Cohen Collection 1818-1945, MS. 251.4




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Descriptive Summary

Cohen Collection 1818-1945

MS 251.4

Maryland Historical Society

Baltimore MD 21201-4674


Scope and Content Notes

Collection contains correspondence of Eleanor S. Cohen, Jacob I. Cohen, Dr. Joshua I. Cohen, Mendes Cohen, and Mendes I. Cohen. Includes information relating to civil right of Jews in Maryland; Cohen family genealogical material; Col. Mendes I. Cohen reminiscences of the bombardment of Ft. McHenry; material to Mendes Cohen's position as Chairman of the Committee on Car Fenders in Baltimore, 1894; poem entitled Address to the Children of Israel in Maryland; receipts, certificates, newsclippings; some assorted material relating to the Maryland Historical Society ca. 1910.


Container List


F. B. Mayer sketch, n.d.

Cohen Family correspondence

Eleanor S. Cohen

The Travellers Return - J[acob] I. Cohen

[Mendes I. Cohen] correspondence

Report on car fenders, 1894

letters re: position as reference librarian at Pratt Library

The Gratz papers, 1916

Jacob I. Cohen, 1181, 1856

Certificate, tickets - Israel Cohen

Reminiscences of the Bombardment of Ft. McHenry - Mendes I. Cohen

Mendes Cohen correspondence


Newspaper clippings

Jews in America

Dr. Joshua I. Cohen correspondence, 1844-59

Maryland Historical Society materials

Miscellaneous unrelated materials

Cohen Family genealogical notes

Receipts, stock certificates

Undated materials

Address to the Children of Israel in Maryland, 1819

Undated notes on the Jew Bill

Newspaper clippings