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Trenton, NJ 08625-0307

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Non-Governmental Records - Personal and Family Papers (A-G)


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

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


Series:
William Alexander, Lord Stirling (1726-1783)
Correspondence, 1764-1782
Control #:
PALEX001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (80 items)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Finding Aid:
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Series:
John Black
Day Book, Springfield, 1796-1808
Control #:
PBLAC001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
Brittin Family
Papers, 1794-1850
Control #:
PBRIT001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)

Series:
Bryant Family
Records, 1840s-1940s
Control #:
PBRYA001
Format:
18.5 c.f. (22 boxes)
Arrangement:
Various

Series:
Campbell Family
Papers, ca. 1773-1845
Control #:
PCAMP001
Format:
1 c.f. (2 boxes)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Clark Family
Papers, 1745-1936
Control #:
PCLAR001
Format:
1 c.f. (2 boxes)
Arrangement:
Chronological
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Series:
Cleveland Family
Records, 1838-ca. 1909
Control #:
PCLEV001
Format:
0.4 c.f. (2 boxes)
Arrangement:
Chronological within record type
Notes:
Includes letters, photographs and memorabilia of President Grover Cleveland and his family.
Restrictions:
May be used only under the supervision of a senior archivist.
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Series:
Cooke Family
Papers, ca. 1795-1840s
Control #:
PCOOK001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)

Series:
Ebenezer Cowell (1716-1799)
Papers, 1728-1801
Control #:
PCOWE001
Format:
1.25 c.f. (3 boxes); 2 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
By date within record type
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Series:
Craig Family
Papers, 1708-1888
Control #:
PCRAI001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
Chronological
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Series:
John Curry
Records relating to the Trenton War Memorial, 1930s-1980s
Control #:
PCURR001
Format:
6.75 c.f. (8 boxes)
Notes:
Includes memorabilia, correspondence and other records; Mr. Curry was a booking agent for the War Memorial as well as other venues.

Series:
Davis Family
Papers, 1802-1905
Control #:
PDAVI001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (38 items)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Includes land transactions involving Tomlinson, Ayers, and Randolph families.
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Series:
David A. Depue
Law Compendium, 1848-1849
Control #:
PDEPU001
Format:
1.2 c.f. (5 vols.)
Notes:
Mr. Depue resided or practiced in Belvidere, Warren Co., NJ.

Series:
Betsy Errickson
Hopewell Township Land Survey Project Records, 1941-1980s
Control #:
PERRI001
Format:
3.5 c.f. (8 boxes and 1 map tube)
Notes:
Includes abstracts of Hopewell Twp. land records from the colonial period into the early 1800s; also includes a set of 1941 tax maps.
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Nathaniel Rue Ewan (1870-1961)
"Early Houses of Burlington County, New Jersey" [Photograph Album], 1932-1949
Control #:
PEWAN001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box, 1 map)
Arrangement:
Sites are numbered
Notes:
Includes copy of a Burlington County map on which approximate locations of each structure are noted.
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Maskell Ewing (1758-1825)
Papers relating to the Construction of the 1792 New Jersey State House, ca. 1790-1792
Control #:
PEWIN001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (22 folders)

Series:
Congressman James Joseph Florio (1937- )
Gubernatorial Campaign Materials, 1981
Control #:
PFLOR001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 portfolio)

Series:
Senator Walter Edge Foran (1919-1986)
Photographs and Senate Resolutions, 1970s-1980s
Control #:
PFORA001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Capt. Thomas H. Ford (ca. 1837- )
Civil War Records relating to the 1st Regiment, New Jersey Cavalry, 1861-1870
Control #:
PFORD001
Format:
6 c.f. (6 boxes & 13 map folders)
Arrangement:
By company, then chrono.
Notes:
Includes records of companies D, I and K.
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Frelinghuysen Family
Papers, 1831-1916
Control #:
PFREL001
Format:
0.2 c.f. ()

Series:
Moore Furman (1728-1808)
Correspondence, 1778-1800
Control #:
PFURM001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 vol. and 29 folders); 1 reel (35-m)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Includes material relating to construction of the State House. See guide for item-level access, including index to the letter book.
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Lt. Col. Henry Gaither
Garrison Journal, Fort Pickering and Fort Wilkinson, 1796-1797
Control #:
PGAIT001
Format:
0.05 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
Moses E. Gould (1795-1883)
Papers, 1810-1851
Control #:
PGOUL001
Format:
0.05 c.f. (5 items)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Gen. Edward Burd Grubb
Memorial Album, 1861-1890
Control #:
PGRUB001
Format:
0.2 c.f. (1 vol.)
Arrangement:
Roughly chronological
Notes:
Includes reproductions of Gen. Grubb's warrants, commissions and appointments, and an original photograph of Civil War soldiers.


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:
1.5 c.f. (20 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 47.8 c.f. of paper records and 3 reels of microfilm ~

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This page last updated 04/04/2007