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Donald Dust Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG Nwk Dust -(Main)

Scope and Contents

6 Hollinger boxes contain photocopies of National Register of Historic Places Inventory--Nomination Form and related material in alphabetical order according to the names of nominated places.

BOX #1: 43-45 Fulton Street, row houses near Military Park (1991, 1993), Ahavas Sholom (2000), John Ballantine House (1984), Belleville Avenue Congregational Church / Clinton Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church (1986), Bethany Baptist, later Cornerstone Baptist Church (1988), Black Historic Places Survey (ca. 1980s), Branch Brook Park(1981), Broad Street Rail Road Station (1981), Cathedral Evangelica Reforma (also known as Clinton Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church, 1971), William Clark House (aka. Clark Mansion, now known as North Ward Center, 1977), Dock Bridge (1979), Essex Club (aka. New Jersey Historical Society, 1991), Essex County Court House (1975), Essex County Jail (1991), and Essex County Park Commission Administration Building (1977).

BOX #2. Evergreen Cemetery (1991), Feigenspan Mansion (1976), Firemen's Insurance Company of Newark (1982), First Baptist Peddie Memorial Church (1971), First National State Bank Building (1975), Forest Hill Historic District (1990), Four Corners Historic District (1990), Glencoe (aka Coe House,1991), Griffith Building (1984), Grace Church (1972), Hahne and Co. Department Store (1994), High Street Historic District (1985), and House of Prayer Episcopal Church and Rectory (aka Plume House, 1981).

BOX #3: James Street Commons Historic District and Addendum (1983), Krueger Mansion, later Scott Civic Center (1972), Lincoln Park Historic District, 2 folders (1981-1984), Lyons Farm Schoolhouse (1973), Morris Canal (1972), Mount Carmel Church (aka Second Reformed Dutch Church, 1978), Mount Pleasant Cemetery (1987), Murphy Varnish Works (1977), New Point Baptist Church (1971), Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Company, including Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Company Buildings by Julia Sabine (1983), Newark City Hall (1977), and Newark Female Charitable Society (1979).

BOX #4: Newark Orphan Asylum / Eberhardt Hall (1971), North Broad Street Historic District (1996), North Reformed Church (1972), Oheb Shalom Synagogue (1990), Pan American C.M.A. Church (1972), Pennsylvania Station (1978), Protestant Foster Home (1985), Public Sculpture in Newark, 2 folders (1994), Queen of Angels Church (1972), Robert Treat Hotel (1990), Cathedral of the Sacred Heart (1976), Saint Barnabas Church (1972), St. Columbus Church (1972) and St. James A.M.E. Church.

BOX #5: St. James A.M.E. Church (1972), St. John's Church (1972), St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church Complex (1980), St. Mary's Abbey Church (1972), St. Patrick's Pro Cathedral (1972), St. Rocco's Roman Catholic Church (1980), St. Stanislaus Bishop and Martyr Roman Catholic Church (2006), St. Stephan's Church / United Church of Christ (1972), South Park Presbyterian Church (1972), Stanley Theater (1986), State Street Public School (1990), Sydenham House (1970), Symphony Hall (1976), Temple B'Nai Abraham (2006), Tiffany and Co. Factory (1986), Trinity Episcopal Cathedral (1972), United States Post Office and Court House (1983-1985), Watts Campbell Company (1986), Weequahic Park Historic District (2002), and Wickliffe Presbyterian Church (1977).

BOX #6: Military Park Commons Historic District (2004), Riverbank Park (1997), New Salem Baptist Church / Community Hospital (2003), New Jersey Bell Headquarters Building / Verizon-New Jersey Headquarters (2005), Route 1 Extension / Pulaski Skyway (2005), St. Casimir's Roman Catholic Church (1997), St. Lucy's Church (1998), Seated Lincoln Statue (1995), Symington House (1978), and Wars of America Statue (1994).


  • 1971 - 2005


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

Donald Dust was a reporter and a theater critic for the Newark Evening News from 1963 to 1972, and founded the Newark Landmarks and Preservation Committee in the ealry 1970s. He worked for the Newark City since 1973, when he became spokesman for the Health and Human Services Department, and serverved as an aide to Mayor Sharpe James since 1989 until his death in 1992.


2.5 Linear Feet (6 Hollinger boxes)

Language of Materials