Collection Facts

Extent: 
28 items
Dates of Original: 
c. 1840 - 1930
NYH Topic Area(s):

Historical Context

Sheet music is music that has been handwritten or printed on paper and uses modern musical symbols to indicate chords, melodies, and rhythms of a song. During the nineteenth century, sheet music was the most dominant type of music in the music industry.

Scope of Collection

This collection contains documents and images of sheet music that was played during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.