A Guide to His Johnny Mercer Collection at Georgia State
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This collection consists
of newsclippings, press releases, programs, an interview transcript and other
material relating to Johnny Mercer, 1946-1977, which Georgia State University
professor Geoffrey Parker gathered from various sources.
Scope and Content of the Collection
This collection consists of newsclippings, press releases, programs,
an interview transcript and other material relating to Johnny Mercer, which
Geoffrey Parker gathered from various sources, including the archives of the
American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. The first folder
contains newsclippings and budget proposals for a Johnny Mercer
Theatre/Restaurant in Savannah; the second consists of a press release,
programs, and newsclippings concerning Johnny Mercer's appearance in the
Lyrics and Lyricists series in 1971 at the 92nd Street Y in New York City; the
third includes magazine articles from Cosmopolitan, The Santa Fe
Magazine, and other newspapers and magazines; and the fourth contains an
undated transcript of an interview of Johnny Mercer by Walter Wager.
Biographical Note on Geoffrey Parker
Geoffrey Parker is a former Assistant Professor in the Commercial
Music and Recording Department at Georgia State University.
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.
Lyricists --United States
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], Geoffrey Parker Collection, M007, Popular
Music Collection. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University,
Donated by Geoffrey Parker, October 8, 1982.
Processed by Christopher Ann Paton and Christine de Catanzaro, January
1984 (revised July 2000). EAD finding aid created by William Hardesty, June
Related materials in this repository: See
Johnny Mercer Collections page, Popular Music website.