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Wayne W. Daniel:

A Guide to His Collection at Georgia State University Library

Georgia State University
Georgia State University
Special Collections and Archives
100 Decatur St., SE
Atlanta, GA 30303-3202
Fax: 404-413-2881


Profile Description

Creation: Encoding information unknown
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University, University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator: Daniel, Wayne W., 1929-
Title: Wayne W. Daniel collection
Dates: 1891-2007
Quantity: _ linear ft. in _ boxes
Identification: M108

Organization of the Collection

Organized into 5 series: (I) Manuscripts, (II) Oral histories, (III) Visual materials, (IV) Audio-visual recordings, and (V) Subject files.

Scope and Content Note of the Collection

The Wayne W. Daniel collection contains manuscript copies of the book Pickin' on Peachtree, audio cassette recordings of oral histories, black and white photographs, film posters, event announcement posters, posters of musicians, commercial audio recordings, commercial video recordings, and noncommercial video recordings.

A large number of books, periodicals, sheet music, and song folios are separated from the collection. The books cover the topics of country and Western music, folk music, blues, Southern gospel music, bluegrass music, phonographs, hymns, the Grand Ole Opry and individuals such as Doc Watson, Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, Bill Monroe, Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, and others. The periodicals explore the subjects of country music, bluegrass music, blues, gospel music, and various instruments. The music of Johnny Mercer, Dolly Parton, Cole Porter, Ralph Stanley, Stephen Foster, and Gene Autry are just a few highlights from the sheet music collection, and the song folios include collections of music by the Southern Music Company, Roy Acuff, Bob Nolan, Raymond Tate, and many others.

Biography of Wayne W. Daniel

Dr. Wayne W. Daniel (b. 1929), Professor Emeritus, Decision Sciences, Georgia State University, maintained concurrently a long-time avocational interest in country music. The author of more than seventy-five articles on country music, bluegrass music, and Southern gospel music in such publications as Bluegrass Unlimited, Journal of Country Music, and The Devil's Box, his definitive book on the history of country music in Atlanta, Pickin' On Peachtree (Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press), was published in 1990 and reprinted in paperback in 2000.

Index Terms

Daniel, Wayne W., 1929-
Bluegrass music
Country music--Georgia--Atlanta
Motion picture music--United States
Western films
film posters, American
oral histories


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


[item], [folder title], [series title],Wayne W. Daniel Collection, M108. Popular Music Collection, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA.


Gift of Wayne W. Daniel, DATES.


Processed by Christopher A. Paton, Christine de Catanzaro, Casey Cater, Laura Botts, and Amanda Brown, September 1998; December 2001; 2003-2007.

Related Material

Pickin' on Peachtree: A History of Country Music in Atlanta, Georgia (Popular Music Collection)

Consult GIL for Georgia State University Library holdings of other items authored by Wayne W. Daniel:

Applied nonparametric statistics, 1st and 2nd editions
Biostatistics : a foundation for analysis in the health sciences, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th editions
Business statistics : basic concepts and methodology, 2nd and 4th editions
Business statistics : for management and economics, 6th edition
Collecting sensitive data by randomized response : an annotated bibliography, 1st and 2nd editions
Essentials of business statistics, 2nd edition
Goodness-of-fit : a selected bibliography for the statistician and the researcher
Introductory statistics with applications
Multiple comparison procedures : a selected bibliography
Nonparametric, distribution-free, and robust procedures in regression analysis : a selected bibliography
On nonparametric and robust tests for dispersion : a selected bibliography
Outliers in research data : a selected bibliography
Questionnaire design : a selected bibliography for the survey researcher
Statistical adjustment for nonresponse in sample surveys : a selected bibliography with annotations
The use of monetary and other gift incentives in mail surveys : an annotated bibliography
The use of random digit dialing in telephone surveys : an annotated bibliography

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