Put my little toys away

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Names
Garrett, B. M. (Composer)
Trevelyan, Arthur (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Date Issued: 1900
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Harry Tillman & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Children -- Mortality
Pathos
Mother and child
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : On cover: Composed expressly for the Sunday World. Printed as a supplement to the New York World, Sunday, January 7, 1900.

Content : Subtitle below caption title: Pathetic song and refrain.

Content : Summary: A mother watches as her child goes to sleep, asking the mother to put the toys away; only the mother knows that the child is dying and that she will sleep forever.

Content : Cover design includes line drawing of a mother, seated, watching her daughter put her doll away.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Arthur Trevelyan ; music by B.M. Garrett.
Physical Description
Extent: 4 p. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 7790a8f0-c595-012f-a8c2-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

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

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Put my little toys away" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1900. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-eff6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Put my little toys away" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-eff6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1900). Put my little toys away Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-eff6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Put my little toys away