Bryants' songs and programme for one year.

Record ID: 
Bryants' songs and programme for one year.
[New York] : T.B. Harrison & Co., job printers, [1860-1861]

A nearly complete set of 52 programs for the year 1860-1861 (lacking nos. 27, 32, 35, and 49, and various individual pages). (See also separately cataloged records for nos. 32, 34-35, and 49.)
Several of the programs announce early performances of Dan Emmett's Dixie's land (also listed as Way down souf in Dixie), and others contain early printings of the words to the songs (beginning "I wish I was in de land of cotton").


From the library of David Belasco, with his bookplate.

Associated names: 

Emmett, Daniel Decatur, 1815-1904. Dixie. Text.
Belasco, David, 1853-1931, former owner.

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