Mahwah Township Calendar Collection

 

CREATOR: Mahwah Township

EXTENT: Linear Feet: 1 linear foot, number of containers: 1 box

 

COLLECTION SUMMARY

A collection of township calendars from 1979-2009 that document town government, events and local businesses.

 

RECEIVED FROM:  Initial collection was gathered from calendars stored in the John Bristow and Janet Brown Papers; additions will be made from other collections, and new calendars will be added each year.

LANGUAGES:  English

PROCESSING ARCHIVIST: Cathy Moran Hajo, November 2016

Historical Note:  Township calendars were distributed to all households with town-wide events marked.

Collection Description: The collection starts with a 1979-80 calendar sponsored by the Mahwah Savings and Loan Association, other local businesses sponsored calendars in other years. They feature photographs of people, events and locations. After 1988 most calendars are printed in color. Calendars covered from April to March until 1988, then September to August until 1996, thereafter they cover January to December. Many of the calendars feature photographs of town officials, information on town organizations, including the library, historic sites commission, and fire and ambulance services.

Some of the calendars had themes, including: Public Safety (1981-82), Environment (1983-84), Volunteer organizations (1984-85, 1996), Then & Now (1990-91), Public Land Use (1994-94), Trees (1997), Bergen’s Parkland (2001), Planning in Action (2003), Yesterday and Today (2005), Favorites (2006), March to Victory (2007), Community in Action (2008), Highlights (2009)

Arrangement Description: The collection is organized chronologically.

Separated Materials: Duplicates found in the compilation of this collection have been discarded.

Subject Headings: Government, Education, Business, Township of Mahwah, History

ACCESS STATEMENT:  Collection is open and available for use.

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], Mahwah Town Calendar Collection, Mahwah Museum, Mahwah, NJ.

Collection Inventory

Box 1

Folder 1. 1970-1979

1979-80

Folder 2. 1980-1989

1980-81

1981-82

1982-83

1983-84

1984-85

1986-87

1988-89

1988 (Apr-Aug)

1988-89

Folder 3. 1990-1999

1990-91

1991-92

1992-93

1993-94

1994-1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

    Folder 4. 2000-2009

2000

2001

2003

2004

2006

2007

2008

2009