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About the Archives

The purpose of the Archives is to collect, preserve, and organize The Newark Museum’s records of historical value. Materials document exhibitions of art, science, and culture; public and educational programs; as well as administrative activities. The earliest records date from 1909 and continue through the present, consisting of over 2,500 linear feet of paper records, 26,000 documentary photographs, over 200 published articles written by staff members, and hundreds of video and audio recordings. Located within The Newark Museum’s Library, the Archives provides reference services to hundreds of researchers each year.

Using the Collections

Finding aids describe the organization and content of the processed collections and are available in the Archives. This page is updated as archival collections are arranged and described. To view a description of currently available materials, select a records group from one of the five menu tabs at the top of this page.

The Archives is open to researchers by appointment only, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. To schedule a visit or make an inquiry, please contact the Archivist.


Archivist: Jeffrey V. Moy
Phone: 973-596-6622
Fax: 973-642-0459
E-mail: jmoy@newarkmuseum.org
Address: The Newark Museum
49 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102
  Public Hours: By Appointment Only
Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.

A number of collections in The Newark Museum Archives have been
made available through the kind support of
The National Historical Publications and Records Commission
And The New Jersey State Library.


And through the generosity of Walter L. Santner in memory of
Geraldine Renz, Gustavus Sickles, Frank D’Amato, and James D’Amato.

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