Local History Collection Books Categorized By Subject

Architecture

  • Selections From an Architect’s Portfolio
  • Landscape Architecture (3 copies)
  • Architecture, Buildings, and Places newspaper clippings

Art

  • Block Prints of Hoboken, NJ, made by the students of AJ Demarest High School, 1932 (3 copies)
  • Pen and Ink Drawing
  • Bryan’s Dictionary of Painting and Engravers Vols. 1-5
  • Dictionary of American Printers and Engravers 
  • The Life and Art of Charles Schreyvogel (2 copies)
  • Man Made Mobile: Early Saddles of Western North America
  • Titan of the West: The Adams Collection of Western and Native American Art
  • Schreyvogel Album: Souvenir Album of Paintings
  • Alfred Stieglitz: Photographer
  • Art Work of Hoboken: Hoboken, West Hoboken, Union Hill, and Weehawken (3 copies)
  • Heroes in the Fight for Beauty: The Muralists of the Hudson County Court House
  • Caricatures
  • Public Sculpture in New Jersey
  • Modeling for Life Drawing
  • Practical Poses for Figure Models
  • The Jersey Side (2 copies)
  • Collaborations: Hans Spiner
  • America’s Pastime: Portrait of the Dominican Dream (Freddy Rodriguez)
  • Stuart Davis: The Hoboken Series February 4 – March 4, 1978
  • Hoboken Portraits: Photographs and Text
  • Italian Sculpture of the Middle Ages and Period of the Revival of Art (1862)
  • Art for Art’s Sake: Seven University Lectures on the Technical Beauties of Painting

Baseball

  • Panorama of Baseball, Evening World and Jersey Journal
  • Book of Baseball (1911)
  • Baseball newspaper clippings
  • Baseball newspaper clippings: bound
  • Harper’s Weekly, 10/15/1859: All-England Eleven (cricket; comparison between cricket and baseball)
  • Baseball: First Regular Game
  • Victorian Baseball Association, 1940 (Australia)
  • Victorian Baseball Association 1944 Playing Rules and 1946 Fixtures (Australia)
  • Balldom
  • America’s National Game: Baseball (Spalding)
  • Book of American Pastimes
  • June 19th, 1996, 150th Anniversary Birthplace of Baseball Official Commemorative Guide
  • The Jersey Game

Bergen County

  • Walker 1876 Atlas of Bergen County (with atlases)
  • History of Bergen County, New Jersey, 1630-1923 (Westervelt, 2 volumes)
  • Palisades Amusement Park
    • The Hermitage, Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey
      • The Rosencrantz Cotton Warp Mill: The Industrial Revolution at the Hermitage 1830-1891
      • A Revolutionary Relationship: Theodosia Prevost, Aaron Burr, and The Hermitage

Biographies, Autobiographies, and Memoirs

  • Halo Over Hoboken: The Memoirs of John Perkins Field
  • Blind Tom: The Black Pianist-Composer, 1849-1908
  • Leading American Inventors
  • Life of Elizabeth Alma Allen, 1854-1919
  • Memoirs of James Gordon Bennett (1855)
  • Kid From Hoboken: An Autobiography
  • Woodrow Wilson, Life and Letters vols. 2, 5, 6, 7, 8
  • Edison: His Life and Inventions vol. 2
  • Lindbergh: His Story in Pictures
  • The Life of John Ericsson, vol. 2
  • First Quarter Century of My Life (W.S.E. Keuffel – 3 copies)
  • William Penn as the Founder of Two Commonwealths
  • American Aristocracy: The Livingstons
  • Reminiscences of an Octogenarian of the City of New York (1816-1860)
  • Making the Wiseguys Weep: The Jimmy Roselli Story
  • Springsteen: Troubadour of the Highway
  • Merely This and Nothing More
  • Frontman: Surviving the Rock Star Myth (Richard Barone)
  • Who’s Sorry Now (Joe Pantoliano with David Evanier)
  • The Way It Was

Bridges

  • George Washington Bridge Dedication: October 24, 1931
  • Bayonne Bridge Dedication: November 14, 1931

Churches, Synagogues, and Other Religious Items and Locations

  • United Synagogue of Hoboken, NJ, 64th Anniversary Dinner Dance In Honor of Sam Schleikorn, Sunday, April 12, 1970
  • The First 100 Years: United Synagogue of Hoboken Centennial Gala, November 19, 2005
  • Symbolism of the Christian Dead
  • Holy Communion, Its Nature; A Sermon
  • Souvenir of the Adornment by Painting and Statuary of the Church of Our Lady of Grace
  • Souvenir of the Redecoration of the Church of Our Lady of Grace, 1941
  • Reverend A. Cauvin, Founder, Our Lady of Grace
  • Church of Our Lady of Grace 100th Anniversary
  • 75th Anniversary of St. Matthew’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Hoboken, NJ, 1858-1933
  • Churches newspaper clippings
  • Churches newspaper clippings: bound
  • Church of Saints Peter and Paul 75th Anniversary (2 copies)
  • Biographical Sketch of the Late William Cooper (vestryman at St. Paul’s)
  • Trinity Parish, 1853-1903 (5 copies)
  • Memorial of Louis Sandford Schuyler, Priest
  • Newspaper Tributes to the Memory of Monsignor Charles J. Kelly
  • 92nd Anniversary of First Methodist Episcopal Church, 1846-1938
  • Little Church Around The Corner
  • Golden Jubilee Celebration 1888-1938, Saint Francis Church
  • The History of Protestant Nonconformity in Great Britain (1837)

Crime, Murder, and Law

  • Courtroom: The Story of Samuel S. Leibowitz
  • The True Stories of Celebrated Crimes
  • Azzolini-Raza Murder Trial 1980-1982
  • New York Herald newspaper clippings, 1857 (murder in Hoboken)
  • James F. Minturn, Justice of the Supreme Court of New Jersey (2 copies)
  • A Notable Lawsuit: Olmsted vs Astor
  • Hoboken Case: DL&W Railroad vs John Schaefer, 1913
  • New Jersey Court of Errors and Appeals, 1864
  • The Hoboken Case: Chamber of Commerce 1944

Education

  • Hoboken Teachers’ Strike, 1975
  • Board of Education Minutes, 1912
  • Annual Report of the Board of Education: 1889-91, 1906-10, 1912, 1914-19
  • Manual of the Board of Education: 1884-85, 1890-91, 1897 (1870-78?)
  • The academic assimilation of mainstreamed bilingual students: a case study of bilingual students mainstreamed in the Hoboken, New Jersey school district and the development of a mainstreamed criteria model (thesis)
  • Demarest Course of Study
  • The Book of Phi Alpha Sigma (medical fraternity)
  • Hoboken, NJ Schools
  • My Square Mile Life: Personal Narratives from the Eleventh Grade at Hoboken/AJ Demarest High School
  • Elementary School News
  • Manual of the Board of Education
  • Directory of Public Schools for Hudson County, New Jersey
  • Board of Education Minutes: 1884-85, 1886-87, 1889-91, 1890-91, 1893, 1895-98, 1899-01, 1902, 1907, 1906-08, 1909-12, 1912, 1914-16, 1917-19 

Engineering

  • Screw-Propulsion; Its Rise and Progress – Atlantic Monthly, March 1860
  • Marvels of Modern Mechanism
  • Mechanical Engineering

Film and Film Industry

  • The Movies Begin: Making Movies in New Jersey 1887-1920
  • Moving Places: A Life at the Movies 
  • John Sayles, Filmmaker 

Foster, Stephen

  • Stephen Foster: Songs for Boys and Girls (3 copies)
  • Musical Digest: Solving a Stephen Foster Mystery
  • Foster Hall Bulletin – No. 9 (2 copies), No. 10, No. 12
  • Stephen Foster, Residence in Hoboken, New Jersey
  • Chronicles of Stephen Foster’s Family (2 volumes)
  • He Heard America Sing: The Story of Stephen Foster
  • Stephen Collins Foster Memorial 1939
  • Stephen Collins Foster Memorial 1944
  • Stephen Foster: Lincoln Herald, June 1945
  • Stephen Collins Foster: Songs and Compositions (3 volumes)

Genealogy

  • Ancestry and Ethnicity in America, Second Edition (2 volumes)
  • The Genealogist’s Address Book, Sixth Edition
  • The American Census Handbook
  • Genealogy: A Practical Guide for Librarians
  • American Passenger Arrival Records (Michael Tepper)
  • They Came in Ships: A Guide to Finding Your Immigrant Ancestor’s Arrival Record
  • Genealogy Online (Elizabeth Powell Crowe)
  • Historic Preservation: An Introduction to Its History, Principles, and Practice
  • Discovering the History of Your House and Your Neighborhood
  • Tracing Your Irish Ancestors (John Grenham)

Geology and Natural History

  • The Glacial Geology of New Jersey (1927)
  • The Mammals of Pennsylvania and New Jersey
  • Birds of Massachusetts and Other New England States
  • Game Birds, Wild-Fowl, and Shore Birds
  • Traces on the Appalachians: A Natural History of Serpentine in Eastern North America
  • Geode Vrouw of Mana-ha-ta

Germans and German-language Publications

  • Research Guide to the Turner Movement in the United States
  • Monatsroken (sp.?)
  • Dr. Hans Kudlich, 1913
  • Hobokenites: Die Freunde alle gruesst Kaegebehm’s Halle
  • Freibrief Satzungen und mitglieder liste des Deutschen clubs von Hoboken, New Jersey
  • Schlegel’s American Families of German Ancestry in the United States (4 volumes)

Green, Hetty

  • Hetty Green
  • Hetty: The Genius and Madness of America’s First Female Tycoon 
  • The Day They Shook the Plum Tree

Hoboken Businesses, Factories, and Industries

  • Every Kind of Shipwork: A History of Todd Shipyards Corporation
  • Cazin Brothers
  • What Next In Electric Lamp Making? The Cazin Lamps
  • Wiley: 175 Years of Publishing
  • Knowledge For Generations: Wiley and the Publishing Industry 1807-2007 (2 copies)
  • Banks and Banking newspaper clippings
  • Keuffel and Esser Company
  • Field to Factory: The Story of the Maxwell House Coffee Plant

Hoboken History

  • Council Minutes, City of Hoboken: 1885-1886, 1901-1903, 1903-1905, 1906-1909, 1909-1911, 1910, 1910-1911, 1911-1912, 1912-1913
  • Hoboken Town Gossip, 1/9/1915
  • Newspaper Tribute to the Memory of Edward Russ
  • Hoboken, NJ newspaper clippings (6556)
  • Hoboken, NJ newspaper clippings (6558)
  • Evening News and Hoboken (2 copies)
  • Hoboken Illustrated
  • Hoboken Industrial Exposition 1925
  • Hoboken: Reaching Out To Tomorrow (11 copies)
  • 150 Years of Hoboken Anniversary Journal (13 copies)
  • The Hoboken of Yesterday (18 copies)
  • Hoboken Tax Lists, 1902-1927, 1929, 1930, 1932, 1936
  • Financial Reports: 1872-1873, 1873-1888, 1888-1894,
  • 1897-1899, 1899-1901, 1901-1906, 1911-1913
  • Board of Commissioners: 1892-1894, 1915-1916, 1916-1918, 1919-1921, 1922-1923, 1924, 1926, 1927
  • Building Code of the City of Hoboken, New Jersey, 1911 and
  • 1913
  • Inventory and Appraisement of Property of the City of Hoboken, NJ, 5/1/1916
  • Romance of the Hoboken Ferry
  • Hoboken Baby Congress
  • Sanitary Code, 1891
  • Health and Vital Statistics | Stevens Fund | City of
  • Hoboken, 1901-02, 1913
  • Board of Health, 1896
  • Board of Health Minutes: 1893, 1899, 1901, 1905
  • City of Hoboken Board of Trade 1910-1912, 1914-1915, 1916-1917
  • Board of Trade Bulletin: 1910-1911 (2 copies), 1910-1912,
  • 1911-1912, 1914-1915, 1916, 1917
  • Historic Hoboken (map)
  • Hoboken, NJ Early History: Source Directories, 1851-1855
  • Hoboken, New Jersey: A Brief History of its Politics by J.
  • Owen Grundy
  • Hoboken 50th Anniversary: Golden Jubilee of the
  • Incorporation of the City of Hoboken, March 28, 1905
  • Hoboken Deed (typewritten)
  • Hoboken: A Collection of Essays (6 copies)
  • Hobokenites A-K
  • Hobokenites L-Z
  • Hoboken: The Land of Plenty (Bobby Berry)
  • History of the City of Hoboken, NJ (2 copies)
  • Hoboken: Origin of the Name (5 copies)
  • Hoboken Centennial newspaper clippings
  • Prohibition Hoboken newspaper clippings (1917-1921)
  • Tales of Old Hoboken newspaper clippings
  • Scribner’s Magazine, July 1895: Life at the Athletic Clubs 
  • Directory of Public Officials: Hoboken Chamber of Commerce
  • A Plea for Justice for the City of Hoboken
  • Soldiers Monument Program
  • The Great “I Am” And Third-Term Candidate (1880)
  • Walking Around Hoboken (2 copies)
  • Directory of Public Officials, Education, Civic and Charitable Organizations, Churches and Religious Congregations, etc.
  • Pocket Edition History of Hoboken, NJ, together with a history of the Jefferson Trust Company, Clinton and 1st Streets, Hoboken, NJ
  • From Hoboken to Cairo
  • Portrait of a Mile Square City (3 copies)
  • Board of Excise Commissioners of the City of Hoboken: Rules, Regulations and Ordinances governing the licensing of Saloons, Beer Bottlers, Billiard Saloons and Bowling Alleys… (1910)
  • Community service newspaper clippings (H 651)
  • Hoboken Cooks (2 copies)
  • Hoboken Cooks for Kids
  • Images of America: Hoboken (3 copies)
  • A Guide to the City of Hoboken, 1987 (5 copies)
  • Portfolio of Hoboken
  • Hoboken: A Romance of New York vol. 1 (1843)
  • Immigrants in Hoboken: One-Way Ticket, 1845-1985
  • Municipal Yearbook of the City of Hoboken, 1913
  • Legendary Locals of Hoboken
  • Hoboken Tercentenary (10/4 – 10/12/1930)
  • Cemetery Trustees Regular Meetings, 1905-1915 (box labeled Hoboken Cemetery)
  • History of Hoboken (issued by the Board of Trade, 1907)
  • Hoboken: Details of the Mile Square (2 copies)
  • 100 Hoboken Firsts (2 copies)
  • Hoboken of Yesterday newspaper clippings
  • Directory and Buyer’s Guide of the Hoboken Chamber of Commerce, November 1950
  • American City Magazine (Municipal research helps city officials and saves money in Hoboken)
  • America’s City Halls
  • De Straten en Straatnamen van Hoboken (Belgium)
  • Historic Photos of Hoboken
  • Hoboken: History and Architecture at a Glance
  • Hoboken, NJ Scrapbook
  • Steneck Trust Company, Hoboken, NJ Bank Closing
  • Hoboken Advertiser (2 copies)
  • Hoboken: A City in Transition
  • Catalogues
  • Assorted booklets
  • Hophoghan Hackingh (2 copies)
  • Proposed Charter for the City of Hoboken (unsleeved paper)
  • Hoboken and the Affluent New Yorkers’ Search for Recreation, 1820-1860
  • Going Places: Hoboken, NJ
  • Guide to Hoboken and Elysian Fields
  • The Bicentennial Comes to Hoboken (4 copies)
  • Books of Search Against the Hoboken Land and Improvement Company’s Title Carried Down to the Year 1890
  • The Story of Herman Busch and Busch’s Hotel
  • Hoboken Centennial
  • Hobokenites: A-K, H-Q, Q-Z (three binders; shelved below Stephen Foster)

Hoboken Historical Museum

  • History of Theatre, Vaudeville, and Movies in Hoboken (2 volumes)
  • Hoboken History 1-11: Hoboken Historical Museum Newsletter 1991-1994
  • City Animals (2 copies)
  • Deconstructing Hoboken
  • Greetings from Hoboken: A Postcard History (2 copies)
  • On The Waterfront: The Great Ships of Hoboken (3 copies)
  • From Another Time: Hoboken in the 1970s (4 copies)
  • Hoboken Historical Museum newsletters (various)
  • Hoboken oral history transcripts (booklets)
  • Hoboken Historical Museum items 2005-2006
  • A Chronological History of Hoboken 1609-1986 (2 copies)

Hoboken Organizations

  • Knights and Ladies of Honor, Grand Lodge of NJ, Hoboken Lodge Minutes, Nov. 1886-1891
  • Hoboken Chess Club Annals
  • Hoboken Chess and Checkers Club scrapbook
  • Chess Composition of L.B. Cook of Hoboken
  • YMCA of Hoboken, NJ newspaper clippings
  • Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 603 Scrapbook (1912-1924)
  • American Red Cross, May 1, 1950
  • Zonta Club of Hoboken, NJ (12/1930 – 6/1936 and 10/1936 – 6/1944)
  • Ruckblicke Deutacher Club. Von Hoboken 1857-1907

Hudson County (other towns with or besides Hoboken and the county as a whole)

  • History of Essex and Hudson Counties, New Jersey, Vols. 1-2
  • Genealogical History of Hudson and Bergen Counties in New Jersey
  • Jersey City and its Historic Sites
  • Annals of the Classis of Bergen, of the Reformed Dutch Church
  • Hudson County Yearbook 2003
  • Jersey City of To-Day (2 copies)
  • Jersey City: A Monumental History
  • The History of Jersey City
  • Monograph on the Founding of Jersey City
  • Charter of and Acts Relating to or Affecting Jersey City
  • Receipts and Disbursements of the County of Hudson, 12/1/1887-11/30/1888
  • Index to the Hudson County Maps, 1840-1881
  • History of Hudson County: Genealogies of Prominent Families (1917)
  • Investigation of Affairs of Hudson County Reports, 1901-1912
  • Hudson Magazine: A Magazine of Progress (1910-1911)
  • Hudson County To-Day (2 copies)
  • History of Hudson County (1874, Winfield – 4 copies) 
  • Hudson County: The Left Bank (2 copies)
  • Report of the Hoboken, West Hoboken, Union Hill, and Weehawken Sub Committee of the Lady Managers of the World’s Columbian Exposition for the State of New Jersey
  • North Hudson and Hoboken Blue Book, 1912
  • History of the Municipalities of Hudson County, New Jersey (2 copies of 3 volume set + unbound copy)
  • History of Land Titles in Hudson County (2 copies)
  • Directory of County and Municipal Officials: 1928-1935, 1937-1943, 1945, 1948, 1950
  • West Hoboken, New Jersey
  • History of West Hoboken, New Jersey (2 copies)
  • Guttenberg, New Jersey: Its Early Days
  • History of West New York
  • History of Hudson County and of the Old Village of Bergen (1921, 5 copies)
  • Old Bergen

Hudson River

  • New Guide to the Hudson River
  • The Hudson River Route
  • Old Steamboat Days on the Hudson River
  • The Hudson: A Guidebook to the River (Arthur G. Adams)
  • The Hudson: Three Centuries of History, Romance, and Invention (Wallace Bruce – 2 copies)
  • Picturesque Hudson
  • The Hudson River (Boyle)
  • The Hudson (Benson J. Lossing)
  • Over and Back: The History of Ferryboats in New York Harbor
  • Steamboat Days
  • The Hudson River Trail Guide
  • The Hudson (Stanne/Panetta/Forist)
  • Railroad Ferries of the Hudson

Italians

  • Americans of Italian Descent in New Jersey
  • The Italians of New Jersey
  • Industrial work, militancy, and migrations of northern Italian workers in Europe and Paterson, New Jersey, 1880-1913 (thesis)
  • Journey of the Italians in America
  • Italian-American Family History

Jersey Shore

  • New Jersey Shore: A Vanishing Splendor
  • Shore Chronicles
  • The Jersey Shore Vols. 1-3
  • A Naturalist Along the Jersey Shore
  • The Beach Bum’s Guide to the Boardwalks of New Jersey
  • The Summer City by the Sea: Cape May
  • Historic Photos of Jersey Shore

Libraries

  • Jersey City Public Library Subject Index to the Local Newspapers
  • Survey of Libraries in the United States
  • ALA Rules for Filing Catalog Cards
  • Anglo-American Cataloging Rules
  • NJLA 50th Anniversary: Meeting at the Hotel Dennis, Atlantic City, 4/19 – 4/20/1940
  • Title 40: Municipalities and Counties Libraries and Reading Rooms
  • Thomas Hatfield clippings (Hoboken librarian; spouse of Nina Hatfield)
  • Jersey City Public Library New Jersey Collection, April 1978
  • Catalogues of the Paintings Exhibit, Hoboken Library, 1908-1909
  • Library Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes vols. 2-3 (Jan. 1964 – Dec. 1973; Jan. 1973- Dec. 1983)
  • Footnotes (Friends of the Library newsletters)
  • Preservation of Library and Archival Materials (NEDCC)
  • Second Supplement of the Alphabetical Catalogue of the Free Public Library of Hoboken, NJ, January 1908
  • Alphabetischeu Katalog der. Stadt; Hoboken, NJ, Freien Offenthchen Bibliothek
  • A History of New Jersey Libraries
  • Alteration to Existing Library Building: 500 Park Avenue, Hoboken, New Jersey (Mayo, Lynch, and Associates Inc., 1960s)
  • Hoboken Public Library Exterior Stabilization and Lower Level Alterations (Dennis Kowal Architects, 2014 – post-Sandy renovations)

Literature, Popular History, and Other Books Not Related to Hoboken Specifically

  • Thompson Street Poker Club
  • Lectures Before the Thompson Street Poker Club
  • Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. (vols. 3, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12)
  • Writings of Robert C. Sands (2 volumes; 2 copies)
  • Steep Trails (John Muir)
  • Biographical Dictionary and Synopsis of Books (Ancient and Modern)
  • The Fabulous Forties, 1840-1850
  • From Hong Kong to the Himalayas
  • A Tramp Abroad (Mark Twain)
  • Europe and Elsewhere (Mark Twain)
  • From Sea to Sea (Rudyard Kipling)
  • Richard Hakluyt and the English Voyages
  • Letter From New York (Lydia Maria Francis Child, 1845 – 4 copies)
  • Mountain Summers
  • American Caravan (year unlisted)
  • Sportsman vol. 11 no. 6 June 1932
  • Beever and Company
  • Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventures (1950s compilation)
  • Straus-Macy: Rich Cut Glass Catalogue
  • Gleason’s Pictorial Vols. 1-2
  • Saturday Evening Post, 7/13/1929
  • Saturday Review of Literature
  • The Crusader
  • New York Mirror vols. 8, 9, 11, 14
  • The World Almanac and Encyclopedia 1896
  • Irving Monthly Magazine, Nov.-Dec. 1906
  • Daughter of Silence
  • 1927 Edgar Allen Poe compendium (Marie Roget was inspired by the death of Mary Rodgers)
  • Wanderer’s End
  • Custom House Guide, 24th Edition, 1905
  • Natural Enemies (T. Webb)
  • Hobnails and Heather
  • Woodside
  • The Gilded Lady
  • Room For Rent
  • From the Crash to the Blitz, 1929-1939
  • Editorials of Henry Watterson
  • Domestic Manners of the Americans
  • Tribune Book of Open-Air Sports
  • Mineral Waters of the United States and American Spas 
  • American Yachting
  • America’s Cup Races
  • Sons of the Revolution Constitution
  • Memories of Home
  • The Irrepressible Conflict (book about alcoholism, 1914)
  • April Survey Graphics Magazine
  • On The Trail of the Immigrant
  • Personal Narratives of Travels in the United States and Canada in 1826
  • Gleanings in England (vol. 2 – 1801)
  • Journals of Congress (1/1/1778-1/1/1779 – 1800)
  • Authors and Their Public in Ancient Times (1894)
  • History of the Town of Plymouth (1835)
  • The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians, Macedonians, and Grecians (vol. 6 – 1795)
  • Mythology of All Races (13 volumes)

Local Authors and Books About/Set In Hoboken

  • The Hoboken Chicken Emergency
  • The Mystery of the Folded Paper (Morley appears as a character)
  • Enough Rope (2 copies)
  • Pedrito Discovers America (2 copies)
  • His Honor, The Mayor of Hoboken (1923)
  • The Hoboken Terminal (zine; 1 volume from spring 1982 and two volumes from fall 1982)
  • The A in Autism Stands for Awesome (I could’ve told you that!)
  • Drumbeat in Our Feet
  • Scoop the Ice Cream Truck
  • Lizzie and Lou Seal
  • Madeline
  • Max Goes Hunting (2 copies)
  • Rudy Rabbit Tried
  • Ice Cream Poems
  • The Burning Bush of Hoboken
  • The Listerine Lunatic Hits Hoboken and Other Strange Tales
  • Alive in the Sunshine
  • My Cat Story (2 copies)
  • The Place You Love Is Gone
  • Yuppies Invade My House At Dinnertime

Military History (mostly Revolutionary War, Civil War, World War I, World War II)

  • Right and Duty of Citizen and Soldier
  • Battle Maps and Charts of the American Revolution
  • New York City During the American Revolution
  • Old Bergen Township (Now Hudson County) in the American Revolution
  • Revolutionary Scene in New Jersey
  • Ballads of New Jersey in the Revolution (2 copies)
  • Documents Relating to the Revolutionary History of the State of New Jersey (vol. 1: 1776-1777, vol. 2: 1778, vol. 5, Oct. 1780 – July 1782)
  • The Battles in the Jerseys
  • Block-House by Bull’s Ferry
  • A Guide to New Jersey’s Revolutionary War Trail
  • The Revolutionary War in the Hackensack Valley
  • Records of Officers and Men of New Jersey in Wars 1791-1815
  • Register of all Officers and Agents, Civil, Military, and Naval, in the Service of the United States, 1845 (in box labeled “Blue Book 1845”)
  • New Jersey’s Ninth Regiment, 1861-1905
  • Campaigns of the Civil War in the United States of America, 1861-1865 (2 copies)
  • Records of Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Civil War, 1861-1865 (2 volumes)
  • Lincoln’s Sanctuary: Abraham Lincoln and the Soldiers’ Home
  • National Memorial Day: A Record of Ceremonies Over the Graves of the Union Soldiers, May 29th-30th, 1870
  • Soldiers of the Great War (3 volumes)
  • Memories of the 309th Field Artillery
  • History of Battery F, 309th Field Artillery, 153rd Artillery Brigade, 78th Division 1917-1919
  • As They Passed Through The Port
  • World War I Casualties of the War, 1918-1922 (3 volumes, 4 binders)
  • Heroes All: Medal Recipients of 1917-1919
  • All For Heaven, Hell, or Hoboken
  • War Log of the U.S.S. Mount Vernon
  • Camp Merritt
  • Camp Merritt: The Most Used, The Least Remembered
  • With the Army at Hoboken
  • The Office of the Surgeon: Port of Embarkation, Hoboken, NJ
  • Pilgrimage for The Mothers and Widows of Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines
  • In Memoriam: The Medical Department of the United States Army in the World War
  • The Language of World War II
  • New Jersey Army & Air Force National Guard: Footprints in the Sand (Desert Shield/Storm)

Morley, Christopher

  • Apologia Pro Sua Preoccupatione
  • The Blue and the Grey, or War Is Hell (3 copies)
  • Born in a Beer Garden or She Troupes to Conquer (co-written with Ogden Nash)
  • Seacoast of Bohemia (2 copies)

Music

  • Jersey Jingles (2 copies)
  • I Was Born In Hoboken (3 copies)
  • Singing Through The Ages
  • Spiritual Folk Songs of Early America
  • Wagner – Der Ring des Nibelungen mit Motiven
  • Long Live Liberty (2 copies)
  • State and National Songs of the United States of America: United Nations Folk Songs and National Anthems 

Newark, New Jersey

  • History of the Newark Sewer System
  • The Archdiocese of Newark
  • Newark Museum: Tibetan Buddhist Altar
  • Newark Museum Quarterly, Spring/Summer 1975: Whaling Days in New Jersey

New Jersey (general)

  • Mapping New Jersey (2 copies)
  • Genealogical and Memorial History of the State of New Jersey (4 volumes)
  • State of New Jersey Constitutional Convention, June 12, 1947 (4 volumes plus pamphlet)
  • Constitution of New Jersey
  • Constitutional Convention of New Jersey Committee Proposal No. 2-1
  • Laws of New Jersey
  • New Jersey Industrial Directories: 1938, 1941, 1943-1944, 1946, 1952-1953, 1958, 1959, 1962, 1967, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1977, 1979
  • 2011 Harris New Jersey Manufacturers Directory
  • The Story of New Jersey (5 volumes)
  • Scannell’s New Jersey’s First Citizens and State Guide (vols. 1, 2, 3, and 5)
  • Historic Houses of New Jersey
  • Public Service Review, 1924: Public Service Corporation of New Jersey
  • Public Service Review, 1927: Public Service Corporation of New Jersey (2 copies)
  • Public Service Review, 1928: Public Service Corporation of New Jersey
  • Biographical Cyclopedia of New Jersey
  • Historic New Jersey in Pictures
  • Biographical, Genealogical, and Descriptive History of the State of New Jersey (2 volumes)
  • Genealogy of New Jersey Families/A Genealogical Dictionary of New Jersey (2 volumes)
  • New Jersey Almanac, 1964
  • New Jersey Almanac, 1967
  • Evening Journal Almanac and cyclopedia of useful local, state, municipal, and county information
  • The New Jersey Municipalities Law
  • New Jersey as a Colony And As A State (4 volumes)
  • Historic Roadsides in New Jersey
  • Lindner and McCarthy Families of Hoboken, Newark, and Elizabeth Port, NJ
  • Origin of New Jersey Place Names
  • Early Tools of New Jersey and the Men Who Made Them
  • Search For Early New Jersey Toolmakers
  • Gritty Cities
  • Women’s Place in New Jersey History
  • Past and Promise: Lives of New Jersey Women
  • New Jersey Women’s Heritage Trail
  • Industries of New Jersey, Hudson, Passaic, and Bergen Counties, Illustrated
  • New Jersey History
  • Indians of the Passaic Valley
  • Indians of Southern New Jersey
  • Indian Place Names in New Jersey
  • The Columbia Guide to American Indians of the Northeast
  • Greetings from New Jersey: A Postcard Tour of the Garden State
  • Digging New Jersey’s Past: Historical Archaeology in the Garden State
  • O’New Jersey
  • The WPA Guide to 1930s New Jersey
  • Three Centuries of Progress (2 copies)
  • Addresses Made on New Jersey History at the First Annual New Jersey Historical Congress
  • New Jersey Tercentenary, 1664-1964
  • Tales of New Jersey (Bell Telephone Company, 1963)
  • Tales and Towns of Northern New Jersey
  • New Jersey Historical Society Vol. 100 nos. 3-4 (Fall-Winter 1982)
  • New Jersey Historical Society Vol. 121 nos. 1-4 (2003)
  • New Jersey Road Maps of the 18th Century (1964)
  • Jersey Midlands
  • Old Canals of New Jersey
  • The Morris Canal: A Photographic History
  • More Forgotten Towns of Southern New Jersey
  • Tales of South Jersey
  • The Book of New Jersey (2 copies)
  • Traveling New Jersey (Frank J. Esposito)
  • New Jersey in History: Fighting To Be Heard
  • A Gazetteer of the State of New Jersey (1834)
  • This is New Jersey (John T. Cunningham – 2 copies)
  • New Jersey: America’s Main Road (John T. Cunningham)
  • Celebration of the People: The Bicentennial in New Jersey, 1978 (2 copies)
  • 2004 New Jersey Official Travel Guide
  • The Struggle for Sex Education in New Jersey, 1979-2003: Policy, Persistence, and Progress
  • New Jersey (binder with caricatures of famous NJ residents on cover)
  • New Jersey’s African American Visitors Guide
  • Jersey Pilgrimage 
  • A Brief History of New Jersey
  • The New Jersey Municipal Data Book (2009)
  • Budget in Brief (Fiscal Year 2007-08)
  • New Jersey Budget 2009
  • New Jersey Public Sector 2005
  • How To Start a Business in the State of New Jersey
  • Modern Battles of Trenton: Being a History of New Jersey’s Politics and Legislation From the Year 1868 to the Year 1894 (1895)
  • Discover the Hidden New Jersey
  • Stories of New Jersey
  • As We Were: The Story of Old Elizabethtown
  • Jersey Genesis: The Story of the Mullica River
  • The New Jersey Churchscape
  • Inscriptions on Tombstones and Monuments in the Burying Grounds of The First Presbyterian Church and St. Johns Church, Elizabeth, New Jersey, 1664-1892
  • Old Burial Grounds of New Jersey: A Guide
  • Rebuild by Design (Hurricane Sandy)
  • Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader Plunges Into New Jersey
  • Words That Make New Jersey History
  • New Jersey’s Special Places
  • Off The Beaten Path: New Jersey
  • Roadside New Jersey (Peter Genovese)
  • Americana Illustrated: New Jersey (1879)
  • Encyclopedia of New Jersey (Lurie and Mappen)
  • Encyclopedia of New Jersey (Somerset Publishing)
  • A Geography of New Jersey
  • New Jersey’s Multiple Municipal Madness
  • Wetlands of New Jersey
  • The Bridges of New Jersey
  • The New Jersey We Love!
  • The Jews of New Jersey
  • New Jersey Bell Telephone Directory for Jersey City, Bayonne, and Hoboken (Area Code 201) 1964
  • New Jersey: Setting the Stage for the Twenty-First Century
  • Blizzard! The Great Storm of ‘88
  • Gems of New Jersey

New York City and New York State (includes 9/11)

  • New York In Summer
  • Around Manhattan Island
  • Little Old New York
  • Fulfillment of Three Remarkable Prophecies in the History of the Great Empire State (3 copies)
  • New York Family
  • American Almanac: New York Directory (1826-27, 1836-37, 1839-40)
  • My Memories of Old New York
  • Memorial History of the City of New York and the Hudson River Valley
  • Dutch Under English Rule, 1674-1775
  • New York and Surrounding Territory Classified Business Directory, 59th Edition
  • The Story of the Bronx, 1639-1912
  • History of the City of New York: Externals of Modern New York
  • The Encyclopedia of New York City
  • The Historical Atlas of New York City
  • New York in the Nineteenth Century
  • September 11: Hoboken Remembers (2 copies)
  • The 9/11 Encyclopedia (2 volumes)
  • Portraits of 9/11
  • New York: September 11 (Magnum Photographers)

Poetry

  • Fanny, With Other Poems (2 copies)
  • Solo Verse (2 copies)
  • Birds of Hoboken: Poems
  • Poems by Whittier
  • Robert Frost: A Bibliography 1913-1974
  • The Ballad of John Castner
  • Book of New York Verse
  • Poems of New Jersey (Eugene Musgrove)
  • Patriotic Poems of New Jersey
  • Hoboken and Other Poems

Police and Fire Departments

  • Fire Prevention
  • Board of Police Commissioners: 1901, 1903-04, 1904, 1905
  • Souvenir Programme of the Ceremonies Upon the Unveiling of the Firemen’s Monument, May 30, 1891
  • Bureau of Police/Bureau of Fire/Public School Catalogue 1886, 1916, 1924
  • Road to Anarchy: New Jersey State Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association
  • 131 Clinton Street Fire, 1/20/1979
  • Fires and Fire Department newspaper clippings
  • Fires and Fire Department newspaper clippings: bound
  • National Board of Fire Underwriters Report on Hoboken, 1914
  • National Board of Fire Underwriters Report on Hoboken, 1933 (2 copies)
  • National Board of Fire Underwriters Report on Hoboken, 1959
  • Partners: Police and Public
  • Tremendous Fire in New York City, 1835

Ports and Port Authority

  • Study of the Port of New York Authority
  • Via Port of New York Authority
  • Port Authority of New Jersey, June 1940
  • Port of New York: 1922, 1925, 1926, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932
  • Port of New York: 1941
  • Harbor and Haven: An Illustrated History of the Port of New York
  • Report on a Drydock at the Port of New York, May 1940
  • United States Maritime Commission
  • Hoboken Waterfront newspaper clippings
  • The Maritime Association of the Port of New York/New Jersey and the Steamship Agents Owners Operators Directory of the Major U.S. Ports
  • The Hackensack River Vertical Lift Bridges Historical District: Engineering, Navigation, and Commerce in the Port of New York

Railroads

  • Over the Rails By Steam: A Railroad Scrapbook
  • Ashcroft’s Railroad Directory for 1864
  • The Cable Car in America
  • Abandoned Railroads of North Jersey (2 copies)
  • Pioneer Railroads
  • The Modern Railroad
  • Practical Treatise on Railroads
  • New York Subway Hudson River Tunnels, 1911
  • Rapid Transit in New York City and Other Great Cities
  • Silver Connections (subway)
  • Hoboken’s Lackawanna Terminal (2 copies)
  • Guide-Book of the Central Railroad of New Jersey, and Its Connections Through the Coal-Fields of Pennsylvania (1864)
  • Railroads of Hoboken and Jersey City
  • Great American Railroad Stations

Ships and Ocean Liners

  • First Great Ocean Liners in Photographs (2 copies)
  • Destination Hoboken: The Great Ocean Liners (2 copies)
  • Guide Through North America: Souvenir of the North German Lloyd, Bremen, NY (2 copies)
  • Clipper Ship Prints by Currier and Ives
  • History of the U.S.S. Leviathan
  • Pilot Lore From Sail to Steam
  • Ships Locator (2 copies)
  • Pictorial Encyclopedia of Ocean Liners 1860-1994
  • Passenger Ships Owned by the US Government
  • Fifty Famous Liners
  • Morton Allen Directory of European Passenger Steamship Arrivals

Stevens Family

  • Ladies of Castle Stevens
  • John Stevens: An American Record (2 copies)
  • Calendar of the Stevens Papers: Vol. 1 1664-1750, Vol. 2 1751-1777
  • Guide to the Microfilm Edition of the Stevens Family Papers
  • Castle Stevens of Yesterday (photo album)
  • Hoboken, New Jersey written by Richard Stevens in the 1890s

Stevens Hoboken Academy

  • Stevens Hoboken Academy Focus
  • Hoboken Academy 1860-1905 (Announcement and other formations collected)
  • Reminisces of the Hoboken Academy
  • 91st Annual Commencement, Stevens Hoboken Academy, 6/14/1951
  • The Sentry (yearbook): 1908, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1943, 1945, 1946, 1947, [X – Cynthia has it], 1950

Stevens Institute of Technology

  • Songs of Stevens: Stevens Institute of Technology
  • Stevens Alumni Association 2011 Alumni Directory
  • Morton Memorial: A History of the Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ (1905)
  • Inventory of Program Offerings at New Jersey Institutions of Higher Education
  • Biographical Notice of President Henry Morton of the Stevens Institute of Technology
  • History of Stevens Institute of Technology: A Record of Broad-Based Curricula and Technogenesis
  • Stevens Institute of Technology: Exterior and Interior Views 
  • Stevens Indicator, July 28th, 1911
  • Stevens 75th Anniversary, October 31, 1945
  • Biographical Sketch of the Late John Henry Cuntz (Stevens alumnus) 
  • Catalogue of the Lieb Memorial Collection of Vinciana

St. Mary’s Hospital/Hoboken University Medical Center

  • Diamond Jubilee and Charity Ball, St. Mary’s Hospital (1863-1938)
  • St. Mary’s Hospital Charity Ball 1936
  • St. Mary, Hoboken, NJ, 1969 – Dedication to John J. Grogan (2 copies)
  • St. Mary 1974 (2 copies)

Theatre and Performing Arts

  • Recreation Center Musicals: Feb. 27th, 1948 and Feb. 25th, 1949, Joseph Brandt School, 9th and Garden Streets, Hoboken, NJ (1948-49)
  • The Drama, v. 19 Feb. 1929 no. 5
  • Gayety Theatre Newspaper Clippings, 1910-1923
  • Gayety Theatre Playbills, 1910-1914
  • Hudson Theatre News
  • Hoboken Theatres
  • Magazine and Daily Review: Ringling Bros. Barnum and Bailey
  • Concert, Waldheim-Stevens Forum
  • Hoboken Forum Programs, 1920-1921
  • Phillip Waldheim-Stevens Forum: Arts and Crafts Exhibit
  • Waldheim-Stevens Forum Newspaper Clippings

Tunnels

  • Hudson Dispatch: Lincoln Tunnel Edition, December 1937
  • Holland Tunnel, Historical Number (2 copies)
  • Tunnel Day, Jersey City, July 19, 1969