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Sheet music

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

American Car and Foundry Company and Hamilton Watch Company sheet music for company songs

Accession: 1993-284

This collection contains two pieces of sheet music: "Volume for Victory," the song of the A.C.F. (American Car and Foundry Company) and "Hamiltonia," song of the Hamilton Watch Company. The American Car and Foundry, Company was founded in 1899 and is still considered a leading American manufacturer of railcars and railcar parts. The Hamilton Watch Company was founded in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 1892. Among other milestones, it produced the first electric wristwatch in 1957 and the first digital watch in 1970. The Hamilton brand is currently owned and manufactured by the The Swatch Group out of Switzerland.

Dates: 1940-1942

Dodge Brothers March sheet music

Accession: 1993-247

Victor Herbert (1859-1924) was a composer, conductor and cellist. This item is sheet music of the Dodge Brothers March which was composed in honor of Horace E. Dodge (1868-1920).

Dates: 1920

Herbert James Tily miscellany

Accession: 2524

Herbert James Tily (1866-1948) was bookkeeper, auditor, chief accountant, and then general manager of Strawbridge & Clothier. He organized the Strawbridge & Clothier Chorus of store employees. The miscellany collection contains news clippings and ephemera describing Tily's work at Strawbridge's, with the Chorus, and in civic affairs. Additionally, there is a copy of the sheet music for "The Slave's Dream," a musical setting for a Longfellow poem.

Dates: 1911-1948; Majority of material found within 1932-1940

Opera Libretti, circa 1880

Accession: 1590Identifier: 1590-VI.
Scope and Content:

Printed opera libretti annotated by Charles L. Reese while a student in Germany (1862-1940).

Dates: circa 1880

Sunoco March sheet music

Accession: 1998-254

Sunoco Inc. is a petroleum manufacturer with headquarters in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania. This musical score is the theme song of the Sunoco Show. The Sunoco Show began in 1930 and aired weekly on NBC radio networks. The show offered popular "melodic" music to its listeners and included an orchestra that was directed by Harold Sanford (1879-1945). Pictured on the cover is the Sunoco Orchestra along with the Ramblers Quartet and guest soloists. Lyrics and music by Harold Sandford.

Dates: 1930