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Anne Bolton collection

Identifier: M208

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Anne Bolton collection, 1981-1990, contains press releases, fact sheets, phonograph records (singles and albums), artifacts, and approximately 460 press photographs, many of them autographed, that document performers at the Central Alabama Music Park. The collection also contains some non-musical autographs, such as Neil Armstrong and Joe Namath.


  • Creation: 1981-1990


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.

Historical Note on the Central Alabama Music Park

Horace Bolton's Central Alabama Music Park (C.A.M.P.) was an outdoor music venue located in a 60 acre park in Jemison, Alabama. The venue, described as being “in the middle of a pasture” was probably seasonal, and hosted various concerts by Country and Bluegrass artists, and special events such as the 1985 World Series of Bluegrass and The Heart of Dixie Central Alabama Bluegrass Festival in 1989.


0.82 Linear Feet (in 3 boxes)

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Anne and Horace Bolton were promoters for the Central Alabama Music Park (C.A.M.P.), an outdoor venue in Jemison, Alabama, which hosted concerts by Country music and Bluegrass artists. The collection contains press releases, fact sheets, phonograph records, posters, contracts, artifacts, and approximately 460 press photographs, many of them autographed by the artists.


The collection is arranged by material type.

Off-Site Storage

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

Acquisition Information

Donated by Anne Bolton, March 21, 2006.

Separated Materials

During processing 6 x 45 rpm and 12 x LP phonograph records were separated to the Popular Music and Culture Sound Recording Collection. Contact Special Collections for access.

Processing Information

Processed by Richard Marcum at the file level as part of the Georgia Archives Institute, June 23, 2016.


Anne Bolton:
A Guide to her Collection at Georgia State University Library
Richard Marcum
23 June 2016
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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