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Lillian C. Liburdi Borrone Papers, 1962-2008

Identifier: SC-0009
This collection documents Lillian C. Liburdi Borrone's extensive career in the maritime and transportation industries, from her days a college student through her tenure as Assistant Executive Director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and her subsequent retirement. Items in the collection include photographs, correspondence, awards, certificates, news and journal articles, scrapbooks, published works, and plaques.


  • 1962 - 2008
  • Majority of material found within 1984-2008

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20 Linear Feet

Biographical Note

Lillian C. Borrone (née Lillian C. Liburdi) earned her bachelor’s degree in Political Science from American University and her master’s degree in Civil Engineering and Transportation Management from Manhattan College. Early career positions included Deputy Administrator at the U.S. Department of Transportation and Associate Administrator at the Urban Mass Transportation Administration. She went on to have a distinguished career at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, where she served from 1984 to 2000. She spent time as the Director of the Port Commerce Department, Director of Management and Budget, and Assistant Director of the Aviation Department before becoming Assistant Executive Director of the entire operation. In 2001 Borrone was appointed by President George W. Bush to the United States Commission on Ocean Policy Recovery. She was also appointed Coordinator for the Office of Recovery and Victim Assistance after the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. She has been inducted into the Maritime Association Hall of Fame and given a lifetime achievement award for advancing women in transportation.
Lillian C. Liburdi Borrone Papers
The Lillian C. Liburdi Borrone papers were processed by Jannette L. D’Esposito, archival intern, under the supervision of Elizabeth Berilla, Librarian. Finding aid edited and migrated to ArchivesSpace by Annie Tummino, Archivist.
Originally published as a PDF in December 2012. Published on ArchivesSpace site in July 2018.
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Part of the Stephen B. Luce Library Repository

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