Victor L. Anfuso Papers (CMS 033)
July 11, 2016
Victor L. Anfuso (1905-1961) served as an attorney in Brooklyn, New York, as a Congressman, and as a New York State Supreme Court Justice. This collection of papers dating from 1928-1966 document Mr. Anfuso’s social and political activities and contains correspondence, speeches, photographs, materials from the Congressional Record, personal documents, reports to his constituency, remarks and bills introduced, trip materials, and materials generated from his work on the Post Office Commission, Civil Service Commission, and the Committee on Science and Astronautics.
Series I: Activities as a Lawyer
Materials related to his work as a lawyer consist of his admission to the Bar, correspondence, the Citizen’s Welfare Association, Italian Board of Guardian, Tolerance Day League Inc, The Youth Congress, Joseph Cardinal Mindszenty, Italian Immigration and Italian Communism, and speeches.
Series II: Activities as a United States Congressman
The materials related to his work as a congressman include of election campaign and delegate to national conventions materials, correspondence (including correspondence with Most Reverend Thomas E. Bishop), memos, press releases, and materials related to Israel, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Italy, the Brooklyn Army Terminal, and the Cellini case, and sabbath law.
Series III: Activities as a New York State Supreme Court Justice
The materials related to his work as a state supreme court justice include materials on his campaign, correspondence, the National Order of Science, firearms, Cuba, the President’s Club of New York, Young Citizens for Johnson, the Democratic National Convention, President Antonio Segni of Italy, Farleigh Dickinson Honorary Degree, World’s Fair, and inaugural balls.
Series IV: Photographs, Scrapbooks of Clippings, and Oversize Materials