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Joan Clarke:

A Guide to Her Johnny Mercer Collection at Georgia State University Library

Georgia State University
Georgia State University Library
Special Collections and Archives
100 Decatur St., SE
Atlanta, GA 30303-3202
404-413-2880
Fax: 404-413-2881
archives@gsu.edu

July 25, 2000



Profile Description

Creation: EAD version 2002 finding aid created in XMetaL 4.5 by William Hardesty, August 1, 2008.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator:Clarke, Joan
Title:Joan Clarke Johnny Mercer collection
Dates: 1951
Quantity: .1 linear ft. (in 1 boxes)
Abstract:Consists of a videocassette recording of a 1951 episode of the television program "The Name's the Same" featuring Johhny Mercer.
Identification: M172
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Collection

This collection consists of one VHS videotape of the show "The Name's the Same" (originally aired September 3, 1951) featuring songwriter Johnny Mercer and a young boy named Johnny Mercer. The videotape was recorded off the air and includes commercials; it was recorded over a commercial Frank Sinatra videotape, and the original tape continues after the TV show ends.


Biographical Note

Joan Clarke is the daughter of Sadie Vimmerstedt, who wrote the song "I Wanna Be Around" with Johnny Mercer in 1959. "The Name's the Same" was a panel show on the ABC television network that ran 1951-1955. Guests shared the name of a famous person, place, or thing, and celebrity panel members tried to guess it.


Index Terms

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.

Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976.
Television quiz shows, 1950-1960.
The name's the same.
Videocassette

Restrictions

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.


Administrative Information

Citation

[item], [folder title], Joan Clarke Johnny Mercer Collection, M172, Popular Music Collection. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Joan Clarke, November 25, 1999.

Processing Information

Processed by Christine de Catanzaro and Christopher Ann Paton, July 25, 2000; revised by William Hardesty, August 1, 2008.


Related Material

Related materials in this repository: See Johnny Mercer collections page, Popular Music Collection website.


Separated Material

Separated material: Twelve pieces of Mercer sheet music and a copy of Sheet Music magazine (November 1987) were transferred to other Popular Music Collections at the time of processing.

See List of Separated Material following Detailed Description of the Collection.


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