Appleby family papers  1862-1902 (bulk 1864-1870)
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Contents List

Container / Location Title
Volume   1  
Daniel D. Emmett collection [series]
  [1859] . Daniel Decatur Emmett AQS. (1 page)
"Daniel D. Emmett Author of Dixie. 1859."
  1860 . Firth Pond & Co. printed score; New York, New York. (6 pages)
Original printed score of "I Wish I Was in Dixie's Land."
  1893 . Fred S. Cromwell photograph; Mount Vernon, Ohio.
Signed cabinet card photograph of Daniel Decatur Emmett.
  1895 July 6 . Daniel Decatur Emmett ALS to R[obert] U[nderwood] Johnson; Mount Vernon, Ohio. ( 1 page)
Emmett's reaction to a Philadelphia Times article and Emmett's request that Johnson publish an article by Mr. Shreen.
  1899 Febraury 22 . Daniel Decatur Emmett AMs; Coshocton, Ohio. (1 page)
Holograph lyrics to "Dixie!"
  1908 January 8 . E[dward] P[orter] Alexander ALS to T[homas] Cooper de Leon; South Island, South Carolina. (4 pages)
De Leon's work on the authorship of "Dixie." Alexander's account of hearing the tune during a theater performance in the summer of 1860. Dispute over Emmett's claims to authorship.
  Undated . [Daniel Decatur Emmett] holograph lyrics to "Old Dan Tucker." (2 pages)