Harold L. Cohen collection of R. Buckminster Fuller, 1938-2004 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
ID: 3/RG 4/FP 22-9-F3
Extent: 4.5 Cubic Feet
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Scope and Contents: The Harold L. Cohen Collection of R. Buckminster Fuller consists of books, manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, printed material, and artifacts relating to the career and legacy of R. Buckminster Fuller. The correspondence and photographs focus on the personal and professional relationship between Harold and Mary Cohen and Buckminster and Anne Fuller, a relationship that began when Cohen brought Fuller to the Southern Illinois University design department. Highlights include correspondence between Fuller and Kenneth Snelson about the tensegrity design, annotated manuscripts, and materials on Fuller's funeral. The collection is arranged in 6 series: 1) Books, 2) Correspondence, 3) Manuscripts and Writings, 4) Printed Material and Artifacts, 5) Clippings, 6) Photographs.