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    Anacreon in heaven [et al.] This edition is regarded as the one most likely owned by Key and most likely to have influenced his selection of the Anacreontic song to be the melody for his poem. Published in "The Baltimore musical miscellany," pages 26-30 (volume I) -- has another poem to be sung to the Anacreontic song at pp 29-30.
    • Contributor: Sower & Cole - [smith, John Stafford?] - [tomlinson, Ralph]
    • Date: 1804

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    To Anacreon in heaven First American book printing of the words and music of "To Anacreon in heaven." Published in "Nightingale. A collection of the most popular, ancient, & modern songs; set to music." (Samuel Larkin, compiler), pages 188-191.
    • Contributor: William and Daniel Treadwell - [smith, John Stafford?] - [tomlinson, Ralph]
    • Date: 1804

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    [ 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
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    [ 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
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    Cuckoo! Cuckoo! All Sing Cuckoo! Sheet music | 14 x 10 ½ in. ; 6 p. | 1894 Presidential Campaign - anti-Grover Cleveland (General). John Morgan called Cleveland followers "cuckoos" (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Emil Wulschner & Son - Flat Senior [pseud.] - C. Sharp Junior [pseud.]
    • Date: 1894

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    Ye Tailor Man Song and Chorus Sheet music | 14 x 10 3/4 in. ; 6 p. | 1868 Presidential Campaign - against Andrew Johnson (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Lyon & Healy - Foster, E.W.
    • Date: 1868

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    Hurrah! For Hays and Honest Ways! Campaign Song & Chorus Sheet music | 14 x 10 3/4 in. ; 6 p. | 1876 Presidential Campaign - Rutherford B. Hayes (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: John F. Perry & Co. - Foster, E.W.
    • Date: 1876

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    The Farmer's Dream A Campaign Song Sheet music | 14 x 10 3/4 in. ; 6 p. | 1896 Presidential Campaign - William McKinley (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Leander Fisher - Fisher, Leander - Sangster, Rena N.
    • Date: 1896

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    When Harrison Heard the Bugle's Call Sheet music | 13 3/4 x 10 3/4 in. ; 6 p. | 1892 Presidential Campaign - Benjamin Harrison incumbent (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: The John Church Co. - Montgomery, Charles R.
    • Date: 1892

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    Grant - A Nation's Hero Campaign Song Sheet music | 13 3/4 x 10 3/4 in. ; 6 p. | 1868 Presidential Campaign - Ulysses S. Grant (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: S. Brainard & Sons - Rogers, W.T.
    • Date: 1868

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    Democracy's Lament Sheet music | 14 x 10 3/4 in. ; 6 p | 1896 Presidential Campaign - William McKinley (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Chas. E. Williams - E.A.S. - Williams, Charles Evarts
    • Date: 1896

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    Good Times Will Come In When Grover Goes Out Sheet music | 14 x 10 ½ in. ; 6 p. | 1896 Presidential Campaign - pro-Williams Jennings Bryan (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: J.R. Bell - Scott, R.D. - Scott, R. D.
    • Date: 1896

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    They Saved our Flag Song and Chorus Sheet music | 14 x 10 3/4 in. ; 6 p. | 1880 Presidential Campaign - James Garfield (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: John Church & Co. - Westendorf, Thomas P. (Thomas Payne)
    • Date: 1880

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    Ben Butler is Our Candidate Sheet music | 14 x 10 3/4 in. ; 4 p. | 1884 Presidential Campaign - Greenback Party (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: [worley Lithographers] - Coates, Thomas - Richards, Phillip
    • Date: 1884

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    Dad's Old Silver Dollar Is Good Enough for Me Sheet music | 13 3/4 x 10 3/8 in. ; 6 p. | 1896 Presidential Campaign - William Jennings Bryan (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Skidmore Heck - Volney, James
    • Date: 1896

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    Around the Hancock Banner - Throng - Alike the Blue and Gray Sheet music | 14 x 10 3/4 in. ; 6 p. | 1880 Presidential Campaign - Winfield Hancock (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: John Church & Co. - Levoy, Leon
    • Date: 1880

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    Mary Blaine Sheet music | 14 x 10 3/4 in. ; 4 p. | 1884 Presidential Campaign - anti-James Blaine (General). Utilizing the familiar air of "Mary Blane" for patriotic purposes (Source Note). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Hitchcock's Music Store - Warren, Benjamin
    • Date: 1884

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    The Red Bandana Sheet music | 14 x 10 3/4 in. ; 6 p. | 1888 Presidential Campaign - Grover Cleveland (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Mitchell, J.F.
    • Date: 1888

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    The Mugwumps Met Him on the Way Sheet music | 14 x 10 3/4 in. ; 6 p. | 1888 Presidential Campaign - Grover Cleveland (General). To the John Brown tune (Source). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: S. Brainard's Sons - Yankee Freetrade [pseud.]
    • Date: 1888

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    Upon a Cross of Gold Sheet music | 14 x 11 in. ; 6 p. | 1896 Presidential Campaign - William Jennings Bryan (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: F.W. Pershing - Pershing, Hattie - Ashe, Robert
    • Date: 1896

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    And That is How Benny Got In A Song for the Coming Campaign Sheet music | 14 x 11 in. ; 4 p. | 1892 Presidential Campaign - Grover Cleveland (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: J.W. Ford - Rojamdrof [pseud. For J.W. Ford?]
    • Date: 1892

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    Oh Shoot that Snowy Feather Democratic Campaign Song Sheet music | 14 x 10 3/4 in. ; 6 p. | 1884 Presidential Campaign - Grover Cleveland (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: John F. Ellis & Co. - Warner, R. - Sphinx [pseud.]
    • Date: 1884

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    The Farmer Goes "Chopping" on His Way! or Our Farmer President Sheet music | 14 x 10 ½ in. ; 6 p. | 1872 Presidential Campaign - Horace Greeley (General). Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: J.L. Peters - Higgins, H. M. (Hiram M.) - Miller, Harry
    • Date: 1872

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    Sweet home Hymnal. Book. 1 p., 5 x 9 in. | Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1852, by L. Swormstedt & A. Poe, In the Cleck's office in the District Court of the United States for the District of Ohio. (Copyright). Full title of book, "Deutsches Choralbuch : Eine Sammlung von deutschen und engishen kirchenmelodien, nebst einer Unweifung fur Erlernung der Vokalmusik." ...
    • Contributor: L. Swormstedt & A. Poe - Wakefield, Von S. - Bishop, Henry Rowley
    • Date: 1852
  • Book
    You never miss the water Songbook. Book. 2 p., 9 x 12 in. | Copyright, 1876, by E. Mack (Copyright). From School for the parlor organ, melodeon and harmonium, p. 116-117. Cover of book gives title as "Champion Organ Instructor" but title page gives proper title.
    • Contributor: F.W. Helmick - Mack, E[dward]
    • Date: 1876

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    Galop Songbook. Book. 2 p., 9 x 11 in. | Copyright, 1882, by J. Church & Co. (Copyright). From Murray's method for the organ, p. 82-83.
    • Contributor: John Church & Co. - Murray, James R. - Fairbank, H. W.
    • Date: 1882

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