Size: 1.5 linear feet
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The Kansas Governor John A. Martin collection of 19th century music includes: Popular Song Collection, 1988; five volumes of music scores assembled by John A. Martin; Album of Music, (nd); Peters' Musical Monthly, (Vol. III, V-VI, XI-XII); World of Song, 1876; Gems of the Dance, 1876; two photographs of musical scores; A History of the 137th Infantry, An All-Kansas National Guard Regiment, and a newspaper article.
Acquisition: The John A. Martin's Collection of 19th century music was donated by Robert L. Tonsing, Sr.
Processed by: MKW, 10-7-1991; JEF, 4-20-1998