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Description
The Jackie Coogan papers span the years 1919-1984 (bulk 1920s-1930s) and encompass 24.4 linear feet. The bulk of the papers consist of 27 scrapbooks, which begin in 1921 and continue until 1982. They cover both Coogan's professional and personal life in detail. There are only a few scripts and some miscellaneous material related to Coogan's film and television career. There are miscellaneous clippings and a small amount of correspondence. The photograph series contains more than 3,000 photographic prints that document Coogan's life and career, predominantly covering his years as a child star.
Background
Jackie Coogan was an American actor, best known as a child actor during the 1920s.
Extent
19 linear feet of papers. 5.4 linear feet of photographs.
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the Margaret Herrick Library. Researchers are responsible for obtaining all necessary rights, licenses, or permissions from the appropriate companies or individuals before quoting from or publishing materials obtained from the library.
Availability
Available by appointment only.