More Research Resources

Researchers may be interested in exploring other repositories’ holdings and other digital history resources for more information about Haddonfield-related topics.

For more information about the Historical Society’s Archives Center and Research Library collections, click here.

OTHER LOCAL REPOSITORIES

Camden County Historical Society – http://www.cchsnj.org/

Gloucester County Historical Society – http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njgchs/

Haverford College Libraries (for records of Haddonfield Monthly Meeting) – http://library.haverford.edu/

Historical Society of Pennsylvania – http://hsp.org/

MAPS

1808 – “Hills Record & Historical Map or Plan of the City of Philadelphia and Environs,” published by the Author and Principal Booksellers in Philadelphia, 1808 – http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/mg/di/m011/Map0106Interface.html?fbclid=IwAR2xsACiYp7NH42aN8NPbxXaz6w6EVUUV4cjY-pxxIfaQ2-M6qIOLA9OjEo

1847 – “Map of the Circuit of Ten Miles Around the City of Philadelphia,” published by Robert P. Smith in 1847 – https://libwww.freelibrary.org/digital/item/MSIDAA00001?fbclid=IwAR2IiXUIlWIJ-ZuubViRAKoXvWEs25TLBXtQ8xDZGJ3TX2cCHx84J5APQDM

1857 – Haddonfield inset of “Map of Camden County, New Jersey,” published by R. L. Barnes in 1857 – https://www.loc.gov/item/2012590162/

1877 – Borough of Haddonfield map in “Atlas of Philadelphia and Environs,” published by G. M. Hopkins in 1877 – https://libwww.freelibrary.org/digital/item/10130

1887-1914 – Sanborn Maps of New Jersey: Haddonfield maps from 1887, 1892, 1897, 1902, 1908, and 1914 – http://library.princeton.edu/libraries/firestone/rbsc/aids/sanborn/camden/haddonfield.html

1889 – “Baist’s Map of Philadelphia and Environs,” published by G. Wm. Baist in 1889 – https://libwww.freelibrary.org/digital/item/16580

1919 – Sanborn Maps of New Jersey: Westmont map from 1919 – https://library.princeton.edu/libraries/firestone/rbsc/aids/sanborn/camden/westmont.html

Maps of New Jersey – http://www.mapofus.org/newjersey/

OTHER ONLINE RESOURCES

“An Oral History of Haddonfield” (12 interviews conducted in celebration of Haddonfield’s 300th anniversary) – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCm9DiO11iQMt0vUOjM-AZag

Background on Samuel Nicholson Rhoads, one of the founders of the Historical Society and a noted naturalist – https://haddonfieldhistory.org/research-library/background-on-samuel-rhoads/

“Black and Red,” HMHS Marching Band History Project – https://sites.google.com/a/haddonfieldband.org/black-and-red/

Camden County Genealogy Resources – FamilySearch Wiki – https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Camden_County,_New_Jersey_Genealogy

“Haddon Heights City Directory Index,” Haddon Heights Library – http://www.haddonheightslibrary.com/citydirectory/

Haddonfield Friends Burial Ground inventory — scroll down to the bottom of this page for an inventory from 2009-2010: http://www.haddonfieldfriendsmeeting.org/wordpress/?page_id=212

Haddonfield Historic Preservation Commission – http://www.haddonfieldnj.org/borough_boards-historic.php

Historical Society of Haddonfield newsletters from 1958-2011 – https://archive.org/details/haddonfieldhistory

Historical Society of Haddonfield publications from 1922 – No. 1 “A brief history of Mountwell,” by Julia B. Gill and “The Tanyard and its Owners,” by Carrie E. Nicholson Hartel; No. 2. “Birdwood Recollections, 1746-1922,” by Thomas S. Hopkins; “Hopkins’ Pond, A Poem,” by James Lane Pennypacker; “The Story of an Old Home,” by Anna H. Dunbarr; and “The Narrative of an Indian Letter,” by Julia B. Gill – https://archive.org/details/haddonfieldhisto00hist

Philadelphia Architects & Buildings (includes 40 projects in Haddonfield) – http://www.philadelphiabuildings.org/pab/

“Place Names in and About Haddonfield,” by William R. Farr, Historical Society of Haddonfield – http://www.westjerseyhistory.org/books/farr/hddnfldplcnmsfarr.htm

“Reconstructing Snow Hill: Lawnside, New Jersey Pre-1926” – http://snowhillgenealogy.com/

“The Changing Landscape of Camden County, New Jersey” (includes historical maps of Haddonfield and other Camden County locations) – http://mapmaker.rutgers.edu/CAMDEN_COUNTY/OldCamden.html

West Jersey History Project – http://westjerseyhistory.org/

West Jersey and South Jersey Heritage – http://westjersey.org/

Updated 3/4/2020