Kirk Collection

Country Music Index
Parts 1-7: 1940-1972


Arranged by Allen Keathley.

Of its total 14,000 items, the Kirk Collection contains approximately 7,500 popular songs in different genres, published as late as 1972. The grouping of country music song sheets comprises a significant portion of the collection, with 2,061 songs published by the Acuff-Rose and Milene Music publishing companies from 1941 to 1972. These songs consist mostly of two-page, 23-cm. ASCAP or BMI promotional song sheets. They were used by music and department stores to promote sheet music sales. Select the group in which you wish to browse from the list below:

Country Music Song Sheets   Part 1: 1941-1949
Country Music Song Sheets   Part 2: 1950-1951
Country Music Song Sheets   Part 3: 1952-1953
Country Music Song Sheets   Part 4: 1954-1955
Country Music Song Sheets   Part 5: 1956-1959
Country Music Song Sheets   Part 6: 1960-1966
Country Music Song Sheets   Part 7: 1967-1972
Country Music Song Sheets   Parts 1 - 7: 1941-1972 (complete file)

For additional information or photocopy requests, contact Special Collections. Fair-use guidelines apply to these items, many of which may still be under copyright protection. Photocopying decisions are made on a case-by-case basis and based on the nature of the request and the condition of the materials.

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