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Special Collections and Archives,
Hugh Mercer, Jr.
Hugh Mercer, Jr.
.2 linear ft. (in
of one folder of correspondence and greeting cards from the files of Hugh
Mercer, Jr., son of Johnny Mercer’s half-brother.
Scope and Content of the Collection
This collection consists of one folder of correspondence and greeting
cards from the files of Hugh Mercer, Jr. The correspondence includes several
letters from Johnny Mercer to both the senior and junior Hugh Mercer; the
greeting cards include several Christmas cards from Johnny and Ginger Mercer
and their children. Many of the cards and letters are undated. A second folder
contains the text of an address given at the dedication of George A. Mercer
Junior High School in Savannah in 1962, as well as the text of a response to
the address, given by Johnny Mercer. A photograph from a 1973 party given in
honor of Johnny Mercer at the home of Jean Bach in New York City completes the
Hugh Mercer, Jr. was the nephew of Johnny Mercer and son of Johnny
Mercer’s half-brother Hugh Mercer.
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.
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], [folder title], Hugh Mercer, Jr. Collection, M145, Popular
Music Collection. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University,
Donated by Ann Mercer Klein, cousin of Hugh Mercer, Jr., and niece of
Johnny Mercer, October 4, 2001.
Processed by Christopher Ann Paton and Christine de Catanzaro,
February 7, 2002.
Related materials in this repository: See
the Johnny Mercer Collection page on the
Popular Music and Culture Collection Website