Georgia State University houses and manages the Johnny Mercer Collection that includes Johnny’s personal papers documenting his life and career and also maintain an interactive exhibit about his work.

The Johnny Mercer Collection within Georgia State University Library’s Special Collections and Archives includes draft lyrics and music, correspondence, unpublished autobiography, scripts, photographs, sheet music, sound recordings, awards and artifacts, as well as many additional collections and oral history interviews of colleagues, friends, and fans. The Library encourages researchers, educators, students, and fans of Johnny’s music to access their online resources and to contact them with any requests or questions.