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American literature sheet music collection

 Collection
Identifier: 6154

Scope and Contents

This small collection of sheet music consists of music published between 1872 and 1940 (with the bulk published 1900s-1930s). The bulk of the music consists of lyrics written by significant American writers, including Booth Tarkington, Ring Lardner, Amy Lowell, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Bill Nye, O. Henry, and Owen Wister, to name a few. The musical compositions were written by equally well known composers, including Jerome Kern, Efrem Zimbalist, Carrie Jacobs-Bond,and Doc White, among others.

Dates

  • 1872 - 1940
  • Majority of material found in 1900s-1930s

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Extent

1.4 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This small collection of sheet music consists of music published between 1872 and 1940 (with the bulk published 1900s-1930s). The bulk of the music consists of lyrics written by significant American writers, including Booth Tarkington, Ring Lardner, Amy Lowell, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Bill Nye, O. Henry, and Owen Wister, to name a few. The musical compositions were written by equally well known composers, including Jerome Kern, Efrem Zimbalist, Carrie Jacobs-Bond,and Doc White, among others.

Title
Finding aid for the American literature sheet music collection
Status
Completed
Author
Sue Luftschein
Date
2018 February
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles California 90089-0189 United States