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Bergen County Department of Planning and Economic Development. 1995 Planner�s Data Book for Bergen County. 14th edition. Hackensack: The Department, 1995 (REF 317.49 PLA)

Bergen County Historic Sites Advisory Board. Bergen County Historic Sites Survey: Borough of Montvale. The Board, 1983 (REF 720.974 BER)

Borough of Montvale.  Montvale, Bergen County, New Jersey. The Borough, 1982. (Reference Desk)

Clayton, W. Woodford, comp. History of Bergen and Passaic Counties, New Jersey, with Biographical Sketches of Manyh of its Pioneers and Prominent Men. Philadelphia: Everts & Peck, 1882; New Jersey: Bergen Historic Books, 1995.  (974.923 CLA)
References to Montvale, then Washington, on p. 235-244.

Durie, Howard I. The Kakiat Patent in Bergen County, New Jersey: with Genealogical Accounts of some of its Early Settlers.  Pearl River, NY: Star Press, 1970. (Reference Desk)
The division of Lot 35 �Pascack Woods� is described in chapter 14.

Hopper, Maria Jean Pratt, comp. Montvale, New Jersey, Centennial 1894-1994: Biographical and Genealogical Information on the Signers of the Petition of August 11, 1894. By the author, 1999 (revised and indexed 1997) (REF 333.9749 MON)

Leiby, Adrian C.  The Revolutionary War in the Hackensack Valley: The Jersey Dutch and the Neutral Ground, 1775-1783. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1962. (973.309749 LEI)
There are a few scattered references to the Pascack Valley area.

The Montvale Centennial Committee.  Borough of Montvale Centennial Journal. The Committee, 1994. (353.749 MON)

The Montvale Centennial Committee. Borough of Montvale: Centennial House Tour June 18, 1994. The Committee, 1994. (REF 720.974 BOR)

Randall, Katherine P., ed. Pascack Valley Tales. Park Ridge: Pascack Valley Historical Society, 1993.

Walker, A.H.  Atlas of Bergen County, New Jersey. Reading, PA: 1876; Windmill Publications, 1991. (REF 974.902 ATL)

Weinhouse, Iris. Montvale Economic Resource Profile. New York: U.S. Impressions, 1988. (REF 353.749 MON)

Westervelt, Frances A., ed. History of Bergen County, New Jersey, 1630-1923. New York: Lewis Historical Publishing, 1923.  (Reference Desk)
Reference to Montvale on pages 381-382, volume 1.

Hanley, Robert. �Dwindling Orchards Mark Montvale Change.� The New York Times (June 19, 1978: B3) (Reference Desk)

Jailer, Mildred. "Wampum - a N.J. Currency." New Jersey Business (October 1974): 33-36. (Reference Desk)

Juster, Jacqueline. �A Rural Town Grows up: Montvale.� New Jersey Business (April 1975): 49-54. (Reference Desk)

The Pascack Valley Historical Society publishes a quarterly newsletter, Relics.  Some articles were republished in Pascack Valley Tales.


New Jersey State Census.
Photocopies of the 1895,1905, and 1915 schedules for Montvale are available at the reference desk.

U.S. Bureau of the Census.
Photocopies of the 1900, 1910, and 1920 schedules for Montvale are available at the reference desk.  The Johnson Public Library in Hackensack has additional years on microfilm.

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