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History Resources

The History Collections of the MCHA Library & Archives include:

Online Catalog

Archaeology Reports



Manuscript Collections

Map Collection


Photographs -- Visual catalogs are available in the Library. Photographs are arranged by town & subject and individual.

Postcards -- Arranged by town

Vertical Files of newspaper clippings --
Consult the Online Catalog


The online notes for Michael Adelberg's recently published book, "The American Revolution in Monmouth County - The Theatre of Spoil and Destruction," are available through MCHA. These extensive notes, plus an extra essay, were not included in the book published by The History Press. To access the 51-page manuscript (PDF), click here.


The Library of Congress has been digitally scanning books prized by historians, writers and genealogists as part of their mass project. Some of these books include important Monmouth County references such as Franklin Ellis's History of Monmouth County and Edwin Salter's A History of Monmouth and Ocean Counties. In order to access others, please click here.


Princeton University's project to organize and scan all 16,000 sheets of its collection of Sanborn Company fire insurance maps of New Jersey has been completed. The starting point to the online maps is this Excel spreadsheet. Monmouth County begins on line #1083.


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This page updated 5 August 2016

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