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Dolly's mamma
Additional title: I am this dolly's mamma and I'm very proud to say. [first line]
Additional title: I've got a big managerie, I've got a lot of toys. [first line of chorus]

Nelson, Wm. H. (Composer)
Day, Geo. W. (Lyricist)
Denton, E. J. (Copyright holder)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1895

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Date Issued: 1895
Place Term: London; New York
Publisher: Francis, Day & Hunter; Brooks & Denton
Library locations
Music Division
Social classes
Children playing with dolls
Sheet music
Content : Cover includes a photograph of a young girl hugging a doll.

Content : At bottom center of cover contains imprint of Brooks & Denton of New York and Francis, Day & Hunter of London.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Geo. W. Day, music by W.H. Nelson.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
UUID: 228a3cc0-c590-012f-0511-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1895: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Dolly's mamma" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895 - 1895.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Dolly's mamma" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 1, 2016.

APA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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Dolly's mamma