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Marion Heard song books

Marion Heard song books

Descriptive Summary

Title: Marion Heard song books
Creator: Heard, Marion
Inclusive Dates: after 1840
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (2 song books)
Collection Number: ms1166
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Marion Heard lived in Oglethorpe County, Georgia during the 19th century.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of two commonplace books (undated) belonging to Marion Heard. The books contain handwritten words to many popular songs of the day and some very obscure and perhaps locally written songs. An index is located in the back of the first volume listing such titles of "Carolina & Georgia Boys," "Green Old Hills," and "Sailor Boys Carol."

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Marion Heard song books, ms 1166. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2014.

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Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Song books