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Imogene McAfee Buder Music papers

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS45f

Scope and Content

This collection contains a typewritten copy of the poem “Easter on Kennesaw” (1971), the sheet music for “Walk With Me Into Paradise” (1966), and a phonograph record (45 rpm) of “Walk With Me Into Paradise” and “April in Atlanta,” performed by Joe Dickey.

Dates

  • 1966-1971

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

Restrictions on Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative/Biographical History

Imogene McAfee Buder (1912-1999) was born on August 21, 1912 in Cobb County, Georgia. She lived in Little Five Points in Atlanta, Georgia and in Decatur, Georgia. In 1941, she married Billups Kennebrew Buder. She wrote music and poetry including “April in Atlanta,” an early Atlanta Dogwood Festival theme song, and “Walk With Me Into Paradise,” a popular wedding song. She was also a member of the Atlanta Writer’s Club. On her music and poetry compositions, she is often credited as “Gene Buder.” Imogene McAfee Buder died January 9, 1999.

Extent

4 item(s)

Language

English

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mrs. Billups Kennesbrew Buder, 1971 (1971.114)

Processing Information

Collection reprocessed in 2008
Title
Imogene McAfee Buder Music papers, 1966-1971ahc.MSS 45F
Author
Paul Crater
Date
June 2009
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

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