Category Archives: Sheet Music

Confederate Entertainment: “The Southern Soldier Boy”

By: Clay A. McCollum, Master’s student in the School of Music George Washington Alexander’s “The Southern Soldier Boy,” an aria from his 1863 The Virginia Cavalier, stands out among the wealth of Confederate imprint sheet music housed in the W.S. … Continue reading

Have you booked your session this spring?

By: Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow We’re one month into the spring semester, but requests are still coming in for sessions in the Division of Special Collections. The information below is no longer accurate, so links to reference documents and … Continue reading

Spring has sprung in our collections

By: Amy Hildreth Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow Spring’s sprung all across our collections! Let’s investigate what’s sprouted. Among our literary collections are Martha Young’s papers. Martha Young wrote the poem “The Keys of Spring,” although you can see that was … Continue reading