The following site is designed to give the reader an introductory look at the importance of information on the history of South Orange, New Jersey through various resources on the subject via electronic, digital and traditional means of scholarship.
Welcome to the Seton Hall University Libraries South Orange & Local History Research Guide. Since the realm of armed forces exploration is varied, this is not a comprehensive list of resources, but rather a starting point on your personal path to discovery. This guide is a work in progress and please e-mail me with questions, comments and/or suggestions for improvement.
The home of Seton Hall University is South Orange, New Jersey which has its own storied history and has retained close ties to the school from the mid-nineteenth century (Seton Hall was located in Madison, New Jersey from 1856-1860) to the present day. Part of this collection includes select materials related to the Village and its development in line with that of the University at-large.
Historic Postcards of South Orange
The postcards include images of buildings, streets, and locations throughout South Orange, NJ from the 1890s through the 1950s. Included are images of Seton Hall University. The contents of this digital collection come from both the Seton Hall Archives and the George Velotto collection of Historic South Orange postcards.
This is a collaborative local history website that helps the user learn about the history of South Orange. Contributions include stories, photos or any other South Orange information of potential interest to this community.
The South Orange Historical and Preservation Society (SOHPS) was formed in 1986. The goal of the organization is to further the study of the history and architecture of the Village of South Orange, New Jersey.
The mission of the library is to meet educational, informational, and cultural needs of the South Orange community. The Library is committed to providing: free and open access to a broad collection of materials in varied formats with media professional assistance in locating, using, and evaluating resources and programs for all ages that encourage reading, and provide intellectual stimulation and cultural enrichment a distinct collection of materials unique to the Township of South Orange Village and of special interest to community members and community organizations.