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A Hymn of Thanksgiving
Additional title: For a bountiful harvest and its bright, golden treasures [First line of song]
Additional title: With thanksgiving we come to thee, with rejoicing we worship thee [First line of chorus]
Sankey, I. Allan--(Ira Allan) (1874-1915) (Composer)
Sankey, I. Allan--(Ira Allan) (1874-1915) (Lyricist)
Crosby, Fanny (1820-1915) (Composer)
Crosby, Fanny (1820-1915) (Lyricist)

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Publisher: Ira D. Sankey
Library locations
Music Division
Spanish-American War, 1898 -- Peace
Soldiers -- American -- 1890-1899
Sailors -- American -- 1890-1899
Harvesting -- 1800-1899
War allies
Content: Cover illustration by Paul West; features angel with blue, yellow and green gown with inset illustrations of Ira D. Sankey; Fanny J. Crosby
Content: On back cover is printed a history of the American Thanksgiving and, George Washington's Proclamation of 1785 to set aside and observe a day of public Thanksgiving and prayer.
Content: On cover: composed & written expressly for the Thanksgiving number of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Content: Supplement to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, November 26, 1899.
Statement of responsibility: composed and written by Fanny J. Crosby and Ira D. Sankey.
Date: Copyright date: 1899
Physical Description
Extent: 4 p. ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a3c83140-c594-012f-5aab-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

  • 1874: Creator Born
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1915: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "A Hymn of Thanksgiving" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "A Hymn of Thanksgiving" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 28, 2020.

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). A Hymn of Thanksgiving Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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A Hymn of Thanksgiving