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Papers of Mark B. Cohen, 1974-2016 C1

 Collection
Identifier: 2016.017

Scope and Contents

This collection reflects the 42 year career of Representative Mark B. Cohen. During that time, Cohen fought for laws regarding same sex marriage, education, adoption, and health care all of which are seen throughout his legislative works. He served as Majority Caucus Chairman for 3 terms (1989-1990, 1991-1992, 2009-2010), Majority Whip (1993-1994), and Minority Caucus Chairman ( 1995- 2006). He served on the State Government Committee as Minority Chair. This collection contains Representative Cohen’s research on legislation and issues facing citizens of his district (Philadelphia) and Pennsylvania. There are numerous photographs and news clippings that visually depict Cohen’s time in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. There is a large collection of correspondence between notable figures in the House such as K.Leroy Irvis, William DeWeese, and Dwight Evans.

Dates

  • 1974 - 2016
  • Acquisition: 2016-11-17

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to research

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Extent

18 Cubic Feet

Language

English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into eleven series 1) Biographical Information/Office Material; 2) Legislative Work; 3) District Materials; 4) Correspondence; 5) Press Releases; 6) News Clippings/Media/ Newsletters; 7)Speeches 8) Events; 9) Photographs; 10)Memorabilia; 11) Awards; 12) Videos/CD's/DVD's 13) Oversized

Custodial History

Mark B. Cohen of Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Mark B. Cohen

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Mark B. Cohen

Accruals

Addtional materials were given on 12-20-2016 and 1-4-2017

Related Materials

A researcher interested in Mark B. Cohen or the topics in which he was involved should examine his Oral History Interview, which was conducted on November 22,2016. http://www.house.state.pa.us/BMC/archives/oralList.cfm

Title
Papers of Mark B. Cohen, 1974-2016
Author
TMM
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Repository Details

Part of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives Repository

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