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Chick Kimball papers

Identifier: M051

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.


  • circa 1942-1949


Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

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.

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.


0.2 Linear Feet (in 2 folders)

Language of Materials



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.

Acquisition Information

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

Related Archival Materials

The Popular Music and Culture Collection includes numerous photographs that have been digitized and are available online in Georgia State University Library Digital Collections.


For further information on early Atlanta country music, see:
  • Daniel, Wayne. Pickin' on Peachtree (Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois, 1990).

Processing Information

Processed by Christopher Ann Paton and Christine de Catanzaro at the file level, October 1987.
Chick Kimball:
A Guide to His Papers at Georgia State University Library
Georgia State University Library
October 1987
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • September 1998.: Finding aid revised.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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