October 15, 2019

Primary Source Learning: Sheet Music Collections & Teaching Resources


The Library of Congress has numerous collections of sheet music.

America Singing: Nineteenth Century Song Sheets | Resources for Teachers

Baseball Sheet Music | Teaching Resources

Civil War Sheet Music Collection

Early American Sheet Music

Historic Sheet Music Collection, 1800-1922

Music for the Nation: American Sheet Music, 1820 – 1860 | Teaching Resources

Music for the Nation: American Sheet Music, ca. 1870-1885 | Teaching Resources

We’ll Sing To Abe Our Song: Sheet Music about Lincoln, Emancipation and the Civil War

Women’s Suffrage in Sheet Music

World War I Sheet Music

Yiddish American Popular Sheet Music

PSN curated primary source collections including sheet music

Analyzing Primary Sources: Learning from Music guiding questions for analyzing audio music recordings and sheet music

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