Guide to the Charles Magnus Illustrated Song Sheets
Collection, circa 1861 - circa 1865
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Overview of the Collection
Collection Title: Charles Magnus Illustrated Song
Dates: circa 1861 - circa
Physical Description: 0.20
Language of Materials:
Abstract: Charles Magnus was a print publisher and
lithographer from New York City who sold letter sheets, maps, song sheets, envelopes and
other prints from 1850 to 1899, and was especially popular during the Civil War. The
collection consists of two illustrated song sheets printed and distributed by Magnus
during the Civil War era.
Charles Magnus was a print publisher and lithographer from New York City who sold letter
sheets, maps, song sheets, envelopes and other prints from 1850 to 1899, and was
especially popular during the Civil War.
This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
Genre/Form of Material:
Jessica Geiser, 2013
Conditions Governing Use:
Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s)
of this collection has not been transferred to California State University,
Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or
reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond
that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners.
Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of
the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Conditions Governing Access:
The collection is open for research use.
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Scope and Contents
The Charles Magnus Illustrated Song Sheet Collection consists of two illustrated song
sheets printed and distributed by Magnus during the Civil War era. Each song sheet
contains the lyrics of the song, a small illustration, and is printed on lined
Box 1, Item 1
"Kingdom Coming" as sung by Dan Bryant
Box 1, Item 2
"Darkey Conscript" by Charlie Hall