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Frank Logue papers

Call Number: MS 1178

Scope and Contents

The papers consists of subject files, which include correspondence, maintained by Logue and his staff during his tenure as mayor of New Haven, Connecticut.


  • 1974-1979


Conditions Governing Access

The material is unprocessed and may contain sensitive information or be in a physical state that would prohibit use. Researchers wishing to request access should email requesting specific box numbers in order to initiate the review process, which may take several weeks.

Additionally, researchers must sign the Access Agreement for the Frank Logue papers (MS 1178), which states: "I agree not to use the names or in any way reveal the identity of private citizens, who were neither affiliated with the Logue administration, nor otherwise engaged in public business, who wrote as constituents to Mayor Logue for assistance, and in which the disclosure of such names might constitute an unwarranted invasion of privacy. I understand that failure to comply with this agreement may result in legal proceedings being initiated against me. In such a case, I agree to hold harmless and to indemnify Yale University, its officers, agents, or employees, for any loss or damage to them, including any associated legal fees."

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by Frank Logue has been transferred to Yale University. These materials may be used for non-commercial purposes without seeking permission from Yale University as the copyright holder. For other uses of these materials, please contact

Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposited by Frank Logue in 1979, gifted to Yale University in 1995.


41 Linear Feet (41 boxes)

Language of Materials


Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

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The papers consists of subject files, which include correspondence, maintained by Logue and his staff during his tenure as mayor of New Haven, Connecticut.

Biographical / Historical

Frank Logue was born in Philadelphia on August 18, 1924. He attended Yale University, enlisted in the military after Pearl Harbor, and served as an infantry soldier in France. He returned to Yale Law School in 1948. Logue entered politics in 1953 and held a number of positions, serving on the New Haven Board of Aldermen from 1972-1975. He was mayor of New Haven from 1976 to 1979. Logue died in Hamden, Connecticut, on December 31, 2010.


Boxes 7-12, 19-24, and 31-36 were flood damaged. Reference archivists/researchers should be aware that some of the material in the flood damaged boxes does not correspond exactly to the folder listing, although most of it does. Particularly, folders which were listed in the original inventory as being in box 24, from "Bank - Connecticut Savings" to "Commissions - New Haven Green" are missing and were subsequently deleted from the inventory.

Guide to the Frank Logue Papers
Under Revision
compiled by staff of Manuscripts and Archives
October 2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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