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Collection 126. Records of the Hunterdon County Sheriff, 1914-1979. This collection is a small assortment of correspondence and financial accounts from the Hunterdon County Sheriff’s Office. The principal attraction of the collection is an audit of Hauptman Trial expenses and the genealogical value of some of the documents. The collection also presents a glimpse of the variety of duties that sheriff’s officers carried out throughout the years in Hunterdon County. Download Collection 126 Container List.
Collection No. 127. The Jennie Haver Collection. This collection is comprised of a series of articles published by Jennie Haver in several of the leading academic educational journals of the early part of the twentieth century. The articles are mostly related to the area of health education, teaching methodology, and administrative approaches to teaching. The collection is illustrative of Jennie Haver’s scholarly abilities and her high level contributions to the educational profession both in Hunterdon County and beyond. Download Collection 127 Container List.
Collection No. 128. Clark-Dunham Family Photographs (n.d.). This collection consists of photographs from the Clark-Dunham and Apgar families. The majority of the images are studio portraits, but only a minority are identified. Of chief interest are the identifiable photographs of the Clark-Dunham and Apgar families, and two tintypes. One group of photographs appears to have been taken at the Philadelphia Sesquicentennial held in 1925. Download Collection 128 Container List.
Collection No. 129. Hunterdon County Road Petitions (1892-1907). This collection is composed of petitions to the Freeholders and Road Commissioners of Hunterdon County, along with other correspondence, pertaining to the construction and maintenance of roadways throughout the county. The petitions contain the signatures of many citizens from affected areas, and are an interesting source of information about the development of county roads and their use. Download Collection 129 Container List.
Collection No. 130. The Hilda Kohl Papers (1909-1925). This collection includes images of Klinesville school and students, a scrapbook, and Hunterdon County related ephemera.
Collection No. 131. The Rittenhouse/Fuhrmann Papers (1880-1990). This collection contains legal papers, genealogical notes, correspondence, news clippings, ephemera and photographs concerning the Albert H. Rittenhouse family and its descendants. – Download Container List –
Collection No. 132. Herr and Fisher Papers (1929-1947). This collection is comprised of legal invoices and notes, public utility correspondence, a petition against proposed dam works, and other correspondence. The collection is a compilation of small donations from C. Ryman Herr, and most of the material was a function of his position as partner in the law firm of Herr and Fisher, Flemington, NJ. This collection would interest anyone researching Herr and Fisher, or Hunterdon County Public Utility Commission projects. – Download Collection 132 Container Inventory List –.
Collection No. 133. Records of the Washington Camp No. 152, Patriotic Order Sons of America (Ringoes, NJ) (1905-1949). This collection contains records of a fraternal organization of Ringoes, NJ in the early part of the nineteenth century, including minutes, roll books, administrative records, financial reports, and communications. – Download Archive Details – | – Download Container List –
Collection No. 134. The Hanover/Deats Papers (1848-1961). This collection consists of a number of miscellaneous documents concerning Hiram E. Deats and Hunterdon County in general. There are personal records of Hiram E. Deats in the collection, but also some records of other Hunterdon County individuals and organizations, including the Riverside Grange, a diary of Henry Race, and publications from the Hunterdon County Health and Hospital Survey Committee. – Download Archive Details – | – Download Container List –
Collection No. 135. The Kenneth V. Myers Papers (1800-1995). Ken Myers was a Freeholder of Hunterdon County and long time member and President of the Hunterdon County Historical Society. This collection consists largely of correspondence, notes, clippings, and informational material collected by Myers during his lifetime. Of particular interest is the campaign literature for Myers’ Freeholder race; correspondence, reports and other documentation regarding the establishment of the Hunterdon County Communications System; and the early years of the Hunterdon Medical Center. This collection would be of particular interest to anyone researching Hunterdon County during the 1960s and 70s. – Download Archive Details – | – Download Container List –
Collection No. 136. Records of the Hunterdon County Extension Service (1933-1960). This collection contains records of the Hunterdon County Agricultural Extension service and some of its employees from 1933 to 1960. Important subjects include the history of the artificial breeding of Dairy Cattle, the careers of agricultural agents Enos Perry, William Schaefer, and Edward Gauntt, and statistical accounts of cattle research in Hunterdon County. Researchers interested in the beginnings of the artificial cattle breeding program within the U.S. would also find this collection very helpful. – Download Collection 136 Container List –
Collection No. 137. Hunterdon County Aerial Photographs. This collection consists of a group of 375 aerial photographs from 1956 and 1963. The aerials were taken by the Farm Service Agency, US Dept. of Agriculture. Unfotunately, the sets are incomplete. The locations are indexed on an overlay map and there are notations on many of the images indicating landowners. This collection would interest anyone researching geography, land use, land ownership, and geospatial change in Hunterdon County. – Download Collection 137 Container List –
Collection No. 138. Records of the Hunterdon County Symphony Orchestra (1933-1954). This collection contains documents and printed material produced by the Hunterdon County Symphony Orchestra. Most of the collection is comprised of programs from the decade of the 1950’s. There are also some examples of subscriptions, tickets, and admission cards. This collection would be of particular interest to anyone researching Hunterdon County music history or institutions of the 1950’s. Download Collection 138 Container List.
Collection No. 139. Papers of the NJ Archaeology Society. This collection contains records from the papers of the NJ Archaeology Society, as saved by Hiram E. Deats of Hunterdon County, NJ. Of particular interest is the NJ Archeology Society newsletters, membership data, and membership in the Eastern States Archaeological Federation. This collection would interest anyone researching the beginnings and evolution of archaeology in NJ. – Download Archives Details – | – Download Container List –
Collection No. 140: Charles F. Snyder Papers. This collection contains correspondence, news articles, and personal records concerning Charles F. Snyder, a juror in the trial of Bruno Richard Hauptmann. – Download Archives Details – | – Download Container List –
Collection No. 142: The J. Edgar Stout Papers (1774-1993) This collection contains a number of records and volumes accumulated by J. Edgar Stout (1923-2001), longtime Historian of Franklin Township, NJ. Parts of the collection include records of the Franklin Telephone Company, court battles between the Franklin Twp. Board of Education and Lackatong Lodge No. 114, and genealogical notes on the Leaver, Hampton, and Vail families. – Download Archives Detail – | – Download Container List –
Collection No. 143: The Dorothy Stratford papers (1890-ca. 1980). Unassociated materials donated from the estate of Mrs. Dorothy Stratford, including correspondence between H.E. Deats and R.B. Rankin; Agens family documents and photographs; Readington Tombstones notes; and Bloom and race family photographs. – Download Container List –
Collection No. 144: Hunterdon County Democrat Morgue File “People” Index (ca. 1940-2015). This collection is an alphabetical series of over 3,500 biographical files of individuals featured in news stories in the Hunterdon County Democrat. Files include clippings, images, notes, etc., and were used by news staff for research and fact checking. – Dowload Collection Archive Details – | – Download Container List –
Collection No. 145: The Harry W. Britton Letters. This collection contains a group of letters both to and from Mr. Harry W. (Wesley) Britton, of Trenton and Flemington, NJ. The letters date from 1895-1898. – Dowload Collection Archive Details – | – Download Container List –
Collection No. 146: The Cole Family Papers (1875-1953): This is a small collection of records and photographs that document the Dilts family, the Saums and Cole farms, schools, churches, and theatres in the Voorhees Corner/Three Bridges region of Hunterdon County, NJ. – Download Details List – – Download Container List –
Collection No. 147: Bertha Schuck Papers (1930-1984). This collection includes a grouping of materials assembled by Bertha Schuck, of Stockton, NJ. There are some personal family documents, clippings, and other published materials concerning Stockton, NJ, surrounding municipalities, and church and other organizations nearby. – Download Details List – – Download Container List –
Collection No. 148: Elizabeth Van Fleet Vosseller Correspondence II (1919-1940). This collection contains correspondence to Miss Vosseller regarding the Flemington Children’s Choir School and her choir school publications. – Download Container List –
Collection No. 149: Kingwood Presbyterian Church Cemetery Association (1924-1979). This collection contains records from the Kingwood Presbyterian Church Cemetery Association, including two sets of minutes, foundational documents, correspondence to and from Hiram E. Deats (A trustee and officer) and other board members; and other miscellaneous documents. The collection also includes 4 photographs. This collection would be of interest to anyone researching the Kingwood Presbyterian Church, Kingwood Township History, or personalities that were members of the organization. – Download Details List – | – Download Container List –
Collection No. 150: George W. Hart Papers (ca. 1970-1979). This collection is comprised of George W. Hart’s genealogical research notes and documentation to support his unpublished genealogical works. These works include “Descendants of John Hart” and “Descendants of Andrew Smith”. Anyone researching the Hart, Smith, and related families of Hunterdon County, NJ will find this collection invaluable. Download Archives Detail | Download Inventory List