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Popular Music and Culture Printed collection: Periodicals

 Collection
Identifier: M-Periodicals

Scope and Content of the Collection

The Popular Music Periodicals collection is an artificial collection of serial publications about the American Popular Song, Jazz, Country, Bluegrass and Gospel genres of music, and related musical industry issues. Materials are usually received by Special Collections along with donated manuscript collections.

Significant periodicals include Nostalgia Digest, Jazz Beat, Bluegrass Unlimited, Country Song Roundup, DISCoveries and newsletters published in Atlanta by the Southeastern Bluegrass Association SEBA Breakdown. Topics include prominent and local artist features of identified musical genres, music industry news, and music collectors merchandise.

The Popular Music Periodicals Collection is available for use only in the Special Collections Department Reading Room.

Dates

  • 1932-2011

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

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.

Extent

79 Linear Feet (in 122 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract:

The Popular Music Periodicals collection is an artificial collection of serial publications about the American Popular Song, Jazz, Country, Bluegrass and Gospel genres of music, and related musical industry issues. Materials are usually received by Special Collections along with donated manuscript collections.

Arrangement Note

Publications are arranged alphabetically and by size. Dates are general and inclusive, however, for many titles, the collection does not include a comprehensive or complete set of publications unless listed as such.

The collection is partially cataloged, and detailed records are available for many of the publications listed. Researchers should search in GSU's online catalog or consult with staff in Special Collections for more information on individual publications.

Processing Information

Processed by Amanda Brown at the item level, 2009.
Title
Popular Music Periodicals:
Subtitle
A Guide to the Collection at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
June 2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • September 2016: Electronic finding aid edited by Hal Hansen

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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