1. Creator/Author:
  2. J. Clarendon McClure (1)

The Gettysburg Address

Creator:
Abraham Lincoln, J. Clarendon McClure
Location:
Alabama, Mobile
Origin Date:
1952
Materials:
paper
Item ID:
71.2009.083.0098
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Sheet Music

Description

This is a handmade piece of sheet music for the song, "The Gettysburg Address." The lyrics are the text of the Gettysburg Address written by Abraham Lincoln and set to music by J. Clarendon McClure. The cover is plain with handwritten text printed across it. "Dedicated to my Alma Mater Lincoln College Lincoln, Illinois" is printed at the center. 1 score (20 p.) For piano and organ Reproduced from holograph. "December 1952." Inscribed to G. McMurtry by the composer. Part of The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum.