Hamlet Wreck, Sheet Music 01


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Hamlet Wreck, Sheet Music 01


One leaf with preprinted staff lines handwritten in blue ink on the front side. The document in in good physical condition. The document was removed from a bound volume. There is minor fraying along the left edge. A portion of the lower left corner was torn away. The document was laminated. There is a minor stain of unknown origin. There is a parenthetical "5" handwritten in pencil at the upper right corner. There is a check mark handwritten in black ink at the lower right corner. The document "America the Beautiful," Sheet Music is located on the reverse side.


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W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

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I. G. Greer


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Classification Title

Hamlet Wreck, Sheet Music 01

Document Title

The Hamlet Wreck

Other Name(s)

Franklin Williams, William Firkins

Alternate Geographic Location

Durham, Durham County, North Carolina

Scholarly Classification

Brown, North Carolina Ballads - 290

Dimensions - Original

174 mm x 211 mm

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