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Restrictions on Access

This collection is kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice is required for retrieval.

Restrictions on Use

Multi-media, press, public statements, most campaign materials, and all U.S. House of Representatives files open for research; restrictions apply to some campaign files along with many Department of Defense, U.S. Senate and private papers. For series and subseries with restrictions, details are included in the scope and content note at that level of the finding aid.

Preferred Citation

William S. Cohen Papers (MS 106), Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine, Orono, Maine.
Processing Information

In 1998, archivist Frances O'Donnell appraised the collection and then devised an organizational scheme for it, based on standard archival principles and current theory and practice within the congressional archives field. The boxes were already organized according to general categories suggested by Senate archivist Karen Paul in the1992 editions of The Documentation of Congress, and Records Management Handbook for U.S. Senators and Their Archival Repositories. These two books provided guidelines for the further processing of the collection.


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Contact the Cohen Papers: 207.581.2665 | spc@umit.maine.edu | Revised: 01/28/2014
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