Name and location of repository
Level of description
Johnny Mercer Piano
- 1942 - ? (Creation)
10 linear feet
Name of creator
(1909-11-18 - 1976-06-25)
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
One Haddorff Verticord upright piano built circa 1935, owned and used by lyricist Johnny Mercer in his West Coast home and later in his New York apartment.
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
This item is on display. Consult the Library and Archives staff in advance of your visit to ensure access is available.
Conditions governing reproduction
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Acquisition and appraisal elements
Piano bought and owned by lyricist Johnny Mercer. Donated by his nephew to Georgia State University. The piano is on permanent loan to the Great American Songbook Foundation due to a lack of display space in the GSU archives.
Immediate source of acquisition
Received from Georgia State University on June 21, 2012.
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related archival materials
Johnny Mercer Collection, Georgia State University, Special Collections & Archives, Popular Music and Culture Collection.
Description control element
Rules or conventions
AtoM description created by Ashlee James, December 2017.
Subject access points
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Name access points
- Mercer, Johnny (Creator)