Guide to the Harry and Mickey Cohen Correspondence Collection, 1954-1969

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Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Harry and Mickey Cohen Correspondence Collection
Dates: 1954-1969
Bulk Dates: 1962-1964
Identification: URB/HMC
Physical Description: 0.21 linear feet
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Urban Archives
Abstract: The Harry and Mickey Cohen Correspondence Collection consist of personal correspondence primarily between one of the Cohen brothers and newspaper woman Agness Underwood during the period of Mickey Cohen's last prison term in the 1960s.

Access Terms

This collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Genre/Form of Material:

Paper records

Administrative Information

Processing Information:

April Feldman, 2016

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is open for research use.

Preferred Citation:

For information about citing items in this collection consult the appropriate style manual, or see the Citing Archival Materials  guide.

Scope and Contents

The Harry and Mickey Cohen Correspondence Collection consist of personal correspondence primarily between one of the Cohen brothers and newspaper woman Agness Underwood during the period of Mickey Cohen's last prison term in the 1960s. Much of the correspondence deals with Harry’s attempt to obtain a medical parole for his brother. Materials are arranged by correspondent and date.

Collection Contents

Box 1, Folder 1

Cohen, Harry to Agness Underwood, 1962-1963

Box 1, Folder 2

Cohen, Harry to Agness Underwood, 1964

Box 1, Folder 3

Cohen, Mickey to George E. Sokolsky, 1957 June 10

Box 1, Folder 4

Cohen, Mickey to Agness Underwood, 1954 March 18

Box 1, Folder 5

Cohen, Mickey to Agness Underwood, 1963 December 25

Box 1, Folder 6

Cohen, Mickey to Agness Underwood, 1964

Box 1, Folder 7

Cohen, Mickey to Agness Underwood, 1969 April 8

Box 1, Folder 8

Cohen, Mickey to Agness Underwood, 1964 August 6

Box 1, Folder 9

Downing, Lyle to Foster Goss, 1964 September 28

Box 1, Folder 10

Hagen-Cohen, Sandy to Agness Underwood, January-March 1964