Manuscript Group 1095, Holland Family Papers, 1882 – 1930
Archives Documents, Manuscripts, Maps, & Photographs
1095. HOLLAND FAMILY
Papers, 1882-1930. 1 ft.
Correspondence; business records; bills; receipts; printed
materials; and other papers of John Philip Holland (1840-1914),
and of his children, John Philip Holland, Jr., and Margaret T.
Holland. Born in Ireland, the elder John Philip Holland
immigrated to the United States in 1872, settled in Paterson, and
subsequently became a prominent inventor. Holland’s work
contributed to the successful development of the submarine.
Gift of the Paterson Free Public Library, 1979.