Collection Contents

Guide to the Peter W. Rodino, Jr. Archives

Repository 

 

Seton Hall University School of Law, Rodino Law Library, Newark, NJ 07102 

Creator 

 

Peter W. Rodino, Jr.

Title

 

Peter W. Rodino, Jr. Archives 

Dates 

 

1909-2005 

Quantity 

 

535.46 linear feet (not including the scrapbook collection)

Abstract 

 

 

Peter W. Rodino, Jr. served as a Representative for New Jersey's 10th District in the United States Congress for 20 terms, 1949-1989. Documents contained in the collection bear witness to and chronicle American legislative and political history. His legislative legacy includes work in civil rights, immigration, crime, and monopolies and trusts. Rodino served as Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee during the Vice Presidential confirmations of Gerald Ford and Nelson Rockefeller, and the Nixon Impeachment Inquiry. The Archives include personal papers, correspondence, press releases, legislative files, committee records, campaign information, scrapbooks, faculty records and audio-visual materials.

Language

 

Collection materials are in English, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.