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Title
The little room where baby used to sleep
Additional title: I am sitting by the fire in my quiet little home, a wearied of the trials of the day [First line of song]
Additional title: Memories of my little one, who's left this world of care [First line of chorus]
Names
Ward, Harry (Lyricist)
Burtch, Roy L. (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place: Indianapolis, Ind.
Publisher: Wulschner & Son
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Death
Grief -- 1800-1899
Sadness
Fathers
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: respectfully dedicated to Miss Shannon and Mr. Hansel of the Grand Opera House Stock Co.
Content: Cover includes photograph of a mother, father, and child in nightgown kneeling in front of her mother.
Statement of responsibility: words by Harry Ward ; music by Roy L. Burtch.
Date: Copyright date: 1899
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 00205610-c595-012f-210c-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1899: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The little room where baby used to sleep" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ebe5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The little room where baby used to sleep" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 25, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ebe5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). The little room where baby used to sleep Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ebe5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The little room where baby used to sleep