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Sheet music collection, 1890-1950

 Collection
Identifier: 1979-028

Scope and Contents

200 pieces of vintage sheet music dating from the late 19th century to about 1920, includes early Irving Berlin, Scott Joplin, and E. T. Paul numbers, African-American historical and caricature numbers, early telephone and airplane songs and illustrations, and photographs depicting dress and activities of the period performers of the day and scenes of the era.

Dates

  • 1840s-1980s

Access

This material is open for research use by any registered reader.

Use and Copyright

This material is owned by the University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections. Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright. Therefore, permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from both the repository and the copyright holder.

Extent

3.5 Linear Feet (7 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Physical Location

Collection shelved on 3rd floor.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift

Source

Title
Sheet music collection, 1890-1950
Status
Completed
Date
circa 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English
Edition statement
Re-worked by Milissa Burkart 2020-02-11

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections & University Archives Repository

Contact:
McFarlin Library
University of Tulsa
2933 E. 6th St
Tulsa 74104-3123 US US
918-631-2496
918-631-5022 (Fax)