I ain't seen no messenger boy

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Names
Bivins, Nathan (Composer)
Bivins, Nathan (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Hugo V. Schlam
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Messengers -- 1800-1899
Telegrams
Marital conflict
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Cover illustration features an African American woman looking down a path with a messenger boy sitting behind her on a park bench.

Content : On cover inset of photograh of white woman looking as though she is holding an small African American messenger boy in the air with one hand.

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by Nathan Bivins.
Physical Description
Extent: 8 p. ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: a4f23470-c594-012f-3da4-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1899: Copyright date
  • 1899: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I ain't seen no messenger boy" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec63-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I ain't seen no messenger boy" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 4, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec63-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). I ain't seen no messenger boy Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec63-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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I ain't seen no messenger boy