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  • Notated Music

    On emancipation day

    sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Harry Von Tilzer Music Pu Co. - Cook, Will Marion - Dunbar, Paul Laurence
    • Date: 1902

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  • Notated Music

    The banner song

    sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form). Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Brainard's Sons & Co. - Dressler, Wm. - Wallace, S. E., Mrs
    • Date: 1862

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  • Notated Music

    National reform

    sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: William A. Pond & Co. - Harloe, John - Harloe, Wm.
    • Date: 1876

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  • Notated Music

    The doctrine of Monroe

    sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Chas. W. Held - Lewis, Le Roy F.
    • Date: 1894

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  • Notated Music

    Cleveland and victory

    sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Hitchcock's Music Stores - Rosenfeld, Monroe H. - Cooper, George
    • Date: 1892

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  • Notated Music

    President Garfield died last night, break the sad

    sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Lee & Walker - Rosewig, A. H. - Griswold, R.
    • Date: 1881

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  • Notated Music

    With Cleveland, we will win the day

    sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Richard A. Saalfield - Skelly, J. P. (joseph P.)
    • Date: 1884

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  • Notated Music

    The reason why I was elected

    sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Mrs. Pauline Lieder - Straight, Ned
    • Date: 1879

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  • Notated Music

    Constitutional centennial march

    sheet music | 1 score | For piano Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: F. A. North & Co. - Baker, Fred. T.
    • Date: 1887

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  • Notated Music

    The senator

    sheet music | 1 score | For piano Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Willis Woodward & Co. - Braham, H.
    • Date: 1890

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  • Book

    Adams and liberty

    "Adams and liberty" is written to the tune of the Anacreontic song, and this is believed to be the first American book publication of the music of that song. Published in "The American musical miscellany," pages 211-218. Author was christened Thomas Paine, and changed his name after the piece was published.

    • Contributor: A. Wright, for D. Wright and Company - [smith, John Stafford?] - [paine Jr., Robert Treat]
    • Date: 1798

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  • Book

    Boston patriotic song [Adams and liberty]

    Lyrics only -- tune called for is "To Anacreon in Heaven." Printed in "A collection of songs" (Charles Dibdin, compiler?), pages 326-328.

    • Contributor: J. Bioren for H. & P. Rice - [paine Jr., Robert Treat]
    • Date: 1799

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  • Book

    [ Facsimile of Keim manuscript]

    manuscript | 1 manuscript photostat, mounted on cardboard | This copy of the Star spangled banner was written by Key in 1842 for his friend Gen. George Keim of Reading, PA. (Content). Inscription at bottom: "to Gen. Keim." Part of an assortment of uncatalogued clippings and photostats relating to the Star Spangled Banner, housed in the Music Division. Manuscript (Form).

    • Contributor: Key, F. S.
    • Date: 1842
  • Book

    [ Facsimile of first newspaper printing of The star spangled banner]

    1 photostat of newspaper article | Published in the" Baltimore Patriot and Evening Advertiser." Part of an assortment of uncatalogued clippings and photostats relating to the Star Spangled Banner, housed in the Music Division.

    • Contributor: Munroe & French - [key, Francis Scott]
    • Date: 1814-09-20
  • Book

    Eternal Father, strong to save

    Hymnal. 1 p. | Taken from the book entitled "Hymns of worship and service, Chapel edition."

    • Contributor: Century Co. - Dykes, John - Whiting, William
    • Date: 1906
  • Book

    The star spangled banner

    manuscript | 1 p. | Item contains an autographed manuscript of "The star spangled banner" in a red leather case. Also included are a portrait of Francis Scott Key, a copy of "The Star Spangled Banner (Second session)", an advertisement for the song, a hand-written manuscript, and an article. (Content). Manuscript (Form).

    • Contributor: Key, Francis Scott
    • Date: 1840

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  • Notated Music

    [ Library of Congress march (Sketches)]

    manuscript sketch | 6 p., 13 1/2" x 11" ; 1 p., 17 1/2" x 11 1/4" | Items are four fragment pieces of the Library of Congress march which Sousa did not complete. Items include two sketches, a piano draft, and a full manuscript score for band. Filed under folders entitled "Untitled cut-time march" in John Philip Sousa Collection. Manuscript Sketch (Form).

    • Contributor: Sousa, John Philip

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