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New Jersey Biographies
Benevolent Patriot: Henry Rutgers, 1745-1830
A detailed essay, by David Fowler, about the life of the man for whom Rutgers University was named.
Biography (Electronic Reference Sources)
Links to a wide variety of general and specialized biographical resources.
Encyclopedia of New Jersey [Rutgers Restricted]
Signed articles of varying lengths on people, places, events, and other topics relevant to New Jersey history.
Find Your Legislator
Locate a State Senator or Assemblyman by municipality, legislative district, or using the alphabetical listing. Also includes links to the legislative rosters for the Senate and General Assembly, with information on committees, committee membership, and legislative leadership.
Includes brief biographies and contact information for all current U.S. governors and governors' spouses. Also provides advanced search features and information on governors of the past. From the National Governors Association.
Rutgers Leaders, Rutgers History: Past Presidents
Short biographical sketches of all Rutgers University presidents from Hardenbergh to McCormick.
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