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Source:   Sheet music, 1897


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Christmas in the old home / song by Gussie L. Davis.
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Christmas in the old home / song by Gussie L. Davis.  [I know that last night Santa Claus filled all the little sto...] ([c1897])

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Image Title

:  Christmas in the old home / song by Gussie L. Davis.

Alternate Title(s)

: I know that last night Santa Claus filled all the little stockings that were hanging up around the fireside. [first line] Title 2.) It's Christmas in the old home. [first line of chorus]

Creator(s)

: Davis, Gussie L., 1863-1899 -- Lyricist
Davis, Gussie L., 1863-1899 -- Composer

Additional Name(s)

: Davison, Charles, Mrs. -- Dedicatee

Published Date

: [c1897]

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 1 score (6 p.) ; 31 cm.

Notes

: Cover illustration shows a house and a nearby well; snow is covering the ground. Note 2.) Dealer's stamp on cover: Jesse C. Long pianos, Gibson mandolinsa dn guitars, sheet music, all kinds, 360 D Street, San Bernardino, Calif. Note 3.) Dedication on cover and above caption title: To my dear friend, Mrs. Charles Davison, New York. Note 4.) Summary: It's Christmas and the family gathers in the home as in every year, but I'm away; grandfather tells a story of how grandmother had a sweetheart who was a soldier, but could not come on Christmas because he had died.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1897

Location

: The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts / Music Division

Digital ID

: 1165469

Record ID

: 464414

Digital Item Published

: 4-27-2010; updated 3-25-2011

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