This collection is an assortment of historical documents, maps, atlases, and New Jersey and rare books from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. The New Jersey Collection consists of maps, atlases, pamphlets, and manuscripts. Also included are facsimile maps and reproductions of manuscripts. The manuscripts include correspondence, financial records, legal documents, and other miscellaneous materials. The bulk of the collection is related to New Jersey people, businesses, and places. A finding aid is available on the New Jersey Collection Resource Page (link below).
The Rare and New Jersey books are searchable via the Nancy Thompson Learning Commons homepage via Search Worldcat Discovery. Results can be narrowed down to the "Kean University Special Collections Research Library and Archive" on the left side of the page.