The little old red schoolhouse on the hill

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Title
The little old red schoolhouse on the hill
Additional title: I strolled about the old playground, a tear was in my eye. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: When many years had passed away, I wandered home once more. [first line]
Names
Shepard, George W. (Dedicatee)
Durham, Albert A. (Lyricist)
Wheeler, J. W. (James W.) (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1890

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1890
Date Issued: 1890
Place: Boston, Ma.
Publisher: Hyde Park Company
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
School buildings
Reminiscing
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Refrain written for 4-part chorus.
Statement of responsibility: music by J.W. Wheeler ; words by A.A. Durham.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5ab782a0-c58d-012f-a871-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1890: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The little old red schoolhouse on the hill" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1890 - 1890. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-eb01-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The little old red schoolhouse on the hill" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 18, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-eb01-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1890 - 1890). The little old red schoolhouse on the hill Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-eb01-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The little old red schoolhouse on the hill