Supreme Court Justice of the State of New York, civic leader and legislator. The papers document his contributions as well as those of other members of his distinguished New York “pioneer” family in the legal, political, and religious spheres and their overall service to the community. They are especially significant for understanding the groundbreaking role played by Frank Torres and his father, Felipe N. Torres in the judiciary. Among the prominent names appearing in the collection are his father, Felipe N. Torres, Congressmen Herman Badillo and Robert García, and former Archbishop of Puerto Rico Roberto O. González. The collection consists primarily of personal, judicial and administrative documents. Contained are letters, programs, legal briefs, minutes, essays and proposals for community projects, and newspaper clippings.
Finding Aid for the Frank Torres Papers