Category Archives: Fishing and Oystering

Kemble, Howard R.

Howard R. Kemble research materials, undated. 5 card file boxes (5 linear feet). About Howard R. Kemble Howard R. Kemble was a Trustee of the Camden County Historical Society. He was the author, along with Harry B. Weiss, of They … Continue reading

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Independence Seaport Museum oral histories

Independence Seaport Museum oral histories collection, 1981–1998. FIX (4 linear feet). About the collection This is a a collection of audiocassette and DAT tapes of interviews from several oral history projects. Materials for the History of the Delaware River Basin … Continue reading

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Biddle, Israel

Israel Biddle certificate, 1819. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the collection Manuscript document certifying the existence of Biddle’s Lower Fishery on Biddle’s or Newbold’s Island in the Delaware River. Signed by the clerk of the County of Burlington. Reference … Continue reading

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Maurice River Cove and Delaware Bay Oyster Association

Maurice River Cove and Delaware Bay Oyster Association records, 1895–1898. 2 volumes (0.3 linear feet). About Maurice River Cove and Delaware Bay Oyster Association In 1893, the state of New Jersey was divided into seven districts “with a commission of … Continue reading

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Tomlin, Benjamin

Benjamin Tomlin oystering license, 1895. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the collection Collection information currently unavailable. Please contact us for information about this collection. Types of material Licenses

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Flora Ball (Ship)

Flora Ball (Ship) logbook, 1982–1983. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the collection Records trips of oyster boat from Millville to Bivalve, Dorchester, and Money Island, New Jersey, including information about repairs, weather, crew and catch. Subjects Oyster industry — … Continue reading

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