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Report. May, 2019. Documentation of archaeological resources in conjunction with the construction of the Rutgers HLLC, and focuses mostly on the remains of the Halsey Street Methodist Episcopal Church and Cemetery and features and deposits in the rear yards of historic properties fronting on to New, Halsey and Linden Streets.
Jean-Paul D. Addie, Mariarosalba Angrisani, and Stefano De Falco. European Planning Studies 26(6), June 2018, pp. 1181–1201
"This paper focuses on the spatial development problem of university-led innovation in peripheral urban areas...A comparative investigation of Naples and Newark, NJ captures the functional operation of regional innovation and urban development as a contested product of discourses, technologies (material and governance), and territorial arrangements." [Due to publisher embargo, not available online until 18 months after publication.]
R-N Student Newspapers
The Dana Library has the following Newark student newspapers available on Microfilm:
Dana College Chronicle1930-1935 University of Newark Observer1936-1942 The Observer1942-1953 The Rutgers Observer1953-1975 The Observer1975-1990
An incomplete collection of unbound issues of the Observer is also available in the Dana Library Archives.
R-N Student Yearbooks
Yearbooks under a variety of titles (Dana College Encore; Encore; Encore: Rutgers in Newark; Rutgers University Newark Encore, etc.) from 1937 to the present are available in the Dana Library Archives.
"Documents, including clippings, commencement programs, course bulletins, fundraising material, etc. mostly relating to the University of Newark and the New Jersey Institute of Technology," In the Cummings New Jersey Information Center at the Newark Public Library. More from the Newark Archives Project.
Jan Ellen Lewis. "In the early 1950s, three members of the faculty were forced out of our university for refusing to answer Congressional questions about their possible Communist affiliations." Delivered to the Faculty, Rutgers University, Newark March 25, 2009.
Thomas F. Richards. Thesis (Ph.D), Rutgers University, 1986. Available?
Rutgers From the Inside: A View of a Contemporary University [Motion Picture]
"Shows college classrooms (graduate and undergraduate), activities, and campus of Rutgers University (Rutgers, Rutgers Newark, Douglass) in 1966. Includes interviews with students who express their attitudes towards classmates, curriculum, and the transition to a state university." Available?
"The collection consists of cassette recordings of oral history interviews conducted by librarian emeritus Gilbert Cohen. These interviews document the city of Newark and Rutgers University-Newark in the 1960s and 1970s. Sixty people associated with the Rutgers-Newark campus were interviewed including students, faculty, administration, and staff representing a wide spectrum of political beliefs and levels of activism." Includes links to online audio and transcripts.
"This study was guided by the following research question: How has Rutgers-Newark's commitment to community engagement evolved since the 1967 Newark disorders? The study revealed how community engagement can evolve within tertiary educational institutions in urban settings and, regarding the Rutgers-Newark campus, concludes that the following three major factors influenced the advancement of community engagement: leadership, vision and mission." Available?
Created in conjunction with the Rutgers Law-Newark Centennial Celebration in 2008, this site includes a brief history, a list of the buildings in which the school has been housed since 1908, photographs and other excerpts from yearbooks (1927-1967), some videoed oral histories, and a history of the Rutgers-Newark Law Library.
A Centennial History of Rutgers Law School in Newark: Opening a Thousand Doors.
Paul Tractenberg. Charleston, S.C., History Press, 2010. Available?
"The Partnership Program at Essex County College (ECC), in Newark, New Jersey, was a 3-year, intensive, college-high school faculty development project designed to coordinate curriculum and learning strategies in area feeder high schools with content and instructional methods used in introductory college courses."
Stephanie Falana. (Ed. D. Thesis). Stockton University, 2020.
"At Essex County College in Newark, New Jersey, enrollment data shows that Black female students dominated the undergraduate first-time, full-time students enrolled in 2018...The Essex County College’s 2018 Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE) report was analyzed by benchmark to determine the extent to which these engagement indicators differ by race, gender, and declared majors among the majority population of Black female students." Rutgers-restricted Access
Started in Newark in 1932, the school offered training in "the mechanical and engineering branches of aviation." In 1941 the school moved to Queens, New York and is now Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology.
Newark Technical School/Newark College of Engineering/New Jersey Institute of Technology
"The mission of the NJIT Attic is to collect, document, and display -- in both digital and traditional formats -- items, objects, information, and records that tell the corporate and social living history of NJIT and its predecessors." Includes digital NJIT Yeakbooks for 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954 and 1969.
Newark Normal School/Newark State College/Kean College
From a Normal Beginning: The Origins of Kean College of New Jersey.
Donald R. Raichle. Rutherford N.J., Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, c1980.
The history of the Newark Normal School from its founding in 1855, its evolution to Newark State College and move to Union, N.J. in 1958, and its reemergence as Kean College in 1973. Available?
Seton Hall College of Medicine and Dentistry/New Jersey College of Medicine and Dentistry/College of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey/University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey/Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Guide to the records in the University of Medicine and Dentistry Special Collections. The Seton Hall College of Medicine and Dentistry was purchased by the state in 1965 and became the New Jersey College of Medicine and Dentistry.
Report of the Seton Hall Fact-Finding Committee: Appointed by the Governor...to Study and Report Conclusions on the Problem of the Seton Hall College of Medicine and Dentistry.
Finding aid to the collection in the Rutgers History of Medicine collection. Cadmus was President of the New Jersey College of Medicine and Dentistry from 1966 to 1971. "The collection contains materials on Dr. Cadmus and his direct contact with and operation of the college...The collection is strongest in the areas of speeches made by Dr. Cadmus (23 total) and newspaper clippings. The speeches reflect Dr. Cadmus' "Thrust" while at Newark. The newspaper clippings are extensive, covering topics dealing with nearly every aspect of the College's history during the five years of his presidency...Of interest are two cassettes of recorded radio and television broadcasts concerning the College during the crucial period surrounding the selection of the Newark site."
Edad Mercier. Journal of Ethnic an Cultural Studies 7(3), August 14, 2020, pp.48-62.
"This article is a historiographical study of urban renewal in Newark, New Jersey. The paper offers a cross-sectional view of policymaking and appropriation at the federal and local levels, which is critical when analyzing the delimitations of ethnic coalition building. The article centers on a typological study of Black resistance to the New Jersey College of Medicine and Dentistry (NJCMD) construction project that was slated to commence around 1965-1966."
2021. Includes an interactive map tracking the displacement of the residents of University Heights over two phases of emigration, 1955-1964, and 1964-1972. Includes names of displaced residents. From the Newest Americans project.
"Comment on the Preceding Article: A View From the Other Side of the Aisle,"
Robert R. Cadmus. Journal of Applied Behavioral Science 5(4), 1969, pp.573-584. Available?
"Rebuttal of the Cadmus Comment: Epilogue,"
Leonard J. Duhl. Journal of Applied Behavioral Science 5(4), 1969, pp.584-588. Available?