Canadian Jewish Heritage Network

COHEN, Maxwell.

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Collection
COHEN, Maxwell.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.22 metres of textual records.
Fonds No.
P0038
Scope and Content
Correspondence and reports on hate literature in Canada. Minutes and reports of Montreal Law Association. Biographical press clippings and articles by Maxwell Cohen
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
COHEN, Maxwell.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
0.22 metres of textual records.
Scope and Content
Correspondence and reports on hate literature in Canada. Minutes and reports of Montreal Law Association. Biographical press clippings and articles by Maxwell Cohen
Date
1963-1989.
Fonds No.
P0038
History Biographical
Born in 1910, Maxwell Cohen was the first full-time Jewish member of McGill University's Law Faculty and eventually, Canada's first Jewish Dean of Law; expert on constitutional law; was Chairman of Canadian Jewish Congress Select Committee on the Constitution and Chairman of a Federal Commission on Hate Literature; prolific writer of learned articles on a variety of subjects. He died in 1998.
Notes
1 correspondence file.Mostly originals, press clippings.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
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