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Herman Cohen papers, 1946-1979

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0239
Bib ID 4078343 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Cohen, Herman, 1905-1997
Title Herman Cohen papers, 1946-1979
Physical Description 0.5 linear feet (1 box)
Language(s) English .

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.



Material is fully catalogued and arranged into one series.


Scope and Content

Business correspondence, ducuments, and other materials from the calligrapher Margaret Adams, the printers R. Hunter Middleton, Henry Morris, and Herbert W. Simpson, and one letter from George Orwell.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Herman Cohen papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Herman Cohen, 1985.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Processed JCA 02/--/86.

Revision Description

2012-11-13 xml document instance created by Adrien Hilton

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

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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Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Adams, Margaret Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Booksellers and bookselling Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Morris, Henry, 1925- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Simpson, Herbert W Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Herman Cohen was the proprietor of the Chiswick Bookshop in New York City.

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Series I: Herman Cohen Papers, 1946-1979

Adams, Margaret


Box 1 1965 November 20, 1965

Box 1 1966 March 1, 1966

Box 1 1966 May 10, 1966

Box 1 1966 July 20, 1966

Box 1 1966 September 29, 1966

Box 1 1966 November 9, 1966

Box 1 1969 June 9, 1969

Box 1 1969 June 20, 1969

Box 1 1969 August 4, 1969

Box 1 1969 August 21, 1969

Box 1 1970 April 27, 1970

Box 1 1970 May 30, 1970

Box 1 1970 September 17, 1970

Box 1 1970 September 30, 1970

Box 1 1970 October 14, 1970

Box 1 1977 June 21, 1977

Box 1 Invoice, 1970 September 15, 1970

Box 1 Packing List for Shipment to Herman Cohen, undated

Box 1 Middleton, Robert Hunter--Correspondence, 1979 December 13, 1979

Morris, Henry


Box 1 1965 April 21 (with carbon reply), 1965

Box 1 1967 August 23 (with 2 related carbons), 1967

Box 1 1967 October 10 (with galley proof of prospectus forOmnibus ), 1967

Box 1 Orwell, George--Correspondence, 1946 September 21 (with envelope and related items), 1946

Simpson, Herbert W.


Box 1 1946-1947 (with related items), 1946-1947

Box 1 1968 June 5, July 26 (with carbon reply and related items), 1968

Box 1 Adams, Margaret--Miscellaneous Materials, undated

Box 1 Clippings, Photostats, and Envelopes, 1957 undated