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New Jersey Geological Survey


The New Jersey Geological Survey was established in 1853. In 1915, it became part of the Department of Conservation and Development (which became the Department of Environmental Protection in 1970).


See also: Department of Environmental Protection
DEP Predecessor Agencies (excluding New Jersey Geological Survey)

Series:
New Jersey Geological Survey
Minutes of the Board of Managers, 1864-1915
Control #:
SZGEO001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (2 vols. & 1 folder)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Finding Aid:
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Series:
New Jersey Geological Survey
Exhibit Award Certificates, 1885-1907
Control #:
SZGEO002
Format:
0.5 c.f. (14 items)
Arrangement:
Chronological
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Series:
New Jersey Geological Survey
Mine Maps, 1882-1908
Control #:
SZGEO003
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box [5 maps])
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Drawings or tracings on vellum showing various mine works in Morris County, NJ.
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Series:
New Jersey Geological Survey
Correspondence with the United States Geological Survey relating to Cooperation in Mapping New Jersey, 1890
Control #:
SZGEO004
Format:
0.03 c.f. (3 items)
Arrangement:
Chronological
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Series:
New Jersey Geological Survey
Miscellaneous Maps and Atlases, ca. 1850-1930s
Control #:
SZGEO005
Format:
3.75 c.f. (22 maps); 4 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Includes misc. original NJGS maps, film of published atlases and county maps, geodetic and topographical sheets, boundary maps, etc.
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Series:
New Jersey Geological Survey
Miscellaneous Publications, 1836-1878
Control #:
SZGEO006
Format:
1.1 c.f. (2 boxes and one folder)
Notes:
Consists of various survey reports including the report of a survey of the New Jersey-New York boundary line, 1874.
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Series:
New Jersey Geological Survey
Blank Account Form of Dr. William Kitchell, Superintendent, and Index to Core Samples, 1850s
Control #:
SZGEO007
Format:
0.01 c.f. (1 item)
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Series:
New Jersey Geological Survey
Topographical Atlas Sheets [Numbered Series], 1884-1963
Control #:
SZGEO008
Format:
28 c.f. (41 map folders)
Arrangement:
By sheet number [north to south]
Notes:
Years included vary for different sheets. Consult index map to determine the area covered by each sheet.
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Series:
New Jersey Geological Survey
Topographical Atlas Sheets [Named Series], 1884-1944
Control #:
SZGEO009
Format:
16 c.f. (48 map folders)
Arrangement:
By sheet name
Notes:
Years included vary for different sheets. Consult index map to determine the area covered by each sheet.
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Series:
New Jersey Geological Survey
Reports on Paleontology, 1886-1907
Control #:
SZGEO010
Format:
1 c.f. (2 boxes)
Notes:
Some or all of the reports in this series were supplements to the Annual Reports of the State Geologist.
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Series:
New Jersey Geological Survey
New York-New Jersey Boundary Maps, 1887-1890
Control #:
SZGEO011
Format:
2 c.f. (4 maps)
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Series:
New Jersey Geological Survey
Bulletins, 1910-1914
Control #:
SZGEO012
Format:
1 c.f. (2 boxes)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
For later bulletins, see Department of Conservation and Development / Bulletins, 1917-1966.
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Series:
New Jersey Geological Survey
Final Reports, 1888-1917
Control #:
SZGEO013
Format:
2.75 c.f. (6 boxes)
Notes:
Consist of final reports on surveys and various subjects including topography, mineralogy and mining, surface deposits, etc.
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Series:
New Jersey Geological Survey
Annual Reports of the State Geologist, 1854-1909
Control #:
SZGEO014
Format:
7.5 c.f. (15 boxes)
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Related records:


Series:
Department of Conservation and Development
Division of Geology
Bulletins, 1917-1966
Control #:
SCRGE001
Format:
3 c.f. (6 boxes)
Notes:
For earlier bulletins, see New Jersey Geological Survey / Bulletins


~ The collections listed on this page represent 67.39 c.f. of paper records and 4 reels of microfilm ~

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This page last updated 05/17/2006