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Gottfried Galston Music Collection and The Galston-Busoni Archive

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1072
Abstract

The Gottfried Galston Music Collection and The Galston-Busoni Archive includes manuscripts (musical and literary), letters, photographs, programs, musical scores, newspaper clippings, and other items of memorabilia documenting the lives and careers of both Gottfried Galston and Ferruccio Busoni.

Dates: 1759-1978

Jesse James Ballad Lyrics

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2536
Abstract

This collection contains a version of the popular Jesse James Ballad written by J. T. Hill of Twinville, Tennessee, a town in North Knox County. The ballad is handwritten on both sides of a single sheet of paper and contains seven verses. The James ballad is dated as September 11, 1898 on the front sheet and September 13, 1898 on the back sheet.

Dates: 1898 September

Myrtle Velma Lebow Henry Collection of Sheet Music

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3814
Abstract

This collection contains a large variety of sheet music including Appalachian music, American patriotic war music, concerto pieces, and more spanning from the 1880s to the 1950s. This material belonged to Myrtle Velma Lebow Henry who was a piano teacher.

Dates: 1886-1954, undated

Old Tennessee (Song)

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2165
Abstract

This collection consists of an unsigned, handwritten transcript of Stephen Foster's 1851 song Farewell My Lily Dear: A Plantation Melody with a variance in the text.

Dates: undated

Richard Wagner Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0220
Abstract

This letter written by Richard Wagner was sent to his publisher concerning an upcoming publication for which he needed a copyist. The letter is in German but contains a transcription.

Dates: 1872

Sallie Morgan House Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1363
Abstract

Sallie Morgan House Ewin used this notebook to record the song lyrics to popular songs in the American South during the time of the Civil War, as well as some of her own notes.

Dates: circa 1863-1867

Sheet Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3042
Abstract This collection contains delicate sheet music for 41 pieces from the 1840s to the 1870s, which previously belonged to Anna A. Newton and William A. Peal. Some of the composers include Stephen C. Foster, Francis H. Brown, H. P. Danks, Harrison Millard, Charles Carroll Sawyer, and Gilles Jullien. There are also two versions of Henry Wordsworth Longfellow's poem "Beware!" set to music, one by James Ernest Perring in 1864, the other by Charles Moulton in 1865. Some of the songs are about love...
Dates: circa 1840-circa 1879