Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1479
Creators:
Basile, Mark
Coca, Imogene
Dates:
1879-2008
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
7.5 Cubic feet
5 boxes, 4 framed items, 12 accordion folders, two loose stacks
Repository:
The collection documents the life and career of comedian Imogene Coca.

Content Description
Content Description
The collection documents the life and career of comedian Imogene Coca. It includes family documents and photographs, including some from the 19th century; a family history written by Imogene Coca; several photograph albums; several scrapbooks, including such things as articles and clippings, advertisements for shows, notes, playbills, and photographs; correspondence; diaries; scripts; original scores; sheet music; clippings; transcripts of interviews; awards; and miscellany.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is arranged into one series.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated to the Archives Center in 2019 by Mark Basile.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is ope for research.
Preferred Citation
Imogene Coca Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Awards Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Comedians -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Diaries Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Letters (correspondence) -- 20th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Magazines (periodicals) -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Musical scores Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Newspaper clippings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photograph albums -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Playbills Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sheet music -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings -- Discs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Television personalities Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Variety shows (Television programs) -- Production and direction Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Basile, Mark Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives