Joseph Cohen papers, 1930-1980  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Cohen, Joseph, 1904-
Title
Joseph Cohen papers
Dates
1930-1980 (inclusive)
Quantity
.87 cubic ft.
Collection Number
2116
Summary
Interview with Cohen, writings of Cohen and of his students, correspondence, reports, address cards and negative concerning the Jewish community in Seattle.
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Open to all users.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Joseph Cohen was born in 1904 and moved to Seattle with his family in 1909. He became one of the first Jews on the faculty at the University of Washington. He was active in the Washington State Jewish Historical Society and its predecessor organization in the 1970’s.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Interview with Cohen, writings of Cohen and of his students, correspondence, reports, address cards and negative concerning the Jewish community in Seattle.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 2116-001: Joseph Cohen oral history interview, 1973Return to Top

1 sound cassette (55 minutes); Transcript: 27 pages

Scope and Content: Tape recorded interview conducted by Richard C. Berner and Karyl Winn, 1900-1940, transcript.

Jewish education in Seattle before 1920, education in New York City Yeshiva, and climate for Jewish students at the UW in the mid-20's are amoung the subjects discussed.

Digital Content/Other Formats:Listen to the audio recording and view the transcript of this interview on the Libraries Digital Collections site.

Restrictions on Access: Presume open to all users

Special Media: 1 cassette audio tape

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Joseph Cohen, Seattle, 1973-04-03

Description
Joseph Cohen oral history interview

Accession No. 2116-007: Joseph Cohen papers, 1922-1980Return to Top

.59 cu. ft. (2 boxes)

Scope and Content: Writings of Cohen and of his students (studies of Jewish community), reports, address cards and negative concerning the Jewish community in Seattle, ca. 1910-1963; correspondence 1976-80.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Student papers should not be quoted without the permission of the authors.

Acquisition Info: Joseph Cohen, 1974-04-01

Description
Joseph Cohen papers

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Personal Names :
  • Cohen, Joseph, 1904- --Archives
  • Cohen, Joseph, 1904- --Interviews
  • Corporate Names :
  • Educational Center (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Jewish Community Center of Greater Seattle
  • Menorah Society (University of Washington)
  • University of Washington. Department of Sociology--Faculty
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Berner, Richard C (interviewer)
    • Buttnick, Meta Bloom, 1913- (creator)
    • Grinstein, Hyman Bogomolny, 1899- (creator)
    • McCracken, Troy F (creator)
    • Midler, Esther (creator)
    • Pearl, Irwin A (creator)
    • Pruzan, Harry (creator)
    • Schrieber, Jeanette (creator)
    • Tworoger, Philip, 1869- (creator)
    • Williams, Annie (creator)
    • Winn, Karyl, 1942- (interviewer)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington) (creator)
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington)