Public Information: Tourism Guides & Maps, ca.1980- ca.2002

RECORD GROUP: Other County Records
RECORD SERIES #: 6400.01
SERIES: Public Information & Tourism: Tourism Guides & Maps
DATES: ca.1980 – ca. 2002
VOLUME: 1.5 cu. ft. (2 boxes)


The Monmouth County Department of Public Information and Tourism serves to keep the public informed about Monmouth County news, programs, and services. In addition to press releases, photography, newsletters, and video production, the department also promotes Monmouth County tourism by creating and distributing informative tourism guides and maps.


The collection comprises tourism guides and maps of Monmouth County and New Jersey.


This collection is open to researchers without restrictions.


This collection is available for use in its original format. A container list is included in this finding aid.


The Tourism Guides are arranged into three subseries: New Jersey, Monmouth County, and Maps. Each subseries is arranged alphabetically by folder title. The Maps subseries is stored separately from the guides and is available as part of the Archives’ reference maps collection.


Monmouth County Archives
125 Symmes Drive
Manalapan, NJ 07726
Phone: 732-308-3771 


This collection was transferred to the Monmouth County Archives from the Department of Public Information & Tourism in July 2012, accession # 2012-09.


Finding aid created on July 27, 2012 by Tara L. Christiansen. Container list created on July 24, 2012 by Ellen L. Smith.  

Box 1
Folder Title             Dates


1 Activities Guides – Fall and Winter 1980s
2 Calendar of Events 1980s-1990s
3 General Guides – Road Scholar, Facts and Fun, Miniguide to New Jersey, and other general visitor information guides 1980s-1990s
4 Meeting Planning Guide 1997-2001
5 Brochures on gardens, wineries, the outdoors, and the NJ Cultural and Historic Guide 1980s-1990s
6 Brochures on parks, beaches, and marinas 1980s-1990s
7 New Jersey Travel Guide 1991-1992
8   1993-1994
9   1995-1997
10   1998-2000
11 New Jersey Travel Industry Planner 1999-2000
12 New Jersey Travel Planner 1994-1997
13 Vacation Information 1 – Perfect Vacations, 1984 Travel and Tourism Guide, Vacation Guide 1980s
14 Vacation Information 2 – Discover…New Jersey!, New Jersey 1980s-1990



15 A Citizen’s Guide: Monmouth County 1986
16 Compass: The Business Publication of Monmouth and Ocean Counties Spring, Summer, Winter 1998
17 County Guides – lodging, Auto Tour, Things To Do 1980s-1990s
18 Discover Monmouth County 1990-1993
19   1994-1997
20   2000-2002
21 Inside Monmouth County: Arts, Culture, Entertainment, Dining, Business, and Tourism 2003-2004
22 The Jersey Shore – guides – vacations, home & garden 1997-1999
23 Monmouth County Area Guide Book 1985, 1986,1988
24 Monmouth Museum Celebration 1963-1998 1998
25 Town Guides – Belmar, Ocean Grove, Keyport

Places of Interest – Keansburg Amusement Park, Raceway Park, Jenkinson’s Aquarium, Metz Bicycle Museum

Weekend – “Monmouth County NJ – The Shore, But So Much More”

Box 2
Folder Title Dates


1 Monmouth County ca.1980
2 Monmouth and Ocean Counties ca.1994-ca.2000
3 New Jersey ca.1988-ca.1998
4 New Jersey (not Monmouth County) ca.1990-ca.1998
5 Towns & Regional Monmouth County ca.1980-ca.2000