J. Mabe collection

J. Mabe collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: J. Mabe collection
Dates: circa 1980-2009
Quantity: 0.4 Linear feet (1 document box)
Coll. Number: ms3033

Biographical/Historical Note

Joni Mabe is a famous, and perhaps infamous collector of Elvis memorabilia, owning about 30,000 Elvis objects including posters, lunchboxes, decanters, bedspreads, and several other unique items. Her "Encyclopedia of Everything Elvis" collection is located in Cornelia, Georgia about seventy miles from Atlanta, and is housed in the historic Loudermilk Boarding House.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of announcements, programs, clippings and a resume relating to Joni Mabe and her "Traveling Panoramic Encyclopedia of Everything Elvis."


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Joni Mabe's Traveling Panoramic Encyclopedia of Everything Elvis.
Mabe, Joni Lee, 1957-
Presley, Elvis, 1935-1977
Programs (documents)
University of Georgia. -- Alumni and alumnae

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

J. Mabe collection, MS 3033. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Announcement, programs, etc.
2Clippings, 1980s
3Clippings, 1990s
4Clippings, 2000-
5Clippings, no date
6Resume, no date