COHEN, William Sebastian, 1940-

Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Guide to Research Collections

Columbia University
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
New York, New York
Papers: Correspondence in Stein and Day Publishers papers, 1780-1984 (bulk 1947-1984). Finding aid.

Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: Correspondence in Elliot L. Richardson papers, 1780-1984 (bulk 1947-1984). Restricted. Finding aid.

University of Maine
Special Collections
Orono, ME
Papers: 1955-2001 (bulk 1972-2001). 1,500 linear ft. Personal correspondence and papers resulting from his service in the U.S. House of Representatives (1973-1978), the U.S. Senate (1979-1997), and as Secretary of Defense (1997-2001). They include correspondence, memos, reports, press releases, appointment calendars, speeches, voting records, photographs, videos, campaign records, and memorabilia. The files document Cohen’s legislative and committee-related work, constituent services, public relations and press activities, and administration of his Washington, DC and state offices. Department of Defense materials include trip reports, public statements, correspondence, photographs, and videotapes. Drafts of his poetry and manuscripts of the nine published books are also included. Finding aid available on-line. Some restrictions.