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  • Book/Printed Material
    [ 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/Printed Material
    The Southern harmony, and musical companion: Containing a choice collection of tunes, hymns, psalms, odes, and anthems Hymnal. print | obl. cm. | Only 1 page digitized. (Digital Conversion). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. William Walker, Spartanburg, S.C. - Walker, William
    • Date: 1847
  • 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
    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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    The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America See and Hear American History Through Song "Know the songs of a country and you will know its history for the true feeling of a people speaks through what they sing." – Preface to The Songs of Henry Clay Work (1884) Listen to the changes in the "Star Spangled Banner" as played by different bands in different eras. Look at the ways in which ...
    • Date: 1581

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  • Book/Printed Material
    The drawing-room dances Book. print | xii, iv, [5]-149 p. viii pl. (incl. front.) 18 cm. | By Cellarius. (Statement Of Responsibility). Illustration on t.-p. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). LBM 3
    • Contributor: E. Churton - Cellarius, Henri
    • Date: 1847

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    La danse des salons Book. print | 174 p., [11] leaves of plates : ill. ; 25 cm. | par Cellarius ; dessins de Gavarni ; gravés par Lavieille. (Statement Of Responsibility). Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). V-1 1943
    • Contributor: Chez L'auteur - Cellarius, Henri
    • Date: 1849

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    Social dancing inconsistent with a Christian profession and baptismal vows a sermon, preached in the Presbyterian Church, Columbia, S.C., June 17, 1849
    Sermon on social dancing
    Book. print | 23 p. 19 cm. | by B. M. Palmer, pastor. (Statement Of Responsibility). Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). In bringing this discourse to a close, I trust, my Brethren, you will do me the justice to believe that it has ...
    • Contributor: Printed at the Office of the South Carolinian - Palmer, M. (Benjamin Morgan) - Palmer, M.
    • Date: 1849

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Powell's art of dancing or, Dancing made easy. For the use of schools
    Art of dancing | Dancing made easy
    Book. print | 38 p. incl. 2 pl. 18 cm. | By R. Powell ... (Statement Of Responsibility). Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Do they amount to the same thing or not?
    • Contributor: Harney, Hughes & Hughes, Printers - Powell, R.
    • Date: 1848

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    A discourse on dancing delivered in the Central Presbyterian Church, Cincinnati Book. print | 24 p. 22 cm. | By N. L. Rice. (Statement Of Responsibility). Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). My unconverted friends, I cannot wonder that many of you, especially the young, are pleased with the world's exciting pleasures; but most sincerely ...
    • Contributor: For Sale at the the Presbyterian Book Depository, and W. H. Moore - Rice, N. L. (Nathan Lewis) - Rice, N. L.
    • Date: 1847

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Leaflets of the ball room Being a sketch of the polka quadrilles, the Baden, mazurka figures &c. &c. to which is appended the music of the celebrated Redowa waltz, now first published ... Book. print | 1 p.l., [12] p. front. 12 cm. | At head of t.-p.: "The poetry of motion." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). The top couple pass into the second couple's places, (four bars, waltz time): cross over to partner's places, (four ...
    • Contributor: Turner & Fisher
    • Date: 1847

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  • Book/Printed Material
    An essay on dancing Book. print | 132 p. ; 16 cm. | by J. Townley Crane. (Statement Of Responsibility). "Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1849 ... in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic ...
    • Contributor: Nelson & Phillips - Crane, J. T. (Jonathan Townley) - Crane, J. T.
    • Date: 1849

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  • Book/Printed Material
    The Ball-room instructer [sic] containing a complete description of cotillons and other popular dances, with illustrations
    Ball-room instructer | Ball-room instructor
    Book. print | 46 p. incl. front., illus. 13 cm. | Source: Source unknown. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). 510
    • Contributor: Huestis & Craft
    • Date: 1841

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