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Title
Benjamin V. Cohen papers
Type
Mixed Material
Subject
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971--Correspondence.
Byrnes, James F. (James Francis), 1882-1972--Correspondence.
Douglas, William O. (William Orville), 1898-1980--Correspondence.
Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959--Correspondence.
Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965--Correspondence.
Finletter, Thomas K. (Thomas Knight), 1893-1980--Correspondence.
Lilienthal, David Eli, 1899-1981--Correspondence.
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962--Correspondence.
Schlesinger, Arthur M., Jr. (Arthur Meier), 1917-2007--Correspondence.
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965--Correspondence.
Willkie, Wendell L. (Wendell Lewis), 1892-1944--Correspondence.
Cohen family.
Civil Rights Act of 1957.
Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935.
United States. Congress. Senate--Cloture.
United States. Shipping Board.
United Nations.
Potsdam Conference (1945 : Potsdam, Germany)
Civil rights.
Destroyers (Warships)
Executive power--United States.
Human rights.
International relations.
Jews--Societies, etc.
Natural resources.
Navy-yards and naval stations, American.
New Deal, 1933-1939.
Taxation--Law and legislation--United States.
War, Declaration of--United States.
World War, 1914-1918.
World War, 1939-1945--Diplomatic history.
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, British.
Zionism.
Israel.
Taiwan.
United States--Foreign relations--1933-1945.
United States--Foreign relations--1945-1989.
United States--Politics and government--1933-1945.
Vietnam.
Lawyers.
Statesmen.
Language
English
Collection material in English
Identified By
Lccn: mm83061590
Summary
Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, notes, family papers, printed matter, and other papers pertaining to Cohen's career in public service and as a private counselor. Documents his work for the U.S. Shipping Board during World War I, his participation in postwar Zionism and subsequent interest in Israel and Jewish groups, and his role in New Deal legislation, coalition diplomacy during World War II, creation of the United Nations, and post-World War II foreign policy. Also documents Cohen's years as an advisor to public officials and private individuals on such subjects as civil liberties, human rights, international relations, and natural resources. Other subjects include the destroyers for bases agreement with Great Britain, Potsdam Conference, the U.S. Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935, U.S. Civil Rights Act of 1957, presidential authority to use the armed forces in the absence of a declaration of war, U.S. Senate's cloture rule, tax reform, Taiwan, and Vietnam. Correspondents include Dean Acheson, James F. Byrnes, William O. Douglas, John Foster Dulles, Felix Frankfurter, Thomas K. Finletter, David Eli Lilienthal, Eleanor Roosevelt, Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., Adlai E. Stevenson, and Wendell L. Willkie.
Authorized Access Point
Cohen, Benjamin V. Benjamin V. Cohen papers, 1902-1983 (bulk 1918-1983)