The Society's museum, library and archives comprise the largest single collection of materials focusing on the history and cultural heritage of Old Harrison Township, Gloucester County, NJ.
The Society's archives include especially strong holdings of historic photography counting over 1,000 images (original prints, negatives and scans) from the 19th century to the present day. Sample manuscript collections include the first Minute Book of the Township of Spicer/Harrison, Mullica Hill Grange Records, Minute Book and Registry for the Mullica Hill Protective Association for the Recovery of Stolen Horses, Oak Grove School Minute Book, Clems Run School Minute Book, Senator George Gaunt Papers, Reuter-Bilewicz Papers, Skinner Family Papers, as well as numerous 19th and 20th century business records, newspaper clipping collections and local family files.
The museum holdings are especially representative of the township's agricultural heritage and include objects from the late 18th through the 21st centuries. Local decorative arts are also well represented including furniture, textiles (quilts, coverlets, samplers, costume), toys, fine and folk art, advertising and local ephemera.
Our collections support the Society's public services through exhibitions, programs and research.