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Title
Christmas in the old home
Additional title: know that last night Santa Claus filled all the little stockings that were hanging up around the fireside. [first line]
Additional title: It's Christmas in the old home. [first line of chorus]
Names
Davison, Charles, Mrs. (Dedicatee)
Davis, Gussie L. (1863-1899) (Composer)
Davis, Gussie L. (1863-1899) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1897

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Place: [New York]
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Co. ; Chas. Sheard & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Separation (Psychology)
Homesickness
Christmas music
Pathos
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Dedication on cover and above caption title: To my dear friend, Mrs. Charles Davison, New York.
Content: Cover illustration shows a house and a nearby well; snow is covering the ground.
Content: Dealer's stamp on cover: Jesse C. Long pianos, Gibson mandolinsa dn guitars, sheet music, all kinds, 360 D Street, San Bernardino, Calif.
Content: Summary: It's Christmas and the family gathers in the home as in every year, but I'm away; grandfather tells a story of how grandmother had a sweetheart who was a soldier, but could not come on Christmas because he had died.
Statement of responsibility: song by Gussie L. Davis.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f15ba630-c591-012f-d03b-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

  • 1897: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Christmas in the old home" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7317c2e1-7724-92be-e040-e00a18063aff

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Christmas in the old home" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 25, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7317c2e1-7724-92be-e040-e00a18063aff

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1897). Christmas in the old home Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7317c2e1-7724-92be-e040-e00a18063aff

Wikipedia Citation

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Christmas in the old home