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Title
My little sister Jennie
Additional title: A little scene I've taken from life on a summer day. [first line]
Additional title: She was his sweetheart, his little sister Jen. [first line of chorus]
Names
West, Arthur (Lyricist)
West, Arthur (Composer)
Lee, Jennie (Dedicatee)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1895

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Place: New York
Publisher: Hamilton S. Gordon
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Brothers and sisters
Street railroad accidents
Waltzes
Children -- Death
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Cover includes a photograph of Arthur J. West.
Content: Dealer's stamp (fragment) on cover at bottom center: O. K. Houck & Co. [Memphis, Tennessee].
Content: Dedication above caption title: Dedicated to Miss Jennie Lee of Western Union Telegraph Co.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Arthur J. West.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 786849f0-c590-012f-b5f1-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1895: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My little sister Jennie" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1607-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My little sister Jennie" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 14, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1607-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1895). My little sister Jennie Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-1607-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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My little sister Jennie