Politics and Politicians

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The collection consists of materials from William E. Adams' service in the New York State Senate.

28 cubic ft. (about 28 boxes)

The Frank J. Becker Papers document Becker's service in the U.S Congress, as a representative of Nassau County (N.Y.), where he served from 1953-1964. The collection includes correspondence, subject files, and legislation from his tenure.

22.44 cubic ft. (about 22.44 boxes)

The collection contains materials from Augustus Bennet's campaigns for the House of Representatives from New York's 26th Congressional District and files from his subsequent service in Congress.

23.13 cubic ft. (about 23.13 boxes)

The William Stiles Bennet Papers document some of his public service and political campaigns as well as his time as a lobbyist and advocate for the lumber industry.

12.42 cubic ft. (about 12.42 boxes)

The Max Berking Papers, 1964-1965 collection contains materials related to Max Berking's service in the New York State Senate from 1964 to 1965.

3.4 cubic ft. (about 3.4 boxes)

The Frederic S. Berman Papers predominantly document his service in the New York State Senate through correspondence, newsclippings, bills, research material and campaign literature. In addition, there are files pertaining to his post-Senatorial career as the Commissioner of the New York City Rent and Housing Department and as a New York City Criminal Court Judge.

2.0 cubic ft. (about 2.0 boxes)

This collection concists of materials from Albert Blumenthal's service in the new York State Assembly.

68.17 cubic ft. (about 68.17 boxes)

This collection contains materials from Sherwood Boehlert's service in the United States Congress from the State of New York.

656 cubic ft. (about 656 boxes)

The E. Ogden Bush Papers document Bush's service as a New York State Senator in the early 1960s.

9.6 cubic ft. (about 9.6 boxes)

The Daniel Evan Button Papers contain Button’s records of his terms as a U.S. Representative of the 29th Congressional district of New York.

42.2 cubic ft. (about 42.2 boxes)

The Lawrence A. Cabot Papers document Cabot's service in the New York State Assembly where he served for one term in 1964-1965. The collection includes correspondence, subject files, and legislation from his tenure.

1.6 cubic ft. (about 1.6 boxes)

This collection contains bills, correspondence, supplemental materials, and committee papers from Donald A. Campbell's tenure as a New York State Assemblyman from 1951-1968.

2.0 cubic ft. (about 2.0 boxes)

The Henry Curran Papers contain materials from Curran's decade of service in the New York State Senate from 1961-1968. The collection includes committee work, sponsored legislation, correspondence, reports, and news clippings from his tenure.

1.8 cubic ft. (about 1.8 boxes)

The Ernest Curto Papers document Curto's service in the New York State Assembly, as a representative of Niagara County (N.Y.), where he served from 1946-1964. The collection includes correspondence, subject files, and legislation from his tenure.

17.25 cubic ft. (about 17.25 boxes)

The collection consists of materials from Theodore Day's service in the New York State Assembly and New York State Senate in the 1960s and early 1970s.

52.46 cubic ft. (about 52.46 boxes)

The collection consists of materials from George De Luca's professional career and personal life.

17.2 cubic ft. (about 17.2 boxes)

This collection contains materials from Louis DeSalvio's service in the New York State Assembly.

64 cubic ft. (about 64 boxes)

The James Joseph Delaney Papers, 1950-1978, document Delaney’s extensive tenure in Congress. Elected in November 1948, Delaney remained in Congress until his retirement in December 1978. Delaney served as Congressman from Queens, New York and his three decades in Washington are distinguished by consecutive elections to chairman of the House Rules Committee and the addition of the 1958 Delaney Clause to the 1938 Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.

11.65 cubic ft. (about 11.65 boxes)

Press releases about his work and concerns as a New York State Senator, clippings about Senator Desmond and his wife, correspondence with Albert J. Abrams and reports and drafts on the Presidential primary system.

1.8 cubic ft. (about 1.8 boxes)

This collection documents John R. Dunne's first years of service in the New York State Senate in the mid-late 1960s

27.2 cubic ft. (about 27.2 boxes)

The Perry B Dunyea, Jr. papers is a collection documenting Dunyea's years as Republican Majority Leader of the State Assembly. This collection includes news clippings, a weekly column published about significant issues, Dunyea press releases, and other publicity materials released by his staff. This collection does not include any of his personal papers. The collection appears to be composed of material assembled for research about Duryea around 1972.

2 cubic ft. (about 2 boxes)

Leonard Farbstein was a U.S. Representative from New York. Farbstein was born in New York City on October 12, 1902. He graduated from High School of Commerce, attended City College of New York, attended Hebrew Union Teachers College, and graduated from New York University Law School in 1924. During the World War I, Farbstein served in the United States Coast Guard Reserve and later as vice chairman of the East River Day Camp, a philanthropic organization. Farbstein was a lawyer in private practice. Farbstein served as a member of the New York State Assembly from 1932 through 1956. He was elected as a Democrat to the 85th and the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1957-January 3, 1971) before being an unsuccessful candidate for renomination to the 92nd Congress in 1970. Farbstein died on November 9, 1993, in New York, NY and his interment is in Cedar Park Cemetery in Paramus, NJ.

45.95 cubic ft. (about 45.95 boxes)

This collection contains the papers of Sandy Galef, New York State Assemblywoman.

36 cubic ft. (about 36 boxes)

The Clarence Eugene Hancock Papers document Hancock's time in the House of Representatives in the United States Congress. He was the representative of the 35th District of New York from 1927 to 1945 but came to represent the 36th district from 1945 to 1947 after New York State was redistricted. The collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, Congressional bills, transcripts of Congressional hearings, telegrams, and handwritten notes.

2.0 cubic ft. (about 2.0 boxes)

The Ernest I. Hatfield Papers document Hatfield's service in the New York State Senate, where he served from 1948-1964, and the years immediately following. The collection includes correspondence, scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, speeches, and bills he introduced.

3.78 cubic ft. (about 3.78 boxes)

This collection consists of papers from Keough's career as a New York State Assemblyman and U.S. Representative from New York.

171 cubic ft. (about 171 boxes)

Founded in 1920, the League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization that informs citizens about government, encourages their participation, and seeks to influence public policy through education and advocacy. One of nearly 60 local leagues in New York State, the League of Women Voters of Saratoga County (formerly the League of Women Voters, Saratoga Springs Area) formed in early 1965. This collection documents the operation and activities of this local league from its founding through 2010.

4.2 cubic ft. (about 4.2 boxes)

The Tarky Lombardi, Jr. Papers contain correspondence documenting Lombardi's first term in the New York State Senate from 1966-1967.

1.0 cubic ft. (about 1.0 boxes)

This collection contains the papers of John J. McEneny's tenure in the New York State Assembly.

11.25 cubic ft. (about 11.25 boxes)

The collection contains the records from Michael Robert McNulty's tenure as a U.S. Representative from New York from 1989 to 2009. He served in Congress for ten terms and was a member of the House Ways & Means Committee, where he was chairman of the Subcommittee on Social Security. He chose not to run for reelection in 2008.

73 cubic ft. (about 73 boxes)

Miller was an expert on institutional budgetary finance. He served on the faculty of the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University (1947-1969), as deputy director of the New York State Division of the Budget (1971-1978), and director of the budget, (1978-1980).

8.4 cubic ft. (about 8.4 boxes)

New York Republican Politician and proponent of the NYS Thruway, Moffat served on the State Assembly 1929-1943, U.S. State Department South-East Asia Division, 1944-1947, and later as a U.S. diplomat in Greece, the United Kingdom, Burma, and Ghana.

4.4 cubic ft. (about 4.4 boxes)

This collection contains the papers of Fred G. Moritt.

27 cubic ft. (about 27 boxes)

The Leo W. O' Brien Papers document O'Brien's service in the House of Representative where he served from 1952-1966 on behalf of Albany, NY. The collection includes subject files, correspondence and various communications materials from his Congressional tenure.

6.25 cubic ft. (about 6.25 boxes)

This collection contains records of Major Owens tenure in the U.S. House of Representiaives, where he served from 1982-2006.

129 cubic ft. (about 129 boxes)

Karl Otto Paetel was a political journalist, born in Berlin, forced to flee Germany in 1935 (Paetel was sentenced to death in absentia by the Nazis), and immigrated to the United States in 1940. Paetel's interests focused on the radical movements and social changes in the Twentieth Century from his youth until his death in 1975.

70 cubic ft. (about 70 boxes)

The Bertram L. Podell Papers document Podell's service as a New York State Assemblymen and Congressmen from the mid-1950s through the early 1970s.

10.2 cubic ft. (about 10.2 boxes)

The Bernard C. Smith Papers document the first four years of Smith’s service as a New York State Senator. While Smith is most well known for his work in conservation, these papers from his early Senate career contain significant materials on the issues of abortion, education (especially for mentally handicapped children), medical treatment and penal codes and laws.

10.4 cubic ft. (about 10.4 boxes)

The Gerald B. H. Solomon Papers contain records that document his career (1979-1999) as a Republican representing the 22nd District of New York.

52 cubic ft. (about 52 boxes)

The Ronald B. Stafford Papers document Stafford's service as a New York State Senator representing the 45th District.

86.56 cubic ft. (about 86.56 boxes)

A public benefit corporation formed to plan, design, construct and provide financing for facilities required by the SUNY system.

0.88 cubic ft. (about 0.88 boxes)

Mildred F. Taylor was a Republican politican from Lyons, Wayne County, New York. Taylor was a delegate to the Republican National Convention from New York in 1940, 1948, 1952 (alternate),and 1960; the chairman of the Wayne County Republican Committee, 1943-1956; and a member of the Assembly of the New York State Legislature, 1946-1960. This collection documents her vast political experiences, including her work on the Joint Lesiglative Committee on Historic Sites.

11.4 cubic ft. (about 11.4 boxes)

The Julius Volker Papers document Assemblyman Volker's work related to New York State Assembly sessions and legislation from 1958-1966, including undated material. Also included are papers relating to Mr. Volker's professional development as a lawyer.

3.25 cubic ft. (about 3.25 boxes)

This collection contains papers related to Malcolm Wilson and political career as governor of New York. Included are news articles, press conferences and other materials relating to his political career during the years 1971-1974.

0.4 cubic ft. (about 0.4 boxes)