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Papers of Mark B. Cohen, 1974-2016 C2

Identifier: 2017.012

Scope and Contents

This collection contains extensive material from 1974 to 2016 regarding Mark Cohen’s legislative work. This collection contains a mix of materials including campaign materials regarding Tom Kovach’s 1997 campaign, pamphlets from the Pennsylvania Society, handwritten drafts of letters and speeches, survey’s regarding public opinion and voter registration, extensive material regarding the 2001 and the 2011 redistricting, including articles, court opinions, Cohen’s testimony to the House Human Services Committee, and maps, information regarding the Delaware Riverfront Greenway Task Force, 2003-2004, information on Amicus Brief regarding Grutter v. Bollinger, 2002-2003, Memorabilia from various Representatives and groups, DVDs on various legislative topics, not included was an unopened DVD entitled, “Deconstructing Post Brothers, Exposing the Truth Behind the Cheap Facade”, extensive audio material on cassettes regarding many topics including the “Reapportionment Task Force Panel”, “Regulating Campaign Financing”, mental illness, telecommunications, drugs, and the “Task Force on the Wine Industry”. Items removed include duplicates, DVDs, and books due to their general nature not fitting the collection


  • 1974 - 2016
  • Acquisition: 2017-08-31
  • Acquisition: 2017-10-10


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to research

Conditions Governing Access

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Arrangement Note

This collection is arranged into ten series 1. Campaign Materials, 2. Biographical Information and Office Material, 3. District Materials, 4. Correspondences, 5. News Clippings and Media, 6. Speeches, 7. Events, 8. Memorabilia, 9. Videos, CD's, and DVDs 9. Cassette Tapes, 10. Oversized

Custodial History

Mark B. Cohen to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Mark B. Cohen

Method of Acquisition


Related Materials

For more information regarding Mark B. Cohen see his Historical Biography:

Papers of Mark B. Cohen,1974-2016:

Oral History of Mark B. Cohen

Cohen, Mark
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Repository Details

Part of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Archives Repository