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Non-Governmental Records - Personal and Family Papers (H-P)


The State Archives does not typically collect personal or family papers unless they document early land transactions, military service, or government activities and policy.

Consult the Collecting Policy for additional information about the State Archives' accessioning guidelines.


Series:
Haring Family
Papers, 1825-1844
Control #:
PHARI001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (6 manuscripts)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
There is no proof that these papers were originally together, nor that the Harings named were closely related.
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Col. Henry Hartford (1837-1919)
Papers, 1861-1929
Control #:
PHART001
Format:
1 c.f. (1 box, 1 vol., 12 OV fld.)
Arrangement:
By record type then chrono.
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Series:
Senator Robert C. Hendrickson
Materials from Republican Gubernatorial Primary Campaign, 1940
Control #:
PHEND001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 folder)

Series:
Albert H. Heusser
The Manor and Forges of Ringwood Compilation, 1759-1923
Control #:
PHEUS001
Format:
1 c.f. (5 vols.)
Arrangement:
Various
Notes:
There is a name and subject index at the beginning of each volume.
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Series:
Richard A. Hogarty (1933- )
Research Files used in writing "Leon Abbett's New Jersey", ca. 1890-1990
Control #:
PHOGA001
Format:
3.25 c.f. (4 boxes)
Notes:
Includes correspondence, notes, publications and photographs used in writing the biography of New Jersey Gov. Leon Abbett.
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Series:
Warren G. Holmes
Scrapbooks, 1914-1930s
Control #:
PHOLW001
Format:
1 c.f. (4 vols.)
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Series:
Ida E. Housman
Teachers' Pension and Tenure Research Collection, 1894-1962
Control #:
PHOUS001
Format:
3.5 c.f. (4 boxes)
Arrangement:
By record type
Notes:
Includes legislative bills, books, letters, and reports on teacher's pensions and tenure.
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Series:
Joseph Johnston
Day Book, Lebanon Township (Hunterdon County), 1818-1819
Control #:
PJOHS001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.); 1 reel (35-mm)

Series:
Kille/Shreve Family
Correspondence, 1898-1921
Control #:
PKILL001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (38 folders)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
The majority of these letters are to or from Binford T. Shreve, son of Elizabeth Kille Shreve Chambers.

Series:
Arthur Koehler
Photograph Albums on the Lindbergh Kidnapping Case and Hauptmann Trial, 1932-1936
Control #:
PKOEH001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (2 vols.)
Notes:
Includes Koehler's album showing wood evidence and an album showing handwriting evidence presented by Albert S. and Albert D. Osborn.
Restrictions:
Special permission must be given to view these materials.

Series:
Benjamin Lawrence, Justice of the Peace
Record of Marriages Performed [Transcript], 1794-1849
Control #:
PLAWR001
Format:
0.05 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
William Leonard
Cyphering Book, 1776
Control #:
PLEON001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
Ludlam/Townsend/Lee Family
Papers, 1772-1956
Control #:
PLUDL001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 vol.)
Notes:
Apparently donated by Francis B. Lee. Relates to Cape May County.

Series:
Samuel Mairs (1804-1854)
Correspondence, 1844-1851
Control #:
PMAIR001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (70 folders)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Mairs served as an assemblyman from Monmouth County and as State Treasurer.
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Series:
Henry McCall Jr.
Papers, 1851-1875
Control #:
PMCCA001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
Chronological
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Series:
Dr. Lloyd W. McCorkle (1916-1984)
Scrapbook on Corrections, 1946-1952
Control #:
PMCCO001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)
Arrangement:
No obvious arrangement
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Series:
Meyer Family
Papers, 1732-1923
Control #:
PMEYE001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)

Series:
Professor William Miller
Constitutional Revision Materials, 1915-1950
Control #:
PMILL001
Format:
1.75 c.f. (4 boxes)
Notes:
Professor Miller was a member of the 1944 Constitutional Revision Commission.
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Series:
Gertrude B. Moore
Card Index of New Jersey Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried in Ohio, 1780s-1840s
Control #:
PMOOR001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
Alphabetical within volume [1 & 2]
Notes:
Information extracted from publication on "Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in Ohio."

Series:
Morrell Family
Papers, 1772-1922
Control #:
PMORR001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (31 folders)
Arrangement:
Chronological
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Series:
Charles Wright Mount
Correspondence, 1862-1865
Control #:
PMOUN001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (91 items)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Correspondence of Charles W. Mount of Hightstown, New Jersey, while serving in the United States Navy.
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Series:
Oakes Family
Papers, 1800s-1900s
Control #:
POAKE001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)

Series:
Albert Peterson
Papers, 1706-1894
Control #:
PPETE001
Format:
2.5 c.f. (5 boxes); 1 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Record type/chronological
Notes:
Though this collection belonged to Albert Peterson, most of the documents record land transactions of the Lee family.
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Stacy Gardiner Potts (1799-1865)
Autobiography, 1859-1864
Control #:
PPOTT001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Includes genealogical information on the following families: Burrows, Gardiner, Moore, Potts, and Snowden.
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Series:
William S. Pugh
Diary, 1887
Control #:
PPUGH001
Format:
0.01 c.f. (1 small booklet)
Notes:
Mr. Pugh was a farmer in Beverly, Burlington Co.


Related records:


Series:
New Jersey State Archives
Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1739-1941
Control #:
SNJSA003
Format:
1 c.f. (2 boxes)
Arrangement:
Chronological

Series:
New Jersey State Archives
Miscellaneous Bible and Family Records, ca. 1722-1952
Control #:
SNJSA007
Format:
0.75 c.f. (2 boxes)
Notes:
Beginning date reflects earliest vital date noted in Bible records, not date of Bible or family record.

Series:
New Jersey State Archives
Original Military Commissions, Discharge Papers and Soldiers' Memorials, 1861-1910
Control #:
SNJSA009
Format:
1 c.f. (13 items)
Arrangement:
By date
Notes:
Most of these records pertain to Civil War soldiers.

Series:
New Jersey State Archives
Miscellaneous Personal Records, 1807-1908
Control #:
SNJSA013
Format:
0.75 c.f. (2 boxes)


~ The collections listed on this page represent 22.16 c.f. of paper records and 2 reels of microfilm ~

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This page last updated 05/22/2006