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Presley, Elvis, 1935-1977

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

The Hugo Keesing collection on Elvis Presley

 Collection 0067-SCPA
Abstract Elvis Aaron Presley (b. January 8, 1935 in Tupelo, MS; d. August 16, 1977 in Memphis, TN) was a musician and actor. He is perhaps one of the biggest icons of American popular culture in the 20th century. Often referred to as "The King" of rock 'n' roll, some of his biggest hit singles are "Hound Dog," "Blue Suede Shoes," "Jailhouse Rock," and "All Shook Up." His major breakout year as a recording artist was 1956 and he has since become the highest selling artist worldwide in the histroy of...

The Hugo Keesing collection on popular music memorabilia

 Collection 0342-SCPA
Abstract The Hugo Keesing popular music memorabilia finding aid describes all popular music memorabilia throughout the Keesing Collections at the University of Maryland. The listed materials belong to six separate collections on popular music and culture. All materials are gifts of Dr. Hugo Keesing, a former professor of American Studies at the University of Maryland, and Dr. Keesing's brother, Wouter Keesing. Included are items such as ticket stubs, apparel, jewelry, games, cups, and stickers. The...