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Music Printed Collection: Periodicals

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Popular Music Periodicals:

A Guide to the 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

June 2008



Profile Description

Creation: EAD version 2002 finding aid created in XMetaL 4.5 by Amanda Brown, June 2008.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator:Georgia State University
Title:Music Printed Collection: Periodicals
Dates: 1932-
Quantity: 79 linear ft. (in 122 boxes)
Abstract:The Popular Music Periodicals collection is an artificial collection of serial publications about the American Popular Song, Jazz, Country, Bluegrass and Gospel genres of music, and related musical industry issues. Materials are usually received by Special Collections along with donated manuscript collections.
Identification: Popular Music Periodicals
LanguageEnglish.

Arrangement

Files are arranged alphabetically. Dates are general and inclusive. The collection is cataloged, and detailed records are available for many of the publications listed. Researchers should search in GIL, GSU's online system or consult with staff in Special Collections for more information on individual publications.

Scope and Content of the Collection

The Popular Music Periodicals collection is an artificial collection of serial publications about the American Popular Song, Jazz, Country, Bluegrass and Gospel genres of music, and related musical industry issues. Materials are usually received by Special Collections along with donated manuscript collections.

Significant periodicals include Nostalgia Digest, Jazz Beat, Bluegrass Unlimited, Country Song Roundup, DISCoveries and newsletters published in Atlanta by the Southeastern Bluegrass Association SEBA Breakdown. Topics include prominent and local artist features of identified musical genres, music industry news, and music collectors merchandise.

The Popular Music Periodicals Collection is available for use only in the Special Collections Department.


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.

Southeastern Bluegrass Association.
Bluegrass music.
Country music.
Jazz music--United States--20th century.
Musicals.
Popular music--United States--20th century.
Periodicals.

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], Popular Music Periodicals collection, Popular Music Collection. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Processing Information

Processed by Amanda Brown, 2009.


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