Notice to Visitors and Researchers: We're sorry. Due to the coronavirus public health emergency, the FDR Presidential Library & Museum is now closed to the public until further notice.
This page provides contact information for the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, administered by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA).
For general information about the FDR Library, call 1 (800) FDR-VISIT or email Roosevelt.Library@nara.gov. For the Research Room, please dial (845) 486-1142. Please see Get Involved! for information about volunteer opportunities and internships.
For information about the National Park Service -- including the Home of FDR National Historic Site -- and other historic sites in Historic Hyde Park click here.
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Choose from the following list or scroll down to see all contact information.
Special Weather Notice
During the winter months, inclement weather sometimes prompts the delay or closure of the Library. If you plan to visit during these periods, please dial the Library's weather line at (845) 486-7777 to determine the Library's status each day.
Notice to NARA Researchers and FOIA Requesters
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and pursuant to guidance received from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), NARA has adjusted its normal operations to balance the need of completing its mission-critical work while also adhering to the recommended social distancing for the safety of our staff. As a result of this re-prioritization of activities, you may experience a delay in receiving an initial acknowledgment as well as a substantive response to your reference or FOIA request or appeal. We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and patience. Read more on how NARA is addressing COVID-19 (coronavirus) https://www.archives.gov/coronavirus.
The Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. Research Room is open Monday through Friday from 8:45 a.m to 4:00 p.m., and is closed on all federal holidays. For more information about visiting for research, please see Plan a Research Visit.
Please note that the FDR Library research room hours will change to a slightly shortened schedule beginning March 9, 2020. Spring hours are 8:45 AM to 4:00 PM. These hours will continue through the month of April, and until further notice.
Archives Research Questions
Archives staff is available to answer general research questions and questions about the Library's archival holdings, including documents, photographs, audio-visual materials, books and printed materials. You may send a research inquiry to the attention of our staff by email, fax, postal mail.
However you choose to contact us, please provide as much detailed information as possible about your research interest so that we may best address your inquiry. Someone will respond to your request within 10 working days.
You may also contact the research room:
By Telephone: (845) 486-1142.
For information about donation and appraisal of archival material, please see Donate.
Museum hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily November through March; and then from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. April through October. We are closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day. Admission is charged. See Visitor Information for details about admission and location.
Museum Research Questions
Museum staff is available to answer research questions about the Museum's objects and exhibitions. You may send a research query to the attention of our staff by email, fax, or postal mail. Please provide as much detailed information as possible so that we may best address your inquiry. If possible, include a photograph of any relevant objects/documents. Someone will respond to your request within 10 working days.
The Museum collects items related to the lives and careers of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and their friends, family and associates. We also accept materials that relate to political, social, military, diplomatic, and cultural life in America during the 1930s and 1940s. While we do not accept unsolicited donations, please Contact the Museum if you are interested in donating objects.
The Museum has a summer internship program for students. To learn more about the program and to obtain an application, visit Get Involved!
If you have questions about education programs, teacher workshops, National History Day or other education matters please contact Jeff Urbin by telephone at (845) 486-7761 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To schedule a field trip please contact Kevin Thomas by telephone at (845) 486-7751 or by email at email@example.com.
If you have a media inquiry, public affairs issue or specific questions/comments about the public programs and events of the Roosevelt Library contact Cliff Laube, Public Programs Specialist by telephone at (845) 486-7745 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To speak with someone about using the Wallace Center for a business meeting or event* contact Kevin Thomas by telephone at (845) 486-7751 or by email at email@example.com.
*Non-profit or corporate events only, no private functions.
Contact Information for Staff of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library and Museum
|Director||Paul M. Sparrowfirstname.lastname@example.org||(845) 486-7741|
|Deputy Director||William A. Harrisemail@example.com||(845) 486-1977|
|Administrative Officer||JoAnn Morsefirstname.lastname@example.org||(845) 486-7744|
|Facility Manager||Corey Goweremail@example.com||(845) 486-7754|
|Assistant to the Director||Mary Jikharsfirstname.lastname@example.org||(845) 486-7752|
|Office Automation Clerk||Jocelyn M. Sprengeremail@example.com||(845) 486-7758|
|ALL RESEARCH INQUIRIES||Research Room||Archives.FDR@nara.gov||(845) 486-1142|
|Supervisory Archivist||Kirsten Strigel Carterfirstname.lastname@example.org||(845) 486-7755|
|Archivist||Virginia H. Lewickemail@example.com||(845) 486-7750|
|Archivist||Matthew C. Hansonfirstname.lastname@example.org||(845) 486-7760|
|Archivist||Sarah L. Navinsemail@example.com||(845) 486-1988|
|Archives Technician||Patrick F. Fahyfirstname.lastname@example.org||(845) 486-7757|
|Archives Technician||Christian Belenaemail@example.com||(845) 486-7762|
|All inquiries||Museum Department||Museum.FDR@nara.gov||(845) 486-7763|
|Supervisory Curator||Herman Eberhardtfirstname.lastname@example.org||(845) 486-7763|
|Exhibits Specialist||James Sauteremail@example.com||(845) 486-7756|
|Collections Manager||Michelle M. Frauenbergerfirstname.lastname@example.org||(845) 486-7743|
|Museum Technician||Katherine Sardinoemail@example.com||(845) 486-1991|
|Museum Technician||Megan Suzann Reedfirstname.lastname@example.org||(845) 486-7749|
|Education and Public Programs|
|Education Specialist||Jeffrey S. Urbinemail@example.com||(845) 486-7761|
|Public Programs Specialist||Clifford J. Laubefirstname.lastname@example.org||(845) 486-7745|
|Special Events Coordinator||Kevin Thomasemail@example.com||(845) 486-7751|
|Sales Operations Manager||Amy V. Northupfirstname.lastname@example.org||(845) 486-7753|
|Sales Operations Asst. Manager||Katie Garrisonemail@example.com||(845) 486-7764|
|Sales Store Clerk||Sal Assenzafirstname.lastname@example.org||(845) 486-1140|
|Sales Store Clerk||Elizabeth Bennettemail@example.com||(845) 486-1140|
|Sales Store Clerk||Melissa Hartfirstname.lastname@example.org||(845) 486-1140|
|Sales Store Clerk||Mark Simpsonemail@example.com||(845) 486-1140|
|Senior Director of Development||Trish Pruntyfirstname.lastname@example.org||(845) 486-7765|
|Development Associate||Lauren Karagianis||lkaragianis@rooseveltinstitute ||(845) 486-1970|