Finding-Aid for the Robert David Cohen Papers (MSS027)


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Collection Outline

Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents Note

Restrictions

Administrative Information

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Descriptive Summary

CreatorCohen, Robert David, 1945-
TitleRobert David Cohen. Papers,
Dates: 1968-1969.
Quantity: 48 items
Identification: MSS027

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Biographical Note

Robert David Cohen is an American author who has spent a considerable time living and working in Mexico. He has been associated with El Corno Emplumado, working as an editor with his wife, the poet and editor Margaret Randall. He has been a close friend of the poet Robert Sward. Cohen, Sward, and the late British writer Ann Quin corresponded regularly and worked closely together on a number of projects in the 1960's, especially when the three were together in Mexico.

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Scope and Contents Note

The Cohen Papers include correspondence from Sward and Quin to Cohen, written while Cohen lived in Mexico in 1968-1969, as well as poetry manuscripts written by Cohen alone and by the three authors together. The collection also contains a notebook by Cohen which held notes about Sward and notes toward The Play, a collaborative work by Sward and Cohen.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open.

Use Restriction

None

Users of the collections must read and abide by the Rules for the use of manuscript collection materials.

Users of the collections who wish to use items from this collection, in whole or in part, in any form of publication (as defined in the form) must sign and submit to the Washington University Department of Special Collections a hard copy of the Notification of intent publish manuscript collection materials form.

All publication not covered by fair use restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder.

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Administrative Information

Source of Collection

Accruals

Interfiled within collection or by accession at end of collection.

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