Guide to the Charles Magnus Illustrated Song Sheets Collection, circa 1861 - circa 1865

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Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Charles Magnus Illustrated Song Sheets Collection
Dates: circa 1861 - circa 1865
Identification: SC/CMSS
Creator: Magnus, Charles
Physical Description: 0.20 linear feet
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Special Collections
Abstract: Charles Magnus was a print publisher and lithographer from New York City who sold letter sheets, maps, song sheets, envelopes and other prints from 1850 to 1899, and was especially popular during the Civil War. The collection consists of two illustrated song sheets printed and distributed by Magnus during the Civil War era.

Biographical Information:

Charles Magnus was a print publisher and lithographer from New York City who sold letter sheets, maps, song sheets, envelopes and other prints from 1850 to 1899, and was especially popular during the Civil War.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Genre/Form of Material:

Ephemera
Paper records

Administrative Information

Processing Information:

Jessica Geiser, 2013

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is open for research use.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item], [date], Charles Magnus Illustrated Song Sheets Collection , Special Collections and Archives, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge.

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Scope and Contents

The Charles Magnus Illustrated Song Sheet Collection consists of two illustrated song sheets printed and distributed by Magnus during the Civil War era. Each song sheet contains the lyrics of the song, a small illustration, and is printed on lined notepaper.

Collection Contents

Box 1, Item 1

"Kingdom Coming" as sung by Dan Bryant

Box 1, Item 2

"Darkey Conscript" by Charlie Hall