Bibliography


General History

A History of Morris County, New Jersey, Embracing Upwards of Two Centuries, 1710-1913.2 vols. New York, Chicago: Lewis Historical Publishing Co., 1914.

Barber, John Warner, and Henry Howe. “Morris County,” Historical Collections of the State of New Jersey. New York: By the Authors, 1944.

Cunningham, John T., “Morris, Iron Backbone.” This is New Jersey. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1968.

Daily Record.  Morris County Memories: The Early Years, 1850-1939.  Vancouver, WA: The Pediment Group, Inc., 2001.

___________.  Morris County Memories: Volume II, the 1940s, 50s, & 60s.  Vancouver, WA: The Pediment Group, Inc., 2002.

History of Morris County, New Jersey, with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Prominent Citizens and Pioneers. New York: W.W. Munsell & Co., 1862. Reprint. New Vernon, NJ: Morris County Historical Society, 1973.

Hoskins, Barbara. “Jerseyman Index.” Morristown, NJ: Local History Collection of the Joint Free Public Library of Morristown and Morris Township, 1972-1988.

Local History in Libraries in Morris County, New Jersey: a survey of the holdings of public, county, college, and special libraries. S.l., NJ: Morris Area Coordinating Council and the Associated Libraries of Morris County, 1987.

Morris Area Genealogy Society Indexing Group.  Index to Morris County History, 1881-1892: A monthly synopsis of local events compiled from the newspaper Dover Iron EraMorristown, NJ: Morris Area Genealogy Society Indexing Group, 1998.

Morris County History, 1738/39-1988. Morristown, NJ: Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders, 1988.

Murrin, Mary R., comp. Guide to New Jersey Historical Manuscripts in Morris County. Trenton, NJ: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1983.

Perrucci, Doreanne R. Morris County, the Progress of Its Legend. Woodland Hills, CA: Windsor Publications, 1983.

Raser, Edward J. New Jersey Graveyard and Gravestone Inscriptions Locators, Morris County. New Brunswick, NJ: Genealogical Society of New Jersey, 1994.

Simon, Richard C. Made in Morris: Eighteenth and nineteenth century trades, industries, and products of Morris County. Morristown, NJ: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum, 1997.

Snyder, John P. Civil Boundaries in New Jersey, The Story of New Jersey’s Civil Boundaries, 1606-1968. Trenton, NJ: Bureau of Geology and Topography, 1969.

Turkington, Cheryl C., comp. “News Index to the Jerseyman, a Morris County Newspaper.”  Morristown, NJ: Local History and Genealogy Department, Joint Free Public Library of Morristown and Morris Township, 1996.

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Colonial and Revolutionary War Period

Anderson, John R. Shepard Kollock: Editor for Freedom. Chatham, NJ: Chatham Historical Society, 1975.

Bartenstein, Fred, and Isabel Bartenstein. New Jersey’s Revolutionary War Powder Mill. Morristown, NJ: Morris County Historical Society, 1975.

Bartenstein, Fred, Jr. The New Jersey Brigade Encampment Near Morristown, Winter of 1779-80. Mendham, N.J.: The Author, 1967.

Blades, Marie E. The March to Quebec. Morristown, NJ: Morris County Historical Society, 1980.
Brauchitch, Mathias von. Hard Winter. Motion picture, 58 min. Morristown, NJ: Morris County Historical Society, 1982.

Cataldo, Mary Ann, writer, and Judi Benvenuti, photographer. The War Years 1775-1783. Philadelphia: Morristown National Historical Park, 1979.

“Diary of Sylvanus Seeley.” 12 May 1768-2 December 1800. Manuscript Collection, Morristown National Historical Park.

Fitzpartick, John C., ed. The Writings of George Washington, 1745-1799. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, January 1931.

Fleming, Thomas. The Secret War in Morristown. Morristown, NJ: Morris County Historical Society, 1980.

Flexner, James Thomas. George Washington in the American Revolution (1775-1783). Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1967.

Gerlach, Larry R., ed. New Jersey’s Revolutionary Experience. 28 vols. Trenton, NJ: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1975. Vol. 3: Morristown, A Crucible of the American Revolution, by Bruce W. Stewart.

Green, Jacob. Observations on the Reconciliation of Great Britain and the Colonies. Philadelphia: R. Bell, 1776. Reprint, with introduction by Larry R. Gerlach. Trenton, NJ: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1976.

History of the First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, New Jersey, Records of Trustees and Session, From 1742-1882. Two Parts. Morristown, NJ: First Presbyterian Church, n.d.

Hoffman, Philip H. History of “The Arnold Tavern”. Morristown, NJ: Chronicle Press, 1903.

Hoskins, Barbara, comp. Men from Morris County Who Served in the American Revolution. Morristown, NJ: Friends of the Joint Free Library of Morris and Morris Township, 1979.

______________, comp. “Morristown in the Revolution–A Bibliography.” Typed list. Local History Collection of the Joint Free Public Library of Morristown and Morris Township, n.d.

Irwin, Richard T., American Loyalists in Morris County: Persons defending government from the protest, revolution, and war leading toward an American independence in colonial New Jersey. Madison, NJ: Morris County Chapter, Historiographers of New Jersey, 1996.

Irwin, Richard T. and Linda P. Irwin. “Smallpox Mortality in Morris County: 1777.” Typescript. Local History Collection of the Joint Free Public Library of Morristown and Morris Township, 1972.

Kiddoo, Donald.  Washington Captured in Morris County’s Local History: Little known anecdotes appearing in “tell-it-yourself” history programs.  Whippany, NJ: Morris County Library, 2002.

Landmark Commission of the Township of Hanover, ed.  On the Other Side of the War for Independence: Being memoirs from the remarkable life adventures of Major Thomas Millidge (1735-1816), esteemed surveyor, loyal spy.  Hanover Township, NJ: Landmark Commission of the Township of Hanover, 2002.

Lindsley, James Elliot. A Certain Splendid House. Morristown, NJ: Washington Association of New Jersey, 1974.

McClintock, Emory. “Topography of Washington’s Camp of 1780 and Its Neighborhood.” The Washington Association of New Jersey Publications (1897-1898).

Marchione, Margherita, trans., and ed. Philip Mazzei: Jefferson’s “Zealous Whig.” New York: American Institute of Italian Studies, 1975.

Mitros, David. Jacob Green and the Slavery Debate In Revolutionary Morris County, New Jersey. Morristown, NJ: Morris County Heritage Commission, 1993.

Neighbors to the Winter Camp. Morristown, NJ: Brookside Woman’s Club, 1977.

Passaic Township Historical Society, comp.  Continental Army Signal Beacon # 11: A Military Secret.  Passaic Township, NJ: Passaic Township Historical Society, 1991.

Rinaldi, Ann.  A Ride into the Morning: The Story of Tempe Wick.   San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1991.

Rae, John W.  Morristown: A military headquarters of the American Revolution.  Charleston, SC: Arcadia, 2002.

Scherzer, Carl B. Washington’s Forgotten Encampment. Morristown, NJ: Morris County Historical Society, 1977.

Shepherd, Scott. Those Who Served In The American Revolution At Rest In The Grave Yard Of The Presbyterian Church In Morristown, Morristown, New Jersey.  Morristown, NJ: The author, 2002.

Smith, Samuel Strelle. Winter at Morristown, 1779-1780, The Darkest Hour. Monmouth Beach, NJ: Philip Freneau Press, 1979.

Stein, Alan, Eric Olsen, and Joni Rowe.  War Comes to Morristown: The Impact of the Revolutionary War Upon a Small Village, 1775-1783.  Morristown, NJ: Washington Association of New Jersey.  1998.

Stryker, William S. Official Register of the Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Revolutionary War. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1967.

Stryker-Rodda, Harriet, ed. Some Early Records of Morris County, New Jersey, 1740-1799. New Orleans: Polyanthos Press, 1975.

Thacher, James. A Military Journal during the American Revolutionary War. Boston: 1823.

Thayer, Theodore. Colonial and Revolutionary Morris County. Morristown, NJ: The Morris County Heritage Commission, 1975.

Tuttle, Joseph Farrand. “Washington at Morristown During Winter of 1777 and 1779-80.” Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, 1859.
______________________, Annals of Morris County. N.p., n.d.

Tuttle, Timothy. “A Patriot’s Story of Service” in Centennial Collections, 1776-1876 by Rev. Joseph Tuttle. Dover, NJ: Benjamin H. Vogt, 1876.

Vogt, Grace A. “Morristown in the Revolution.” Typescript. Local History Collection of Joint Free Library of Morristown and Morris Township, n.d.

Washington, George. “Orderly Book kept by George Washington at Morristown, 1779-1780.” Typescript copy. Local History Collection of Joint Free Library of Morristown and Morris Township.

Weig, Melvin J. Morristown National Historical Park, A Military Capital of the Revolution. No. 9 of the Historical Handbook series. Washington, DC: National Park Service, 1950.

White, Donald Wallace. A Village at War: Chatham and the American Revolution. Rutherford, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1979.

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Local Histories

Babbitt, J.W. Morristown, N.J., 1876. Morristown, NJ: T.J. O’Donnell, 1876.

Bello, Vincent; Flavelle, Patricia; and Geftic, Lora. None Outsings Parsippany. Parsippany, NJ: The Parsippany-Troy- Hills Board of Education, 1976.

Businessman’s Association, Boonton, NJ. Boonton, the Gem of the Mountain. Boonton, NJ: The Nation Press, 1910.

Case, Joan S.  Chester, New Jersey.  Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 1998.

Cavanaugh, Cam. In Lights and Shadows: Morristown in Three Centuries. Morristown, NJ: Joint Free Public Library of Morristown and Morris Township, 1986.

Chambers, Kemper, “Evergreen Cemetery [Morristown] Tombstone Inscriptions.” Typescript. Local History Collection of the Joint Free Public Library of Morristown and Morris Township, 1975.

Chambers, Theodore Frelinghuysen. Early Germans of New Jersey, Their History, Churches, and Genealogies. Dover, NJ: The author, 1895.

Chester Historical Society.  An Auto Tour through the Village of Chester, N.J.  Chester, NJ: Chester Historical Society, 1999.

_____________________.   A Stroll through the Village of Chester, N.J.  Chester, NJ: Chester Historical Society, 1999.

_____________________.   A Stroll through the Village of Chester, N.J. Videocassette Recording, 56 min. Chester, NJ: Chester Historical Society, 1999.

Crayon, J. Percy.  Historical Notes of Union School and Sunday School [Denville, NJ].  N.p., n.d.  Photocopy.  Denville, NJ: Denville Public Library, 1976.

Crayon Percy J. Rockaway Records of Morris County, New Jersey, Families. Rockaway, NJ: Rockaway Publishing Co., 1902. Reprint. Boonton, NJ: Historical Society of Boonton Township, 1982.

Cunningham, John T. Chatham: At the Crossing of the Fishawack. Chatham, NJ: Chatham Historical Society, 1967.
_________________. Chatham. Dover, NH: Arcadia Publishing, 1997.

Emmons, Catherine M. Through the Years in Mendham Borough. N.p.: The author, 1973.

Firtko, Steven F.  History of Middle Valley, New Jersey: Where the Past is Present.

Washington Township, NJ: Middle Valley Community Center, Inc., 1995.

Foster, Caroline, Gladys Foster, Barbara Hoskins, and Dorothea Roberts. Washington Valley, An Informal History. Ann Arbor, Mich. The authors, 1960.

Gill, Mildred Lawrence, comp. & writer, and Helen Smith Moorhead. Denville Days, A History of Denville Township. N.p.: The Board of Education, Denville Township, 1955.

Greenridge, Frances. Chester, New Jersey, A Scrapbook of History. Chester, NJ: Chester Historical Society, 1974.

Hopler, Theresa. “Morristown Hotels and Taverns.” Scrapbook. Local History Collection of the Joint Free Library of Morristown and Morris Township, 1977.

Hosking, Annie Steele, and Harriet Meeker, comp. and ed. The History of Roxbury Township. 2 vols. Netcong, NJ: The Roxbury Township Historical Society, 1965/n.d.

Hoskins, Barbara. Morris Township, New Jersey: A Glimpse into the Past. Morristown, NJ: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee, 1976.

Hopatcong Historama. N.p.: Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club, 1955.

Irwin, Richard T., ed. A History of Randolph Township, Morris County’s First Bicentennial Community. 2d ed.  Randolph, NJ: Township of Randolph, 2002.

Jefferson Township High School. “The Development of Jefferson Township, A Record of the People, Events, and Industry, 1700-1900.” N.p.: 1976.

Kane, Martin.  Hopatcong: A Century of Memories.  Charleston, SC: Arcadia, 1998.

___________.  Lake Hopatcong Then and Now.  Landing, NJ: Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum, 2003.

Kane, Martin and Laura Kane.  Greeting from Bertrand Island Amusement Park.  Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2000.

Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum.  Greetings from Bertrand Island.  Videocassette recording.

Landing, NJ: Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum, 2000.

Landmark Commission of the Township of Hanover.  The Parson Green Autobiography Booklet.  Whippany, NJ: Landmark Commission of the Township of Hanover, 1991.

Langstaff, John Brett. New Jersey Generations: Macculloch Hall, Morristown. New York: Vantage Press, 1964.

Lindsley, James Elliot.  The Silent Procession: A History of the Evergreen Cemetery in Morristown, New Jersey.  Morristown, NJ: Evergreen Cemetery, 2001.

Madison War Memorial Committee.  Always With Us.  Madison, NJ: Madison War Memorial Committee, 1998.

The Mayor’s Tercentenary Committee. The Mendhams. Brookside, NJ: Township of Mendham, 1964.

Meyer, Lucy A. Kinnelon: A History. Kinnelon, NJ: The Kinnelon Bicentennial Committee, 1976.

Miller, Wayne J. Washington Township Historical Society Presents Tercentenary Days. Washington Township, NJ: Washington Township Historical Society, n.d.

Mockridge, Ella W. Our Mendham. Ann Arbor, MI: Edwards Brothers, 1961.

Myrose, Elizabeth R., and Kitchell, Claire B. along the Whippanong, A History of Hanover Township, New Jersey. 2nd edition. N.p.: Hanover Township Committee, 1976.

Parr, George G.  A History of Pequannock Township, Morris County, New Jersey: Our Two Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary.  Pequannock, NJ: The author.

Parsippany Historical and Preservation Society. Parsippany Troy-Hills. Dover, NH: Arcadia Publishing, 1997.

Philhower, Charles A., Brief History of Chatham, Morris County, New Jersey.  New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1914.

Platt, Charles D. Dover Dates, 1722-1922. Dover, NJ: Dover Fire Department, 1922.

____________. Dover History. Dover, NJ: The author, 1914.

Reilly, Michael R.  Just Like the Ones We Used to Know: Christmas Past in Morristown, a Souvenir.  Morristown, NJ: Christmas on the Green, 1998.

Rockaway Borough Bicentennial Committee. Rockaway Borough, A History. Rockaway, NJ: Rockaway Borough Bicentennial Committee, 1975.

Rogers, Ransford. The Morristown Ghost. Newark, NJ: Reprint Society, 1896.

Smith, Dwight B., ed.  Illustrated Guide to Lake Hopatcong for Season of 1898.  Lake Hopatcong, NJ: By the author, 1898.  Reprint.  Lake Hopatcong, NJ: Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum, 2002.

Schenck, Rev. Garret C. “Early Settlements and Settlers of Pompton, Pequannoc and Pompton Plains.” Proceedings of the New Jersey Historical Society. New series, 4 (1919): 44-87.

Sherman, Andrew M. Historic Morristown, New Jersey: The Story of its First Century. Morristown, NJ: Howard Publications, 1905.

Swanbeck, Steve.  The Seeing Eye.  Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2002.

Tamburro, Peter J. Gateway to Morris [a history of East Hanover]. Chester, NJ: CATS, 1992.

The Trial, Sentence and Confession of Antoine Le Blanc, who was executed at Morristown, N.J. on Friday the 6th Sept. 1833 for the murder of Mr. Sayre and Family. Morristown, NY, 1833.

Vanderpoel, Ambrose Ely. History of Chatham, New Jersey. New York: Charles Francis Press, 1921. Reprint. Chatham, NJ: Chatham Historical Society, 1959.

Washington Valley Community Association.  Washington Valley Schoolhouse, 1869-2003.  Morristown, NJ: Washington Valley Community Association, 2003.

Weller, Mary Lou. Long Hill Township. Dover, NH: Arcadia Publishing, 1997.

Williams, Joan M. Morristown. Dover, NH: Arcadia Publishing, 1996.

Wright, Helen Martha. Early Records of Mendham Township, Morris County. Montclair, [NJ?]: [The author?], [1964?].

Weiss, Harry B. The History of Apple Jack or Apple Brandy in New Jersey from Colonial Times to Present. Trenton, NJ: New Jersey Agricultural Society, 1954.

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Church Histories

Church of the Assumption.  We Remember, We Celebrate, We Believe: Assumption Parish, Morristown, New Jersey: 150 years.  Morristown, NJ: Church of the Assumption, 1998.

Hoskins, Barbara., comp. “Morris County Churches: 18th and 19th Century with a Date of Organization and a Listing of Such Vital Records and Cemetery Inscriptions as Are Available at the Morristown Library.” Typescript. Local History Collection of the Joint Free Public Library of Morristown and Morris Township, 1972, updated May 1981.

Kittner Lynn, ed.  The Charred Cross: A Current History.  Morristown, NJ: United Methodist Church, 1995.

Saint Virgil’s Parish.  In Celebration of the Diamond Jubilee of Saint Virgil’s Parish: Morris Plains, New Jersey. S.l.: [1956?]

Shepherd, Scott. Who’s Who In The Grave Yard Of The Presbyterian Church In

Morristown–Third Edition. Morristown, NJ: The author, 2002.

Price, Margaret M.  St. John Baptist School: 1880-1980 [Mendham].  S.l.: [1980?]

Shaw, Viola E. and Parker, Barbara S. Madison, New Jersey, Presbyterian Church Vital Records, 1747-1900. Madison, NJ: The Presbyterian Church of Madison, 1982.

Union Baptist Church.  Union Baptist Church (Morristown, N.J.) 80th Anniversary, 1916-1996.  Morristown, NJ: Union Baptist Church, [1996?]

Wright, Helen Martha, comp. and ed.  History and Records of the Methodist Episcopal Church, Mendham, Morris County, New Jersey.  Jersey City, NJ: The author, 1938.

__________________, comp.  “Mendham Cemeteries Old and New, Morris County, New Jersey: With inscriptions from the First Presbyterian churchyard and the Mendham Cemetery Association, 1747/8 through 1948.”  Microform typescript.  Jersey City, NJ: The author, 1952.

_________________. Records of the Millbrook and Walnut Grove (Mount Freedom) Methodist Episcopal Churches of Randolph Township, Morris County, New Jersey. S.l., [NJ?]: [The author?], 1937.

_________________. The First Presbyterian Congregation, Mendham, Morris County, New Jersey: History and Records, 1738-1938. Jersey City, NJ: The author, 1939.

_________________.  Two Hundredth Anniversary, Reminiscences of the First Presbyterian Church, Mendham, New Jersey, 1738-1938: Supplement to History and Records.  Jersey City, NJ: The author, 1938.

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The Lenape Indians

Kraft, Herbert C. The Lenape. Newark, NJ: New Jersey Historical Society, 1986.

_____________.  The Lenape-Delaware Indian Heritage, 10,000 BC to AD 2000.

Many, Florence. “The Place-Names of Western Morris County.” Master’s thesis. Faculty of Philosophy, Columbia University, New York, 1964.

Philhower, Charles. “Historic Minisink Country.” Archaeological Society of New Jersey Historical Bulletin. Number 8 (May 1954).

______________. “Historic Minisink Trail.” Proceedings of the New Jersey Historical Society. 8, (January-October, 1923): 199-205.

______________. “Indians of the Morris County Area.” Proceedings of the New Jersey Historical Society. 54 (October 1936): 248-267.

______________. “Some Personal Characteristics of the Lenni Lenape.” Proceedings of the New Jersey Historical Society. 16 (January-October, 1931): 138-161.

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The Iron Industry

Boyer, Charles S. Early Forges and Furnaces in New Jersey. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1931.

Chapin, John R. “Artist-Life in the Highlands, the Iron Region of New Jersey.” Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, 20 (April 1860): 577-598.

____________. “Among the Nailmakers.” Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, 21, no. 122 (July, 1860): 145-164.

D’Angelo, Rev. James J. “Denbrook Forge and Mill Sites: An Archaeological Study.” Master’s thesis, Graduate School, Drew University, 1980.

Fielding, William J. “At the Blast Furnaces.” All the Lives I Have Lived. Philadelphia: Dorrance & Co., 1972.

Hanson, Kenneth R. Port Oram Circa 1882, a New Jersey Iron Town. N.p.: Hanson Press, 1981.
Hoff, Charles, and Joseph Hoff. “1 Letter Book, 1775-1788.” Letters, bound. Manuscript Collection, Morristown National Park, Morristown, NJ.

Korinda, Lawrence, “Nail-Making Operations.” Profile of Boonton, An Architectural and Historical Perspective. Independent senior study, Carnegie-Mellon University, May 6, 1975.

Lowenthal, Larry. Chester’s Iron Heyday. Chester, NJ: The Chester Historical Society, 1980.

Morrell, Brian H.  A Rich Vein of Iron Information: An annotated bibliography of documentary of reference materials relating to the Picatinny Arsenal Area Ironworks and the historic iron industry of Morris County, New Jersey. Ringwood, NJ: North Jersey Highlands Historical Society, 1998.

New Jersey Office of Safety Compliance.  Abandoned Iron Mines of Mt. Olive, Roxbury, Mt. Arlington Townships, Morris County New Jersey.  Prepared by Mine Safety Section.  Trenton, NJ: State of New Jersey, Division of Workplace Standards, Office of Safety Compliance, 1978.

Niemcwicz, Julian Ursyn. “Visit to the Iron Furnaces and Iron Forge at Mount Hope.” Under Their Vine and Fig Tree. Translated by J.E. Budka Metchie. Newark, NJ: Vol. 14 in The Collections of the New Jersey Historical Society, 1965.
Porter, Richard L.  A History of the Richard Mine Property.  NJ: RBA Group, 1989.

Shea, Thomas K. Abandoned Iron Mines: Mine Hill Township, Morris County, New Jersey. Trenton, NJ: State of New Jersey, Dept. of Labor and Industry, Division of Workplace Standards, Office of Safety Compliance, 1979.
______________. Abandoned Iron Mines of Jefferson & Rockaway Townships, Morris County,

New Jersey. Trenton, NJ: State of New Jersey, Dept. of Labor and Industry, Division of Workplace Standards, Office of Safety Compliance, 1992.

______________. Abandoned Iron Mines of Kinnelon, Boonton, Montville & Riverdale Townships, Morris County, New Jersey. NJ: State of New Jersey, Dept. of Labor and Industry, Division of Workplace Standards, Office of Safety Compliance, 1992.

______________. Abandoned Mines of Mine Hill, Randolph Township & Wharton Boro, Morris County, New Jersey.  Trenton, NJ: State of New Jersey, Department of Labor, Division of Workplace Standards, Office of Safety and Compliance, 1989.

Wendt, Peter C. Jr. Boonton Was an Iron Town. Morristown, NJ: Boonton Historical Society, 1976.

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Historic Speedwell

Baxter, William. “The Real Birth of the Electric Telegraph.” Typescript. Historic Speedwell, Morristown, NJ, 1981.

Cavanaugh, Cam; Barbara Hoskins, and Frances Pingeon. At Speedwell in the 19th Century.

orristown, NJ: The Speedwell Village, 1981.

“Copy of Smithsonian Alfred Vail Manuscript.” Observations by Vail on experiments with telegraph and Morse Code. Historic Speedwell, Morristown, NJ.

Vail, Stephen. “Diaries, 1825-1864.” Historic Speedwell, Morristown, NJ.

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Travel & Transportation

“Copy of a Diary Kept by Phebe Marvin during the Journey of Herself and Family from Morristown, New Jersey, to Ohio.” Photocopy of typescript. Local History Department of the Joint Free Library of Morristown and Morris Township.

Kobbe, Gustav. Kobbe’s Jersey Central, an Illustrated Guide Book. New York: 1890.

Lowenthal, Larry. Iron Mine Railroads of Northern New Jersey. Dover, NJ: The Tri-State Railway Historical Society, Inc., 1981

_____________. Morris County Traction Company. Denville, NJ: Heritage Enterprises, 1984.

Reilly, Frank T. “Morris County Traction Company History.” The Block Line. Morristown, NJ: The Tri-State Railway Historical Society, February 1977.

Taber, Thomas T. “Commuter Railroad, A Century of Public Service by the Morris & Essex Railroad.” Typescript. Archives, New Jersey Historical Society, 1947.

_____________.  The Rock-a-Bye Baby: A History of the Rockaway Valley Railroad, Morristown, Mendham, Gladstone, Pottersville, Oldwick, White House.  Muncy, [PA?]: The author, 1972.

_____________. “The First Commuters from Morris County.” New Jersey Historical Society, 85, no. 2 (Summer, 1967): 86-99.

Taber, Thomas T., Sr., and Thomas T. Taber, Jr. The Delaware, Lackawanna, and Western Railroad, Part Two. Williamsport, PA: The authors, 1981.

Tabor, Thomas T., III. Morristown and Erie Railroad — People, Paper, and Profits. Morristown, NJ: Railroadians of America, 1967.

_____________. The Rock-A-Bye-Baby. Williamsport, PA: Lycoming Printing Company, Inc. 1972.

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The Morris Canal

Cressman, Lee Y. Morris Canal Memories. Washington, NJ: S.n., 1969.

Dempsey, Arline Fowler. Memoirs of the Morris Canal. N.p.: The Author, 1980.

Drago, Harry Sinclair. “The Morris and Delaware Division Canals.” Canal Days in America. New York: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., 1972.

Harlow, Alvin C. “The Morris Canal.” Old Towpaths. Port Washington, NY: Kennikat Press, Inc., 1926.

Kalata, Barbara N. A Hundred Years, A Hundred Miles: New Jersey’s Morris Canal. Morristown, NJ: Morris County Historical Society, 1983.

Lee, James. Tales the Boatmen Told. Exton, PA: Canal Press, Inc., 1977.

________. The Morris Canal: a Photographic History. York, PA: Canal Press, Inc., 1973.

Macasek, Joseph J. Guide to the Morris Canal in Morris County. Morristown, NJ: Morris County Heritage Commission, 1996.

Maxim, Hudson. Morris Canal Abandonment Problems: A Plea for the Abandonment of the Morris Canal and a Plea for the Preservation and Dedication of Lake Hopatcong the Beautiful As a Public Park & Health Resort for All the People. Hopatcong, NJ: Maxim Park, Borough of Hopatcong, 1913.
Thompson, Mary Wolfe. A Summer’s Adventure on the Morris Canal. N.p.: Roxbury Township Historical Society, 1974.

Simon, Richard C.  The Morris Canal: New Jersey’s Mountain Climbing Waterway. Morristown, NJ: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum, 1992.

Veit, Richard F. “Sailors in the Mountains.” The Old Canals of New Jersey. Little Falls, NJ: New Jersey Geographical Press, 1963.

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The Civil War Period

Bilby, Joseph C. Three Rousing Cheers: A History of the Fifteenth New Jersey from Flemington to Appomattox. Hightstown, NJ: Longstreet House, 1993.

Chadwick, Bruce. Brother Against Brother: The Lost Civil War Diary of Edmund D. Halsey. New York: Carol Publishing Group, 1997.

Dempsey, Joseph H. “Civil War Deaths: Morris County, New Jersey.” Typescript. Local History Collection of the Joint Free Public Library of Morristown and Morris Township. S.l.: s.n., 1994.

Durkin, Joseph T., ed. Confederate Chaplain, A War Journal [Diary of the Rev. James Sheeran, Catholic chaplain in the Confederate Army who later became pastor of the Church of the Assumption in Morristown]. Milwaukee: Bruce Publishing Company, 1960.

Haines, Alanson A. History of the Fifteenth Regiment, New Jersey Volunteers. New York: Jenkins & Thomas, 1883. Reprint. Gaithersburg, Maryland: Butternut Press, 1987.

Mitros, David. Gone to Wear the Victor’s Crown, Morris County, New Jersey and the Civil War. Morristown, NJ: Morris County Heritage Commission, 1998.

New-Jersey Freeman. Boonton, NJ: Dr. John Grimes, pub. June 15, 1844 – March 20, 1850. Local History Collection of the Joint Free Library of Morristown and Morristown Township.

Pierson, Stephen. “From Chattanooga to Atlanta in 1864, a Personal Reminiscence.” Typescript. Local History Collection of the Morristown-Morris Township Library, 1907.

Scherzer, Carl B. “Morris County’s Role in the Civil War,” Morristown Daily Record, 41 articles, May 2 – June 23, 1961.

Styple, William B., and John J. Fitzpatrick, eds. The Andersonville Diary and Memoirs of Charles Hopkins, 1st New Jersey Infantry. Kearny, NJ: Belle Grove Publishing Co., 1988.

“Three Years in the 6th Corps: Diary of Edmund D. Halsey.” Bound photocopy of handwritten diary. Rockaway Free Public Library.

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Social History

Barnes, Valerie. Behind the Scenes at Giralda Farms. Bernardsville, NJ: Bernardsville Book Co., 1976.

Costanzo, James V. New Neighbors, Old Friends: Morristown’s Italian Community, 1880-1980. Morristown, NJ: Morris County Historical Society, 1982.

Coultas, Annabelle Miller. “The Age of Gold and Glitter, and Other Vignettes.” Typescript. Madison Public Library, Madison, NJ, 1958.

Fiske, William E. A Curious Childhood. Madison, NJ: The author, 1975.

Flynn, Joseph Michael. Story of a Parish: First Catholic Church in Morristown, N.J.  Morristown, NJ: S.n., 1904.

Forgosh, Linda B.  The Jews of Morris & Sussex: A Brief History and Source Guide. Whippany, NJ: Jewish Historical Society of Metrowest, 2003.

Heller, Rita, executive producer. Chanceman’s Brothers and Sisters: The origins of the twentieth century Morris County black community. Videocassette, 30 min. Randolph, NJ: County College of Morris, 1998.

Irwin, Richard T. “Breslin Park: Building the Borough of Mount Arlington.” Lake Hopatacong Breeze (Mount Arlington, NJ), four-part series, June-September, 1978.

_____________.  Bibliographical Traces of a Change: New Jersey, Slavery the, Underground Railroad, and Morris County, New Jersey, Part One.  Madison, NJ: The Historiographers of New Jersey, 2001.

_____________.  Gradually Leaning Towards Reforms: New Jersey, Slavery, the Underground Railroad, and Morris County, New Jersey, Part Two.  Madison, NJ: The Historiographers of New Jersey, 2002.

Kaschewski, Marjorie. The Quiet Millionaires (The Morris County that Was). Morristown, NJ: Morris County Daily Record, 1970.

Kiddoo, Donald B.  Sisters on the Home Front.  Whippany, NJ: Whippany Rotary Club, 1998.

Langstaff, John Brett. New Jersey Generations, Macculloch Hall, Morristown. New York: Vantage Press, 1964.

Mitros, David, ed. Slave Records of Morris County, NJ: 1756-1841. 2d ed., rev. and exp.  Morristown, NJ: Morris County Heritage Commission, 2002.

Rae, John W. Thomas Nast–The Man Who Drew Santa Claus. Morristown, NJ: The author, December 1980.

Rae, John W., and John W., Jr. Morristown’s Forgotten Past–The Gilded Age. Morristown, NJ: The authors, 1979.

Rutsch, Donald Herman.  A Genealogical Survey of Important Families of Jefferson Township, New Jersey, 1700-1900.  N.p., 1971.

Scannell, J.J. ed. New Jersey’s First Citizens, 1917-1918. Paterson, NJ: J.J. Scannell, 1917.

Scherzer, Carl B. “A Brief Review of Morristown’s Jewry.” Typescript. Local History Collection of Joint Free Library of Morristown and Morris Township, 1976.

Simon, Richard C.  Leisure Sports in the Gilded Age: Morris Area, 1875-1910.  Morristown, NJ: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum, 2001.

Surdam, Charles E., and William Gardner Osgoodby, comps. Beautiful Homes of Morris County and Northern New Jersey. Morristown, NJ: Pierce & Surdam, n.d.

“The Youngest Daughter–Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge.” Videotaped interview. Produced by Barry Byrne and Edna Ierley. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University/Madison Public Library, 1978.

Turkington, Cheryl C. Setting Up Our Own City: The Black Community in Morristown. Morristown, NJ: Joint Free Public Library of Morristown and Morris Township, 1992.

Waller, Bernita and Cheryl Turkington, comps.  “Index to Photographs Documenting the African-American Experience in Morris County.  Morristown, NJ: Joint Free Library of Morristown and Morris Township, 1999.

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Historic Site Guides, Tours, and Maps

Beers, F.W., Atlas of Morris Co., New Jersey, New York: F.W. Beers, A.D. Ellis & G.G. Soule, 1868. Reprint. Morristown, NJ: Morris County Historical Society, 1979.

Cutler, Ralph H., ed. Morristown and Morris Township: A Guide to Historic Sites. Morristown, NJ: Washington Association of New Jersey, 1987.

Mitros, David, ed. Historic Sites of Morris County, New Jersey, with Illustrations by Lucille Hobbie. Morristown, NJ: Morris County Heritage Commission, 1996.

Morrell, Brian H. Historic Main Street, Netcong Tour Guide. Netcong, NJ: Musconetcong Foundryman Historical Society, 1994.

Morris County Heritage Commission. Highlights of History. Audio-slide presentation, 18 min., Morristown, NJ: Morris County Heritage Commission, 1983.

___________________________. Highlights of History. Videocassette, 18 min.  Morristown, NJ: Morris County Heritage Commission, 1983.

___________________________. Historic Highlights. Historic site tour brochures. Series of  21  (Boonton, Butler, Chatham Borough, Chatham Township, Chester, Denville, Dover, Florham Park, Madison, Mendham Borough, Mendham Township, Montville, Morris Plains, Morristown, Mount Arlington, Mount Olive Township, Parsippany -Troy Hills, Pequannock Township, Riverdale, Roxbury Township, Washington Township).   Morristown, NJ: Morris County Heritage Commission, 1988- 1995.

Morris County Historical Society. Tours in Historic Morris County. Morristown, NJ: Morris County Historical Society, 1977.

Passaic Township Historical Society, comp.  A Guide to Historic Buildings and Sites in Passaic Township.  Passaic Township, NJ: Passaic Township Historical Society, 1984.

Robinson’s Atlas of Morris County, New Jersey. New York: E. Robinson, 1887; Reprint. Morristown, NJ: Morris County Historical Society, 1979.

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Historic Preservation Information

Brown, Sandy. “An Evaluation of Fosterfields (the Willows).” Typescript. Morris County Park Commission, Morristown, New Jersey, 1991.

Cathers, David.  ed.  Gustav Stickley’s Craftsman Farms: A Pictorial History.  Morris Plains, NJ: Craftsman Farms Press, 1999.

Chatham Borough Historic Preservation Commission, Design Guidelines Manual For Rehabilitation and Construction in the Main Street Historic District. Chatham, NJ: Chatham Borough Historic Preservation Commission, 1994.

Douthwaite, Lesley.  “From Taj Mahal to Town Hall: A History of the Vail Mansion.”  Transcript of talk delivered to annual meetings of the Friends of the Library. Local History Collection of Joint Free Library of Morristown and Morris Township, April 17, 1997.

Foster, Janet W. Legacy Through the Lens, A Study of Mendham Architecture. Mendham, NJ: Mendham Free Public Library, 1986.

Fowler, Alex. Splinters from the Past: Discovering History in Old Homes. Morristown, NJ: Morris County Historical Society, 1983.

Gateway Productions, Fosterfields: A Living Historical Farm. Videocassette, 28 min. Stephen Larocque, director. Short Hills, NJ: Morris County Park Commission, 1984.

Guter, Robert P., project director. “Historic Preservation Element.” Morris County Master Plan. Morristown, NJ: Morris County Planning Board, 1975.

____________. “Immigrants and Architecture: Who Built Morris County?” Transcript of lecture-slide presentation at symposium, “250 Years of Morris County,” sponsored by Local History Department of County College of Morris, May 5, 1989. Includes 98 slides. Local History Collection of Joint Free Library of Morristown and Morris Township.

____________. “The Willows at Fosterfields: a historic structure report.” Morristown, NJ: Morris County Park Commission, 1983.

Guter, Robert P., and Janet W.  Foster, writers, and Jim DelGuidice, photographer. Building by the Book, Pattern Book Architecture in New Jersey. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1992.

Historical Society of the Rockaways.  A History of the Ford/Faesch House, Mount Hope, Rockaway Township, Morris County, New Jersey.  Prepared by Richard L. Potter, RBA Group.  Morristown, NJ: Historical Society of the Rockaways, 1995.

Hoskins, Barbara. “The Morristown Green.” Pamphlet. Morristown, NJ: The Rotary Club, 1976.

Morris County Heritage Commission, Morris County Historic Sites Survey. 39 vols. Morristown, NJ: Morris County Heritage Commission, 1987.

Morris County Planning Board. “Future Land Use Element.” Morris County Master Plan. Morristown, NJ: Morris County Planning Board, 1975.

_______________________. Morris County Historical Buildings. Slides, 5 vols. Morristown, NJ: Morris County Planning Board, [197-].

Pequannock Township Planning Department.  Doorways to the Past: Historic Homes, Pequannock Township, Morris County, New Jersey.  Pequannock, NJ: Pequannock Township Planning Department, 1974.

Seraly, Ruthann, and Lyman, Frances, ed. Old Homes of Roxbury Township. Roxbury, NJ: Roxbury Township Historical Society, n.d.