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Robert Orr Music Collection

 Collection — other: Box 1
Identifier: 500-AppMs 322
The Robert Orr Music Collection consists of photocopies of three music books: Coe's Album of Music (undated), Howe's School for the Flute (1843), and a songbook (c. 1885) missing the title page. Included in these volumes are marches, waltzes, hornpipe music, contra dances, traditional dance music, ballads, and songs used in minstrel shows during the late 1800s.


  • 1843-1885


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open to researchers.


0.25 linear feet

0.25 cubic feet in one legal-size document box other_unmapped

0.25 linear feet


This collection is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Method of Acquisition

The Robert Orr Music Collection was donated to the archives by Robert Orr, Chuckey, Tennessee, on June 9, 1988.

Processing Information

Ned Irwin completed processing, and the collection was opened to researchers in 1997.
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA