Historic American Sheet Music

Provides access to digital images for over 3,000 pieces from the collection, published in the United States between 1850 and 1920.More »

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On the road to Mandalay n1184
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Oh! Susanna n1329

About the Digital Collection

The David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Duke University holds a significant collection of 19th and early 20th century American sheet music. The Historic American Sheet Music Project provides access to digital images of over 3000 pieces from the collection, published in the United States between 1850 and 1920.

Tim McGeary in honor of Kenneth McGeary

The preservation of the Duke University Libraries Digital Collections and the Duke Digital Repository programs are supported in part by the Lowell and Eileen Aptman Digital Preservation Fund