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MS Lincoln 4

Houghton Library, collector. Houghton Library collection of sheet music related to Abraham Lincoln and the American Civil War: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Processing of this collection was funded by The Ruth Miller Memorial Philanthropic Fund.

Descriptive Summary

Location: Lincoln Room
Call No.: MS Lincoln 4
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Houghton Library, collector.
Title: Houghton Library collection of sheet music related to Abraham Lincoln and the American Civil War
Date(s): 1850-1920.
Quantity: 2.4 linear feet (8 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English
Abstract: Collection of American sheet music about Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War, including both Union and Confederate imprints.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

No accession number. Bequest of Evert Jansen Wendell ; received: 1918.
A majority of the materials: 2015-1304. source unknown.

Provenance:

The source for the majority of the material in the collection is unknown. Probably formed part of the Nolen collection of Lincolniana. Some items are from the bequest of Evert Jansen Wendell; received: 1918

Processing Information:

Processed by: Alexis Dinniman and Dana Gee

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Houghton Library collection of sheet music related to Abraham Lincoln and the American Civil War, 1850-1920 (MS Lincoln 4). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Related Materials

Related material can be found in the historical sheet music collections of Houghton Library; additionally, in the Civil War Sheet Music Collection of the Library of Congress and the Sheet Music Consortium .

Arrangement

Arranged into four series:

Scope and Contents

American sheet music about Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War, including both Union and Confederate imprints; chiefly for voice and piano, some for piano solo.

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