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Personal Papers & Manuscript Collections

The Plainfield Public Library’s manuscript collection is housed in our Local History Department. It is composed of manuscripts, personal papers, oral histories, vital records and certificates, photographs, scrapbooks, correspondence, ephemera, and other unique material belonging to a particular person or family - usually connected to Plainfield, NJ. Some of the collections have not been fully processed, so please contact the Local History Department about gaining access to them. Use of all collections is by appointment only.

TITLE
FROM
TO
BenderPlainfield Families
1830
1988
BenderRobert L. Bender Papers
1959
2001
BenderDix-Lawrence Family Papers
1840
2004
BenderFrederick F. Lenneper Papers
1946
1980
MattsonJean Mattson Collection
1977
1999
Olmstead_LeissSgt. Eleanor F. M. Olmstead Leiss Papers
1943
1990
PattersonMarjorie Patterson Papers
1947
1999
PittisAlbert D. Pittis Papers
1926
1958
TrackTrask Family Collection
1843
1988
Vail
Marjorie & Roger Vail Family Collection
1772
2005
VanFleetVan Fleet Family Papers
1856
1982

updated 04/22/2013

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