RPTF/ARSC Sound Collections Database

Wayne W. Daniel Collection

The Wayne W. Daniel collection contains manuscript copies of his definitive book on the history of country music in Atlanta, Pickin' on Peachtree, research materials, audio cassette recordings of oral histories, black and white photographs, film posters, event announcement posters, posters of musicians, commercial audio recordings, commercial video recordings, and noncommercial video recordings.
Daniel, Wayne W., 1929-
Georgia State University Special Collections and Archives
Repository/Collector Type:
College or university
United States
Collection ID:
58 linear feet
Content types:
Text, Still image, Spoken word, Performed music, and Two-dimensional moving image
Pressed LP disc, Pressed 78rpm disc, Pressed 45rpm disc, Optical disc, Analog audiocassette, VHS, Photographic print, Photographic negative, and Text document
Indexing terms:
Sound recording industry, Radio broadcasting, Popular music, Gospel music, Country music, and Bluegrass music
Popular music, Country music, and Radio programs
Access statement:
This collection is open for research.
Usage statement:
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. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.
Inventory description:
EAD finding aid
Supporting documentation:
Radio broadcasting periodicals such as the complete run of WLS Stand-by has been transferred to the Popular Music and Culture Printed Collection.
Historical relevance:
Dr. Wayne W. Daniel author of Pickin’ on Peachtree and more than two-hundred articles on country music, bluegrass music, and Southern gospel music. A fair amount of his research materials cover radio broadcasting, as well.
Condition note:
Playable with proper equipment
There are many other smaller related collections of Georgia based country music artists who were involved in the early years of radio.
Website URL:
View on library.gsu.edu
Online finding aid:
View on digitalcollections.library.gsu.edu