Barbara Cohen Papers
Scope and Contents
Contains a corrected typescript, proof, and related material for the children's book I Am Joseph, based on the Biblical Old Testament story.
- 1979 - 1980
- Cohen, Barbara, 1932-1992 (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
Barbara Cohen was born in New Jersey in 1932. She was an educator and author of books for both adults and children. She worked as a teacher in New Jersey before she published her first book in 1972, The Carp in the Bathtub. Cohen died of cancer in 1992.
Biographical source: "Barbara Cohen (1932-1992)." Something About the Author. Vol. 74. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1993.
Language of Materials
The Barbara Cohen papers contains production materials related to one children's book written by Cohen.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Barbara Cohen.
- Authors, American -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Bible stories, English -- Old Testament Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's literature, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Joseph (Son of Jacob) (Depicted) -- Juvenile literature
- Picture books Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Barbara Cohen Papers, 1979-1980
- Leslie Czechowski
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- January 2018: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau
Collecting Area Details
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