Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976
- Existence: 1909 - 1976
Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:
Bing Crosby Show videotape collection
The collection consists of seven discrete programs of The Bing Crosby Show dating from 1959 through 1962.
Charles S. Tigerman papers
The Charles S. Tigerman Papers contain legal documents and notes related to the copyright of lyricist Johnny Mercer's songs and the estate of his widow, Ginger Mercer, 1975-1995, as well as material related to Mercer festivals, 1994-1996. Charles S. Tigerman is a practicing attorney who has served as the Secretary on the Board of Directors for the Johnny Mercer Foundation.
Charles Wycoff collection
The Charles Wycoff collection, 1962, 1965, 1970, undated, contains materials related to lyricist Johnny Mercer. It includes correspondence and a contract from Johnny Mercer and his contemporaries.
Come Rain or Come Shine collection
One folder, containing one copy of the script, three programs, and one review of the Los Angeles production Come Rain or Come Shine.
Emma Kelly collection
Ervin Drake collection
One cassette tape of a song by Ervin Drake.
Gene Lees papers
Geoffrey Parker collection
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 including recordings of a GSU tribute to Johnny Mercer.
Georgia State University Mercer Stamp Celebration collection
This collection consists of fourteen color photo images (28 prints, 2 of each image) of the lobby at the Rialto Theater prior to the Mercer postal stamp celebration in September 1996.
Ginger Mercer collection
Harry Mackenzie collection
Harry Mackenzie is a resident of Glasgow, Scotland who has researched and written extensively on radio during the 1940s. His collection consists of an unpublished 1992 manuscript, The Johnny Mercer Chesterfield Music Shop, a revision of the discography he published in 1986.
Hugh Mercer, Jr. collection
This collection consists of one folder of correspondence and greeting cards from the files of Hugh Mercer, Jr., son of Johnny Mercer’s half-brother.
Joan Clarke Johnny Mercer collection
Consists of a videocassette recording of a 1951 episode of the television program
The Name's the Same featuring Johhny Mercer.
John and Seymour Rennolds collection
Johnny and Ginger Mercer papers
The Johnny and Ginger Mercer Papers contain manuscripts, photographs, sheet music, recordings, printed materials, and memorabilia documenting the early careers (1920s through about 1931) of both Johnny and Ginger Mercer; their courtship and marriage (1930 and 1931); and Johnny Mercer's career as a songwriter, performer, and businessman as it continued after their marriage; Johnny Mercer's work as a lyricist.
Johnny Mercer Box Office dedication collection
This collection consists of memorabilia from the dedication of the Johnny Mercer Box Office at the McCallum Theatre, March 16, 2001, Palm Desert, Ca.
Johnny Mercer contracts collection
The collection consists of 24 contracts (dated 1933;1939, 1952-1978) signed by American lyricist Johnny Mercer (1909-1976), some with associated correspondence; and one contract signed by his son after his death.
Johnny Mercer Foundation records
The Johnny Mercer Foundation is a charitable organization with a stated mission of supporting the discipline of songwriting in the tradition of the Great American Songbook as exemplified by the life and work of Johnny Mercer. Board meeting minutes, correspondence, legal documents, financial records and audits, and reports from supported charities and initiatives make up their records, dated 1962-2018.
Johnny Mercer interview with Willis Conover, January 30, 1970
Johnny Mercer "Mike" audio collection
The collection consists of three compact discs made from audiotapes and a phonograph record. The recordings (circa 1967) feature Johnny Mercer vocals, accompanied by a piano or small combo, for 19 songs he composed for the unproduced musical "Mike," a musical comedy for the stage based on Mickey Spillane's hard-boiled detective Mike Hammer.
- Collection 39
- Archival Object 1
- Popular music 31
- Lyricists 24
- correspondence 10
- Lyric writing (Popular music) 9
- photographs 9
- Savannah (Ga.) 8
- Los Angeles (Calif.) 7
- clippings (information artifacts) 6
- sheet music 6
- Popular music -- Writing and publishing 5
- Composers 4
- Atlanta (Ga.) 3
- Music publishing 3
- Musicals 3
- Popular music -- Awards 3
- Popular music in motion pictures 3
- Sound recording industry 3
- Compact discs 2
- Johnny Mercer Chesterfield music shop (Radio program) 2
- Music business 2
- Radio programs, Musical 2
- Television and popular music 2
- Women singers 2
- audiocassettes 2
- magazines (periodicals) 2
- manuscripts (document genre) 2
- programs (documents) 2
- theater programs 2
- transcripts 2
- video recordings 2
- Arrangement (Music) 1
- Art, Amateur 1
- Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations 1
- Concerts 1
- Country music 1
- Detroit (Mich.) 1
- Dreams -- Religious aspects 1
- Estate planning 1
- Hammer, Mike (Fictitious character) 1
- Illinois 1
- Jazz 1
- Lawyers 1
- Midnight in the garden of good and evil (Motion picture) 1
- Newport Beach (Calif.) 1
- Palm Desert (Calif.) 1
- Radio broadcasting 1
- Radio programs 1
- Richmond (Va.) 1
- Sound recordings -- Collectors and collecting 1
- Statesboro (Ga.) 1
- Television quiz shows 1
- Variety shows (Television programs) 1
- Watercolor painting, American 1
- Women musicians 1
- Women pianists 1
- artifacts (object genre) 1
- audiotapes 1
- books 1
- caps (headgear) 1
- color prints (photographs) 1
- color transparencies 1
- contracts 1
- discographies 1
- documentaries (motion picture genre) 1
- interviews 1
- legal documents 1
- mailing lists 1
- manuscripts for publication 1
- minutes (administrative records) 1
- oral histories (document genres) 1
- phonograph records 1
- postage stamps 1
- posters 1
- press releases 1
- promotional materials 1
- reproductive prints 1
- scrapbooks 1
- screenplays 1
- scripts (documents) 1
- songbooks 1
- sound recordings 1
- videocassettes 1
- videotapes 1 ∧ less