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Baker Company scrapbooks

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MG Baker Co.-(Main)
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two scrapbooks of the William A. Baker Printing Company. Volume 1 is a sample book containing examples of printed matter produced by the company. Included are logos, advertisements, invitations, business cards, checks, newspaper clippings, stationery, greeting cards, and novelty items. At the back of the volume are some clippings about the company in general, copies of a "pen sketch" if the "Business Department" office (1889), and clippings, flyers, and...

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 Co.,...

Hahne and Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: MG Hahne-(Offsite)
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 20 account books and 2 pay roll books recording the general expenses of Hahne and Co.

Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Co. collection

 Collection
Identifier: MG MBLI Coll.-(Offsite)
Scope and Contents The collection is stored in 4 file cabinets and 3 boxes. Newark-related contents are as follows: File Cabinet 1, Drawer 1: company brochures and pamphlets; clippings and other material on anniversaries and company buildings; biographical files; exhibit material, including many photographs; and videotapes of speeches by Robert Van FossanFile Cabinet 1, Drawer 2: material on new building at 520 Broad St., including correspondence on opening ceremonies; biographical files...

Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: MG MBLI Records-(Offsite)
Scope and Contents This portion of the MBLI collection is comprised of 160 bound volumes of records. The records date to the founding of the company, and increasingly reflect the nationwide scope of the business. In many cases the place of residence of policy-holders is not noted. The content of the volumes is as follows: 4 Dead Annuity Registers (1951-1980), 6 books of policy forms (1845-1936), 2 cashbooks (1845-1852), 2 Policy Ledgers (1889-1890), 1 Agents Ledger (1845-1847), 4 Insurance Tables (1887-1893), 10...

Newark Business Collection (N.J.)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG Nwk Business-(Main)
Scope and Contents Box #1: Anti-Hydro Waterproofing Co. (slide rule [1947]); Better Finishes and Coatings Inc. (8 appointment calendars [1946-47]); R. Chesler 740 Broad St. (eye glasses & case); Churchman Funeral Service (75th anniversary, pamphlet); Cogswell Realty Group (brochure, 2004, 2005); J.B. Hanauer & Co. (yield table, 1940); Hockenjos (catalogs, advertisements, photos); The Home of Prudential brochure (1917); The Formation and Growth of the Prudential Old Guard brochure (1912?); S.D. Lauter Co....

Newark Department Store Catalogs Collection (N.J.)

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MG NWK Dept. Cat. -(Main)
Scope and Contents This collection consists of advertisements and catalogues of Newark department stores, including: two folders of advertisements cut from the pages of the Newark City Directory (1882) and the New Jersey State Gazetteer and Business Directory (1885), with ads for many Newark businesses; two folders of Bamberger's catalogues (1977-1978); two folders of Haynes' catalogues (1977-1982); and a number of loose catalogues for Haynes' and Bamberger's (1983- 1984, and undated).

Newark Department Stores Collection (N.J.)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG Nwk Dept. Stores-(Main)
Scope and Contents Box #1. Hahnes folder: "My little red Indian book" (children's booklet), Gallery of Fame (leaflet of American heroes), Catalog (1976); KRESGE: Christmas catalogs (1954, 1963), various issues of magazine (1945-46); L.S. PLAUT: Pocket calendar and stamp case (1 1/2" x 2", 1916), Urban League "nigger brown" case (William Ashby memoirs and letter from L. S. Plaut, 1921), "Home Talk" (July 1899 issue), 40th anniversary celebration, The Bee Hive Musical Monthly (March/April 1896, March 1897)....

Newark Insurance Companies Collection (N.J.)

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MG Nwk Insurance Cos.-(Main)
Overview The bulk of the material in this collection is related to the Prudential Insurance Company. The Prudential Insurance Company of America, known as the Prudential FriendlySociety until 1877, was founded in Newark by John F. Dryden in 1875. The company's first location was 812 Broad Street; in 1892 the "Main" building was constructed on the corner Broad and Bank Streets. Prudential's initial focus was on providing insurance for individuals, but group policies for businesses rapidly...

"Take A Look At Our Beautiful City"

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MG Nwk Business Scrapbook-(Main)
Overview This scrapbook contains postcards of Newark paired with ads for local businesses and other entities.