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University of Tennessee Pep Rally Sheet Music

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0781

The current Alma Mater of the University of Tennessee was adopted in 1928 after a contest sponsored by the musical organizations of the school. This collection includes the lyrical version written by Frances Johnston before 1928 and also the official accepted version, Mary Fleming Meek's On a Hallowed Hill, in sheet music form from 1928. The collection also includes a booklet of sheet music titled Songs of the Volunteer that published in 1929. The other two pieces, Dear Old Elm-Clad Hill by J.D. Bond and Pi Kappa Alpha's Sweetheart, are not dated. These pieces are all related to the culture and history of the University of Tennessee.

Dates

  • 1928-1929

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet

Abstract

This specific collection of University of Tennessee related sheet music contains four different pieces. It includes two different versions of the school's Alma Mater circa 1928, a booklet of sheet music titled "Songs of the Volunteers" published in 1929, undated sheet music for "Dear Old Elm-Clad Hill", and undated sheet music for Pi Kappa Alpha's "Sweetheart".

Biographical/Historical Note

The current Alma Mater of the University of Tennessee was adopted in 1928 after a contest sponsored by the musical organizations of the school. This collection includes the lyrical version written by Frances Johnston before 1928 and also the official accepted version, Mary Fleming Meek's On a Hallowed Hill, in sheet music form from 1928. The collection also includes a booklet of sheet music titled Songs of the Volunteer that published in 1929. The other two pieces, Dear Old Elm-Clad Hill by J.D. Bond and Pi Kappa Alpha's Sweetheart, are not dated.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480