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Title
Return to the old home, boy
Additional title: In a cosey little cottage, in a village far away. [first line]
Additional title: Return to the old home, boy, give back to the old folks their joy. [first line of chorus]
Names
Smith, Henry F. (Composer)
Holmes, Julian (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place: New York ; London
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Co. ; Chas. Sheard & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Separation (Psychology)
Runaway children
Broken homes
Genres
Scores
Notes
Statement of responsibility: words by Julian Holmes ; music by Henry F. Smith.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ae9a66a0-c58f-012f-c168-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1894: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Return to the old home, boy" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894 - 1894. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-06d1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Return to the old home, boy" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 8, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-06d1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1894 - 1894). Return to the old home, boy Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-06d1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Return to the old home, boy