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Chick Kimball:

A Guide to His Papers 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

October 1987



Profile Description

Creation: EAD version 2002 finding aid created in XMetaL 4.5 from HTML source, June 30, 2008.
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Georgia State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, Atlanta
Creator:Kimball, Chick
Title:Chick Kimball papers
Dates: circa 1942-circa 1949
Quantity: .2 linear ft. (in 1 box)
Abstract:Harrison "Chick" Kimball worked in a number of capacities for WSB Radio in Atlanta, mainly in country music programming. His papers consist of a news clipping, portion of a script, and photographs of Kimball by himself or with friends and associates.
Identification: M051
LanguageEnglish.

Scope and Content of the Papers

The Kimball papers consist of one folder of photocopied printed materials and six copies of photographs of Kimball by himself or with friends and associates.


Biography of Chick Kimball

Harrison "Chick" Kimball worked in a number of capacities for WSB Radio, mainly in country music programming. He was producer for WSB's popular "Barn Dance" program, which featured a regular roster of Atlanta-area country performers, and on occasion he served as master of ceremonies. While working with "Barn Dance," he also acted as the show's promoter and was responsible for the program's overall content. For further information, see Wayne Daniel, Pickin' on Peachtree (Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois, 1990).


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.

Kimball, Chick--Archives
WSB (Radio station : Atlanta, Ga.)
Country music--Georgia --Atlanta--20th century
Atlanta (Ga.)
photocopies
photographs

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], Chick Kimball Papers, M051, Popular Music Collection. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Nelle Kimball, November 1985 (M1985-19).

Processing Information

Processed by Christopher Ann Paton and Christine de Catanzaro, October 1987 (revised September 1998).


Related Material

Related materials in this repository:

WSB Radio Records, M003, Popular Music Collection

Wayne W. Daniel Papers, M108, Popular Music Collection

Also see the Atlanta Country Music Research Guide page on the Popular Music Collection website.


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