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David Rotenstein papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1095

Scope and Content

This collection contains flyers, articles, transcripts, correspondence, and press releases from interviews conducted by David Rotenstein. Interviewees include Tinsley Ellis, Roger “Hurricane” Wilson, Michael Stone “Stoney B. Blues,” Pierce Pettis, and Chuck Leavell. Of particular note is the audio from the 1990 interview of Eric King at The Blind Willies.


  • 1984-2000


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center. The Eric King interview is licensed under a Creative Commons, Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivsCC BY-NC license,

Administrative/Biographical History

David Rotenstein (1963 or 1964- ) and is an independent historian and journalist who worked as a freelance writer for Atlanta publications Footnotes, Creative Loafing, and Atlanta Daily News. Additional biographic information has not been determined.


0.42 linear ft. (one document case)



System of Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

The Eric king interview was recorded as a .WAV file. Patrons who want access to the interview must use the digital copy available at

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 2013

Related Archival Materials

Visual materials have been separated from the collection. Please contact an archivist for access to these materials.

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2016.

David Rotenstein papers
Shay Meredith and Jenn Bowne
June 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305