Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Campfire songs booklet
Collection — Folder S1866
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of Camp-Fire Songs, a booklet owned by a John W. Hartman containing 27 songs arranged by Lot Abraham of Mount Pleasant, Iowa and published by John B. Alden as part of the Elzevir Library (VII, No. 328) in 1888. The front cover of the booklet notes that the songs were sung by Abraham, [William H.H.] Willeford and a man named Williams, all of Mount Pleasant.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Campfire songs booklet
Carl A. Zenor Civil War collection
Collection — Folder S1957
Scope and Contents This collection contains American Civil War documents collected by Carl A. Zenor ranging from 1862 to 1963 and includes an incomplete copy of the Touch the Elbow Songster (1862); a typewritten transcript of a letter sent to Francis M. Busby of Lebanon, Indiana from Edward Reynolds at the headquarters of the 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division near Atlanta, Georgia (July 31, 1864); a photocopy of an army pass granted to Busby to travel to Alabama and signed by Governor...
Revolutionary War ballad
Collection — Folder OB042
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a printed ballad about the American Revolutionary War, written by Samuel St. John of Connecticut in 1778.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Revolutionary War ballad
Samuel Francis Smith collection
Collection — Folder S1212
Scope and Contents This collection includes a facsimile of the hymn, "America," written by Samuel Francis Smith in 1832 , published by the American Autograph Shop in 1936. The item includes a facsimile of the handwritten hymn lyrics and its first printing in the form of a broadside announcing an Independence Day celebration at Park Street Church in Boston, Massachusetts on July 4, 1831.
Seely Jayne papers
Collection — Folder S0716
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters from Seely Jayne to his wife Charlotte "Lottie" Jayne during his enlistment in the Union army ranging from 1861 to 1862. There is also a letter to his daughter, Ida M. (Jayne) Weaver to the War Department regarding her father's death during the Civil War on January 26, 1889, a tintype photograph of Seely Jayne, and two lyrics sheets with patriotic songs.
Dates: 1861-1862, 1889
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Seely Jayne papers