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Maynard M. Cohen papers

Identifier: 678

Scope and Content

This collection consists of the transcribed interviews and audio tapes of interviews of Norwegian physicians who aided victims of the Nazis during World War II. The interviews were conducted by Dr. Maynard M. Cohen. In 1997, Dr. Cohen published the book A Stand Against Tyranny: Norway’s Physicians and the Nazisbased upon these interviews.


  • Creation: 1977, 1986


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Use of Materials

Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only.


Requests for permission to quote from the Maynard M. Cohen papers should be arranged with the University of Minnesota Archives head.

Biographical Sketch of Maynard M. Cohen (b. 1920)

Maynard Manuel Cohen was born in 1920. He earned his B.A. in 1941 from the University of Michigan, his M.D. in 1944 from Wayne State University (Detroit, MI) and his Ph.D. in 1953 from the University of Minnesota. Dr. Cohen was a professor neurology and director of the University's Center for Cerebrovascular Research until he left to join the faculty at the University of Illinois in 1963.


1 box + 10 tapes (0.25 linear feet)


Collection contains transcribed interviews conducted by Dr. Maynard Cohen, professor of neurology at the University of Minnesota, of Norwegian physicians who aided victims of the Nazis during World War II.

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Maynard M. Cohen papers, 1977, 1986
Archives Staff; updated by Karen Spilman
updated May 2005
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