For general information about the FDR Library, call 845-486-7770 or 1 (800) FDR-VISIT or email Roosevelt.Library@nara.gov. For the Research Room, please dial (845) 486-1142 or write to firstname.lastname@example.org. 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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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.
Please note that the information below reflects pre-COVID-19 operations and facility information. For the most current guidance on scheduling and planning a research visit, please refer to Plan a Research Visit.
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.
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.
Please note that the information below reflects pre-COVID-19 operations and facility information. For the most current guidance on visiting the Museum please refer to Hours, Admission, & Tickets.
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, field trips, teacher workshops, National History Day or other education matters please contact Jeff Urbin by telephone at (845) 486-7761 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.
For Facility Use of the Wallace Center
For information about facility use of the Wallace Center for a business meeting or event, and to obtain a copy of the Wallace Center Fees and Guidelines (including NARA Form 16011), please call (845) 486-7751 or email email@example.com. *Non-profit or corporate events only, no private functions.
Contact Information for Staff of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library and Museum
|Deputy Director (Acting Director)||William A. Harrisfirstname.lastname@example.org||(845) 486-1977|
|Administrative Officer||JoAnn Morseemail@example.com||(845) 486-7744|
|Facility Manager||Corey Gowerfirstname.lastname@example.org||(845) 486-7754|
|Assistant to the Director||Mary Jikharsemail@example.com||(845) 486-7752|
|Office Automation Clerk||(Vacant)|
|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|
|Archivist||Patrick F. Fahyfirstname.lastname@example.org||(845) 486-7757|
|Archives Technician||Christian Belenaemail@example.com||(845) 486-7762|
|Archives Technician||Kevin Thomasfirstname.lastname@example.org||(845) 486-7769|
|All inquiries||Museum Department||Museum.FDR@nara.gov||(845) 486-7763|
|Supervisory Curator||Herman Eberhardtemail@example.com||(845) 486-7763|
|Collections Manager||Michelle M. Frauenbergerfirstname.lastname@example.org||(845) 486-7743|
|Museum Technician||Katherine Sardinoemail@example.com||(845) 486-1991|
|Museum Technician||Daniel Kellamfirstname.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||Deanne Fulleremail@example.com||(845) 486-7751|
|Sales Operations Manager||(Vacant)||(845) 486-1140|
|Sales Operations Asst. Manager (Acting Manager)||Katie Garrisonfirstname.lastname@example.org||(845) 486-7764|
|Sales Store Clerk||Sal Assenzaemail@example.com||(845) 486-1140|
|Sales Store Clerk||Elizabeth Bennettfirstname.lastname@example.org||(845) 486-1140|
|Senior Associate and Head of FDR Library Membership||Lauren Karagianis||lkaragianis@rooseveltinstitute ||(845) 486-1970|