v.1#5, Oct. 16, 1979), School of Law-Newark Rutgers The State University of New Jersey (brochure, 1979-1981), Rutgers Law Record (v. IX, no.1, Oct. 1979), The S.I. Newhouse Center for Law and Justice: Dedication (program, 1979), Dedication of the John Cotton Dana Library (program, 1978), Alfred C. Clapp Testimonial Dinner (program, 1981), Willard Heckel Testimonial Dinner (program, 1983), Report: Rutgers Law School-Newark (Fall 1980-Fall 1983), and "Rutgers: The Magazine for Alumni and Friends of the State University of New Jersey" (Fall 2008).

Folder entitled "University of Newark" [1] contains course bulletins for the Seth Boyden School of Business, the University of Newark, Dana College, the Mercer Beasley School of Law, and Junior Colleges of New Jersey (1927-1935); and commencement programs for the University of Newark (1934-1941)

Folder entitled "University of Newark" [2] contains University of Newark Development Campaign materials (ca. 1937-1938); reprints of newspaper articles regarding the University (1937, 1938); copies of the University of Newark "Observer" (Oct. 25, 1938 and Apr.11, 1940); and "The Scroll," a handbook for freshmen (1937)

"University of Newark" (3): "A Closed Door Swings Open in North Jersey" (Development Committee); Proposed agreement between Newark university and Dana College (1935); Annual report 1939; "Extending Democracy's Frontier: A Confidential Statement of the Present Services of the University of Newark to Northern NJ and the University's Plans for the Future" (1938)

Folder entitled "Rutgers University - Newark, The Center for Nonprofit and Philanthropic Leadership, Rutgers Business School" contains "Nonprofit Leadership Survey Summer 2007 Study Report" and "Annual Report 2007," color photocopies of "Rutgers Business School Newark and New Brunswick: Architects," etc.

Folder entitled "Printing Samples" contains material used in connection with the University of Newark Development Fund Campaign and John Dana Library (1938)

Loose material consists of 7 issues of the Rutgers Law School "Report" (1980-1983), and 2 Rutgers Law School Testimonial Dinner programs (1981, 1983).

Newark College of Engineering 1960-1961 (brochure) and Montclair State University: Newark Community Partners 2009 (brochure)

Pillar College brochuere (n.d. c. 201x)

Coleman College: Brochueres, newsletters, etc. (1934-1938, donated by Sandy Michich)


  • 1927 - 2010

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.


.84 Linear Feet (2 Hollinger boxes)

Language of Materials



The collection consists of documents, including clippings, commencement programs, course bulletins, fundraising material, etc. mostly relating to the University of Newark and the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

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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