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Sheet music

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Annie Law Collection (Gift of Mrs. Stewart McCroskey).

Identifier: MSC 0180
Scope and Contents Annie (Elizabeth Ann) Law (1840-1889) was the daughter of John and Anna Haswell Law. She was born in Rockcliffe, Cumberland, England. Her parents emigrated to the United States in 1850 with three small children, of which Annie was the oldest. The family settled in Blount County in East Tennessee, where her father died in 1852. Her mother was a fine musician and made a living teaching music. She also taught her children music and literature. Annie studied under Dr. Isaac Anderson and others...
Dates: 1859-1893

Appalachee Ann (Sheet Music, 1910).

Identifier: Ephemera 2014.010
Scope and Contents

Sheet music for Appalachee Ann, Dedicated to Appalachian Exposition President Wm. J. Oliver. Arranged by H. Louis Kisskalt. Words and Melody by Lucy B. Haug, Knoxville, Tenn. Double Eagle Edition, Published by Authors Publishing Society, Chicago, Ill. 5 pp. Two copies.

Dates: 1910

Grace Moore memorabilia

Identifier: MSC 1033
Scope and Contents

Memorabilia about film star Grace Moore. Includes newspaper clippings, magazines, photographs, sheet music, and other ephemera.

Dates: unknown

Hall and Stakely Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0017
Scope and Contents Papers of the Hall and Stakely families. William Maulsby Stakely (1804-1898), born in Hawkins County, Tenn, married Sarah Smith (1811-1857) in 1828. They lived in Madisonville, Monroe County, Tenn. He was a postmaster and merchant. Moved to Union Springs, Ala, in 1863. Two of the Stakely daughter married two Hall cousins. Martha Stakely married Judge Elijah T. Hall of Knoxville in 1860. Caroline Stakely married James Spears Hall in 1874. James Hall ran a general store in Knoxville, which...
Dates: 1825-1952

Hymn to the Great Smokies. By Mrs. Eva P. Boyd and Miss Margaret Stringfield. N.C. (sheet music). (ephemera)

Identifier: Ephemera 2007.003
Scope and Contents

Hymn to the Great Smokies. Dedicated to the Friends of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Words by Mrs. Eva Plamondon Boyd, West Asheville, N.C., and music by Miss Margaret Stringfield., Waynesville, N.C.. Sheet music. 1 pc. (4 pp.). Tear on front. Inscription on upper right cover page “For the Lawson McGhee Library With best wishes of the composer Margeret Stringfield.’ Handwritten date 1-18-39

Dates: 1930s

John Wesley Reams Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0201
Scope and Contents Collection of John Wesley Reams, Lowland Community, Hamblen County, Tenn. He was graduated from Mossy Creek College (now Carson-Newman College) in June 1879. He was a music teacher and a violinist. Collection consists of sheet music, entertainment programs, newspaper clippings (including Ted Shawn Dance Company and Lola McCormack), 1894-95 list of coffins sold, etc. 13 photographs received Aug. 18, 1981 (Joppa; New Market train wreck, 1917*; Mule Day; Asbury Marble Quarry). Snapshots...
Dates: 1870s-1910s

Sheet Music Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0461
Scope and Contents

Sheet Music (Box 1 of 2 and Box 2 of 2) oversize folders; arranged alphabetically by title Small Sheet Music Box (Box 1 of 1) arranged alphabetically by title

Dates: 1850-1960

Sheet music: “Knoxville Town” by Bert C. Hodgson; “My Tennessee Belle” dedicated to Col. L. D. Tyson.

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.001
Scope and Contents

Includes 2 copies of “Knoxville Town” by Bert C. Hodgson; “My Tennessee Belle” dedicated to Col. L. D. Tyson, President of the Appalachian Exposition.

Dates: ca. 1910

Sheet music: Parlor Songs, Keep the Home Fires Burning and One Fleeting Hour Song. Gift of Sue Klipsch.

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.002
Scope and Contents

Sheet music: Parlor Songs, Keep the Home Fires Burning and One Fleeting Hour Song.

Dates: 1914-1918

Sheet music: “Short Skirts!” (Knoxville Journal); “Victory” by Daisy Duckworth; “Knoxville Town - A Booster’s Carol” by Bert C. Hodgson.

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.021
Scope and Contents

Sheet music: “Short Skirts!” (used as a theme song on the serial history “Short Skirts” now running in the Knoxville Journal); “Victory” dedicated to Our President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Words and music by Daisy Duckworth; “Knoxville Town - A Booster’s Carol” an Exposition Song by Bert C. Hodgson, published by Clark & Jones, Knoxville, Tenn. 1909.

Dates: 1909

"Tennessee Centennial Prize March" by Maurice Bernhardt. Gift of Lucile Chandler Jones.

Identifier: Ephemera 1897.001
Scope and Contents

"Tennessee Centennial Prize March" by Maurice Bernhardt, 1897. Sheet music owned by Eva Smith Chandler of Knoxville. Poor condition. Folder also includes ETHS brochure which includes Eva Smith Chandler in a group photograph, donor's mother, who obtained the sheet music during attendance at the [1897?] Exposition in Nashville, Tenn.

Dates: 1897

Theresa Ousely Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0373
Scope and Contents 1 box + 1 folder containing material that belonged to Theresa Ousely (b. 1923). Collection includes artifacts from the 1982 World's Fair; snapshots of Christenberry Junior High, 1936; flier with matching photograph for Miles Music Shop; memorabilia of Dolly Parton and Dollywood; photographs and certificates from Broadway Baptist Church; Knoxville High School artifacts, newsletters, newspapers, and other papers, and 4 pcs. family papers. Also includes sheet music for "The Fifth Army's Where...
Dates: 1936-1982

Van Deventer Collection

Identifier: MSC 0809
Scope and Contents

This collection documents the Van Deventer, Rhea, Campbell, Cowan, Lynn, and Russell families. The major donors were Martha Rhea Van Deventer and her children: Robert, Laetitia, and Isabella. The collection includes many small artifacts, textiles, manuscripts, photographs, and artwork. Robert Van Deventer’s art is an important part of the collection. 1877 photographs of Island Home in boxes 52-53. A finding aid is available.

Dates: 1820s-1970s

“We’ll Show You When We Come to Vote, The Great Woman's Suffrage.” Song & Chorus by Frank Howard. 1869. (sheet music) (ephemera)

Identifier: Q Ephemera 2008.001
Scope and Contents

“We’ll Show You When We Come to Vote, The Great Woman's Suffrage.” ‘To Mrs. J.M. Ashley.’ Song & Chorus by Frank Howard. Toledo, O, 1869. Published at W.W. Whitney’s “Palace of Music.” Inside: “We’ll Vote Against the Terrible Men.” 6 pp. (3 sheets).(sheet music) (ephemera). Cover has drawing of women at ballot box.

Dates: 1869