LA GUARDIA, Fiorello Henry, 1882-1947


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
About this object

Guide to Research Collections

New York Public Library
Manuscripts and Archives Division
New York, NY
Papers: 1918-1945, 62 linear feet (76 boxes and 2 scrapbooks) of originals and 54 microfilm reels of copies.
The collection documents La Guardia’s careers as a congressman, president of the Board of Alderman, and a three-term mayor of New York City. The largest portions of the collection are congressional and mayoral correspondence files. A finding aid is available online.


Brooklyn Historical Society
Brooklyn, NY
Papers: 4 letters (August 30, 1938; January 18, 1943; May 6, 1947; and June 30, 1947) and 1 political appointment (September 15, 1942).
A finding aid is available in the repository.


City of New York Department of Records and Information Services
Municipal Archives
New York, NY
Papers: Collection is mayoral papers and correspondence, including photographs and sound recordings.


Columbia University
Oral History Project
New York, NY
Oral History: Mrs. Fiorello La Guardia, 1950, 56 pages.


Fiorello H. La Guardia Community College
La Guardia & Wagner Archives
Long Island City, NY
Papers: 1882-1947, 35 feet.
Collection includes transcripts of speeches and radio broadcasts, files of his work as Director-General of UNNRA, over 4,000 photographs, personal papers, original sketches, artifacts, and scrapbooks. Unpublished finding aid in repository.

Oral History: Collection includes more than 50 oral histories, some transcribed, from friends and associates.
Some restricted.


New-York Historical Society
New York, NY
Papers: 8 letters (1933-1943) and miscellaneous campaign notes (1933).
A finding aid is available in the repository.