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Alan E. Cober collection

Summary Information
Title: Alan E. Cober collection
Dates: 1966-1977
Creator: Cober, Alan E.
Extent: 60 items
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1091
Collection includes ink illustrations for two children's books.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required.


This collection is 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.


Aaron's Door, 1977

Viollet, 1966

Biographical Sketch

Alan Edwin Cober was born in New York City in 1935. He was a noted illustrator, publishing work in adult and children's books and in magazines such as Newsweek and Rolling Stone. He died in 1998.

Biographical source: Something About the Author, vol. 101, p. 33-34.

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection includes ink illustrations for two children's books, Aaron's door by Miska Mills and Viollet by Julia Cunningham.

Subject Terms
Indexing Terms
  • The collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Cober, Alan E.
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Aaron's Door 1977 
Note Mills, Miska
New York: Little, Brown, 1977
Box M.C. S 61A
ink dummy (56 p.)  Box M.C. S 61A
Viollet 1966 
Note Cunningham, Julia
New York: Pantheon Books, 1966
Box M.C. 1460
ink illustrations (14 p.)  Box M.C. 1460