Senator Jacob K. Javits Collection
Manuscript Collection 285

Jacob K. Javits Collection and Long Island
Prepared by Lee R. Hiltzik.
November 1985

A suggested listing of selected series and subseries with substantial materials on Long Island. Researchers are strongly encouraged to consult the Jacob K. Javits Collection Guide, which describes all series and subseries, for additional materials on this subject. Or, use the Campus Search Engine.

Series 1, Subseries 1 - Press Releases
  • 7/16/1956: Duck Farms, Suffolk County / Box 11
  • 6/1960: Veterans Administration Hospital at Northport, Long Island / Box 21
  • 7/29/1960: Veterans Administration Hospital, Northport, Long Island / Box 22
  • 11/28/1960: Closing of Mitchel Air Force Base / Box 23
  • 2/10/1961: Mitchel Air Force Base Disposal / Box 23
  • 2/20/1961: Mitchel Air Force Base Disposal / Box 23
  • 4/13/1961: Suffolk County Republican Club, Republican Party / Box 24
  • 1/16/1962: Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) Hearings on Mitchel Field / Box 25
  • 4/13/1962: Mitchel Air Force Base Disposal / Box 26
  • 8/22/1962: Defense Procurement for New York City and Long Island / Box 27
  • 4/25/1963: Fire Island National Seashore / Box 29
  • 12/11/1963: Fire Island National Seashore / Box 30
  • 5/12/1965: Long Island Committee to Aid the Southern Christian Leadership Conference / Box 33
  • 4/28/1969: Fire Island National Seashore / Box 44
  • 7/20/1970: Preservation of Long Island Sound / Box 47
  • 3/27/1972: Alternatives to Dredging Port Jefferson Harbor / Box 52
  • 12/13/1972: Long Island Dispute between Grumman Corp. and the Navy / Box 53
  • 1/18/1973: Aircraft Contract to Long Island / Box 54
  • 3/15/1974: Long Island Sound Preservation / Box 58
  • 8/20/1974: Development on Fire Island / Box 59
  • 9/16/1974: Long Island Sludge / Box /1960
  • 2/27/1975: Wants 10 Million for Fire Island Seashore / Box 62
  • 11/13/1975: Fire Island National Seashore / Box 64
  • 4/7/1976: Fire Island National Seashore / Box 65
  • 9/3/1976: Federal Disaster Assistance for New York City and Long Island for Hurricane Damage / Box 66
  • 6/3/1979: Long Island Heating Oil Problems / Box 75
  • 9/7/1979: Suffolk County Poverty Funds / Box 76
  • 4/3/1980: Long Island's Energy Needs / Box 78
  • 7/11/1980: Long Island War Hero / Box 79
  • 7/14/1980: Long Island Post Office Rates / Box 79
  • 8/19/1980: Fire Island Wilderness Preserve / Box 79
  • 9/12/1980: Medal of Honor for Long Island Hero / Box 80
  • 9/22/1980: Veterans Administration Construction Project on Long Island / Box 80

Series 1, Subseries 2 - Press Secretary

  • Long Island 1969-1971 / Box 21
  • Fire Island National Seashore 1978 / Box 17
  • Long Island 1978 / Box 21
  • Nassau County 1978 / Box 22
  • Long Island Railroad Strike 1979 / Box 21

Series 2 - Bills

  • S 3629: Beach Erosion Control, Fire Island Inlet 1958 / Box 16
  • S 1365: Fire Island National Seashore 1963 / Box 78
  • S 1365: Fire Island National Seashore 1963 / Box 208
  • S 2148: Additional Property, Fire Island National Seashore 1965 / Box 109
  • S 390: U.S. Commissioner for Fire Island National Seashore 1967 / Box 129
  • HR 15586: Fire Island Hurricane Protection 1972 / Box 155
  • S 3926: Amend Fire Island National Seashore Act 1974 / Box 174
  • S 345: Long Island Sound Heritage 1979 / Box 198

Series 3 - Subjects

  • Long Island Sound 1970 / Box 50
  • Long Island Expressway 1977-1979 / Box 126
  • Long Island Railroad Strike 1979 / Box 114

Series 4, Subseries 3 - Human Resources

  • Long Island Railroad Strike 1973 / Box 37

Series 4, Subseries 4 - Governmental Affairs

  • Long Island Sound Heritage 1977 / Box 55
  • Fire Island 1977-1980 / Box 39
  • Fire Island 1978-1980 / Box 38
  • Fire Island 1978-1980 / Box 111
  • Fire Island Land Acquisition 1979-1980 / Box 39

Series 4, Subseries 7 - Miscellaneous Committees

  • Nassau Council of the Churches of Christ 1957 / Box 14
  • Veterans Administration Hospital, Northport, Long Island 19/1960 / Box 1
  • Court Facilities of Nassau and Suffolk Counties 1967 / Box 11
  • Public Works, Fire Island/Montauk Project 1974 / Box 1

Series 6, Subseries 1 - Library of Congress Category System

  • Sands Point 1965 / Box 16

Series 9, J Files

  • Nassau Community College 1977 / Box 56

Series 10, Subseries 1 - New York Offices, New York City

  • Nassau County 1975 / Box 94

Series 10, Subseries 1 - New York Offices, New York State

  • Mitchel Field 1961-1963 / Box 22
  • Mitchel Field 1963 / Box 36
  • Brookhaven Laboratories 1966-1967 / Box 5
  • Suffolk County 1966-1967 / Box 32
  • Long Island Offshore Seaport 1971 / Box 16
  • Housing, Inwood Project 1972 / Box 68
  • Housing, Oyster Bay 1974 / Box 14
  • Housing, Oyster Bay 1974 / Box 36
  • Housing, Suffolk County 1974 / Box 14
  • Long Island Commerce 1974 / Box 16
  • Sunrise Highway Extension 1974-1975 / Box 32
  • Suffolk County 1974-1978 / Box 32
  • Nassau County 1974-1979 / Box 22
  • Brookhaven Laboratories 1977-1980 / Box 5
  • Nassau Economic Development 1979 / Box 23

Series 11 - Civil Rights

  • Rockville Centre, New York 1965-1966 / Box 12

Series 14, Subseries 1 - Audio [Transcripts of many audio recordings can be found in Series 1, Subseries 1 - Press Releases]

  • Press Conference and talk with Robert Keeler from Newsday 8/27/80 A 14(144)
  • Interview with Congressman Thomas Downey of Long Island 12/1/80 A 240(113)