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Contains 13 Collections and/or Records:

Harold L. and Mary D. Cohen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 44/3/1301
Abstract Collection of materials from former Dean of the State University of New York at Buffalo's School of Architecture and Environmental Design, Harold L. Cohen and his wife Mary D. Cohen. Includes extensive project files (sketches, reports, designs, photographs), business and professional correspondence, publications, personal papers, exhibits and exhibit plans, and audio/visual materials.

Experimental Freshman Year (EFY), 1962-1963

 File — Carton: 36, Folder: 1-2
Identifier: VII
Scope and Contents Images of EFY workspaces, students, Visual Language presentations, and other views of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Includes one photograph.

Slides in 36.1 correspond to oral history 1.30.2014.1.mp3 and 1.30.2014.2.mp3 (entirety).

Flora of the United States, 1979

 File — Carton: 36, Folder: 3
Identifier: VII
Scope and Contents Includes slides from Niagara Frontier of Bakay farm in Springville, Arkwright, Delaware Park in Buffalo, Cattaragus County, Hawaii, and Southwest U.S..

Flowers, trees, and plants , circa 1970-1980

 File — Carton: 36, Folder: 4
Identifier: VII
Scope and Contents Includes slides of orchids from Venezuela, Brazil, Peru, Costa Rica, and Ecuador. Also includes exotic flowers from South and Central America, California and Southwest trees and plants.

Golden Box research, 1982-1997

 File — Carton: 36, Folder: 5-8
Identifier: VII
Scope and Contents Includes Cenetrop of Santa Cruz; Control for Chagas Disease; early Golden Box work in laboratory, Venezuela, Bolivia, and Argentina; development of the Golden Box.

Slides in folders 36.5-36.6 coincide with oral histories 12.6.2013.4.mp3, 12.6.2013.5.mp3, 12.6.2013.6.mp3.

Harold L. Cohen Designs, 1966-1981

 File — Carton: 36, Folder: 9-10
Identifier: VII
Scope and Contents Includes slides from Theater District construction site, Will Clarkson's slides from explanation of model, torn down buildings. Also includes Southern Illinois University (SIU): holiday card, paper board constructions, YMCA Mess Hall project, Manscape, EFY 1967, Debbie Susman, and Mousehouse. From IBR: PICA project, CASE I 1966, CASE II 1969, USIA USSR project. Designers in production showroom, Buffalo: Allentown exhibit, Geodisic dome for Honduras, newspaper photo of...

Health in Housing (HIH), 1976, 1981, 1993

 File — Carton: 36, Folder: 11-13
Identifier: VII
Scope and Contents Includes slides from Health in Housing projects in South America. Also includes slides, slide identification key, and notes MDC's HIH lecture at UB's School of Architecture and Planning: "Insects as an Environmental Factor."

Highland Elementary School Project (HESP), 1971

 File — Carton: 36, Folder: 14
Identifier: VII
Scope and Contents The Slides series offers comprehensive coverage for Harold and Mary Cohen's professional work across sixty decades. Most folders include identification on the slide itself, on a slide identification list, and/or on notes provided by Mary Cohen.

From 2013-2014, the University Archivist conducted a series of oral histories (see Series VIII) with the Cohens. Slides were used as prompts for discussion of specific projects, their origination, and importance.

Honduras, 1989-1993

 File — Carton: 36, Folder: 15-22
Identifier: VII
Scope and Contents Includes slides and some slide identification keys for Copan, Honduras; Flor del Campo project with the Pan American Health organization; Villa Nueva; housing; Tegucigalpa; Isla de Roatan; Valle Angeles; Santa Lucia.

Slides in folder 36.17 coincide with oral history 12.3.2013.mp3, 53:11-1:36:32.

Hong Kong, 1984

 File — Carton: 36, Folder: 23
Identifier: VII
Scope and Contents Includes slides of Hong Kong Shanghai Bank, buildings and harbor, and city sights.