To schedule an appointment fill out the Research and Appointment Request Form. The filled form can either be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to (908) 354-5845. You can also schedule an appointment by calling (908) 354-6060 x.7220. You must identify the subject matter of your research when scheduling an appointment.
Appointments must be scheduled two weeks in advance.
For Remote Research requests, please follow the instructions detailed on the
The response time for remote research requests is currently 4-6 weeks.
The Local History and Special Collections Department is dedicated to preserving the history of Elizabeth, New Jersey, and its residents. Many Collections in Local History have been enhanced by donations from Elizabeth residents and their descendants from all over the country. The Elizabeth Local History and Special Collections Department accepts donations of books, yearbooks, photographs, maps, postcards, documents and other artifacts or memorabilia. We also accept monetary donations to support projects and the preservation of materials.
If you are interested in making a donation to enhance our local history department, please contact the Elizabeth Local History and Special Collections Department at 908-354-6060, ext.7220.
& Tri-County History Fair
For permissions to publish and for the reproduction use fee schedule, contact the Local History Room directly.