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Shaping the City
- The Story of New Jersey's Civil Boundaries 1606-1968
- John P. Snyder. Trenton, Bureau of Geology and Topography, 1969. Reprinted New Jersey Geological Survey, 2004.
- "The Bounds of Newark: Tract, Township and City,"
- John P. Snyder. New Jersey History 86(2), Summer 1968, 92-105.
- Newark's geographical boundaries, 1667-1967. Available?
- Indian Trails and City Streets.
- Edward S. Rankin. Montclair, N.J., The Globe Press, 1927.
- Part I.: The Old Newark. Part II: Stories of Newark Streets.
- Rankin was Newark's Chief Engineer in the Division of Sewers between 1929 and 1945. In his essay on "Prehistoric Highways" [pp.75-79] Rankin proposes that Newark's earliest streets were laid out over what were originally Indian trails. Available?
- Running Brooks and Other Sketches of Early Newark.
- Edward S. Rankin. Somerville, N.J., Unionist-Gazette, 1930. Available?
- "Notes on Newark's Urban History,"
- Jacques Gubler. Architecture et comportement/Architecture & Behaviour 4(2), 1988, 157-174.
- "The originality of Newark's city plan lies in the way which the colonial settlement has been superimposed upon the Indian land pattern." Expands on the theory of Edward Rankin.
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