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West Jersey Proprietors Deposit - Photos of the Records Transfer, November 2005

 

Working Out the Final Details of the Deposit

Preparing the West Jersey Proprietors Archives for Relocation

The West Jersey Archive Goes to Trenton

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Working Out the Final Details of the Deposit

 
West Jersey Council Members, Attorney Jeffrey Gans, and Chief of Archives Joseph R. Klett resolve a few outstanding issues relating to the depository agreement.

  left to right) Joseph R. Klett, West Jersey Council President Robert S. Haines and Clerk Daniel W. Haines review one of the survey books.


 
(left to right) Attorney Jeffrey Gans, West Jersey Council Clerk Daniel W. Haines, President Robert S. Haines, Council Member Nancy B. Barclay, Surveyor General William H. Taylor, and Chief of Archives Joseph R. Klett at the conclusions of the meeting to finalize the depository agreement.

  Archives staff and West Jersey Council Members at the end of the first day of preparing the collection for its relocation to Trenton.

Preparing the West Jersey Proprietors Archives for Relocation

 
The West Jersey survey books in the Surveyor General’s Office vault.




  West Jersey Council President Robert S. Haines (left) and Chief of Archives Joseph R. Klett (right) review the existing inventory of records kept in the vault.

 
Robert Haines makes boxes while Archives Technician Janet Jackson begins inventorying packets of loose surveys.


  Surveyor General William H. Taylor reviews small volumes and documents stored in map drawers.

 
Joseph Klett (left) and William Taylor (right) review bundles of loose papers.


  State Archives Collection Manager Ellen R. Callahan and Archivist Gregory J. Gill begin measuring and wrapping the bound volumes.

 
Checking the inventory.   Joseph Klett (left) and West Jersey Council Clerk Daniel W. Haines examine and describe the Duke of York’s 1664 grant to Berkeley and Carteret.



The West Jersey Archive Goes to Trenton

 
Ellen Callahan transporting wrapped, bound volumes.   West Jersey Council President Robert S. Haines transporting an armful of maps.


 
Archives Technician Janet Jackson and Archivist Gregory J. Gill moving boxes out of the Surveyor General’s Office.


  The boxes arrive at the State Archives’ loading dock.


 
Daniel Haines (left) and Joseph Klett (right) examine the large parchment documents as they arrive in the Archives vault.
  Catherine Stearns Medich and the rolled maps, inventoried and boxed by her and Ellen Callahan the previous week.


 
Joseph Klett examines a 1677 deed signed and sealed by William Penn and others, safely transported to the State Archives’ vault.

  The hand-off of the Concessions and Agreements.