A Guide to His Photograph Collection at Georgia State
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Gene Wiggins photograph
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Gene Wiggins was the author of several
articles and books on country music. This collection consists of thirty-four
photographs he collected in the course of his research on the history of
country music, including images of performers, handbills and newsclippings.
Scope and Content of the Photographs
This collection consists of thirty-four photographs collected by
Wiggins in the course of his research on the history of country music. Images
of numerous country music individuals and groups, as well as images of
handbills and newsclippings relating to John Carson and other country music
figures are included. All photographs are copies made from Wiggins'
Biography of Gene Wiggins
Gene Wiggins was the author of several articles and books on country
music, most notably Fiddlin' Georgia Crazy (Urbana
and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1987), a study of the life and music
of "Fiddlin'" John Carson. Himself an avid fiddler, Wiggins taught English at
colleges in Tennessee, Missouri, Kentucky, and Georgia.
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.
Carson, Fiddlin' John,
WSB (Radio station :
Country music--History and
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], Gene Wiggins Photograph Collection, M056,
Popular Music Collection. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State
Donated by Gene Wiggins, February 1986 (M1986-06).
Processed by Christopher Ann Paton and Christine de Catanzaro, August
1998. EAD finding aid created by William Hardesty, June 2008.
Related materials in this repository:
Wayne W. Daniel Papers, M108, Popular Music Collection
Also see the Atlanta Country Music Research Guide page on the Popular
Music Collection website.