Charles V. Bacon Collection
EXTENT: Linear Feet: .5 linear feet, number of containers: 1 box
COLLECTION SUMMARY: Correspondence, legal and financial materials regarding 195 Airmount Road and some materials regarding Bacon’s service in World War I.
RECEIVED FROM: Roger Ruefer, 2014.
PROCESSING ARCHIVIST: Cathy Moran Hajo and Karen Maguire, June 2019.
Biographical / Historical Note: Charles V. Bacon (1885-1973) was a chemical engineer who owned The Charles V. Bacon Co. in Jersey City, NJ. Bacon served as a Major in the Army Corps of Engineers during World War I, and a leader in the American Legion John Frome Post. He married Daisy A. Bisache and had a son, Charles, Jr. Bacon purchased 195 Airmount Road in 1914 and sold it ca. 1961.
Collection Description: Deeds, mortgages, correspondence and financial records documenting the history of 195 Airmount Road, purchased by Anna F. Clarke from Leo Bugg in 1913, then by Charles and Daisy Bacon in 1914. There are photographs of the exterior and interior of the house, taken in 2014 when the home was owned by Roger Ruefer. There is a folder of World War ephemera, related to Liberty loans and Bacon’s service and a folder of Mahwah ephemera including fire
Arrangement Description: Folders are organized by type and within that by date.
Separated Materials: No separations.
Bacon, Charles V.
Mahwah – Cragmere
World War I
Using the Collection
ACCESS STATEMENT: Collection is open and available for use. If used in a publication, the Museum expects to be credited.
RIGHTS STATEMENT: The Mahwah Museum owns the materials, but researchers wishing to publish or reprint materials need to secure permission from the copyright holder.
PREFERRED CITATION: [ITEM DESCRIPTION], Charles V. Bacon Collection, Mahwah Museum, Mahwah, NJ.
- Biographical materials – Charles V. Bacon
- Correspondence, 1913
- Correspondence, 1914
- Correspondence, 1915-16
- Correspondence, 1918-1919
- Correspondence, 1920-27
- Correspondence, 1937-78
- Correspondence, n. d.
- Financial Records, 1912-1935
- Legal Records -195 Airmount Road, 1913
- Legal Records -195 Airmount Road, 1914
- Legal Records -195 Airmount Road, 1916
- Legal Records -195 Airmount Road, 1921
- Mahwah Ephemera
- Maps – Cragmere – 195 Airmount Road
- Photographs – 195 Airmount Road, 2014
- World War I Ephemera