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Newark (N.J.) Printing and Publishing

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

Scope and Contents

Newark-related material in the collection is as follows:

"The Rural Magazine" (publ. Newark, NJ), with stories and poems; occasional news/cultural items, obituaries, and marriage notices relate to Newark. Published in Newark (Vol. 1, 1798)

Two books published by the Carteret Book Club (Newark, NJ): ""Charles Dickens: An Appreciation," by Charles Dudley Warner (1913); and "Criticism," by Walt Whitman (1913)

"Of Interest to Advertisers," a Newark Evening News pamphlet (c. 1925)

"Sine Cera," various issues (1927-1933), published by Monroe Dreher in Newark

"Alexander G. Highton Typography and Fine Printing for Advertisers," an advertisement on an ink blotter; the company was located on Clinton St., Newark (1922)

Jihad Productions (Newark, NJ): catalogue; "Not Forever Tears," by Clarence Reed (1967); "A Black Value System," by Amiri Baraka (1969, 2 copies); "Ujamaa -- The Basis of African Socialism," by Mwalimu Nyerere (undated); "Mwanamke Mwananchi (The Nationalist Woman)," produced by Mumininas of the Committee for Unified Newark (1971); "Swahili Name Book," written under the guidance of Amiri Baraka (1971); and "Soul Session, Anthology of the B.C.D." (1969)

Joycian Court Publishers (Newark, NJ): "A Collection of Poems by Dan Mutascu," mimeographed (1969); flyer for "Raffia: A Broadsheet of Poetry and Art" (1969); "Skylore Engine: An Introduction," by James M. Kordell (mimeographed, 1969); "Generation," by Michael Redmond (1969); a page from "Poetnotes," by Dan Mutascu and Michael B. Venetsov; "The Journal of Skylore Engine," by Alex R. Weiner (1972).

"Bruce Rogers, John Cotton Dana and the Carteret Book Club's Modern Fine Printing, 1916" (article by Tim Crist, 2021)


  • 1798
  • 1913 - 1971

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



The collection consists of a selection of materials published in New Jersey, many of them by small or short-lived publishing enterprises. The contents include periodicals, pamphlets, catalogues, advertisements, and small books.

No finding aid, text from catalog and (Newark Archives Project).
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Script of description
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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