About Trentoniana

The Trenton Free Public Library is home to Trentoniana, an enormous local history and genealogy collection. Trentoniana's holdings include photographs, manuscripts, trade cards, letters, postcards, diaries and maps that help researchers explore the rich history of Trenton, New Jersey. 

Highlights of the collection include the extensive representation of Trenton histories, books, serials, scrapbooks, periodicals, pamphlets, etc. A significant portion of this collection consists of local newspapers (most on microfilm) printed in Trenton from 1778 to the present. Several indexes to parts of the collection are available. Visit Trentoniana in the Trenton Free Public Library.