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Carton 39

 Container

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.

Programming Interpersonal Curricula for Adolescents (PICA), 1968-1971

 File — Carton: 39, Folder: 1
Identifier: VII
Scope and Contents Includes slides from the program which was first given at the Institute for Behavioral Research then at Montgomery Hills Junior High School in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Slides in folder 39.1 coincide with oral history 12.3.2013.mp3, 1:53:15-2:11:10.

School and Business Alliance (SABA), 1988

 File — Carton: 39, Folder: 2
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.

Silver Box design (CIIRC), 1985-1986

 File — Carton: 39, Folder: 3
Identifier: VII
Scope and Contents Includes slides of the design in progress and the finished Community Action Program kits.

Slides in folder 39.34 coincide with oral history 11.11.2013.2.mp3, 00:00-1:30:10.

South America, 1976, 1980-1982

 File — Carton: 39, Folder: 4-7
Identifier: VII
Scope and Contents Includes slides and some slide identification keys for designing and collecting for Insect World exhibit, the Computer Task Group, Brazil, Peru, Bolivia.

Southeast Asia , 1997-1998

 File — Carton: 39, Folder: 8-14
Identifier: VII
Scope and Contents Includes slides and some slide identification keys for Thailand and Myanmar including Bangkok, Tonburi, Ayutthaya, Ayeyarwady, Buphaya temple, silversmith temples and river, Vietnam and Laos, South China Sea, Forbidden Purple City, Emperor's Mausoleum, floating market, Ho Chi Mihn city, and Confucian Temple. Also includes one personal letter written by Mary Cohen describing her travels in Vietnam.

Southern Illinois University, 1950-1951

 File — Carton: 39, Folder: 15
Identifier: VII
Scope and Contents Includes slides of student sculptures from the 1950-1951 class.

State University of New York at Buffalo, circa 1982

 File — Carton: 39, Folder: 16
Identifier: VII
Scope and Contents Includes slides of Harold L. Cohen's office at the State University of New York at Buffalo and slides of an awards ceremony.

Taiwan, 1984-1987

 File — Carton: 39, Folder: 17
Identifier: VII
Scope and Contents Includes Taipei Chiang Kai-shek memorial, Marco Polo Hotel, David Chen li and family, Wanhua, Tiger Market, Lung Shan Temple, Grand Hotel, Martyr's tomb, Temple of 1000 Steps, Taichung Buddhist temple, Yehliu Park, Hualien, Taipei, David and Chen-li, Hong Kong city scape and market.

Theater District, 1979-1981

 File — Carton: 39, Folder: 18
Identifier: VII
Scope and Contents Includes slides of the development of the theater district for the "whodunit" joint lecture given by Harold L. Cohen and Clarkson.