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Fond memories
Additional title: I am thinking of the old home where in childhood I did stray. [first line]
Additional title: Playmates and sweethearts, little Nell and I. [first line of chorus]
Blakelock, E. A. (Composer)
Curry, J. T. (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: New York
Publisher: Emanuel Pergament
Library locations
Music Division
Love songs
Man-woman relationships
Sexual attraction
Sheet music
Content: Summary: The narrator recalls his childhood sweetheart Nell, whom he married. Even though she is now dead, he still has fond memories of her.
Content: On cover: A new waltz song.
Statement of responsibility: words by E.A. Blakelock ; music by J.T. Curry.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1301f6b0-c591-012f-6610-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1896: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Fond memories" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896.

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Fond memories" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 30, 2016.

APA Format

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Fond memories