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Non-Governmental Records - Personal and Family Papers (R-Z)


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:
Larry Racioppo
Photographs of Stabilization of Ellis Island Hospital Buildings, 1999-2000
Control #:
PRACI001
Format:
1.5 c.f. (5 framed color photos)
Restrictions:
Mr. Racioppo retains copyright to this material; repro. prohibited
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Ryerson Family
Papers, 1844-1873
Control #:
PRYER001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (19 items)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Majority of material is correspondence between Ann and Martin Ryerson.
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Series:
Shinn/Jobes Family
Papers, 1753-1901
Control #:
PSHIN001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)
Notes:
See inventory at beginning of box.

Series:
Rebecca Shotwell
"The Pious and Moral Reminder, Being a Compilation of Short and Pithy Extracts Relative to Piety...", 1844
Control #:
PSHOT001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
Charles Perrin Smith
Papers, 1813-1881
Control #:
PSMIT001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
By date within record type
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Series:
John Parr Snyder (1926- )
Original Maps, Reference Materials, Research Notes re: New Jersey Civil Boundaries, Cartography, & Demography, 1902-1980
Control #:
PSNYD001
Format:
2 c.f. (108 map sheets, .25 c.f.)
Arrangement:
By document type, then date
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Series:
Adjutant General William S. Stryker (1838-1900)
Revolutionary War Manuscript Collection [Transcripts], 1776-1787
Control #:
PSTRY001
Format:
1 c.f. (2 boxes)
Arrangement:
Documents are numbered
Notes:
Includes materials relating to battles of Trenton and Monmouth, and related Hessian papers. Name/subject/county/date indexes in Box 3.
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Series:
Joseph F. Tuttle
Documentary History of Morris County, 1871
Control #:
PTUTT001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
John M. VanDyke
Letter Book, 1887-1890
Control #:
PVAND001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vols.)
Notes:
In English and German.

Series:
Van Emburgh Family
Papers, 1729-1781
Control #:
PVANE001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Consist, primarily, of papers of Dr. William Sanford Van Emburgh of New Barbadoes Township, Bergen County.
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Series:
Van Liew Family
Papers, 1712-1796
Control #:
PVANL001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (81 items); 1 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
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Series:
Cornelius Clarkson Vermeule Jr.
World War I Letters, 1918
Control #:
PVERJ001
Format:
0.03 c.f. (3 items)

Series:
Cornelius Clarkson Vermeule Sr. (1858-1950)
Survey Books, 1880-1884
Control #:
PVERM001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (3 vols., 7 manuscripts)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Items 2 and 3 appear to relate to New Jersey Geological Survey atlas sheets, numbers 6 and 8 respectively.
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Series:
Olga Augusta Wahlquist
Diary [Dagbok], Asbury Park and Ocean Grove, Summer 1900
Control #:
PWAHL001
Format:
0.05 c.f. (1 booklet)
Notes:
In Swedish.

Series:
Waln/Middleton Family
Papers, ca. 1686-1924
Control #:
PWALN001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (2 boxes)

Series:
Ward Family
Papers, 1802-1851
Control #:
PWARD001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (8 manuscripts)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
There is no proof that these papers were originally together, nor that the Wards named were closely related.
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Series:
Dr. John W. Ward (1840-1916)
Scrapbooks, 1847-1908
Control #:
PWARJ001
Format:
1 c.f. (2 vols.)
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Series:
Watson Family
Papers, 1833-1900
Control #:
PWATS001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 box)

Series:
Williamson Family
Papers, 1694-1887
Control #:
PWILL001
Format:
1.25 c.f. (3 boxes)
Arrangement:
Chronological
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Series:
Zebedee M. Wills
Papers, ca. 1827-1860s
Control #:
PWILZ001
Format:
0.75 c.f. (2 boxes)

Series:
Wolfe
Autograph Collection, 1735-1919
Control #:
PWOLF001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Early materials is largely papers of the Johnston Family.
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Series:
Joshua Wright
Papers, no date
Control #:
PWRIG001
Format:
3 c.f. (6 boxes)

Series:
Zabriskie Family
Papers, 1804-1887
Control #:
PZABR001
Format:
1.5 c.f. (3 boxes)
Arrangement:
Chronological
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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 19.83 c.f. of paper records and 1 reel of microfilm ~

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This page last updated 05/17/2006