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Former Mayor Giuliani, in an unprecedented and ill-advised action, has taken personal custody of his official city papers. Historians, archivists, and a wide range of citizens have signed our petition, urging Mayor Bloomberg to cancel the arrangement. Browse through the links to the right to find out what progress has been made so far and what needs to be done next.


In 2003, the City Council passed a law, which Mayor Bloomberg signed, that in effect outlawed any future Giuliani-style privatization of the Archiving of Mayoral papers.

Click here to see the Official Legislative History.

Add your Name to the Petition | Press Conference, Feb. 6, 2002 | Protest Letters | News Articles | Testimony at the Feb. 20, 2002 City Council Hearing |
Defending the archives contract: Saul Cohen, President, Rudy Giuliani Center for Urban Affairs