William S. Cohen Papers | Campobello
International Park Commission Records
MS 126.96.36.199 Roosevelt Campobello International Park Commission
1963-1993 5 boxes
Arranged chronologically. The Roosevelt Campobello International
Park was dedicated in 1964 as a unique memorial to United States
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. The park is located at the
southeastern end of the Canadian Island of Campobello, and was
created as a tribute to the cooperation and lasting friendship
between Canada and the United States. Funded by the federal
government of each country, it is the only international park in the
world located in one country and administered jointly by an
International Park Commission with equal representation from both
William Cohen was appointed as an alternate on the International
Park Commission in 1985, and became a Commission member on May 12,
1986. Records in this subseries include minutes, memos, and
correspondence produced by the Commission, plus a 25-year history of
the Park written in 1989.
Access to records in this sub series is restricted until 2014.
Consult the Special Collections Department for further information.
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