Georgia State University Mercer Stamp Celebration collection
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.
- Creation: 1996
- Georgia State University. Mercer Stamp Celebration (Organization)
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.
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Language of Materials
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.
Donated by Julia Marks Young, November 15, 1999.
Processed by Christopher Ann Paton and Christine de Catanzaro at the file level, January 9, 2002.
- Georgia State University Mercer Stamp Celebration:
- A Guide to the Collection at Georgia State University Library
- Georgia State University Library
- 15 November 1999
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