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American literature sheet music collection
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This small collection of sheet music consists of music published between 1872 and 1940 (with the bulk published 1900s-1930s). The bulk of the music consists of lyrics written by significant American writers, including Booth Tarkington, Ring Lardner, Amy Lowell, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Bill Nye, O. Henry, and Owen Wister, to name a few. The musical compositions were written by equally well known composers, including Jerome Kern, Efrem Zimbalist, Carrie Jacobs-Bond,and Doc White, among others.
1.4 linear feet. 1 box
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
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