1400 Washington AveAlbanyNY
1400 Washington AveAlbanyNY

Louis DeSalvio Papers


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


DeSalvio, Louis, 1910-2004
Date Coverage:
64 cubic ft. (about 64 boxes)

Louis DeSalvio was born in New York City in 1910 and resided in Manhattan. He was married to Elvira Mongillo. As a Democrat DeSalvio served as a member of the New York State Assembly from 1941 to 1977 (New York County 2nd District 1941-1965, 66th District 1966, 60th District 1967-1972, 62nd District 1973-1977). DeSalvio was a Catholic, a member of the Elks, and a member of the Knights of Columbus. DeSalvio died in 2004.

This collection contains materials from Louis DeSalvio's service in the New York State Assembly, including press releases, calendars of bills, correspondence, legislation files, campaign materials, speeches, newsletters, reports, and pamphlets.

The collection is unprocessed and is likely disorganized. Individual items may be difficult to find.

1969-1979Louis DeSalvio initially donated his papers to Syracuse University in a series of 36 accessions.
2006The papers were transferred to the M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives.

Processed by: unprocessed

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Published: 2018-03-06 04:04:52 -0500

EAD file created, 2014

Encoded in EAD by Jodi Boyle, 2015

Archival materials can be view in-person during business hours in our reading room, located on the top floor of the Science Library on the Uptown Campus.

We can also deliver digital scans for remote research for a fee.

Access to this collection is restricted because it is unprocessed. Portions of the collection may contain recent administrative records and/or personally identifiable information. While it is likely that portions of the collection may be viewed, access must be managed by an archivist.

Copyright Statement

The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of copyright. Whenever possible, the M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives will provide information about copyright owners and other restrictions, but the legal determination ultimately rests with the researcher. Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be discussed with the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, Louis DeSalvio Papers, 1958-1978. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as the DeSalvio Papers).