Bill Cosby papers
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.
- Cosby, Bill, 1937- (Person)
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.
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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.
1 boxes (0.4 cubic feet)
Language of Materials
This collection consists of typescript, galley proofs, front matter, correspondence, photographs and illustrations, clippings, and holographs related to three Fat Albert books.
Publications are arranged alphabetically by title.
Source of acquisition
Gift of Cosby, Bill
- Bill Cosby papers, 1972-1976
- CLRC staff
- November 2004, April 2014
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- April 2014: Collection reprocessed by Carly Lawrence; EAD updated by Jennifer Shaw