2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Sheet music.

  1. A.P. Schmidt Company archives, 1869-1958

    34,775 items. 514 containers. 280 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Arthur Paul Schmidt (1846-1921) was a German-born music publisher who pioneered the development and dissemination of American music. The A.P. Schmidt Company Archives documents his firm's publishing activites in Boston, Leipzig and New York, beginning with his tenure, through his successors, and until the firm was absorbed by Summy-Birchard in 1960. The Archives consists of the original manuscripts from which the music was printed, printed music, personal and corporate correspondence, photographs (primarily composers/arrangers), business records, plate books, publication books, stock and cash books.

  2. Sheet music cover collection (Library of Congress)

    ca. 1,700 prints : chiefly lithographs, b&w and color, 36 x 28 cm. or smaller.. -- Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    These illustrated sheet music covers reflect varied aspects of American history, culture, and politics in the nineteenth century.