Collection Items

  • Book/Printed Material
    Olney hymns in three books Hymnal. print | xxvii, [1], 427 p. : front. (ports.) ; 17 cm. | Preface signed: John Newton. 280 hymns by Newton, 68 by Cowper.--Cf. Dictionary of National Biography. Without music. Errata: p. [xxviii]; publisher's advertisement: p. [428]. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Printed and Sold by W. Oliver - Newton, John - Cowper, William - Pre- Collection, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress - Pre- Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1779

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  • Book/Printed Material
    The Virginia harmony Hymnal. print | obl. cm. | Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Samuel H. Davis - Clayton, David L.
    • Date: 1831

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  • Book/Printed Material
    The Southern Harmony, and Musical Companion: Containing a choice collection of tunes, hymns, psalms, odes, and anthems selected from the most eminent authors in the United States: Together with nearly one hundred ... Hymnal. print | b. xxxi; 304 pp. cm. | which have never before been published; suited to most of the metres contained in Watt's hymns and psalms, Mercer's Cluster, Dossey's Choice, Dover Selection, Methodist hymn book, and Baptist Harmony; and well adapted to Christian churches of every denomination, singing schools, and private societies: Also, an easy introduction to the grounds of music, the rudiments...
    • Contributor: W. Miller - Walker, William
    • Date: 1847

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Sacred harp Hymnal. print | 461 p. ports. 18 x 26 cm. | Only 1 page digitized (p. 45). (Digital Conversion). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Sacred Harp Pu Co. - [White, Benjamin Franklin] - King, E. J. - Denson, Thomas J. - Denson, Paine
    • Date: 1936
  • Book/Printed Material
    The Cokesbury hymnal for general use in religious meetings Hymnal. print | 1 v. cm. | Only 1 page digitized. (Digital Conversion). Hymns, with music. Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Cokesbury Press - Todd, Harold Hart
    • Date: 1923
  • Article
    The Creation of "Amazing Grace" Article. Article. NOTES:1. Information for this essay was drawn in great part from Steve Turner's book "Amazing Grace: The Story of America's Most Beloved Song" (New York: HarperCollins, 2002). We are grateful to the author for allowing us to quote his book liberally. [back to text]2. As Turner notes, the Quakers and Anabaptists were the only Christians to speak out against slavery (p. 50)....
  • Article
    The Dissemination of "Amazing Grace" Article. Article. NOTES:1. Hymns were (and still are) known by two titles: one, the first line of their texts and two, the name of the hymn tune to which the text is sung. Hence, one tune serve for a number of texts. [back to text] 2. Amazing Grace (New York: HarperCollins, 2002), 114. [back to text] 3. Ibid. 126. [back to text]
  • Article
    Early Sound Recordings of "Amazing Grace" in the LC Collections Article. Article. Rust, Brian. The Victor Master Book, Volume 2 (1925-1936). Stanhope, NJ: W. C. Allen, 1970.