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Imogene Coca Papers

Source:
Basile, Mark  Search this
Creator:
Coca, Imogene  Search this
Former owner:
Basile, Mark  Search this
Extent:
7.5 Cubic feet (5 boxes, 4 framed items, 12 accordion folders, two loose stacks)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Diaries
Magazines (periodicals)
Musical scores
Newspaper clippings
Photograph albums
Playbills
Scrapbooks
Sheet music
Date:
1879-2008
Summary:
The collection documents the life and career of comedian Imogene Coca.
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:
The collection is arranged into one series.
Provenance:
Collection donated to the Archives Center in 2019 by Mark Basile.
Restrictions:
Collection is ope for research.
Rights:
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.
Topic:
Awards  Search this
Comedians -- United States  Search this
Interviews  Search this
Letters (correspondence) -- 20th century  Search this
Sound recordings -- Discs  Search this
Television personalities  Search this
Variety shows (Television programs) -- Production and direction  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries
Magazines (periodicals) -- 20th century
Musical scores
Newspaper clippings
Photograph albums -- 20th century
Playbills
Scrapbooks -- 20th century
Sheet music -- 20th century
Citation:
Imogene Coca Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1479
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1479

On stage, Imogene Coca, Steve Allen and Elvis

Artist:
Alfred Wertheimer, 16 Nov 1929 - 19 Oct 2014  Search this
Printer:
David Adamson  Search this
Sitter:
Elvis Aron Presley, 8 Jan 1935 - 16 Aug 1977  Search this
Imogene Coca, 18 Nov 1908 - 2 Jun 2001  Search this
Steve Allen  Search this
Medium:
Pigment print
Dimensions:
Image: 106.7 x 73.7cm (42 x 29")
Sheet: 116.8 x 83.8cm (46 x 33")
Frame: 123.2 x 90.8cm (48 1/2 x 35 3/4")
Culture:
Imogene Coca: American\Hispanic American  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
June 29,1956
Topic:
Equipment\Sound Devices\Microphone  Search this
Interior\Performing Arts\Theatrical\Stage  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Guitar  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Cowboy hat  Search this
Home Furnishings\Clock  Search this
Weapon\Gun\Pistol  Search this
Container\Barrel  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Male  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Guitarist  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Rock  Search this
Elvis Aron Presley: Military\Army  Search this
Imogene Coca: Female  Search this
Steve Allen: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Govinda Gallery
Website: www.govindagallery.com
Object number:
EXH.PR.26
Restrictions & Rights:
© Alfred Wertheimer. All rights reserved.
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_EXH.PR.26

Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca

Depicted (sitter):
Caesar, Sid  Search this
Coca, Imogene  Search this
Photographer:
Regan, Ken  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 5/8 in x 12 1/2 in; 24.4475 cm x 31.75 cm
Object Name:
gelatin silver print
Subject:
Comedians  Search this
ID Number:
2014.0112.466
Catalog number:
2014.0112.466
Accession number:
2014.0112
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Photographic History
Ken Regan Collection
Popular Entertainment
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1758708

Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca

Depicted (sitter):
Caesar, Sid  Search this
Coca, Imogene  Search this
Photographer:
Regan, Ken  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9 5/8 in x 12 1/2 in; 24.4475 cm x 31.75 cm
Object Name:
gelatin silver print
Subject:
Comedians  Search this
ID Number:
2014.0112.467
Catalog number:
2014.0112.467
Accession number:
2014.0112
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Photographic History
Ken Regan Collection
Popular Entertainment
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1758709

Imogene Coca and Sid Caesar

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Imogene Coca, 18 Nov 1908 - 2 Jun 2001  Search this
Sid Caesar, 8 Sep 1922 - 12 Feb 2014  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 21.6 × 16.9 cm (8 1/2 × 6 5/8")
Sheet: 22.8 × 18 cm (9 × 7 1/16")
Culture:
Imogene Coca: American\Hispanic American  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Ring  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Bracelet  Search this
Interior\Performing Arts\Theatrical  Search this
Nature & Environment\Fruit\Grapes  Search this
Tool\Scissors  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Belt  Search this
Sid Caesar: Male  Search this
Sid Caesar: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician  Search this
Sid Caesar: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Sid Caesar: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Sid Caesar: Performing Arts\Performer\Comedian  Search this
Sid Caesar: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Television  Search this
Sid Caesar: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Horn\Saxophonist  Search this
Imogene Coca: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2013.93
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2013.93

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