Place a light to guide me home

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Title
Place a light to guide me home
Additional title: Just place a light to guide me home. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: The village pride was little Nell. [first line]
Names
Jacklin, C. (Singer)
Fay, Jack (Lyricist)
Oliver, James B. (Composer)
Fay, Jack (Composer)
Oliver, James B. (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1901
Place: New York ; Chicago ; London
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Separation (Psychology)
Widows
Mothers and daughters
Promises
Reunions
Man-woman relationships
Interpersonal conflict
Desertion
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: A older woman placing a candle on a window sill. [illustration]
Content: On cover: Photograph of C. Jacklin.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Oliver & Fay.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): df9c8070-c598-012f-62da-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

  • : Place
  • 1901: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Place a light to guide me home" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1901. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9670e731-f1ab-729d-e040-e00a18067d6f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Place a light to guide me home" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 17, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9670e731-f1ab-729d-e040-e00a18067d6f

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1901). Place a light to guide me home Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9670e731-f1ab-729d-e040-e00a18067d6f

Wikipedia Citation

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Place a light to guide me home