Belknap Collection, Popular Performers 1952- : Elvis Presley. 1977-1978.


Belknap Collection, Popular Performers 1952- : Elvis Presley. 1977-1978.

The bulk of the Elvis Presley collection is made up of magazine articles and published tributes to Elvis within a year after his death in 1977 as well as advertisements for the inevitable music collections, glossy pictorial publications, posters and celebrity reminiscences. There is also a folder of sheet music from the 1950s and 1960s and a miscellaneous folder which has gift shop catalogues and travel brocures for Graceland, Tupelo, Miss. and Memphis, Tenn.; TV Guide magazine covers with Elvis, one of which is a holographic image showing the infamous "Elvis pelvis"; a voting ballot to choose the design for the US Postage stamp commemorating Elvis; a fact book about his private jet, "The Lisa Marie"; an advertising circular for a sample issue of "Elvis International Forum"; and a brocure for a freelance Elvis impersonator.

1 box (1 lin. ft.) : ill., ports., music.


SNAC Resource ID: 7778708

University of Florida

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