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Object ID 2006.21.3A
Title Local History Box 3A
Catalog type Archive
Scope & Content One of three document boxes containing the local history of Leonia. Box 3A contains 10 folders and 4 envelopes dating from 1765 through 1978. The material covers various historic houses,real estate postcards(watercolor sketches) from the 1920s,house surveys,city directory for 1903,and miscellaneous material.

Tillotson's Directory (1903) city directory listing names & addresses [facsimile], folder 23.

"A Walk into Leonia's Past" (1977) list of historic houses and other buildings with descriptions. folder 24.

"A Walk into Leonia's Past" (1978) pamphlet, folder 25.

Postcards with watercolor sketches of homes in Leonia (1920s), folder 26.

Historic Resources- Leonia (1977), inventory of historic buildings and houses, folder 27.

Bergen County Historic Sites- LEONIA (1980) survey and descriptions of historic homes, folder 28.

Specifications for a cottage to be built at 206 Christie Hgts. for Lester Rosenkrans who was principal at the elementary school in 1907, folder 29.

Bennett Boarding House (1891) at 490 Broad Ave. corner Christie Hgts., miscellaneous papers and photograph, folder 30.

Martha Rado House (1906) at 173 Christie Street, Rado was editor & publisher of the LEONIA LIFE, folder 31.

Arthur Hixon House (1919) 206 Hillcrest Ave. includes specs and other owners, folder 32.

Alexander Wyckoff House (1887) 170 Prospect Street, 4 page description with sketches and floor plan, folder 33.

Various houses (19th to early 20th century) miscellaneous descriptions and some photographs, folder 34.

Second Moore House (1815) 215 Fort Lee Road opposite Gladwin Ave. folder 35.

Romaine House 107 Romaine Place, photographs of Nicholas & Mary Christie Romain and of the house, folder 36.

Miscellaneous material includes bio about Artimus Ward, who created the Leonia Heights Land Company also addresses where some notable Leonians lived, folder 37.




Creator unknown
Dates of Creation 1765-1978
Collection Local History-Historic Houses
People Ward, Artemus
Subjects Local History archives
Historic Houses
Archives
Source Archivist