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20th Century Sheet Music

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3876
Abstract

This collection contains various pieces of popular sheet music ranging from 1895-1986 with the bulk of the music dating from the early 20th century.

Dates: 1895-1986, undated

A History of Music in Knoxville, Tennessee, 1791-1910

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Identifier: MS-1676
Abstract

One copy of the dissertation, "A History of Music in Knoxville, Tennessee, 1791 to 1910," written by Emma Katherne Crews.

Dates: circa 1962

Cumberland Trio Collection

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Identifier: MS-3749
Abstract

The collection consists of various ephemera, newspaper clippings about the Cumberland Trio's 50th anniversary, as well as copies of the musical group's CDs and live concert DVDs.

Dates: 2000-2014

David Van Vactor, Passacaglia and Fugue in D Minor

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3328
Abstract

This score for Passacaglia and Fugue in D Minor occupies 33 pages and was intended to take 9 minutes to play. Van Vactor most likely composed the piece while living and working in Kansas City, Missouri.

Dates: circa 1943-1947

Earl R. Hoover's Collection of Benjamin Hanby Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0484
Abstract

This collection contains biographical materials on the songwriter Benjamin R. Hanby collected by Judge Earl R. Hoover.

Dates: 1941-1968

George Novotny Music Collection

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Identifier: MS-3887
Abstract

A collection of sheet music from George Novotny from his time working as a vaudeville musician. The pieces were all published between 1873 and 1957. Most were written for piano or piano and voice, but some have chord parts for guitar or ukulele.

Dates: 1873-1957

Johnny Cash Memorabilia Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3772
Abstract

This collection contains DVDs and a photo CD commemorating Johnny Cash, the American singer-songwriter. All of this material features the work or musings of Robert Elfstrom, cinematographer, director, and close friend of Cash.

Dates: 1972-2012

Leon Carson's Correspondence Papers from U. S. School of Music, New York City

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Identifier: MS-3730
Abstract

Sheet music and notes from a correspondence music course taken by Leon Carson during 1915-1916 from the U. S. School of Music, New York City while he was living in Maryville, Tenn. Accompanying each piece of sheet music is a description page with details about the songs and instructions for playing.

Dates: 1915 October 2-1916 April 7

Myrtle Velma Lebow Henry Collection of Sheet Music

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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

Nelson Rogers House Sketch

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Identifier: MS-2343
Abstract

This collection contains a sketch of Nelson Rogers's house in Farmington, Tennessee, dated May 12, 1862.

Dates: 1862 May 12

Sheet Music Collection

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Identifier: MS-3905
Abstract

This collection contains an assortment of sheet music mainly published during the twentieth century. The collection includes popular songs, patriotic songs, and classical piano works.

Dates: 1899-1968

Sheet Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3906
Abstract

This collection contains an assortment of sheet music mainly published during the twentieth century. The collection includes popular songs, patriotic songs, and classical piano works.

Dates: 1890-1984

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

Sheet Music Collection

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Identifier: MS-1575
Abstract

This collection houses sheet music documenting the work of a number of early 20th century composers.

Dates: undated

Sheet Music Collection

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Identifier: MS-1231
Abstract

This collection consists of 969 pieces of sheet music, fourteen music books, and a phonograph record.

Dates: undated

Sheet Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2187
Abstract

This sheet music collection contains approximately 105 pieces which spans the years 1899 to 1953. The bulk of the material is from both the 1910s and 1940s.

Dates: 1899-1953

Take Me to the Land of Jazz Songbook

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Identifier: MS-2192
Abstract

This collection contains a 1919 songbook for Take Me to the Land of Jazz, lyrics by Bert Kalmar & Edgar Leslie, music by Pete Wendling.

Dates: 1919

"The Moon Shines on the Moonshine" Sheet Music

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Identifier: MS-3873
Abstract

This collection contains the sheet music for "The Moon Shines on the Moonshine", lyrics by Francis De Witt and music by Robert Hood Bowers. The song was performed by Bert Williams of the Ziegfeld Follies. The collection consists of five pages of sheet music with lyrics, featuring an advertisement for sheet music available for purchase on the back.

Dates: 1920

Tuthill Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3917
Abstract

This collection consists of musical compositions as well as correspondence from members of the Tuthill family including William and Henrietta Tuthill, their son, Burnet, and Burnet's wife, Ruth Wood.

Dates: 1923-1972, 2012