Richard Holiday Hymn book, circa 1842

Emory University

Pitts Theology Library

1531 Dickey Drive, Suite 560

Atlanta, GA 30322


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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Holiday, Richard.
Title: Richard Holiday Hymn book, circa 1842
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 155
Extent: 0.1 cubic ft. (1 volume)
Abstract:Contains one bound volume with handwritten tunes and words for various psalms and hymns.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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[after identification of item(s)], Richard Holiday Hymn Book, Archives and Manuscript Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University.


Processed by Joan S. Clemens, 1997.

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This volume contains handwritten tunes and words for various psalms and hymns, including Christmas hymns. The book was probably written by or for an accompanist. There is an index in the front of the piece that lists the songs numerically as they appear in this volume followed by another page number. There is no information revealing the publication or manuscript to which this second set of page numbers refers. The front inside page contains the name “Richard Holiday” followed by the date August 27th 1842.

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1 1 One bound hymnbook, circa 1842