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Dudley Buck collection

Identifier: Dudley Buck collection


This small collection consists of the Richard Burton manuscript poem "Song of the Flag" (1891), a copyright application by J. J. McCook signed by Ainsworth Spofford, ephemera related to the presentation and raising of the American flag by the Grand Army of the Republic in 1894, nine copies of two editions of a musical score ("Song of the Flag", 1894, printed by The Case, Lockwood and Brainard Co.), and a newspaper clipping (Hartford Courant) containing the same musical score.


  • 1894

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to the public and must be used in the John M.K. Davis Reading Room of the Watkinson Library, Trinity College Library, Hartford, Connecticut. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws when using this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Digital surrogates may be provided in accordance with the duplication policy of the Watkinson Library.

Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs unless otherwise specified. It is the researcher's responsibility to secure permission to publish materials from the appropriate copyright holder.

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1 Folder(s) (3 items)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The musical score in the best physical condition is of unknown provenance. One musical score (paper split in two parts) was donated to the Trinity College Library by Josephine Bryant of East Hartford in February 1972. The newspaper clipping was "found in an old songbook belonging to Rev. William Seymour Short," Trinity College class of 1883 (and Beta Beta member), according to envelope associated with clipping.
Dudley Buck collection
Eric Stoykovich
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Repository Details

Part of the Trinity College Archives Repository

Watkinson Library
300 Summit St.
Hartford CT 06106 USA