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Barbara Cohen Papers

Identifier: CLRC-1098

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.


  • Creation: 1979 - 1980


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.


2 folders

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.

Related Materials

Illustrative material for this title available in the Charles Mikolaycak Papers.

Barbara Cohen Papers, 1979-1980
Leslie Czechowski
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Revision Statements

  • January 2018: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated by Caitlin Marineau

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library