A Guide to His Collection at Georgia State University
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Harry Mackenzie is a
resident of Glasgow, Scotland who has researched and written extensively on
radio during the 1940s. His collection consists of an unpublished 1992
manuscript, The Johnny Mercer Chesterfield Music
Shop, a revision of the discography he published in 1986.
Scope and Content of the Collection
This collection consists of an unpublished 1992 manuscript,
The Johnny Mercer Chesterfield Music Shop, a
revision of the discography by Harry Mackenzie that was published in 1986. Mr.
Mackenzie used the Mercer Collection at Georgia State University in the course
of his research for this book, and donated a copy of the manuscript to GSU so
that other researchers could have access to the information he compiled.
The manuscript contains a short introductory section; a cost sheet; a
table of wax information on the AFRS recordings; a program log from 12 June to
8 December 1944; final comments; a guest index; and a title index. In addition,
two articles on Johnny Mercer's Music Shop and copies of the disc labels for
two of the programs are included at the conclusion of the manuscript.
Biographical and Historical Notes
Harry Mackenzie of Glasgow, Scotland, is a researcher who has compiled
extensively discographies of 1940s radio performances.
The Chesterfield Music Shop
The Chesterfield Music Shop was a radio
program hosted by Johnny Mercer and featuring Johnny Mercer, Jo Stafford, and
the Pied Pipers, with Paul Weston and his orchestra, as well as several guest
stars. The fifteen-minute program was heard five nights a week (Monday through
Friday) between June and December 1944. The Armed Forces Radio Service (AFRS)
recorded most of the programs.
This collection is indexed under the following headings in the
Georgia State University Library online catalog (GIL). Researchers desiring
materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog
using these headings.
Johnny Mercer Chesterfield
music shop (Radio program).
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted access. All requests subject to limitations noted in
departmental policies on reproduction.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any
publication, including on the Worldwide Web, any material from this collection,
the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical
property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from
this collection should consult the reference archivist to determine copyright
holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must
contain the complete citation to the original.
[item], Harry Mackenzie Collection, M058, Popular Music Collection.
Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.
Donated by Harry Mackenzie, April 30, 1992.
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