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Alliker Sheet Music Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-MUS-002
Scope and Contents

Sampling of various kinds of popular songs arranged for voice and piano, many with guitar, ukulele, and/or banjo chords. Among them: "Till the end of Time" based on Chopin; "Tom Dooley" arranged by Alan Lomax; and "The Waltz You Saved For Me". Many in this collection have markings as if they were used in performance.

Dates: 1920 - 1957

Chevallie, Pirkey, and Pierce families sheet music collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MUS-0071
Abstract

The collection contains approximately three dozen popular and classical songs from the 19th and 20th centuries. The songs were collected by several generations of women in the Chevallie, Pirke, and Pierce families.

Dates: 1860-1936 and undated

Civil War era sheet music volume

 Item
Identifier: MS-0565
Scope and Contents

Volume of Civil War era sheet music. Approximately 65 individual compositions.

Dates: 1860s

Clements sheet music collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-MUS-046
Dates: 1900 - 1950

Collection of Bound Volumes of Sheet Music at Johns Hopkins University

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MUS-0065
Abstract

This artificial collection contains several bound volumes of sheet music and fragments of binding materials.

Dates: 1827-1904 and undated

Conrad Gebelein papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0458
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence, two scrapbooks and other ephemeral material related to Gebelein's association with the Johns Hopkins University.

Dates: approximately 1920-2005

Ella Shields collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0971
Content Description

This collection contains sheet music for "You Oughta See My Baby" and "Why Did I Kiss That Girl," both editions featuring Ella Shields on the cover, as well as a playbill for a 1949 showing of the nostalgia music hall show "Thanks for the Memory," and five photographs of Ella Shields from various points in her career.

Dates: Circa 1905-1949

Friedman Sheet Music

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-MUS-011
Dates: 1986 - 1987

Harry S. Dickey collection of Byroniana

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0072
Abstract Harry S. Dickey was a Baltimore business man and collector, who was born in 1891 and received his B.A. degree from The Johns Hopkins University in 1912. Dickey an admirer of the English poet, Lord Byron. This collection is composed of handwritten letters and poems relating to Byron, as well as published or printed sheet music, engravings, and article clippings. Notably, there are a few handwritten Oscar Wilde letters and poems, as Dickey was a collector of Wilde as well. The collection spans...
Dates: 1815-1959, 1981

John C. French collection of sheet music based on the writings of Edgar Allan Poe

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MUS-034
Scope and Contents This collection consists of music inspired by the writings of Edgar Allan Poe--including both vocal settings of Poe's actual text as well as instrumental programmtic pieces more loosely based on a particular work of Poe--dating from 1865 to 1957. There are published and manuscript copies, as well as a few photostatic copies. Especially well-represented are the original manuscripts of Joseph Holbrooke, an English composer working in the first half of the 20th century, whose long-standing...
Dates: 1865 - 1957

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Gebelein, Conrad, 1884- 1
Gershwin, Ira, 1896-1983 1
Glanville, Maxwell, 1918-1992 1
Glover, Stephen, 1813-1870 1
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Hildebrand, David 1
Hoffman, Daniel, 1923-2013 1
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Thomas, John Charles, 1891-1960 1
Turner, Huntley S. 1
Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950 1
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