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William Henry Cosby, Jr. (Bill) was born in 1937 in Philadelphia. He attended Temple University and received his M.A. and Ed.D. from the University of Massachusetts. He is a noted comedian, actor, and writer. In the early 1970s Cosby created the cartoon character of Fat Albert who gave Cosby the opportunity to present his views on how to handle such childhood problems as lying, stealing, and safety.Biographical source: Something About the Author, Volume 110, p. 65-71.

From the description of Bill Cosby Papers 1973-1975. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 428024598

William Henry Cosby, Jr. (Bill) was born in 1937 in Philadelphia. He attended Temple University and received his M.A. and Ed.D. from the University of Massachusetts. He is a noted comedian, actor, and writer. In the early 1970s Cosby created the cartoon character of Fat Albert who gave Cosby the opportunity to present his views on how to handle such childhood problems as lying, stealing, and safety.

Biographical source: Something About the Author, Volume 110, p. 65-71.

From the guide to the Bill Cosby Papers, 1973-1975, (University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections [clrc])

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creatorOf Bill Cosby Papers, 1973-1975 University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections [clrc]
creatorOf Williams, Matt. The Cosby show. Rudy's sick? : [script] / written by Matt Williams. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Pomerantz, Earl. The Cosby show. Good-bye Mr. Fish : [script] / written by Earl Pomerantz. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Ben's Chili Bowl records 1943-2010. George Washington University
referencedIn Records, 1946-2000 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Office of Field Director of Louisiana. Records. 1964-1976. Tulane University, Amistad Research Center
referencedIn Arthur Unger collection of recorded interviews [sound recording] The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
creatorOf Cosby, Bill, 1937-. Bill Cosby Papers 1973-1975. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn October 1995 (#4063) Gerald R. Ford Library
creatorOf Kott, Gary. The Cosby show. Full house : [script] / written by Gary Kott. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Robinson, Phil Alden. Thursday : [screenplay] / by Phil Alden Robinson ; from drafts by Brent Maddock & S.S. Wilson. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Markus, John. The Cosby show. Gone fishin' : [script] / written by John Markus, Carmen Finestra, Gary Kott. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Floyd B. McKissick Papers, 1940s-1980s University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
referencedIn California State University Public Affairs Office Collection, 1959-2002 California State University Historical Archives California State University, Dominguez Hills
referencedIn Records of the U.S. Information Agency. 1900 - 2003. Sound Recordings Relating to "Studio One" Broadcasts. 1955 - 2003. An Alternative to the Psychiatric Couch
referencedIn Books & Co. records, 1978-1997 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Henderson, Scott L. Photographs, 1912-1989 (bulk 1960-1980). Virginia Union University, L. Douglas Wilder Library & Learning Resource Center
referencedIn Wolff, Perry. Papers, 1945-1989. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Stiller, Jerry. [Interview with Jerry Stiller] [sound recording] / Jerry Stiller ; [interviewed by] David Marc, New York City, May 10, 1999. Syracuse University
creatorOf Cosby, Bill, 1937-. Bill Cosby : file of clippings and miscellanea. Michigan State University Libraries, Main Library
referencedIn Bill Cosby collection, [ca. 1966-ongoing]. Museum of Performance & Design
referencedIn University of Pennsylvania. 250th Anniversary Commission. Records, 1940-1992 (bulk, 1986-1992). University of Pennsylvania, Archives & Records Center
referencedIn Oliver Tambo, Papers, undated, 1960-1992. Archives and Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut Libraries
referencedIn Adams, Eddie, Photographic Archive 2009-109; 2009-198; 2009-260; 2009-369; 2010-179; 2010-300; 2010-339; 2011-314; 2011-365., ca. 1950-2004 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
creatorOf Leahy, Janet. The Cosby show. Bookworm : [script] / written by Janet Leahy. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn The, Daily Worker, and, The Daily World, Photographs Collection, Bulk, 1930-1990, 1920-2001 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
referencedIn Marlon Riggs Collection, 1957-1994 Cecil H. Green Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Arata, Elaine. The Cosby show. Theo's final final : [script] / written by Elaine Arata. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Adams, Eddie, 1933-2004. Adams, Eddie, photographic archive, 1950-2004. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
creatorOf Cosby, Bill, 1937-. The New Bill Cosby show. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
referencedIn September 1994 (#4050) Gerald R. Ford Library
creatorOf Mankiewicz, Tom. Mother, Jugs, and Speed : [screenplay] / by Tom Mankiewicz. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Link, William. [Interview with William Link] [sound recording] / William Link ; [interviewed by] David Marc, Beverly Hills, 11/15/96. Syracuse University
creatorOf Cosby, Bill, 1937-. Office files of The American Poetry Review, 1974. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Newspaper clippings : the Cosby show, 1992. Temple University, Blockson Afro-American History Collection
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associatedWith California State University. Office of the Chancellor. Public Affairs Office corporateBody
associatedWith Communist Party of the United States of America. corporateBody
correspondedWith Harvard Law School Forum corporateBody
associatedWith Henderson, Scott L. person
associatedWith Kott, Gary. person
associatedWith Leahy, Janet. person
associatedWith Link, William. person
associatedWith Mankiewicz, Tom. person
associatedWith Markus, John. person
associatedWith McKissick, Floyd B. (Floyd Bixler), 1922- person
associatedWith National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Office of Field Director of Louisiana. corporateBody
associatedWith Pomerantz, Earl. person
associatedWith Riggs, Marlon. person
associatedWith Robinson, Phil Alden. person
associatedWith Russel B. Nye Popular Culture Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Stiller, Jerry. person
associatedWith Tambo, Oliver, 1917- person
associatedWith Tambo, Oliver, 1917- person
associatedWith Unger, Arthur person
associatedWith University of Pennsylvania. 250th Anniversary Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith Williams, Matt. person
associatedWith Wolff, Perry. person
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