A Guide to Her Johnny Mercer Collection at Georgia State
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July 25, 2000
EAD version 2002 finding aid created in
XMetaL 4.5 by William Hardesty,
August 1, 2008.
Georgia State University Library,
Special Collections and Archives,
Joan Clarke Johnny
.1 linear ft. (in
Consists of a videocassette recording of a
1951 episode of the television program "The Name's the Same" featuring Johhny
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.
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
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.
Television quiz shows,
The name's the same.
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], Joan Clarke Johnny Mercer Collection, M172,
Popular Music Collection. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State
Donated by Joan Clarke, November 25, 1999.
Processed by Christine de Catanzaro and Christopher Ann Paton, July
25, 2000; revised by William Hardesty, August 1, 2008.
Related materials in this repository: See
Johnny Mercer collections page, Popular Music Collection website.
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