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Johnny Mercer Box Office dedication collection

 Collection
Identifier: M140

Scope and Content of the Collection

This collection consists of memorabilia (one article, one program, and three commemorative pins) from the dedication of the Johnny Mercer Box Office at the McCallum Theatre, March 16, 2001, Palm Desert, CA. Amanda Mercer Neder, daughter of Johnny Mercer, donated the items.

Dates

  • 2001

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

0.03 Linear Feet (2 folders)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

This collection consists of memorabilia from the dedication of the Johnny Mercer Box Office at the McCallum Theatre, March 16, 2001, Palm Desert, Ca.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Amanda Mercer Neder, January 4, 2002.

Processing Information

Processed by Christopher Ann Paton and Christine de Catanzaro at the file level, February 7, 2002.
Title
Johnny Mercer Box Office Dedication:
Subtitle
A Guide to the Collection at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
February 7, 2002
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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