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Finding Aid for the Henry Cohen papers, 1957-1988
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Henry Cohen papers
    Date (inclusive): 1957-1988
    Collection number: 1556
    Creator: Cohen, Henry, 1933-
    Extent: 9 boxes (4.5 linear ft.) 1 oversize box.
    Abstract: Henry Cohen (1933- ) was born in Brooklyn, New York. He was an assistant professor of history at California State College at Long Beach (1964-69), assistant professor (1969-71), then associate professor of history at Loyola University in Chicago. The collection consists of correspondence, memos, notes, clippings, court records, transcripts, photographs, and typescripts related to and arising from investigations of civil liberties violations in Long Beach, California.
    Language: Finding aid is written in English.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Henry Cohen, 1988.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Henry Cohen papers (Collection Number 1556). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Biography

    Cohen was born on September 23, 1933 in Brooklyn, New York; BA, Columbia University, 1955; Ph.D, Cornell University, 1965; instructor in history, Ohio State University, 1962-64; assistant professor of history, California State College at Long Beach, 1964-69; assistant professor, 1969-71, then associate professor of history, Loyola University (Chicago); member, American Historical Association, Economic History Association, and Organization of American Historians; wrote Business and Politics in America from the Age of Jackson to the Civil War (1971) and Brutal Justice: the Ordeal of an American City (1980).

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence, memos, notes, clippings, court records, transcripts, photographs, and typescripts related to and arising from investigations of civil liberties violations in Long Beach, California. Most material relates to incidents during the 1960s, including a case of police brutality in 1966.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Cohen, Henry, 1933- --Archives.
    California State University, Long Beach--Faculty--Archival resources.
    Historians--California, Southern--Archival resources.
    Civil rights--Research--California--Long Beach.