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Guide to the Steve Cohn papers
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Description
The collection documents the civic activities of Sacramento City Councilmember Steve Cohn during his time on the council representing District 3 from 1994 to 2014. Material is related to projects, organizations, meetings, and committees he participated in; news covering him and his subjects of interest; and correspondence he received. It covers a range of topics including residential, commercial, and industrial developments; gun control and water fluoridation; neighborhood associations, events, and public programming; public spaces and parks; and public services and infrastructure, including waste management and flood control.
Background
Sacramento City Councilmember Steve Cohn grew up in Kansas City, Missouri. He graduated from Yale University in 1975, then was a Fulbright Scholar in France from 1975 to 1976, where he received a diplôme from the Université d'Aix-Marseille. Cohn then graduated from the University of San Diego Law School in 1979. That same year, he and his wife, Catherine Travers, a high school teacher, moved to Sacramento. They have two children.
Extent
15 linear feet (14 cartons, 1 oversize folder, 1 artifact)
Restrictions
All requests to publish or quote from private manuscripts held by the Center for Sacramento History (CSH) must be submitted in writing to csh@cityofsacramento.org. Permission for publication is given on behalf of CSH as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the patron. No permission is necessary to publish or quote from public records.
Availability
Collection is open for research use.