Cohen, Hennig

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From the description of Papers, 1960-1973. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 32452445

Hennig Cohen, born in Darlington, S.C. on August 26, 1919, received a B.A. in 1941 and an M.A. in 1948 from the University of South Carolina and his Ph.D from Tulane University, 1951. Dr. Cohen taught in the English Department of the University of Pennsylvania and served as executive secretary and then president of the American Melville Society.

From the guide to the A name index to the South Carolina Gazette, 1732-1738, 1732-1738, (American Philosophical Society)

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creatorOf Cohen, Hennig. Hennig Cohen papers, 1946-1993. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Arlin Turner Papers, 1927-1980 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Edgar Marquess Branch Papers, 1939-2003 and undated, (bulk 1960-1990) David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Dorson mss., 1925-1981 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf A name index to the South Carolina Gazette, 1732-1738, 1732-1738 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Cohen, Hennig. Papers, 1960-1973. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
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associatedWith Branch, Edgar Marquess, 1913- person
associatedWith Dorson, Richard Mercer, 1916-1981 person
associatedWith Fast, Howard, 1914-2003. person
associatedWith Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976. person
associatedWith Smalls, Robert, 1839-1915. person
associatedWith South Carolina gazette, Charleston. corporateBody
associatedWith Southern Negro Youth Congress Cultural Festival (1946 : Columbia, S.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith Township Auditorium (Columbia, S.C.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Turner, Arlin person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Columbia (S.C.)
United States
Southern States
African Americans--Civil rights
African Americans--Social conditions--To 1964


Birth 1919-08-26

Death 1996-12-12





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