Papers of Julia Child, 1925-1993
The collection includes correspondence, drafts of cookbooks, documentation of Child's television cooking shows, photographs, etc. "The French Chef" material includes production scripts, recipes, set photographs, set plans, reviews and publicity, etc. Also included are other television scripts; recipes; letters from readers and viewers; manuscripts of several of Child's books and correspondence concerning them; material on lectures and demonstrations; articles; clippings; correspondence with professional colleagues including Simone Beck, James Beard, Louisette Bertholle, and M.F.K. Fisher. The correspondence of Paul Cushing Child with his twin brother chronicles his life in OSS and his life following marriage to Julia. His poems, photographs, and other papers are also included.