William C. Bailey papers, 1950-2000 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
Scope and Contents: This collection contains the papers and materials William Bailey accumulated throughout his career as a radio personality. These papers include things such as scripts from speeches, radio shows, and comedy events. Much of the content of this collection includes items Bailey used as material for his shows such as newspaper clippings; books of jokes, insults, and pick-up lines; and a collection of notecards of typed one liners. Also included are cassette tapes of motivational church sermons and music.