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Barbara J. Kukla Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MG Nwk Kukla-(Main)
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the collected papers of Barbara J. Kukla, who has worked in Newark for over fifty years as an author and reporter. These materials were collected by Barbara, both through her work and for personal interest. Some of the significant topics represented in these files are: music, theater, poetry, fine arts, books, African-American heritage and history, African-American life, women’s issues, women’s history, public schools, charter schools, universities, colleges,...

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.,...

Current Events in Art scrapbook

 Collection — Container: Vol. 1
Identifier: MG Nwk Contemporary
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of one scrapbook entitled "Current Events in Art" (November 1929 - April 1930). The scrapbook consists of typed lists of monthly "Current Art Talks"; each month's list is followed by clippings, and, in one case, a catalogue for an exhibit of paintings by Emma Fordyce MacRae at the Roerich Museum (1930). These materials document the brief talks given at monthly meetings of The Contemporary of Newark, a cultural club. The scrapbook appears to have been compiled by...

Elaine Hausmann Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier:  MG NWK Hausmann-(Main)
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, clippings, programs, and other items related to Hausmann's singing career. It includes programs from the Griffith Auditorium and the Mosque Theatre (Symphony Hall), as well as other venues.

Emma Pruden Kitchel Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MG Kitchel-(Main)
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of correspondance (folders 3-9, most from 1854-1868, but the earliest letter undated may be as early as 1851), mostly from Emma Kitchel nee Pruden to her sister Phebe (some to other relatives, etc.). Also contains several pages of a diary and verses (folder 2) and miscellaneous items (folder 10) calling card, Civil War flier, photograph). The donor numbered and transcribed the letters, the transcriptions are housed in folder 1 (a few letters are labelled as...

Hazel Bliss Finlay Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MG Nwk Finlay-(Main)
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials related to Miss Townsend's School, a private secondary school for girls in Newark. Included are copies of the Sphinx, the school's literary magazine, from 1908 and 1909. Also included are commencement programs and invitations (1906-1909), programs from school plays and recitals, and a booklet of songs written for the school by Frances Leavitt.

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...

Sonn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MG Sonn-(Main)
Overview The collection of consists of 15 scrapbooks of research notes, sketches, original photographs, postcards, and clippings. Most of the material relates to the history of buildings in Newark, but there is also material on other New Jersey cities, on New York architecture, and on historic preservation in other states.

Soroptimist Club of Newark collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG Nwk Soroptimist-(Main)
Scope and Contents Organized in 2 boxes: Box #1. Minutes and Annual reports (1951-78), Treasurers' reports (1958-77), folders labeled as "50th Anniversary of American Federation of Soroptimist Clubs (1970)," "SIA / Club relations, correspondence, conferences, reports," "Correspondence-Special," "Committee reports (partial)"; Box #2. "Soroptimist Laws (1988-1990)," "Constitution and By-Laws (1955-79)," "Installion Procedures," "Other Community Activity (1960-75)," "Membership lists...

World War II-MacBrayne collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MG WWII-MacBrayne-(Main)
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a World War II scrapbook of photographs and documents compiled by Nan MacBrayne Eastmond; a few items relating to the donation of the MacBrayne scrapbook to the Newark Public Library; and unrelated documents concerning World War II servicemen Frank McTague of Newark and Joseph Basilone of Raritan, NJ. The McTague document is a power of attorney granted to his wife, Nina Hortense P. McTague, also of Newark (1944). Photocopied biographical and memorial material related...