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Book Jackets

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MG NJ Book Jackets-(Main)
Scope and Contents This small collection consists of book jackets from volumes relating to New Jersey or by New Jersey authors. Book jackets with a Newark connection are: "Joe K: A Biography of Joe Kassberger," athletic director at St. Benedicts Academy; "Out in the Open," by Henry Schaeffer, staff writer, Newark Evening News; "T. G. Masaryk," ed. Stanley B. Winters; "Laying Down the Law," by Joe Clark, born in Newark and principal of East Side High School, and Joe Picard; "The Creation of American Team Sports,"...

Elizabeth L. Coombs collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MG Coombs-(Main)
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopied manuscripts of Elizabeth L. Coombs's writings. Manuscripts are titled as "Dr. Matthias Pierson (1971)," "Henry William Herbert," "Analysis of the Escutcheon of a Leading Family of Bloomfield, N.J. : The David Oakes Family (1970)," "Translation of Certain Idioms of Importance in the History of the New Jersey Indians (1972)," "A Collection of Tales of the Morris Canal and of the Folks who Lived along it (1971)," "A Lenni Lenape, The Last Yantecaw (1974),"...

Forest Hill Literary Society collection

 Collection
Identifier: MG NWK FHLS-(Main)
Scope and Contents Organized in 6 boxes : Box #1. Programs (1980-96), folders labeled as "Anniversary papers (1920, 30, 40, 50, 70, & 75)," "Previous memberships (1891-1960)," "Minutes (1959-94)," Secretary's Minutes (1974-80); Box #2. Programs, manuscripts, etc. (1901-93) ; Box #3. Minutes (1897-1919); Box #4. Minutes (1920-1958) ;Box #5. Anniversaries (25th, 50th, 75th, 1929-79) and minutes (1944-79): Box #6. Constitutions, by laws, histories, and collection of notes for lectures by member Grace Whiting...

Frank Kingdon collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG Kingdon-(Main)
Scope and Contents Box 1: consists of a scrapbook of pamphlets, reprints of articles, and newspaper clippings, primarily related to Kingdon's involvement in the Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies, and to his work as chairman of Emergency Rescue Committee (1941); 4 folders of Kingdon's "radio talks" on WOR (1936-1940, 1944); and 1 folder of incoming correspondence, mostly fan letters and requests for copies of his radio talks (1936-1939) Box 2: consists of 3 folders of newspaper...

Hughes Allison Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG Allison-(Main)
Scope and Contents The contents of the collection are as follows:Box 1: a folder entitled "Playbills and Theater Programs" consists mostly of material on New York productions, but also includes a program for a concert by Kirsten Flagstad at the Mosque Theatre (December 21, 1938) and the "Symphony Magazine" of the Essex County Symphony Society, Stadium Festival Concerts series (June 1940), announcing the program for the first concert, which featured Marian Anderson (June 3, 1940); a small folder of...

John B. Ehrhardt papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MG Ehrhardt-(Main)
Scope and Contents The collection consists of writings, speeches, and incoming and copies of outgoing correspondence, mostly on aspects of New Jersey history unrelated to Newark. The clippings, notes, and typescripts relate to Ehrhardt's historical work and include texts of talks delivered before local historical societies by Eberhardt and others. Hewark-related items include aA 1966 letter signed "Frank," containing reminiscences of Newark Evening News reporter. There is also an exchange of letters with the...

Lillian von Qualen collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MG Von Qualen-(Main)
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a scrapbook containing clippings of Qualen's published articles and correspondence (1930-1970s), a binder titled as "Upton 'Who's Who,'" including photographs, correspondence and bios of the individuals related to Camp Upton Service Club (where she worked during WWII), a manuscript ("Madame, are you the game keeper?"), and Van Qualen Family-Tree book (1226-1981).

New Jersey Authors Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MG NJ Authors- (Main) 
Scope and Contents Cunningham, John T. (Tercentenary Tales, 1962-63; Manuscript of rev. Newark History, 1987); Barbara Faith Kalik, state assembly proclamation, 1991; Sanderson, Ivan T. (1911-73, bio. material); Henderson, Daniel (editor of Good Housekeeping, personal Christmas cards, verses, 1940's, 50's); Letters of William Nelson (1910); English, Thomas Dunn (poems); NJ WPA (catalog, 1940).

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...

Newark Authors (N.J.)

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MG Nwk Authors-(Main)
Overview This is a collection of miscellaneous materials by and about a number of writers who lived, or were connected with, Newark. It consists of several large folders devoted to material on individual writers and one folder containing items relating to a number of different individuals.