|Title||Helen and George Carkhuff Memorabilia Collection|
|Extent of Description||1 box; .25 linear feet|
|Catalog Number||Collection No. 195|
|Scope & Content||
1 Box; Carkhuff Memorabilia; includes ledger book, diploma, photographs, and other miscellaneous records.
Scope: Collection consists of 11 folders arranged by subject in a single manuscript box.
Abstract: The Carkhuff collection consists of memorabilia and records belonging to Helen Van Fleet Carkhuff and George Carkhuff, residents of the Three Bridges/Centerville area of Hunterdon County, N.J. This collection includes, but is not limited to, baby books, school newsletters, honorable discharge papers, a diploma, a business ledger, contracts of sale and mortgages, and theater programs. The collection should be of interest to researchers seeking information of a general nature about Hunterdon County life in the 1940s-1970s. Researchers seeking information about the Clinton Theater may also be interested in the collection of Clinton Summer Theater programs, which spans the 1972 season.
|Admin/Biographical History||Helen Van Fleet was born in Centerville in 1917 and married George Carkhuff, who was born in Neshanic in 1913. George served in the U.S. Army and was discharged in 1945, returning to Hunterdon County to operate a gas station and garage in Three Bridges.|
|Access Conditions||Manuscript collections may only be viewed at the Hiram E. Deats Memorial Library on days the Society is open for business, or during appointments for research purposes that are pre-arranged with the Society’s Executive Director. The retrieval and use of manuscripts, microfilm, and other library materials ends 15 minutes prior to closing time of each open business day.|