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William Penn

Keffer Collection of Sheet Music,
ca. 1790-1895

Content and design by John Bewley

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Topics: Patriotic Music

There are approximately114 patriotic items in the collection. The following is a list of the some of the more famous titles in this category.

A Selection of Patriotic Music in the Collection

Item No.TitleImprintPlate No.Illustration
Box 16
no. 7
Battle Hymn of the Republic : adapted to the favorite melody of "Glory Hallelujah" / written by Mrs. Dr. S. G. Howe for the Atlantic Monthly Boston : Oliver Ditson & Co., 1862 21454 None
Box 13
no. 13
Columbia Rules the Sea / written by Josiah D. Canning ; composed & arranged by Henry Tucker New York : Firth, Son & Co., 1858 4444 An eagle holding American flags in its talons and a in its beak a banner that reads "The peasant bard of Mass." / Wakelam & Bro.
Box 21
no. 2
Dixie Unionized : respectfully dedicated to Cassius M. Clay's Washington Guards / by A. W. Muzzy, author of the words ; melody by Dan D. Emmett New York : Firth, Pond & Co., 1861 None None
Box 23
no. 21
Hoist Up the Flag : patriotic song / words and melody by Billy Holmes ; arranged for piano by Sep. Winner Philadelphia : Wm. R. Smith, 1863 None None
Box 16
no. 47
Is Our Banner Still Advancing : song & chorus / [words by] John H. Lozier ; music by C. M. Currier Cincinnati : John Church Jr., 1864 647.3 None
Box 23
no. 33
Maryland, My Maryland / Union words adapted and music arranged by Sep. Winner Philadelphia : Lee & Walker, 1862 None None
Box 14
no. 65
National Beauties : Star Spangled Banner ; Red White and Blue ; Yankee Doodle ; Hail Columbia : as performed by the United States Brass Band Philadelphia : Marsh, 1861 None Color: Crossed American and French flags
Box 15
no. 65
Rally Round the Flag / words by Jas. T. Fields ; music by Wm. B. Bradbury Boston : Oliver Ditson & Co., 1862 21673 American flag
Box 16
Save Our Flag : song and chorus / words by Mrs. Sara Wolverton ; music by J. A. Getze Detroit : J. Henry Whittemore, 1862 None None
Box 14
no. 64
Star Spangled Banner : American national hymn Philadelphia : Lee & Walker, 1854? R.W. 30 Color: Two crossed American flags
Box 14
no. 62
Star Spangled Banner : an American national hymn : duett song & chorus / arr. by S. T. Gordon New York : S. T. Gordon, 1861 None Color: American and French flags / Lith. of P. S. Duval & Son
Box 1
no. 66
Yankee Doodle : a national air Philadelphia : Geo. Willig, 1818 or 1819 None None

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