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"Mostly Mercer" concert photographs collection

Identifier: M123

Scope and Content of the Collection

The photographs in this collection were taken at the 1994 "Mostly Mercer" concert and reception held in the GSU Recital Hall and Special Collections Department. The show featured Margaret Whiting. The collection also includes a program from the September 23, 1995 concert.


  • Creation: 1994-1995
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1994


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.

Biographical Note on Johnny Mercer

John Herndon Mercer (1909-1976), a native of Savannah, Georgia, began writing songs at the age of fifteen and eventually became one of the foremost figures of 20th century American popular music. His catalog includes many numbers that have become American classics, and his activities as lyricist, composer, performer and businessman span a period of nearly five decades.


0.02 Linear Feet (in 1 folder)

Language of Materials



On September 23, 1994 Georgia State University held the "Mostly Mercer" concert and reception, featuring Margaret Whiting. The collection consists of photographs of the performers and others.

Off-Site Storage

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

Acquisition Information

Donated by Georgia State University Editorial and Design Services, December 21, 1994.

Processing Information

Processed by Christopher Ann Paton and Christine de Catanzaro, May 19, 2000.

"Mostly Mercer" Concert:
A Guide to the Photographs Collection at Georgia State University Library
Georgia State University Library
19 May 2000
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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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