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Introduction               AW = Archive Wall          B# = Barrel #            Box # = Box:  BA #

                                       D# = Map Cabinet Drawer #                                T =  Map Table

Date

Description

Location

1622

Survey map of the farmland of Jacobus Van Buskirk, Bergen county.

Certified as a true copy of the original map.

AW

1660 - 1668

Bergen Town & Township, November 1660 – September 1668 (Three copies).  Manuscript Map compiled and drawn from Winfield’s History of Land Titles of Hudson County, NJ (1609-1871) by D. Stanton Hammond.  For genealogy research, pg # 5 shows the first settlers including Jacob Jacobson Roy, The Van Buskirks, Vreelands, and others.

D3

1756

Bayonne streets by longitude and latitude (2 12X7 inch sheets).

D3

1778

The Province of New Jersey.  Divided into East and West commonly called the Jerseys.  William Faden.  Three copies.

D4

1837

A photocopy.  US Coast Survey.  From Jersey Point to Constable Point.  F.R. Hassler, Superintendent.  

T

1859

Showing the dwelling places of the early settlers.  Earliest map of Bayonne in collection.  Original.  Very poor condition.  Drawn by James Ryan.

T

1859

This Bayonne map includes the sketch of a Gothic Cottage, which appeared in Samuel Sloan’s The Model Architect, a popular book of house plans of the 1850s.  While no one on the peninsula seems to have used this design, it appearance on the map suggests that the developers planned Bayonne as a suburb for the upper-middle class.

AW

1859

Map of Bayonne near Bergen Point.  Emmett Smith, Engineer.

D1

1859

Map of the Southern Part of Bergen Township, surveyed and drawn for Commission by James Ryan (two copies)

B1

1863

Map showing division line setting Greeneville Township from the Town of Bayonne

D1

1868

Central NJ Land Improvement at Bergen Point.  J. W. Soper, Civil Engineer.

T

1868

Map showing the Location of Proposed Roads of Hudson County.  D.E. Culver, Engineer.

D2

1868

Map of Property belonging to Central Railroad Co., Bergen Point, N.J.  Blueprint.

D6

1868

Map of Property at Bayonne near Bergen Point.  Blueprint.

D6

1868

Assessment Map for the Opening of Ingham Avenue, Bergen Point, NJ, July 1868

B1

1869

Maps of Bayonne.  Drawn by Dr. Walter Robinson.

Box 71

1869

Bayonne City.  Legend showing CRR Stations and Churches.  Drawn by W.F. Robinson.

D1

1869

Map of 134 building plots in the second ward of Bayonne to be sold at auction July 22, 1869.

D2

1869

Bayonne City.  Legend showing CRR Stations and Churches.  Drawn by W.F. Robinson.

D3

1870

Assessment Map for the Grading of Bayonne Streets.

D10

1871

Showing the location of Bayonne City and the portion of an old landmark known as Stone B.  Cartographer:  Smith & Eddy.

AW

1871

Assessment Map for the Grading of Bayonne Streets.

D10

1871

Final Assessment Map for Crosswalks on Avenues D & S from First to Cottage Street, February 6, 1871

B1

1872

City of Bayonne.  Showing Farm Lines, CRRNJ, and Port Johnston.  Photocopy.  Drawn by M. Dripps.

T

1872

City of Bayonne.  Sewerage Plan for Sections 12 to 22.  Smith & Eddy.

T

1872

Map of Bayonne.  Photocopy.  Published by M. Dripps.

D2

1872

Map of the City of Bayonne, NJ, showing farm lines, etc.  Published by M. Dripps

B1

1872

Index to Sewerage Plans, City of Bayonne, Smith & Eddy, April 1872

B2

1872

Sewerage Plan of Sections 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 23, 24, & 39, City of Bayonne, NJ

B2

1872

Sewerage Plan of Sections 25 to 38, inclusive, City of Bayonne, NJ

B2

1872

Sewerage Plans of Sections 1 to 4 and 40 to 53, inclusive, City of Bayonne

B2

1873

Map of Bayonne.  A copy of the original map.  Emmett Smith:  Civil Engineer under the direction of the Commissioners, appointed by an act of the Legislature, passed April 7, 1878.

T

1873

City of Bayonne.  Location of Wards.  Hopkins, Engineer.

D1

1873

Assessment Map for the Grading of Bayonne Streets.

D10

1873

Map of the City of Bayonne, surveyed and laid out by Emmett Smith, Civil Engineer (two copies)

B2

1874

Final Assessment Map for the Grading of Avenue C from Twenty-seventh Street to the Morris Canal.  February 3, 1874.  Emmett Smith, City Surveyor

B1

1874

Final Assessment Map for Main Sewer in Avenue R from Fifth Street to the Kill Von Kull

B2

1875

Map of the City of Bayonne, Hudson County, NJ, showing all property lines and city block and lot numbers, compiled from actual surveys made by Emmett Smith and H.L. Weston, City Surveyors

B2

1876

Assessment Map for the Grading of Bayonne Streets.

D10

1880

Assessment Map for the Grading of Bayonne Streets.

D10

1881

Final Assessment Map for a 2 ½ feet sewer through the Center of Avenue D from a point 20 feet southwesterly from the southerly side of 18th Street southerly to the sewer already laid in Avenue D

B1

1884

Sewer Map of the Second Ward, City of Bayonne

B2

1884

Water Map of the First Ward, City of Bayonne

B2

1884

Sewer Map of the First Ward, City of Bayonne

B2

1884

Sewer Map of the Fifth Ward, City of Bayonne

B2

1884

Water Map of the Fifth Ward, City of Bayonne

B2

1888

Estate of J.R. Schuyler.  Blue Print. Drawn February 1937.

T

1888

Official Land Map of Hudson County.  Volume II.

Box 73

1888

Official Land Map of Hudson County.  Volume I.

Box 74

1888

Maps of Property belonging to the Estate of J.R. Schuyler, dec,d.  April 1888, copy from 1937

B1

1888

Preliminary Assessment Map for Main Sewer in Fifth Street and Ingham Avenue from Cottage Street to Kill Von Kull

B2

1889

Preliminary Assessment Map for constructing a sewer in East 30th Street from 120 feet east of the easterly lines of Avenue D to Avenue E thence northerly in Avenue E, to connect with the sewer already built in said Avenue E.  February 26, 1889, Smith & Weston, Civil Engineers

B1

1890

Showing Pier Lines, block numbers, house numbers, public buildings, constructed sewers, water mains, fire hydrants, gas lamp posts, all projected railroad lines.  Original, encapsulated.  Poor condition.  Smith & Weston.

T

1890

Final Assessment Map for Constructing a Sewer in Avenue E.  From a point 45 feet South of East 40th Street southerly to connect with a sewer already built in East 34th Street

B1

1891

Preliminary Assessment Map for Regulating and Grading, Flagging, and Curbing West 30th Street between the westerly line of Avenue D and the easterly line of Avenue C

B1

1891

Final Assessment for Regulating and Repairing the Sidewalks and Curbs on Avenue D in the City of Bayonne, NJ, December 15, 1891

B1

1891

Revised sewerage plan of sections 12 to 14, 16 to 18, & 20 to 22, inclusive, City of Bayonne (two copies)

B2

1895

City of Bayonne.  Walter L. Clarkson, Civil Engineer.

D1

1895

Final Assessment Map for Paving and Improving 33rd Street between Hudson County Public Road and Avenue E.  In accordance with ordinance passed May 8, 1895, Emmett Smith, City Surveyor

B1

1896

Final Assessment Map for the Extension of Sewer at the foot of West 22nd Street.  Made in accordance with ordinance passed June 23, 1896.  Smith & Weston, Civil Engineers

B1

1896

Preliminary Assessment Map for the Extension of Sewer at the foot of West 22nd Street.  Made in accordance with ordinance passed June 23, 1896.  Smith & Weston, Civil Engineers

B1

1897

Revised Grade Map of the City of Bayonne, NJ, compiled by Emmett Smith, City Surveyor, Under Resolution Passed May 18, 1897, copy from 1919, List of Benchmarks

B1

1897

Preliminary Assessment Map for Regulating and Grading Avenue B, from West 36th Street to West 60th Street, made in accordance with ordinance passed September 14, 1897, Smith & Weston, Civil Engineers, Owners of Houses along Avenue B listed

B1

1897

Preliminary Assessment Map for the Construction of Sewers and Appurtenances in Avenue B, West 35th Street, Avenue A and West 44th Street.  Made in accordance with ordinance passed September 14, 1897

B1

1897

Final Assessment Map for the improvement of West 12th Street from Avenue C to Hudson Boulevard.  Made in accordance with an ordinance passed July 20, 1897.  Emmett Smith, City Surveyor

B1

1897

Final Assessment Map for the construction of a sewer and appurtenances in West 23rd Street from a point about 300 feet East of Avenue C, to connect with the sewer in Avenue C

B1

1898

Sanborn Map of Bayonne.  Volume 10.  This is another in a series of insurance maps.  These maps show each structure and give the water lines, basic construction information, and often house numbers.  It is color coded to show construction material.

Box 70

1898

Insurance Map.  Volume 10.  This atlas is one of a series of maps, shows structures with color-coding indicating the construction material.

Box 75

1900

City of Bayonne.  Walter L. Clarkson, Civil Engineer.

D1

1901

Map of the Partition of the lands of David W. Oliver, deceased, made by the Rev. Alexander H. Young, Trustee, under the Last Will and Testament of David W. Oliver, deceased.

D2

1901

Map showing Grants made by the Riparian Commissioners of Lands Under Water within the Corporate Limits of the City of Bayonne.  Made for the Tax Assessor by Virtue of a Resolution of the Council, passed November 3, 1901

B1

1904

City of Bayonne.  Showing wards and districts.  Emmett Smith, Engineer.

D1

1904

Assessment Map for sewer in East 19th Street

B2

1905

Assessment Map for sewer from Kill Von Kull to C.R.R. of NJ, 13th to 16th Street up to Avenue C

B2

1907

Design for City Park, Bayonne, NJ

B2

1909

City of Bayonne.  Walter L. Clarkson, Civil Engineer

D1

1911

Map of Wards and Election Districts, City of Bayonne.  Blueprint.  Two copies.

D4

1911

Map of the City of Bayonne.  Blueprint.  Two copies.

D4

1912

City of Bayonne.  Showing wards and districts.  Walter L. Clarkson, Civil Engineer.

D1

1912

Hudson County.  T.H. McCann & R. Beyer, Civil Engineers.

D6

1915

Election map.  Showing the wards.  Location of industries.  Walter Clarkson, Civil Engineer.

T

1915

Pierhead and Bulkhead Lines of Kill Van Kull, City of Bayonne.  Blueprint.

D2

1915

Map of the City of Bayonne.  Index for Tax Maps.  Blueprint.  Two copies.

D4

1915

Pierhead & Bulkhead Lines for the Westerly Shore of the Upper Bay New York Harbor, Clifton, S.I. to Hudson River including the Northeast shore of Staten Island, NY, Jersey Flats, and Ellis Island, NJ.  Prepared by the NY Harbor Line Board.  Blueprint

B2

1917

Donohoe Park, Blueprints.  Walter L. Clarkson, Engineer.

D2

1917

Election Map, City of Bayonne, Walter Clarkson, Engineer, contains Industry locations

B1

1918

City of Bayonne.  Walter L. Clarkson & Son, Engineer.

D1

1918

Right of Way & Track Maps of Central Railroad of New Jersey.

D6

1919

Plat Map of Jersey City

Box 67

1919

Plat Map.  G.M. Hopkins Co.  Philadelphia, PA.  Plate 33 shows Pierhead lines adopted by the Riparian Commission.  The Atlas shows structures with color-coding indicating the construction materials.  It shows lots and structure very clearly with city block numbers and, in some cases, house numbers.  Plates 38 and 39 show location of industrial unites.  Bulkhead line adopted by the Riparian Commission, February 19, 1878.  Pierhead line adopted by Riparian Commission, July 12, 1884.

Box 68

1921

Streets.  Poor condition.

T

1925

Pierhead and Bulkhead Lines, Newark Bay, New Jersey.  Blueprint.

D1

1925

Pierhead and Bulkhead Lines of Newark Bay, Bayonne.  Blueprint.

D2

1925

Pierhead and Bulkhead Lines of Newark Bay, Bayonne, New Jersey.  War Department, Office of Chief of Engineers.

D2

1925

Ownership of Land Under Water between Pennsylvania-Lehigh Valley and C.R.R. of N.J. Bridges.  Bayonne, NJ.  Harold M. Lewis, Engineer

B2

1927

Municipal Athletic Field & Stadium Plans, Bayonne, N.J.  The Osborn Engineering Co.  Blueprints.

D6

1928

City of Bayonne.  Showing numbered and named streets.  Walter Clarkson, Civil Engineer.  Two copies.

T

1928

Plans for Alteration to 22nd Street Fire House for the City of Bayonne.  Blueprints.  Harry Adelman, Architect.

D4

1928

Hagstrom’s Street and House-Number Map of Hudson County, NJ, including sections of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Richmond, Bergen, Essex, and Union Counties

B1

1929

General Plan of Proposed Development of Newark Bay Waterfront, Bayonne, NJ.  City Plan Commission, Harold M. Lewis, Engineer.

D2

1929

Proposed Additional Rapid Transit Lines and Proposed Vehicular Tunnels, Board of Transportation of the City of New York, August 23, 1929

B1

1930

Sketch Plan for Civic Center proposed by the City Plan Commission of Bayonne.  Harold M. Lewis, Engineer.

D1

1930

Sketch of Extension to the Bayonne Public Library.  Charles Shilowitz, Architect.  Very fragile.

D5

1930

Alteration and Addition to the Free Public Library at 31st Street and Avenue C, Bayonne, N.J.  Blueprints.  Charles Shilowitz, Architect.  Two sets.

D5

1930

Hudson Boulevard/City Line and Broadway/City Line Graphs of Traffic.

D6

1930

Proposed Second Step.  East Side Industrial and Port Development.  Bayonne, NJ.  Harold M. Lewis, Engineer.

D6

1930

State of New Jersey Meadows Reclamation Commission, Comprehensive Plan, Development of Marsh and Meadow Lands and Near Newark Bay, Its Tributaries and Arthur Kill, Zone Map, May 8, 1930

B1

1930

Existing & Proposed Ownership of Land Under Water between Pennsylvania-Lehigh Valley and C.R.R. of NJ Bridges, Bayonne, NJ, February 7, 1930

B2

1932

Deed Map of the Tide Water Oil Company, Bayonne Refinery.  Harry Jaeger, Civil Engineer.  February 3, 1932

B1

1935

Map showing upland and land under water in the city of Bayonne conveyed to the city by the Central District Inc.  Four copies.

D6

1937

City of Bayonne.  Walter Clarkson, Civil Engineer.  Eight copies.

T

1939

Showing numbered and named streets.  Location of industries and bulkhead.  Steiner & Jaeger.

T

1939

Historical Buildings, Ferries, and Sites, Still Extant in the City of Bayonne in 1939.  Bayonne Historical Society.

D1

1939

Bayonne Gas Distribution Map

D2

1944

Showing the numbered, and named streets, parks, industries, bulkhead, pier, and public buildings.  Very fragile.  Steiner & Jaeger.

T

1951

Locality Map; Bayonne Water Lines.  Blueprint.

D2

1953

Bayonne Planning Board Existing Land Use Map.  Government Consulting Service, University of Pennsylvania.

D1

1954

Map of the City of Bayonne, Zone Designations, Businesses, Residences, Parks, and Industries

B2

1957

Sanborn Map of Bayonne

Box 69

1958

Bayonne Planning Board Proposed New Census Tract Boundaries.

D3

1960

Bayonne, New Jersey by Census Tracts and Blocks

D1

1962

Bayonne Library Plans.  E.W. Fanning, Architect.

D5

1964

Property Map.  Midtown Urban Renewal Project.  Housing Authority of the City of Bayonne.

D1

1964

A Historama of Colonial New Jersey, 1664-1964.  Six copies.

D4

1967

City Hall-Bayonne, N.J.  Preliminary Designs of Floor Plans.  Schemes A & B.  Fulmer & Bowers, Architects.

D5

1968

Proposed paving and tree planting for the beautification of Vets Memorial Stadium.  Joseph Bronikowski, Architect.

D5

1969

United States-East Coast; New York-New Jersey; Kill Van Kull and Northern Part of Arthur Kill.  Photocopy.

D1

1969

Zoning Map.  Revision of 1969.  Residential, Commercial, and Industrial Districts.  Galileo P. Crisonino:  Planning Officer.

D1

1969

City of Bayonne, N.J., Centralized Garage and East Side Firehouse at New Hook Access Road Plans.  Also Plans for Garage Addition and Water Meter Shop at Sewerage Treatment Works at Oak Street.  Fulmer & Bowers, Architects.

D5

1973

City of Bayonne.  Legend showing public buildings, schools, and parks.  City Engineering Department.

D1

1973

City of Bayonne.  Legend showing public buildings, schools, and parks.  City Engineering Department.  Three copies.

D3

1978

City of Bayonne Street Index.

D3

1978

Map of Lot in Wall Township.

D6

1980

Bayonne Census Tracts.

D6

1988

Base Maps, City of Bayonne.  Four copies, two with street index.

D1

1991

Sanborn Map of Bayonne

Box 20

1992

First Ward, City of Bayonne.  P. L. Caulfield, Professional Land Surveyor.

D1

1992

Second Ward, City of Bayonne.  P. L. Caulfield, Professional Land Surveyor.

D1

1992

Third Ward, City of Bayonne.  P. L. Caulfield, Professional Land Surveyor.

D1

1995

Zoning Map, City of Bayonne.

D1

2001

Zoning Map, City of Bayonne.  Two copies.

D1

Undated

Bayonne Map, Street widths

B1

Undated

Building Zone Map, Bayonne, NJ, includes Residence, Business, and Industrial Zones

B1

Undated

Building Zone Map, Bayonne, NJ, includes Residence, Business, and Industrial Zones (two copies), blueprint

B1

Undated

Building Zone Map, Bayonne, NJ, Residence, Business, and Industrial Zones

B1

Undated

City of Bayonne including street index.  The Price & Lee Co.

D1

Undated

City of Bayonne, blueprint

B1

Undated

City of Bayonne.  Blueprint.  Steiner & Jaeger. Two copies.

D1

Undated

City of Bayonne.  Emmett Smith, Civil Engineer.

D1

Undated

City of Bayonne.  Showing schools, parks, and CRR.  Bayonne Vocational School, John Devlin.

D1

Undated

City of Bayonne.  Showing wards and districts.  Steiner & Jaeger, Engineer.

D2

Undated

City of Bayonne.  Steiner & Jaeger, Engineer.

D2

Undated

Historic Sites & Events of New Jersey.  Presented by the New Jersey State Planning Board.

D4

Undated

Hudson County Public Road (from 1st to 27th Street), what was once part of Avenue B, then became Kennedy Boulevard, people’s estates marked

B1

Undated

Map of Bayonne (two copies)

B1

Undated

Map of Bayonne.  Includes street index.

D3

Undated

Map of the City of Bayonne, shows wards and industries

B2

Undated

Map of the Electric Launch Co. and the Electric-Dynamic Co., Bayonne, NJ.  Photocopy.

D3

Undated

Map of the North Jersey Transit Commission.  Harold M. Lewis, Engineer

B1

Undated

Map showing bulkhead, pierhead, and railroad lines.  Three copies.

D6

Undated

Official map of Hudson County.  Cartographer:  Hearane Brothers.

AW

Undated

Property of the Central New Jersey Land Improvement Company at Bergen Point.  J.W. Soper, Engineer.

D2

Undated

Property Owners, D & S Avenues, First Street to Crescent Avenue

B1

Undated

Proposed Sampling Location.  Military Ocean Terminal of Bayonne.  Remedial Investigation

T

Undated

Proposed Trunk Line Railroads and Electrified Suburban Transit System

B1

Undated

Railroad Lines Map, also all bodies of water labeled

B1

Undated

Relation of Proposed Highway to the Metropolitan Highway System.  Harold M. Lewis, Engineer.

D6

Undated

Study for the Straightening of Avenue C and its Relation to Transit and Transportation Proposals, Harold M. Lewis, Engineer

B1

Undated

Transit Lines, Hudson County

B1

N.B.

There are still over 100 maps pending for restoration and indexing.