Department of Special Collections
William Penn Keffer Collection of Sheet Music,
ca. 1790-1895

Content and design by John Bewley


List of Topics

This list presents some of the subjects portrayed in the music and illustrations in the collection. The range of topics reflects the range of nineteenth-century views of contemporary issues, celebrities, and events.

People
Presidents
Famous Performers and Ensembles
George Washington
John Adams
Thomas Jefferson
John Quincy Adams
Andrew Jackson
Abraham Lincoln
Ulysses S. Grant
Grover Cleveland
Bishop, Anna
Catalani, Angelica
Cellarius, Henri
Elssler, Fanny
Herz, Henri
Hutchinson Family
Lind, Jenny
Malibran, Maria
Pasta, Giuditta Maria
Patti, Adelina
Patti, Carlotta
Rainer Family Singers
Sontag, Henriette
Talma, François Joseph
Miscellaneous Politicians
Minstrels
Other Celebrities
Gibbs, Gov. William Channing (Rhode Island)
Lewis, Gov. Morgan (New York)
Sprague, Gov. William (Rhode Island)
Portraits of Performers
Music
John Henry Anderson
Blondin
Charlie Ross
Military Figures (other than Civil War)
Composer Portraits
Duke of York
Lafayette
Napoleon
Wellington
Beethoven
Bellini
Cherubini
Gottschalk
Paganini
Rossini

Wars and Battles
Battle of Prague (1757)
Revolutionary War
War with France
Battle of Marengo (1800)
Tripolitan War
Battle of Bailen (1808)
War of 1812
Battle of Waterloo (1815)
Mexican War
Civil War
Military and Political Figures
Davis, Jefferson
Grant, Ulysses S.
Jackson, Stonewall
Lee, Robert E.
McClellan, George B.
Rosecrans, William S.
Sheridan, Philip Henry
Sherman, William T.
Other military figures
Battles

Additional Topics
Birds and Animals Confederate Imprints Costumes
Floral Native Americans Naval
Patriotic Music Philadelphia Temperance

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