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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.


  • Creation: circa 1942-1949


Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research use.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Georgia State University is the owner of the physical collection and makes reproductions available for research, subject to the copyright law of the United States and item condition. Georgia State University may or may not own the rights to materials in the collection. It is the researcher's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and obtain permission from the copyright holder before publication, reproduction, or display of the materials beyond what is reasonable under copyright law. Researchers may quote selections from the collection under the fair use provision of copyright law.

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.

Off-Site Storage

Collection is stored offsite. Allow at least 2 working days for retrieval.

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
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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