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   Henry Cohen Papers, 1964-1988

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Henry Cohen Papers. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4078829 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Cohen, Henry, 1933-
Title:Henry Cohen Papers, 1964-1988
Physical description:8 linear ft (15 boxes).
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. Closed until death. In addition, some manuscripts by Cohen and subject files restricted from two to ten years after his death.  More information »

Arrangement

Arranged in seven series:

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Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence, subject files, manuscripts, photographs, slides, and printed materials relating to criminal justice and economic history documenting the work of Henry Cohen. The correspondence consists of two series, general correspondence and correspondence relating to "Criminal Justice History." There are manuscripts by Cohen for "Interpretive History of American Political Economy" (unpublished?) and other manuscripts including the introduction to the film script "Public Enemy." There are manuscripts by other authors submitted for publication in "Criminal Justice History" with related photographs. The subject files relate to "Business and Politics in America" with related photographs, the Spater artistic censorship case at the University of California, discussion material relating to the "National Right to Work Legislation," "Brutal Justice" with related slides, the Geese National Theater Company, the Pritzker Architecture Prize and the paper "Vicisitudes of an Absentee Landlord." The printed materials include copies of CJH articles, issues of "Historical Approaches to Studying Crime," and other offprints.

Series I: Correspondence

Series II: Works

Subseries II.1: Brutal Justice: The Ordeal of an American City:

Subseries II.2: Criminal Justice History:

Subseries II.3: The Public Enemy:

Subseries II.4: History of American Political Economy:

Subseries II.5: History and Psychology:

Subseries II.6: Crime in US History

Subseries II.7: Monsters and Men: Toward a General Theory of Culture and History

Series III: Professional Career and Scholarly Interests

Series V: Printed

Series VI:Audio Visual

Series VII: Microfilms

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Using the Collection

Offsite

Access Restrictions

 This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

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Closed until death. In addition, some manuscripts by Cohen and subject files restricted from two to ten years after his death.

Restrictions on Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Henry Cohen Papers. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Processed 06/27/89 JHR

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2009-06-26 File created.

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Subjects

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College teachers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Criminal justice, Administration of--United States--History.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
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United States--Economic conditions.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical note

Columbia B.A., 1955. Professor, Loyola University of Chicago (1969- ). Founder and editor "Criminal Justice History." Author of "Business and Politics in America from the Age of Jackson to the Civil War" and "Brutal Justice."

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