Alan E. Cober Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection includes ink illustrations for the children's book Violletby Julia Cunningham, and a rough dummy for Aaron's Door by Miska Mills.
- circa 1966-circa 1977
- Cober, Alan E. (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
Conditions Governing Use
This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.
Biographical / Historical
Illustrator Alan Edwin Cober was born in New York City in 1935. He illustrated both adult and children's books, and for magazines such as Newsweekand Rolling Stone. Cober died in 1998.
"Alan E(dwin) Cober (1935-1998)." Something About the Author. Vol. 101. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1999.
.44 Cubic Feet
Language of Materials
The Alan E. Cober papers contains material related to two children's books illustrated by Cober.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Alan E. Cober.
- Children's literature -- Illustrations Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's literature, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Drawings (visual works) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Illustration of books -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Illustrators -- United States Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Picture books Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Sketches Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Alan E. Cober papers, circa 1966-circa 1977
- Leslie Czechowski
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- April 2023: Collection reprocessed and collection guide updated by Caitlin Marineau.
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library