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Guide to the Ku Klux Klan songbook MSS.0122

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

January 2011

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-01-07T16:11-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Ku Klux Klan songbook

Unit ID:

MSS.0122

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet

Dates:

circa 1925

Abstract:

Contains typewritten lyrics to thirteen Klan songs, many of which are based on patriotic, popular, or religious songs.

Scope and Contents note

Contains a folder of typewritten lyrics to thirteen Klan songs. The songs are based on popular, patriotic, and religious songs. Titles include "The Cross in the Wildwood," sung to the tune of "The Church in the Wildwood" and "Keep the Crosses Burning," sung to the tune of "Keep the Home Fires Burning." Inside the notebook is a label identifying the item as being "loaned for the confidential use of Samuel Vanover" of Danville, Kentucky.

Processing Information:

Processed By

Donnelly Walton, 2010

Preferred Citation:

Ku Klux Klan songbook, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2005

Access Restrictions:

none

Ku Klux Klan songbook Box 6640 Folder 2