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Libraries and archives

National Archives (Northeast Region)
NJ State Archives
NJ State Library
Passaic County Historical Society Library
Paterson Free Public Library
Rutgers University Libraries
Seton Hall University Libraries

State & county offices

NJ Dept Health & Senior Services (HSS) Passaic County website
Passaic County Clerk

Bergen and Essex facilities

Passaic County was formed from portions of Bergen and Essex Counties in 1837. Many records prior to 1837 still reside in the mother counties.
Bergen County NJGenWeb
Essex County NJGenWeb
Essex County Register
Bergen County Clerk's Office

Out-of-state facilities

Because of New Jersey's position wedged between the metropolises of New York and Philadelphia, many cross-state locations provide significant NJ-related resources.
(more links coming)

Online data and such
Social Security Death Index (SSDI)
Vietnam Veteran's Memorial search
Passaic County NJGenweb Archives
Immigration History Research Center
1870 census Paterson index
1870 census Paterson Ward 1 transcript
1859 Paterson city directory
Passaic Co WWII Casualties (pop-up ads)

Other sites of interest
Clifton Historical Society
Passaic County Historical Society
Passaic County migrations
NJ Women's History
New Jersey Historic Trust
Passaic County Historic Sites (PDF)
Ringwood Manor
NJ Historical Society
Paterson Friends of the Great Falls
NJ churches info
North Jersey Highlands Hist Society
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