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Angelo Cohn papers

Identifier: CLRC-1102

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of manuscript materials related to two books by Angelo Cohn, including typescripts, corrected typescripts, correspondence, and notes, dating from 1960 to 1970.


  • Creation: 1960-1970, undated


Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Angelo Cohn was born in 1914 in Bucharest, Romania and emigrated to the United States in 1920 with his family. He worked as a journalist for newspapers in Minneapolis and Chicago, as an American broadcaster in the Netherlands, and as an editor of publications at the University of Minnesota. He wrote and edited a number of books for adults and children.

Biographical source: "Angelo Cohn (1914-)." Something About the Author, Vol. 19. Detroit, MI:Gale, 1980.


.4 Cubic Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials



This collection consists of manuscript materials related to two nonfiction juvenile books by Angelo Cohn.


Collection guide arranged alphabetically by book title.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Angelo Cohn.

Angelo Cohn papers, 1960-1970, undated
Finding aid by CLRC staff
October 2004, May 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • May 2014: Collection reprocessed by Carly; EAD updated by Kate Dietrick
  • February 2022: Description updated by Caitlin Marineau.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library