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New Jersey -- History -- 19th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

New Jersey Land Conveyances records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG NJ Land-Conveyances -(Main)  
Scope and Contents This collection consist of 63 folders, each of which contains a document, or occasionally documents, related to land conveyances, including boundary line settlements, quit claim indentures and releases, bonds, etc. The folders are arranged chronologically.The bulk of the material relates to property transactions that occurred in Essex County; Newark related material includes, but is not limited to:An indenture for the sale of property in Newark from David Ward to Joseph...

New Jersey Oral History transcripts

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG NJ Oral History-(Main)
Scope and Contents 1 archival box contains oral history transcripts (and relevant microfilms and audio tapes) narrated by Harold Lett (1973, 1974), Paul Windels, J. David Stern, Edmund De Long, Albert L. Vreeland (1974), William Halsey Wood Jr. (on the subject of William Halsey Wood, 1972), Frank Harper (on the subject of Thomas Edison, 1973), A. Hicks Lawrence (on the subject of the Volunteer Work at Camp Meritt during World War I, 1974), Edward Brockie (on the Volunteer Work at Camp Merritt during World War I,...

New Jersey Physicians records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG NJ Physicians-(Main)
Scope and Contents 1 archival box contains manuscripts of "The Knife is Not Enough (1968)" written by Dr. Henry Howard Kessler and "The Negro Physician in North Jersey and the Early History of the New Jersey Medical Society" by A. A. Phillips, M.D., and a reprinted article "Traumatic Neurasthenia (1899)" by John D. McGill, M.D.

New Jersey Population records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG NJ Population-(Main)
Scope and Contents This small collection consists of photocopies of printed abstracts of census data for counties and townships in New Jersey, including Newark by ward (1850, 1855, 1860, 1865, and 1875); the categories of data for adults include: native or foreign, gender, and white or colored, and for children (between the ages of 5 and 16) include: gender, and white or colored. Also in the collection is a typescript table "Population of NJ Counties --1790-1915," which includes Essex County.

New Jersey Railroads Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG NJ Railroads-(Main)
Scope and Contents This collection includes Communication Tickets (1857-58), Timetables (1901, 1951), General Plan of Yards and Waterfront (Jersey City, N.J.), Acts incorporating The New Jersey Southern Rail Road Co., The Long Branch and Sea Shore Rail Road Co., and Acts Supplementary Thereto (1870), files labeled as "The Nine-County Public Transportation Crisis (1964)" and "Erie-Lackawana (1964-71)," and publications and brochures of NJ Transit.

Newark Public Library (CFCNJIC) Picture Collection

Identifier: Main & Offsite
Scope and Contents Cataloged Photos (onsite, c. 35,000 photos): searchable at -- the cataloged photos include photocopied or cut out paper photos, postcards (2 full file drawers) and photos in books but are mostly glossy photos.Posters: Posters are offsite and are also cataloged at under location code "Main NJ Ref Posters", call number "Poster" and Fiction Call Number "Poster"...

Newark Public Library Maps Collection

Identifier: Card file
Scope and Contents The Newark Public Library has many historical Newark Maps. The majority of Newark large flat maps have been digitized.The library also has many historical maps of New Jersey which are searchable via card file in the New Jersey room (Basement).The library also has a collection of folded and street maps, viewable in the NJ Room (Map Dreawer, 500 Broad).The library also has a collection of NJ atlases (Wooden cabinet, and 500 Broad).Newark atlases are...

Samuel H. Libby Scrapbooks

Identifier: MG Libby-(Main)
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 7 scrapbooks : v. 1 (1896-1930). Manuscripts of "Torch Bearers of Civilization," and biographical sketches of 30 engineers including Frank J. Sprague ; v. 2. Photographs of hoists, rails, street car equipments (1892), street cars from G.E. Co. (1895), and photographs of mechanical drawings ; v. 3 (1890-1933). Newspaper clippings about electricity, electrical and mechanical engineering and correspondence ; v. 4 (1920-49). Newspaper clippings and short biographies ; v....

Van Court Railroad Manuscript

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG Van Court-(Main)
Scope and Contents This post binder contains typed pages, index cards, drawings and at least one letter. The material concerns New Jersey railroads. It includes maps, company histories, line histories, and various facts (gauge, line length in miles). Lines/companies are roughly sorted by region. Latest dates are 1948, and "Hoboken Manufacturing Railroad" is listed, which ended in 1954, so it can be placed around 1950. Inclues every railroad in New Jersey from Absecon & Bay to Jersey City to Lackawanna to...