Elijah P. Lovejoy Monument. Dedication music, 1897 | Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
The title on the cover page of this fragile item reads "Music for Dedication Ceremonies of Lovejoy Monument" . Credited on the back cover are "Sallie Harwick, Mimeographers, Sam G. Cook."
Reproduced on the inside pages are (1) "America" ("My country, 'tis of thee"), words by Samuel Francis Smith; (2) "Concord Hymn," music by W. D. Anderson, words by Ralph Waldo Emerson, in four stanzas which vary Emerson's sequence; and (3) "Battle Hymn of the Republic," words by Julia Ward Howe, in four stanzas.
Clarendon Van Norman, Jr., donated this item to the Library in 2015.