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New Jersey Libraries

New Jersey State Library
The New Jersey State Library, an affiliate of Thomas Edison State University, is led by State Librarian Mary L. Chute and provides services for New Jersey libraries, the state legislature and government employees, Thomas Edison State University staff and students, and registered borrowers. Its history dates back more than 215 years. Since the State Library’s inception, quality programs and services have been offered to all.

New Jersey Public Libraries
Listed with address, phone, Website with City and County.

New Jersey College and University Library System
An alphabetical listing for Colleges and Universities.

New Jersey County and Municipal Libraries
County and Municipal Libraries A-E
County and Municipal Libraries F-L
County and Municipal Libraries M-P
County and Municipal Libraries Q-Z

Camden County Historical Society
They have the single largest collection of Camden county historical records, including 20,000 books, cemetery records, pamphlets, maps, deeds, diaries and genealogical material, as well as maps, Camden County newspapers, and city directories for both Camden and Philadelphia. Their collection of South Jersey documents is growing.

Gloucester County Historical Society Library
The library has an extensive collection of census records, vital records, cemetery sources, maps, church records, local histories, city directories, genealogical charts, and an index of slaves and servants in wills 1670-1817.

Morristown and Morris Township Library
New Jersey and early American histories, genealogies, maps, historical newspapers, historic preservation materials, manuscripts, city directories of New Jersey and New York City, Morris County surname files, and family papers.

Newark Public Library
The library has newspapers and city directories for Newark and microfilm copies of all existing New Jersey federal and state censuses. This library serves as a New Jersey State Documents Depository as well as a Regional Depository for U.S. Government Publications. The staff will search and copy obituaries and other records for a fee.

Princeton University Firestone Library
They have a huge manuscript collection, as well as histories, biographies, and a government documents depository.

Rowan University Campbell Library
Their genealogical strength is in Delaware River Valley history, including nearly every Quaker line in New Jersey. This is a crucial resource if you have early Quaker ancestors in New Jersey. Before 1992 it was known as the Glassboro State College Savitz Library.

Seton Hall University Libraries
Special Collections includes Roman Catholic parish registers and cemetery records in the Archdiocese of Newark comprising Bergen, Essex, Hudson, and Union counties.

Family History Centers (FHCs)
Are branches of FamilySearch and the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. There are several centers located in New Jersey.

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