Register now for fall historic preservation classes!

Have you always wanted to know more about the buildings in your community, or about how historic preservation can strengthen communities, enhance the quality of life, and promote heritage tourism and economic development? This fall, the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) is offering two continuing education courses as part of its new certificate program in historic preservation. Take a single class or workshop or work toward a certificate! Anyone with an interest in historic preservation is welcome.

New Jersey State Library Offering Four Author Talks to Commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War I

Wednesday, September 13 – The Fighting Man in the Great War – Reenactor and military collector John Niemiec will discuss events that led to World War I and display uniforms, equipment and memorabilia of the conflict.


Wednesday, September 27 – New Jersey World War I Monuments – Historian and researcher Erik Burro will share stories about many of the World War I monuments located throughout the Garden State.


Announcing the winner of the MARAC New Jersey Caucus Innovative Archives Award

August 16, 2017


The New Jersey Caucus of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC) is proud to announce the recipient of this year’s Innovative Archives Award is the Morristown National Historical Park, Library and Archives located in Morristown, New Jersey.


MARAC is the regional professional society for archivists and special collections professionals.  It spans from New York to Virginia and includes Pennsylvania and West Virginia.  The New Jersey Caucus comprises those members of MARAC living or working in the state of New Jersey.


Nominations open for Roger McDonough Librarianship Award

The New Jersey Studies Academic Alliance (NJSAA) is pleased to announce that it is accepting nominations for the Roger McDonough Librarianship Award for 2017.

Roger McDonough Librarianship Award

In 2002 the NJSAA, along with the New Jersey Historical Commission, the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference New Jersey Caucus, and the New Jersey Library Association History and Preservation Section, instituted an award to a librarian or archivist or manuscript curator for excellence in service in advancing New Jersey Studies. 

Summer 2017 Edition of New Jersey Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal Now Available!

Summer 2017 Edition of New Jersey Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal Now Available!

An Ongoing History Publication, NJ Studies is Hosted by Rutgers University Libraries

The New Jersey Historical Commission and Rutgers University Libraries, in partnership with Monmouth University, launched a new journal in June 2015 to publish the most recent scholarship and educational materials about New Jersey’s history and other subjects.

Seeking 1802 "Journal of the Proceedings of the Legislative Council of the State of New Jersey"

Can anyone please tell me where I might find the following publication:

"Journal of the Proceedings of the Legislative Council of the State of New-Jersey: Convened in General-Assembly, at Trenton, on Tuesday the Twenty-sixth Day of October, One Thousand Eight Hundred and Two--A.D. 1802. : Being the First Sitting of the 27th Session"


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