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Name Stevens, Martha Bayard
Othernames Dodd, Martha Bayard
Born 05/15/1831
Birthplace Princeton, NJ
Deceased 04/01/1899
Deceased where Hoboken, NJ
Spouse Stevens, Edwin Augustus
Children Stevens, Julia Augusta
Stevens, John
Stevens, Caroline
No Archives 9.0
No Library 5.0
No Objects 1.0
No Photos 1.0

Associated Records

Image of Digital image of typed carbon text regarding history of the Martha Institute & Industrial Education Assn. No source or date, probably ca. 1920-1940. - Documents

Digital image of typed carbon text regarding history of the Martha Institute & Industrial Education Assn. No source or date, probably ca. 1920-1940. - Documents

Digital image of typed carbon text regarding history of the Martha Institute and the Industrial Education Association. No author, source or date, probably created ca. 1920-1940. Briefly covers the beginnings of both institutions: Martha Institute cornerstone laid October 8, 1866; Industrial Education Association of New Jersey was organized June 19, 1885. Museum does not own original. See primary record archives 2005.079.0032.

Image of Digital image of newsclipping editorial: Historic Private Schools Merge in Hoboken. Hudson Dispatch, April 4, 1934. - Documents

Digital image of newsclipping editorial: Historic Private Schools Merge in Hoboken. Hudson Dispatch, April 4, 1934. - Documents

Digital image of newsclipping editorial: Historic Private Schools Merge in Hoboken. Hudson Dispatch, April 4, 1934. Discusses the changes in Hoboken especially the decline of German culture that led to the merger of Stevens Prep and Hoboken Academy. Museum does not own original. See primary record archives 2005.079.0032.

Image of Digital images of newsclipping: Closing Memories of Hoboken. Jersey Observer, no date, ca. 1945-1952. - Documents

Digital images of newsclipping: Closing Memories of Hoboken. Jersey Observer, no date, ca. 1945-1952. - Documents

Digital images of newsclipping: Closing Memories of Hoboken. Jersey Observer, no date, ca. 1945-1952. A W.L Post in a letter to the editor comments on Hoboken of old (to him) and new. Many names and places are mentioned including election polling places and illegal activities. Museum does not own original. See primary record archives 2005.079.0032.

Image of Clipping of published letter to Mayor & City Council from Board of Trustees, School for Industrial Education, Hoboken, May 8, 1901. - Documents

Clipping of published letter to Mayor & City Council from Board of Trustees, School for Industrial Education, Hoboken, May 8, 1901. - Documents

Clipping of published letter to Mayor & City Council from Board of Trustees, School for Industrial Education, Hoboken, May 8, 1901. Newspaper and publication date not indicated. Text: Some years ago, when Mrs. Martha B. Stevens during her lifetime, together with the late John Stevens and Mr. Richard Stevens, donated twenty-six thousand dollars toward the erection of the Free Library building, it was understood that the portion thereof to be occupied by the Industrial Trustees should be permanently dedicated to the said Trustee by instrument in writing, over the signature of the Mayor. This has never been done, and our Board feels, in justice to the donors, that some action ought to be take

File with 2 newsclippings & 11 photocopies of news articles related to Hoboken, various sources, various dates, mostly early 1990's. - Clipping, Newspaper

File with 2 newsclippings & 11 photocopies of news articles related to Hoboken, various sources, various dates, mostly early 1990's. Two newsclippings: New York Times, Nov. 21, 1994, Column "Our Town" by Evelyn Nieves. "Sinatra Libary? Hoboken Ho-Ho-Holds Its Breath." Discusses the Sinatras, Frank and Nancy, a possible Sinatra Museum, the Hoboken Trust building on Hudson Place, a proposed baseball museum and a "Hoboken" television series pilot that Nancy was doing in Toronto. New York Times, Sunday, April 22, 1990, Evening Hours page. Article, Sunday Outing: Where Stoops Offer a Great Skyline. By Stephanie Strom. Discussed Hoboken in general and gives tour of restaurants and other hig

Documentation. "Green Gate." Mu Chapter House, Chi Phi Fraternity, 801 Hudson St., Hoboken, Spring 2002. - Report

Documentation. "Green Gate." Mu Chapter House, Chi Phi Fraternity, 801 Hudson Street, City of Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey. Prepared on behalf of the Mu Alumni Association, Dayton, N.J. Prepared by Mary Delaney Krugman Associates, Inc., Montclair, N.J. Spring 2002. PDF digital format, 49 pages. Reference print copy on file. This PDF does not include the plates or illustrations listed in the contents. 801 Hudson Street was constructed in ca. 1906 by Philip W. Roos.

Image of Booklet: Church of the Holy Innocents. The Miniature Cathedral, Hoboken, N.J. Holy Innocents' Day, 1947, 75th Anniversary of Founding. - Pamphlet

Booklet: Church of the Holy Innocents. The Miniature Cathedral, Hoboken, N.J. Holy Innocents' Day, 1947, 75th Anniversary of Founding. - Pamphlet

Church of the Holy Innocents. The Miniature Cathedral, Hoboken, New Jersey. Holy Innocents' Day, 1947, 75th Anniversary of Founding. By John J. Heaney, Sacristan. Booklet, 7" wide x 10" high, [28] pages, photo illustrated. Main text is transcribed in notes; Word document with main text on file. PDF of text and images of entire booklet on file. A very useful item for history and description of the church which is not longer used although the building still stands. It is on the National Register of Historic Places. In the 1980s, the furnishings were removed and dispersed. This document has many details about the original decor and furnishings now lost. Text includes Dedication, to Julia A

Image of Church bulletin: The Record. Nov., 1930. Church of the Holy Innocents, Hoboken. Sermon for Tercentenary Celebration, Oct. 5, 1930. - Newsletter

Church bulletin: The Record. Nov., 1930. Church of the Holy Innocents, Hoboken. Sermon for Tercentenary Celebration, Oct. 5, 1930. - Newsletter

Church bulletin: The Record. November, 1930. Church of the Holy Innocents, Willow Avenue & Sixth Street, Hoboken, N.J. Single folio, 6" x 10" high, [4] pp. The primary content is a printed sermon by Reverend Edward P. Hooper delivered at the church in connection with the Tercentary Celebration of the Founding of the City of Hoboken, Sunday, October 5, 1930. Full text appears in notes. The three pages of text used the occasion (a week-long celebration - actually Tercentenary of Hoboken Purchase) to recount the church's own founding including that of the role of "foundress" (founder) Martha Bayard Stevens and her family (notes her other daughter, Caroline Wittpenn, and son, John, his ful

Image of Letter to Board of Tax Commissioners, Hoboken from G. C. Houghton, Board of Trustees, Manual Training College, N.J. Industrial Education, City of Hoboken, May 15, 1893. - Correspondence

Letter to Board of Tax Commissioners, Hoboken from G. C. Houghton, Board of Trustees, Manual Training College, N.J. Industrial Education, City of Hoboken, May 15, 1893. - Correspondence

Letter to Edward W. Martin, Board of Tax Commissioners, City of Hoboken from [Rev.] G[eorge]. C[larke]. Houghton, Vice President, Board of Trustees, Manual Training College, New Jersey Industrial Education, City of Hoboken, May 15, 1893 re amount required for expenses. Single leaf, letterhead, 8" x 10" high, typewritten. Text is in notes. City of Hoboken document, but no City Clerk file notations.

Image of Commemorative plate: Church of the Holy Innocents, Hoboken, New Jersey, A.D. 1972. - Plate, Commemorative

Commemorative plate: Church of the Holy Innocents, Hoboken, New Jersey, A.D. 1972. - Plate, Commemorative

Commemorative plate: Church of the Holy Innocents, Hoboken, New Jersey, A.D. 1972. Cream ceramic plate, 10-1/4" diameter, with fluted rim with gold decoration; center vignette in black is a depiction of church exterior and grounds with title text below. Reverse has a paragraph of historical text. No manufacturer's mark. Text on bottom: 100th Anniversary of Founding: A.D. 1872 - 1972. This Church is dedicated to the Greater Glory of God and in loving memory of a little child, Julia Augusta Stevens, a daugher of Edwin Augustus and Martha Bayard (Dod) Stevens, born May 18, 1862, Castle Stevens, Castle Point, Hoboken, New Jersey, died in Rome, Italy, December 26, 1870. This Church was e

Image of Once Upon a City. New York from 1890-1910 as Photographed by the Byron Company... - Book

Once Upon a City. New York from 1890-1910 as Photographed by the Byron Company... - Book

Once Upon a City. New York from 1890-1910 as photographed by the Byron Company and described by Grace M. Mayer, Museum of the City of New York with a foreword by Edward Steichen. NY: Macmillan, 1958. 1st edition. Small folio hardcover. Text and images related to Hoboken in two places: Text on pages 217-218 titled "....In the service of five generations." About the Stevens family and their servants. Page 219 is a captioned photo titled "Some of the Stevens Family Retainers at Castle Point, 1895." Individuals identified in the photo are Text on pages 448 (starting in the bottom line)-450 about the Stevens' steamboat "The S.S. Albany' with a photo on page [449] titled "The Grand Sta

Image of Hoboken Historical Museum Newsletter [Second Series], Volume 1, Number 1, March - April 1995. - Periodical

Hoboken Historical Museum Newsletter [Second Series], Volume 1, Number 1, March - April 1995. - Periodical

Hoboken Historical Museum Newsletter [Second Series], Volume 1, Number 1, March - April 1995. 8-1/2" x 11" high pamphlet. 4 pp. Includes: Time-Pieces, exhibition about Hoboken architecture and the restoration of the exterior clock on Hoboken City Hall; letter from Joseph Barry of Applied Companies that the museum will be given a space in the Machine Shop in the development of the former Bethlehem Steel Shipyard; new walking tour brochure.

Image of John Stevens: An American Record. - Book

John Stevens: An American Record. - Book

John Stevens: An American Record. By Archibald Douglas Turnbull. NY: The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1928. First thus. 8vo green cloth. pp. 545 plus illustrations. Indexed. Previous owner's inscription on front free endleaf: Ralph K. Behr, April 1931. Fifty-two illustrations including frontis. Includes portraits, reproductions of engravings, documents, etc. Contents, list of illustrations and Index pages 531-545 are imaged. This title was also issued in a trade edition under the imprint of The Century Company in March 1928. It has the same content and pagination (binding is different in that it has smooth green cloth and simpler spine typeface.) See 2008.039.0001.

Image of Hoboken History, No. 5, Autumn 1992. - Serial

Hoboken History, No. 5, Autumn 1992. - Serial

Hoboken History, Number 5, Autumn 1992. The Magazine of the Hoboken Historical Museum. Booklet. pp. 20 including covers, illustrated. 8-3/8" wide x 11" high. 4 copies. PDF on file. General contents: Special Architecture Issue. Hoboken Architecture. 4 pp. with six photographs by Robert Foster 1200 - 1206 Washington St. City Hall Jefferson Trust Building Erie Lackawanna & Western Railroad Terminal (sic) Exempt Firemen Headquarters Church of the Holy Innocents Hoboken Brownstones: Our Town's Charming Row Houses. 3 pp. The Early Electric Days of Hoboken Trolleys, 1892 - 1907. By Joseph Eid. 3 pp with illustrations. Continuation of article from issue no. 4. Uncovering the M

Image of John Stevens: An American Record. - Book

John Stevens: An American Record. - Book

John Stevens: An American Record. By Archibald Douglas Turnbull. NY & London: The Century Company, [1928.] First printing, March 1928. 8vo blue cloth.pp. 545 plus illustrations. Indexed. Fifty-two illustrations including frontis. Includes portraits, reproductions of engravings, documents, etc. See 2005.017.0002 for the same title issued under the imprint of The American Society of Mechanical Engineers in 1928. That copy is the same all respects except the binding is blue cloth and the spine typeface lettering differs and has the addition of a ship ornament. That copy has the table of contents and index imaged.

Image of Digital image of photo of the ladies chapel interior of Church of the Holy Innocents, Hoboken, ca. 1896. - Print, Photographic

Digital image of photo of the ladies chapel interior of Church of the Holy Innocents, Hoboken, ca. 1896. - Print, Photographic

Digital image of photo of the ladies chapel interior of Church of the Holy Innocents, Hoboken, ca. 1896. Original image from the Hoboken Public Library, collection data not available. Photographer not indicated. Images in available digital formats include: full original grayscale scan by researcher; cropped and enhanced TIFF images with margin caption as small (10x12) and large (20x24). All on CD. Small reference print on file. View is looking to the north end of the building; this chapel was to the right of the main sanctuary. Dedicated to Martha Bayard Stevens who donated the land for the church and was the primary benefactor of the institution. Church building on southwest corner of Six