Format Manuscripts/Mixed Material
Language English
Subjects Lepman, Harry
Lepman, Sara
Piano Music
Popular Music
Title
Harry and Sara Lepman Collection, 1880-1945
Summary
The Harry and Sara Lepman Collection consists of American sheet music, mostly songs, collected by dentist Harry Lepman (1904-1970). Dating from the 1880s to the end of the second World War, the music was part of a larger collection of American political memorabilia assembled during Dr. Lepman's lifetime; non-music items were donated to the Smithsonian. Most songs in the collection were composed to rally support for military efforts in the Spanish-American War, World War I, and World War II, however some titles represent war protests. Many items in the collection boast colorful cover art.
Subject Headings
-  Popular Music
-  Piano Music
-  Lepman, Harry
-  Lepman, Sara
Notes
-  Printed sheet music, mostly songs. (contents)
-  Harry and Sara Lepman Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress (Preferred Citation)
-  Lepman, Harry (sort)
-  Patriotic American songs collected by an amateur music enthusiast (browse display)
-  Researchers wishing to work with special collections are advised to inquire in advance about availability of material since many special collections are stored off-site. (Access Permissions)
-  Certain restrictions to use or copying of materials may apply. (copyright)
Form
collection
Extent
2 ft.
7 boxes
Related Resources
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/eadmus.mu2005.wp.0021 (Finding Aid)
Respository
Music Division, Library of Congress
Other Formats
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/loc.natlib.scdb.200033626/mets.xml
LC Classification
ML31.L47


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