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Hugh Mercer, Jr. collection
This collection consists of one folder of correspondence and greeting cards from the files of Hugh Mercer, Jr., son of Johnny Mercer’s half-brother.
Dates: circa 1937-1973
Johnny and Ginger Mercer papers
The Johnny and Ginger Mercer Papers contain manuscripts, photographs, sheet music, recordings, printed materials, and memorabilia documenting the early careers (1920s through about 1931) of both Johnny and Ginger Mercer; their courtship and marriage (1930 and 1931); and Johnny Mercer's career as a songwriter, performer, and businessman as it continued after their marriage; Johnny Mercer's work as a lyricist.
Dates: 1925-circa 1992
Johnny Mercer papers
Abstract: 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. The Johnny Mercer papers consist of biographical materials (including an unpublished autobiography), correspondence, drafts...
Nick Mamalakis papers
Abstract: A Savannah, Georgia businessman, Nick Mamalakis was associated with lyricist Johnny Mercer's family and its businesses from 1930, and was the primary advocate of plans to bring the papers of Johnny Mercer to the archives at Georgia State University. His papers include articles, newsclippings, correspondence and printed material relating to Johnny Mercer and to the acquisition of the Johnny Mercer Papers by Georgia State University, and brief manuscript by Nick Mamalakis describing the events...
- Lyricists 3
- Los Angeles (Calif.) 2
- Lyric writing (Popular music) 2
- Popular music in motion pictures 2
- Sound recording industry 2
- photographs 2
- Atlanta (Ga.) 1
- Popular music -- Awards 1
- books 1
- clippings (information artifacts) 1
- manuscripts (document genre) 1
- sheet music 1
- theater programs 1 ∧ less
- Capitol Records, Inc. 1
- Crosby, Bing, 1903-1977 1
- Georgia State University 1
- Mamalakis, Nick 1
- Mercer, Ginger (Elizabeth Meltzer), 1909-1994 1
- Mercer, Hugh, Jr. 1 ∧ less