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Ruffin-Pollard Bound Music Volume

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00172

Scope and Contents

One bound music book with the following names penciled in the front and within the book:  Eliza Dandridge Pollard, Mary Ellen Wills and Jam. Edw. Ruffin.

Over 100 pieces of sheet music, including: Rail Road March (1828, second edition); The Harrison Song, Illustrated,  Boston (1840); Baltimore Convention, Old Tippecanoe, A Patriotic Song, Illustrated, Philadelphia (1840); Florida Polka by Albert Holland, Independent Blues Band, Baltimore (1849); Bllomer Or New Costime Polka,  New York (1851); Gilmor House Schottish, Baltimore, Illustrated (1856); The Banjo, An original Imitation of This Inimitable Instrument, by H.C. Harris,  Pennsylvania (1857).

Dates

  • 1828-1860

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Biographical Information:

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Extent

0.25 Linear Feet

Acquisition Information:

Purchase.
Title
Guide to the Ruffin-Pollard Bound Music Volume
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
Date
2010-03-15
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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