Jerry Cohen (AC 1963) Papers
Jerry Cohen (AC 1963) Papers, 1960-2009
24 archives boxes, 3 half archives boxes, 1 tape box (13 linear ft.)
Chiefly legal records kept by Cohen during his 14 years as General Counsel of the United Farm Workers of America and personal attorney of César Chávez. The collection relates primarily to Cohen's participation in the legal battles for union recognition and basic labor rights fought by the U.F.W. in the late 1960s and 1970s. The collection contains only non-privileged material.
Terms of Access and Use:
Restrictions on access:Restrictions on use:
The papers are open for research use, with the following exceptions: access to portions of Series 5 (Agricultural Labor Relations Act) and all of Series 6 (Transition Files) is currently restricted at the request of the donor. In addition, some particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.
Requests for permission to publish material from the Jerry Cohen Papers should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.
Amherst College Archives and Special Collections