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Guide to the Peter W. Rodino, Jr. Archives



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



Peter W. Rodino, Jr.



Peter W. Rodino, Jr. Archives 






535.46 linear feet (not including the scrapbook collection)




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.



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