Old Armchair, Sheet Music 01


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Old Armchair, Sheet Music 01


One leaf with preprinted staff lines handwritten in black ink on both sides. The document is in fair physical condition. The document was removed from a bound volume. There is moderate fraying along the right edge. The document was laminated. There is lamination-related creasing on the document. The upper right corner was folded into the laminate. There is a major tear diagonally across the document. There is a minor tear at the left lower edge. There is a handwritten check mark at the lower right corner. The document is located on the reverse side of "Ore Knob," Sheet Music 1.


Folk songs, American Inheritance and succession -- Songs and music Armchairs -- Songs and music Envy -- Songs and music

Alternative Title

Granny's Old Arm Chair. My Grandmother's Chair


W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University

Date Created



I. G. Greer


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Sheet music

Classification Title

Old Armchair, Sheet Music 01

Document Title

The Old Arm Chair

Scholarly Classification

Brown, Additional Songs - 668 Randolph, 467 Warner, 100

Dimensions - Original

218 mm x 176 mm

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