Albums and files of cuttings, programmes, playbills and manuscript items relating to performances of dramatic works by Louis Cohen (also known as Coen).
Louis Cohen Collection
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 150 MS 112
- Dates of Creation1883-1910
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description5 files and 2 albums
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Louis Cohen (also known as Lewis, Loo or Lew Coen) wrote a number of short dramatic plays and historical sketches including The Widow Capet, The Drummer of the 76th and Marshal Ney. He was a member of the National Sporting Club, Covent Garden, London where a number of his works were performed. His works were also performed in London and provincial theatres in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. One of the newscuttings in the collection refers to him as "a pioneer of the gold industry in South Africa".
Conditions Governing Access
Open. Access to all registered researchers.
Other Finding Aids
The collection is uncatalogued.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to make any published use of any material from the collection must be sought in advance in writing from the University Archivist, Special Collections. Identification of copyright holders of unpublished material is often difficult. Special Collections will assist where possible with identifying copyright owners, but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user of the material.
The two volumes and three of the five files were formerly numbered 5344-5348; one file was formerly numbered 2596; and one of the files was unnumbered.