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Title
A letter from the front
Additional title: 'Twas just a letter that came from the front. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: A maiden fair, with bright golden hair. [first line]
Names
Fay, Edith (Singer)
Maxwell, George Strayer (Lyricist)
Maxwell, George Strayer (Composer)
Smith, Lee Orean (1874-1942) (Arranger)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1901
Date Issued: 1901
Place: New York
Publisher: Vandersloot Music Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Death
Old age
Love-letters
Reminiscing
Soldiers -- American -- 1900-1909
Marches (Voice with piano)
Man-woman relationships
Waltzes
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: Photographs of George Strayer Maxwell and Edith Fay.
Content: On cover: Woman reading a letter. [illustration]
Statement of responsibility: words and music by George Strayer Maxwell ; arranged by Lee Orean Smith.
Date: Copyright date: 1901
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6ce11640-c598-012f-97a8-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1901: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "A letter from the front" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1901 - 1901. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/93244ef3-194b-d26d-e040-e00a1806255f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "A letter from the front" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 21, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/93244ef3-194b-d26d-e040-e00a1806255f

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1901 - 1901). A letter from the front Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/93244ef3-194b-d26d-e040-e00a1806255f

Wikipedia Citation

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A letter from the front