Rowan University Campbell Library

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Rowan University Campbell Library
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Contact Information[edit | edit source]

E-mail:[1]  Ask a Librarian form


Archives and Special Collections
201 Mullica Hill Rd.
Glassboro, NJ 08028

Telephone:[2]  856-256-4967
Fax:  856-256-4924

Hours and holidays:[3]  Campbell Library Hours

Directions, maps, and public transportation:  Google map: Rowan University Campbell Library

Internet sites and databases:

Collection Description[edit | edit source]

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.[4] Before 1992 it was known as the Glassboro State University Savitz Library.

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Alternate Repositories[edit | edit source]

If you cannot visit or find a source at the Rowan University Campbell Library, a similar source may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

  • National Archives at New York City, censuses,, military, pensions, bounty land, photos, passenger indexes, New York port and shipping, naturalizations, inventions. Federal court and agency records of New Jersey, and New York.
  • National Archives at Philadelphia records of federal agencies and courts for Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia, censuses, ships lists, naturalizations, and military records.[5]
  • New York Public Library Genealogy Division has an outstanding collection of American history at national, state and local levels; international genealogy and heraldry in Roman alphabets; Dorot Jewish collection; photos; New Jersey and New York censuses, directories, and vital records.

Similar Collections

Neighboring Collections

  • County Vital Records Office
  • City Vital Records Office
  • County Archives
  • County Orphan's Court
  • County Probate Court
  • County Recorder
  • County Coroner
  • U.S. District Court
  • County and local historical societies
  • County and local genealogical societies
  • Public Libraries
  • Museums and heritage societies
  • Repositories in surrounding New Jersey counties: Atlantic, Camden, Cumberland, Salem, in a nearby Delaware county: New Castle, and in nearby Pennsylvania counties: Delaware, and Philadelphia.
  • State Vital Records Office
  • New Jersey State Archives, Trenton, wills 1670-1900, births 1848-1923, marriages and deaths 1848-1940, deeds 1660s-1880s, court records 1680-1850, and NJ state censuses 1855-1915.[4]
  • New Jersey State Library, Trenton, published sources such as genealogies, guides, how-to books, indexes, maps and atlases, church records, local histories, city directories, and periodicals.[4]
  • New Jersey Historical Society Library, Newark, NJ books, censuses, maps, city directories, local histories, vital records, church records, family folders, and indexes to New Jersey family history sources.[7]
  • State Genealogical Society
  • Church archives
  • Repositories in surrounding states: Delaware, New York, and Pennsylvania.
  • Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, has early Quakers, Germans, Scots-Irish and other ethinc groups in PA, NJ, DE, and states east of the Mississippi River, Balch Institute passenger arrival lists, huge manuscript collection including many indexes, and Philadelphia neighborhood records.[8]

Sources[edit | edit source]

  1. Ask a Librarian in Rowan University Campbell Library (accessed 16 September 20150.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Contact in Rowan University Campbell Library (accessed 16 September 2015).
  3. Library Hoursin Rowan University Campbell Library (accessed 16 September 2015).
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 William Dollarhide and Ronald A. Bremer. America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1998), 77. WorldCat 39493985; FHL Ref Book 973 J54d.
  5. Family History at the National Archives in Philadelphia in National Archives (accessed 20 December 2013).
  6. Genealogy Resources in Seton Hall University Libraries (accessed 16 September 2015).
  7. The New Jersey Historical Society Library in New Jersey Historical Society (accessed 15 September 2015).
  8. Dollarhide and Bremer, 95.