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The Rodino Archives

The Rodino Archives

The Peter W. Rodino, Jr. Archives consist of documents and other materials following the forty-year political career of Congressman Rodino (1909-2005), as well as his tenure at Seton Hall School of Law.  The Archives are comprised of legislative records, press and campaign materials, constituent correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks and audio-visual formats that span the life of Peter W. Rodino, Jr. with the bulk of the material reflecting his work in Congress from 1949 - 1989.  The Archives allow researchers to study the American political process as it shaped, and was shaped by, one of the key figures of the 20th Century, Peter W. Rodino, Jr.  For a more detailed description of the Rodino Archives, please refer to our Finding Aid.

Watch video of Impeachment Hearings July 1974


Individual, on-site use of the Rodino Archives must be requested, via telephone 973-642-8195 at least 72 hours in advance to schedule an appointment.  For more information about the Rodino Archives on-site use, please refer to our Rodino Archives Access Policy.


Research inquiries can be made by completing and submitting the online Rodino Request Form or in writing by email or mail.  The written request should be sent to: 

Professor Dianne Oster  Dianne Oster
  Associate Professor & Rodino Archivist/Serials/Gov. Docs. Librarian
  Seton Hall University School of Law
  Peter W. Rodino Jr. Law Library
  One Newark Center, Office 442
  Newark, New Jersey 07102
  [email protected]