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Geoffrey Parker:

A Guide to His 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

January 1984



Profile Description

Creation: EAD version 2002 finding aid created in XMetaL 4.5 from HTML source, June 26, 2008.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator:Parker, Geoffrey
Title:Geoffrey Parker collection
Dates: 1946-1977
Quantity: .2 linear ft. (in 1 box)
Abstract: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.
Identification: M007
LanguageEnglish.

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.


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
Lyricists --United States --20th century
clippings (information artifacts)
press releases
programs
transcripts

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], Geoffrey Parker Collection, M007, Popular Music Collection. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Geoffrey Parker, October 8, 1982.

Processing Information

Processed by Christopher Ann Paton and Christine de Catanzaro, January 1984 (revised July 2000). EAD finding aid created by William Hardesty, June 2008.


Related Material

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


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