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Name Campbell, Palmer
Othernames Campbell, J. Palmer
Titles & honors President, Hoboken Chamber of Commerce, 1919
Occupation President, Hoboken Land & Improvement Co.
President, Hoboken Board of Trade
No Archives 8.0
No Library 2.0
No Objects 1.0
No Photos 1.0

Associated Records

Image of Letter to Palmer Campbell of Hoboken on American Lead Pencil Co. letterhead from company official, Hoboken, Oct. 28, 1918. - Documents

Letter to Palmer Campbell of Hoboken on American Lead Pencil Co. letterhead from company official, Hoboken, Oct. 28, 1918. - Documents

Letter to Palmer Campbell of Hoboken on American Lead Pencil Company letterhead from a company official (signature not legible), Hoboken, October 28, 1918. Photocopy of letter. In a reply to a letter of the 25th from Campbell, the write sending his regrets he cannot attend a Committee on War [World War One] Work meeting due the the "enormous amount of our people being sick at the present time in nearly every department. We have over three hundred employees sick at the present time." The illness referred to was probably the Great Influenza Epidemic of 1918.

Image of Album, "Just for Fun": 84 printed black-and-white caricatures of notable Hoboken businessmen, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1907-1925. - Album

Album, "Just for Fun": 84 printed black-and-white caricatures of notable Hoboken businessmen, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1907-1925. - Album

Album, "Just for Fun": 84 printed black-and-white caricatures of notable Hoboken businessmen, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1907-1916. Oblong book album with brown semi-limp suede cover blind-stamped on front in block lettering: Just for Fun. Perfect bound text block with cover added with a string tie binding (white flat tape, soiled and rotted, probably not original; original was likely a string cord similar to a round shoe string.) Eighty-four leaves, 7-1/4" high x 10-1/4" wide, three-hole punched left margin for cover attachment; white coated paper (coated only on printed side); printed in black; printed recto only with each leaf being drawn artwork depicting one man (no women) to a leaf along wit

Image of Caricature of Palmer Campbell, [Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1907-1916]. From album, "Just for Fun"; archives catalogue 2005.018.0001. - Print

Caricature of Palmer Campbell, [Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1907-1916]. From album, "Just for Fun"; archives catalogue 2005.018.0001. - Print

Caricature of Palmer Campbell, [Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1907-1916]. Being leaf [16] as found in album, "Just for Fun"; archives catalogue 2005.018.0001. See this entry for full description of work. See related. He is depicted in his office at the Hoboken Land & Improvement Co. [1 Newark St.] pointing to a document on his desk, Park Plans for Hoboken. On the floor next to the deak are volumes titled: Hoboken Shore R.R. [Railroad]; First National Bank; Hoboken Trust Co. Sitting on top of them is a rolled document, Sewerage Plans. A ghostly figure of man in formal wear looks on his left.

Image of Articles re Hoboken YMCA Hudson Hut; Railroad Association Magazine, Volume VIII, No. 1, Jan. 15, 1920.  - Report

Articles re Hoboken YMCA Hudson Hut; Railroad Association Magazine, Volume VIII, No. 1, Jan. 15, 1920. - Report

Hudson Hut, Hoboken. Railroad Association Magazine, Volume VIII, No. 1, January 15, 1920. 32 pp plus cover (lacking rear cover), 8-1/4" x 11-1/4" high; photos. One leaf clipped (pp 21-22) at bottom. PDF on file. Publication subtitled: The Organ of the Railroad Young Men's Christian Associations. Cover story with featured articles, testimonials, etc, with photos about the Hoboken YMCA Hudson Hut and other ones takes is the first half of this issue. A tribute to this support facility for the many service members of the Army and Navy (and merchant marine men) at the Port of Embarkation and Debarkation in Hoboken during World War I. Many people associated with the organization wrote arti

Image of Article re Hoboken Shore Railroad: New Electric Freight Locomotive; in The Railroad Gazette, Vol. XXX, No. 2, Jan. 14, 1898. - Article

Article re Hoboken Shore Railroad: New Electric Freight Locomotive; in The Railroad Gazette, Vol. XXX, No. 2, Jan. 14, 1898. - Article

Hoboken Shore Railroad (Hoboken Railroad, Warehouse & Steamship Connecting Co.) article: New Electric Freight Locomotive. As published in The Railroad Gazette, Vol. XXX, No. 2, January 14, 1898, pg 25. Leaf removed from publication, ca. 10" wide x 14-1/2" high, folded. Full text is in notes. Three photo illustrations plus a map of Hoboken showing the route of the short line industrial railroad. It was more formally known then as the Hoboken Railroad Warehouse & Steamship Connecting Co. A sub-company of the Hoboken Land & Improvement Company, it was created and controlled by the Stevens family who are among the listed officers. It was formally re-named the Hoboken Shore Railroad in 1954.

Image of Directory of Public Officials, Educational, Civic & Charitable Organizations, Churches & Religious Congregations of the City of Hoboken. 1911. - Directory

Directory of Public Officials, Educational, Civic & Charitable Organizations, Churches & Religious Congregations of the City of Hoboken. 1911. - Directory

A Directory of Public Officials, Educational, Civic and Charitable Organizations, Churches and Religious Congregations of the City of Hoboken. Prepared by the Robert L. Stevens Fund for Municipal Research in Hoboken, Hudson Trust Building, 1911. Booklet, 6" x 9", 55 pp. Ex-library copy. Fully imaged; PDF (small & large) on file; full text as .rtf document and in notes. (Note to online users: text in notes only shown in this record to page 36 - see archives 2011.005.0166.01 - text reference record for pp. 35 to end.) A useful resource. Pages 43-55: "Name List or "Who's Who" in Hoboken's Uplift Work" plus the index of major organizations included (churches only in general by denominatio

Image of Letters, 3: Mayor Lawrence Fagan to Hoboken City Council, various dates 1895-1900, re appointments. - Correspondence

Letters, 3: Mayor Lawrence Fagan to Hoboken City Council, various dates 1895-1900, re appointments. - Correspondence

Three letters from Mayor Lawrence Fagan to Hoboken City Council, dated 1895, 1899 & 1900, re appointments. Three documents, single typewritten leaves, full text is in notes. City of Hoboken documents with City Clerk file notations.

Directory of Public Officials, Educational, Civic & Charitable Organizations, Churches & Religious Congregations of the City of Hoboken. 1911. Text reference record pp 35 to end. - Directory

A Directory of Public Officials, Educational, Civic and Charitable Organizations, Churches and Religious Congregations of the City of Hoboken. Prepared by the Robert L. Stevens Fund for Municipal Research in Hoboken, Hudson Trust Building, 1911. This is a text reference record only. It holds text in notes for online users for pages 35 to end - see primary record 2011.005.0166 for online text from beginning to page 35 in notes. (That record does hold all page images, full text and media attachments.) A useful resource. Pages 43-55: "Name List or "Who's Who" in Hoboken's Uplift Work" plus the index of major organizations included (churches only in general by denomination.) This Who's Who

Image of Stock certificate: First National Bank of Hoboken, 20 shares, $25 each, issued to Estate of John Stevens, Aug. 15, 1895. Cancelled Dec. 1907. - Certificate, Stock

Stock certificate: First National Bank of Hoboken, 20 shares, $25 each, issued to Estate of John Stevens, Aug. 15, 1895. Cancelled Dec. 1907. - Certificate, Stock

Stock certificate of the First National Bank of Hoboken, No. 386, for 20 shares, $25 each, issued to Estate of John Stevens or their lawful attorney, August 15, 1895. Cancelled Dec. 20, 1907. Printed paper 6-1/4" high x 10-1/4" wide. The engraved certificate was printed printed in or near 1863 when the bank was chartered. The date entry form is "186_." Typewritten form text on reverse with holographic entries surrendering the stock with its transfer to other people on Dec. 20, 1907. (On that date ten shares were assigned to Mary S. Hammond and the other ten went to Louis H. Hyde and William P. McGuire as trustees of the estate of Mary M. Hyde. William Kaufman had the Stevens estate's

Image of History of Hoboken. 1907. Issued by the Hoboken Board of Trade. - Book

History of Hoboken. 1907. Issued by the Hoboken Board of Trade. - Book

History of Hoboken. 1907. Issued by the Hoboken Board of Trade. 8vo, softcover issue. pp. 119, illustrated; disbound. See library 2005.076.0016 for the hardcover issue which is fully imaged with transcriptions of the indexes and business directory. pg [3] index to illustrations pg [5] index to subjects (contents)

Image of History of Hoboken. 1907. Issued by the Hoboken Board of Trade. - Book

History of Hoboken. 1907. Issued by the Hoboken Board of Trade. - Book

History of Hoboken. 1907. Issued by the Hoboken Board of Trade. Printer: The Inquirer Print, Hoboken, New Jersey. 8vo green cloth. pp. 119, plus errata slip laid in page 92, illustrated. PDFs on file. Tiffs media archive. Includes a concise history, but it is also useful for providing significant detail about the City around 1907, two years after it celebrated its Fiftieth Anniversary of its incorporation as a city. pg [3]: Index to Illustrations Portrait of President [Palmer] Campbell, 2 Portrait of Vice-President [Leo] Stein, 4 Portrait of Secretary [C. Alfred] Burhorn, 6 Portrait of Treasurer [E.D.] Vanderbilt, 7 Bird's Eye View of Stevens Institute, 8 Fac-

Image of B+W group photo of Sir Thomas Lipton & 4 other members of the Hoboken Chamber of Commerce as Lipton was made a member, Nov. 21, 1919. - Negative, Film

B+W group photo of Sir Thomas Lipton & 4 other members of the Hoboken Chamber of Commerce as Lipton was made a member, Nov. 21, 1919. - Negative, Film

Black-and-white group photo of Sir Thomas Lipton and 4 other members of the Hoboken Chamber of Commerce as Lipton was made a Chamber member, November 21, 1919. Hoboken Public Library Historical Picture Collection no. 24. Black-and-white negative ca. 3" x 4". HPL Catalog (2001.137.0001) citation under Chamber of Commerce: Sir Thomas Lipton is made member of Hoboken Chamber of Commerce. Group photo, left to right- Max Chalcha, chairman of the members forum, Sir J. Ferguson, Sir Thomas Lipton, C.H.C. Jagels, and Palmer Campbell President of Hoboken Chamber of Commerce. Copyright Internation Photo. [Additionally, the date of "Nov. 21, 1919" from a label on a negative sleeve not retained] ---