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Web Sources for Historical Sheet Music

In the business of putting on historical events, with appropriate music, one frequently encounters the need to find appropriate sheet music. Further, when one has been doing historical events for many years, one can get a bit tired of the same tunes all the time, and want to dig up something new--that everyone hasn't heard yet.

Fortunately, there seem to be a growing collection of sites on the web that can be tapped for historical sheet music. Of course, with copyright laws being what they are, you aren't going to find much past 1920, but if your interests lie in the Victorian or Ragtime eras (and occasionally earlier) there's some good stuff out there free of charge.

Here are the ones I know about. If you know some more, please add them via "comments".

Library of Congress American Memory: Historic American Sheet Music 1850-1920

19th Century California Sheet Music from UC Berkeley

Brown University Sheet Music Collection.
Includes "African American Music, 1820-1920", "World War One Music" and "Yiddish American Music"

University of Colorado Sheet Music Collection

The Lester Levy Collection at Johns Hopkins.
1790 - 1980, though the focus is 19th and early 20th Century America.

University of Pennsylvania (1790-1895)

Duke University
1850-1920 America

University of North Carolina.
19th Century American Music

Mississippi State University