P62: Kay Kyser Collection
Creator: James Kern "Kay" Kyser and Georgia Carroll Kyser.
Extent: approximately 334 items.
Formats: photographs and a scrapbook/photograph album.
Access: As part of the donor agreement, the collection was closed to the public until no later than April 8, 2008; closure could not be extended beyond that date.
Usage Restrictions: The current policies of the North Carolina Collection define the conditions of use.
Provenance: A gift from Georgia Carroll Kyser.
Collection Description: A collection of photographs and print material documenting the life and career of James Kern "Kay" Kyser (1906-1985), big bandleader from Rocky Mount, North Carolina.
The Photographic Archives has photographs of Kay Kyser in other collections.
Box 1: 1906-1929
Box 2: 1930s
Box 3: 1940-45
Box 4: 1946-49
Box 5: 1950s
Box 6: 1960-85
Box 7: Album
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