THE NEW JERSEY POSTAL HISTORY SOCIETY was established in 1972, to study and explore the many aspects of New Jersey postal history.
The society produces a quarterly award winning journal in electronic and hard copy format, which publishes articles on a variety of subjects relating to this theme. Join the Society and receive NJPHS Journal.
NEW JERSEY POSTAL HISTORY SOCIETY LIBRARY
Section One (Articles)
Steven M. Roth: STAGE OPERATIONS AND THE MAILS IN NEW JERSEY
DOCUMENTS PERTAINING TO EARLY POST OFFICE LEGISLATION Postal Act of 1792
Ed & Jean Siskin: PAGES from the JOURNAL OF THE CONTINENTAL CONGRESS RELATING TO PO LEGISLATION
Files relating to COLONIAL POSTAL RATES
Ed Siskin: Colonial rate files:
These last two are also available as .rar files
Ed & Jean Siskin: PAGES FROM BARBER & HOWE (1844) ON NJ POST ROADS
Don Chafetz Some REVOLUTIONARY WAR COVERS From the Award-Winning Exhibit of Don Chafetz
Richard Micchelli: NEW JERSEY CIVIL WAR PATRIOTIC COVERS From the Award-Winning Exhibit of Richard Micchelli http://www.njpostalhistory.org/media/pdf/NJCWPats.pdf
A WONDERFUL ARTICLE ABOUT THE HANDLING OF FOREIGN MAIL IN NYC
Foreign Mail in NY ~ 1899 - great old article!
MAP OF NJ RAILROADS
Same as a jpg:
COUNTY FORMATION IN NEW JERSEY --
A document showing counties and when they were formed, with additional on the NJ capital
OUR COLLECTION OF NJ DPO WORD PUZZLES BY COUNTY http://NJPostalHistory.org/wordsearch.html
OR TOGETHER IN ONE DOCUMENT: http://NJPostalHistory.org/media/pdf/NJDPOPuzzlebook.pdf
A SURVEY OF NEW BRUNSWICK (NJ) STAMPLESS POSTAL MARKINGS:
NEW JERSEY POSTMASTERS of the STAMPLESS ERA, 1789-1857 by William Coles & Stanley Griffith – A listing of Postmasters from New Jersey towns between 1789 and 1857, when stampless covers were in use:
POSTMASTER FILES by COUNTY - not all counties have been done, but we show those that have been completed so far:
BURLINGTON COUNTY POSTMASTERS: Compiled by John Edge in his research for Burlington County Post Towns
CAPE MAY COUNTY POSTMASTERS: Compiled by Mary E. Law in her research for the Postal History of Cape May County: http://NJPostalHistory.org/media/pdf/CapeMayPMs.pdf
HUNTERDON COUNTY POSTMASTERS: Compiled by Jim Walker in his research for Hunterdon County New Jersey Postal History: http://NJPostalHistory.org/media/pdf/HunterdonCoPMs.pdf
SUSSEX COUNTY POSTMASTERS: Compiled by Len Peck in his research for Essays on Sussex County and New Jersey Postal History: http://NJPostalHistory.org/media/pdf/SussexCoPMs.pdf
BERGEN COUNTY POSTMASTERS has been researched by the Genealogical Society of Bergen County, and includes on their site a list of Bergen County postmasters. This links to that web site.
Full county histories of the above counties are available to NJPHS members. Contact your Secretary. *National Archive files are available for NPHS members wishing to research other counties.
Contact the Secretary at Secretary@NJPostalHistory.org
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