Gene Wiggins photograph collection
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' originals.
- Creation: 1920s-1960s
- Wiggins, Gene (Person)
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 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.
0.2 Linear Feet (in 1 folder)
Language of Materials
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.
Donated by Gene Wiggins, February 1986 (M1986-06).
Processed by Christopher Ann Paton and Christine de Catanzaro at the file level, August 1998.
- Gene Wiggins:
- A Guide to His Photograph Collection at Georgia State University Library
- Georgia State University Library
- August 1998
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