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Georgia Roux photograph collection
George A. Mercer (father of songwriter Johnny Mercer) built the home at Vernon View, Savannah, Georgia that was used by the family as a summer home. The collection consists of four color photographs of the house, donated by longtime resident Georgia Roux.
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 Mercer paintings reproduction collection
Prints, slides, transparencies, and digital images of 24 watercolor paintings by the American songwriter Johnny Mercer (1909-1976) plus one image of a manuscript. Subjects include family members and other figures, landscapes, and seascapes.
Dates: 1947, 1965-1966
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 The Johnny Mercer papers consist of biographical materials (including an unpublished autobiography), correspondence, drafts...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...
- Popular music 4
- correspondence 3
- Los Angeles (Calif.) 2
- Art, Amateur 1
- Atlanta (Ga.) 1
- Lyric writing (Popular music) 1
- Popular music -- Awards 1
- Popular music in motion pictures 1
- Sound recording industry 1
- Vacation homes 1
- Watercolor painting, American 1
- clippings (information artifacts) 1
- color photographs 1
- color transparencies 1
- photographs 1
- reproductive prints 1 ∧ less
- Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976 4
- Capitol Records, Inc. 1
- Crosby, Bing, 1903-1977 1
- Georgia State University 1
- Mamalakis, Nick 1