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Ester Finley Dodson shape-note song book

Ester Finley Dodson shape-note song book

Descriptive Summary

Title: Ester Finley Dodson shape-note song book
Creator: Dodson, Ester Arganis Finley, 1869-1937
Inclusive Dates: 1835
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) 1 songbook
Collection Number: ms3944
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

The song book is composed in the shape-note system, which was designed to teach sight-reading and enable users to sing complex, sophisticated music.

For more information on shapenote singing, see the article The Sacred Harp.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one song book dated 1835 belonging to Ester Finley Dodson.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Ester Finley Dodson shape-note song book, ms 3944, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2019.

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Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Song book, 1835