Historical Archive Room
The Historical Archives Room includes a collection of handwritten ledgers from the 1800s documenting Mendham's early lifestyle, property deeds from the 1700s, photos from the late 1800s, out of print books on local history, genealogy files, numerous albums and files containing old newspaper clippings about local people and events.
The general public is invited to contact the Mendham Borough History Society, P.O. Box 505, Mendham, NJ 07945, if they have items of historical significance about Mendham they wish to donate to the Archives Room. The Society is also interested in copying items of historical value that you wish to share with the public but keep in your possession.
The first Friday of each month, the Mendham Historical Archives Room at the Mendham Borough Library will be open to the public from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. It will be staffed by volunteer members of the local Historical Society.
In addition, access to the Historical Archives Room is available by appointment during library hours. Please contact a member of the Historical Society to schedule:
Peggy Oswald, Library Archives Liaison 973-543-7538
There is a Finder's Guide in the Archive Room to help you navigate the contents of the room. Click here to access the Finder's Guide on the web.4152