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New Brunswick, NJ: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

A guide to suggested resources for research on the city of New Brunswick, NJ

The Basics

Postcard view of George Street in the early 1900sNew Brunswick is the county seat of Middlesex County, New Jersey, and is also the home of Rutgers University–New Brunswick. The 2020 population, according to the federal census, was 55,266.

New Brunswick Libraries largest concentration of resources related to the city of New Brunswick is located in Special Collections and University Archives. This guide highlights some of those resources while providing information about additional sources that may be useful in your research.

A postcard view of George Street,circa 1911.     

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