Skip to main content

Georgia State University Mercer Stamp Celebration collection

 Collection
Identifier: M124

Scope and Content of the Collection

This collection consists of fourteen color photo images (28 prints, 2 of each image) of the lobby at the Rialto Theater prior to the Mercer postal stamp celebration in September 1996. The group of photographs includes images of the Mercer display on the Rialto "art wall" and of Johnny Mercer's Oscar award.

Dates

  • 1996

Creator

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.

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.

Extent

0.02 Linear Feet (in 1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

This collection consists of fourteen color photo images (28 prints, 2 of each image) of the lobby at the Rialto Theater prior to the Mercer postal stamp celebration in September 1996.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Julia Marks Young, November 15, 1999.

Processing Information

Processed by Christopher Ann Paton and Christine de Catanzaro at the file level, January 9, 2002.
Title
Georgia State University Mercer Stamp Celebration:
Subtitle
A Guide to the Collection at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
November 15, 1999
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
100 Decatur St., S.E.
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
404-413-2880
404-413-2881 (Fax)