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Bill Cosby papers

 Collection
Identifier: CLRC-1324

Scope and Content

This collection contains materials related to three Fat Albert books published from 1973-1975 and includes; typescript, galley proofs, front matter, correspondence, photographs, illustrations, clippings, holographs, and other items.

Dates

  • 1972-1976

Creator

Access and Use

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required. Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only. Materials will be retrieved from and returned to storage areas by staff members.

Copyright

Please contact staff regarding copyright status of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under fair use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).

Biographical Sketch

William H. Cosby Jr. (Bill Cosby) was born in 1937. He is internationally known as a comedian and actor. He wrote and voiced many of the characters on the children’s television show Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids, as well as, wrote children's book based off his original characters.

Extent

1 boxes (0.4 cubic feet)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection consists of typescript, galley proofs, front matter, correspondence, photographs and illustrations, clippings, and holographs related to three Fat Albert books.

Arrangement

Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Cosby, Bill
  • Photographs Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Title
Bill Cosby papers, 1972-1976
Status
Completed
Author
CLRC staff
Date
November 2004, April 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Revision Statements

  • April 2014: Collection reprocessed by Carly Lawrence; EAD updated by Jennifer Shaw

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library