The Tom Koch Collection consists of radio and television scripts from comedy writer Tom Koch from 1959 to 1976 (primarily 1974-1976). For many years, Koch was a writer for the radio's Bob and Ray Show. The collection contains 1,061 scripts for five-minute sketches used on the show between 1974 and 1976. Also included in the collection are 13 television scripts from the Jonathan Winters Show (1968-1969) and pilot scripts and teleplays for various shows (including All in the Family).

A finding guide to the collection is here.

This collection is currently inaccessible during the transition of the American Radio Archives from the Thousand Oaks Library Foundation to UCSB’s Special Research Collections. Please monitor this page for updates.

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