Guide to the Cohen family papers, 1841-1913

*P-101

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Machine-readable finding aid created by Marvin Rusinek as MS Word document, February 16, 2012. Finding aid was encoded by Marvin Rusinek on February 16, 2012. Finding aid written in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator:Cohen family
Title:Cohen family, papers
Dates:1841-1913
Abstract:Contains material relating to Solomon A. Cohen in particular and the Cohen family in general. The former consists of the Confederate passport of Solomon A. Cohen (1863); a letter from James Sloan to Gov. Zebulon B. Vance (1863); a letter of introduction of S.A. Cohen to George Eustis, Secretary of Legation of the Confederate Embassy in Paris (1864); three documents signed by William H. Seward, Secretary of State, and President Andrew Johnson granting Cohen an official pardon. The latter consists of the citizenship papers of Aaron N. Cohen (1841) and David Elias (1848); a letter from S. Elias Price (1913) containing a genealogy of the Cohen family. In addition, the collection contains Confederate Bonds and other personal items.
Languages: The collection is in English.
Quantity:.25 linear feet (1 half manuscript box + 1 oversized folder--in shared box)
Identification:P-101
Repository: American Jewish Historical Society Archives
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Historical Note

[This Finding Aid is still a work in progress. There is no finished Historical Note for this collection]

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Scope and Content Note

Contains material relating to Solomon A. Cohen in particular and the Cohen family in general. The former consists of the Confederate passport of Solomon A. Cohen (1863); a letter from James Sloan to Gov. Zebulon B. Vance (1863); a letter of introduction of S.A. Cohen to George Eustis, Secretary of Legation of the Confederate Embassy in Paris (1864); three documents signed by William H. Seward, Secretary of State, and President Andrew Johnson granting Cohen an official pardon. The latter consists of the citizenship papers of Aaron N. Cohen (1841) and David Elias (1848); a letter from S. Elias Price (1913) containing a genealogy of the Cohen family. In addition, the collection contains Confederate Bonds and other personal items.

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Arrangement

The collection is arranged into a single series as follows:

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Access and Use

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to all researchers by permission of the Director of Library and Archives of the American Jewish Historical Society, except items that are restricted due to their fragility.

Use Restrictions

Information concerning the literary rights may be obtained from the Director of Library and Archives of the American Jewish Historical Society. Users must apply in writing for permission to quote, reproduce or otherwise publish manuscript materials found in this collection. For more information contact:

American Jewish Historical Society, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011
E-mail: reference@ajhs.org

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Container List

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

 

Cohen family papers, 1841-1913

English.
.25 linear feet (1 half manuscript box, 1 oversized folder)
Scope and Content:

See Collection Scope and Content Note.

BoxFolderTitleDate
11Special Pardon of Solomon A. Cohen, by Andrew JohnsonNovember 9, 1865
12Background of Solomon A. Cohen by his nephew, Sterling Price EliasNovember 11, 1913
13Estate of Simon Frankford1879
14David Elias (?- 1892) [Brother-in-law of Solomon A. Cohen] & Aaron Nathan Cohen (1777-1862) - Certificates of NaturalizationJanuary 5, 1841
  

(see also oversized material)

 
15Letters of Introduction for Solomon A. CohenDecember 1863-March 1864
16Confederate States Loan Coupons for C.S. Loan of 18611861
17Passports of Solomon A. Cohen1863-1864
  

(see oversized folder)

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
OS1F1Passports and Certificate of Naturalization1813, 1863-1864
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