Alan L. Mayor Collection
Agency History/Biographical Sketch
Alan Leslie Mayor was born in Clarksville, Tennessee on August 21, 1949. Alan began photographing professionally in the mid-1980s until his heath declined in 2013. Mayor was a well known music row photo journalist of Nashville, TN. He worked with many up and coming artist as well as generations of stars in the music industry. Mayor documented countless number one parties, Fan Fair (now known as CMA Fest), industry award ceremonies and other industry events and personnel. In his free time Alan was an avid fisherman and enjoyed time with friends and family. Alan Mayor passed away on February 22, 2015 from stroke related complications.
Scope and Content
This collection is comprised of 159 linear feet of photographic materials documenting Nashville and the music industry from about 1970 to 2013. The collection includes photographic prints, negatives, slides, digital photographic files, datebooks, press passes, and other various manuscript material.
Subject(s)Country music -- 2001-2010, Country music -- 1981-1990, Country music -- 1991-2000, Country music -- 1971-1980, Country music--Pictorial works., Fan Fair, Country Music Association (U.S.) , CMA Fest, Country Radio Seminar , Country music festivals
MTSU Box 41
1301 E. Main Street
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Bragg Media & Entertainment Bldg.