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Dian Cohen fonds
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CA UMASC Mss 143, Pc 149, Tc 94, El 4-A1997-056
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11.2 m of textual records and other materials
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The fonds was donated by Dian Cohen to Archives & Special Collections in 1997, accession number A.97-56. The book Net Results was donated in 2001. Another accession (A.04-12) was donated by Dian Cohen in 2004.
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The material in the fonds range from 1948 to 2003. They reflect the life and career of Dian Cohen as a columnist, author, public speaker, educator, economic consultant, and television and radio commentator.
The fonds consists of correspondence and reports; photographs and certificates; audio cassettes and tapes; videotapes; computer diskettes; and clippings and other printed materials. Both the print and electronic formats are comprised of notes, drafts and scripts for news columns and commentaries on radio and television programs; interviews and transcriptions; speeches and addresses; essays, course outlines and lecture notes; briefs, submissions and reports of commissions of enquiry; briefing books on communications, the Canadian economy and other topics; and promotional materials.
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This collection is organized into 10 series.
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Material deemed confidential is restricted. Researchers must abide by the proper copyright legislation if they wish to use any of the material in future publications.
Separated from the manuscript collection are several photographs, slides, negatives, and video tapes located in the photograph collection (PC 149), and an extensive audio tape collection (TC 94). Also separated from the manuscript collections are numerous electronic records comprising the electronic records collection (EL 4).
Further accruals are expected.
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