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A COMPLETE AND ACCURATE COLLECTION OF
YALE COLLEGE SONGS
COMPILED AND ARRANGED BY
FERD. V. D. GARRETSON.
Published by TAINTOR BROTHERS & Co., No. 229 Broadway.
HARVARD COLLEGE LIBRARY
MY CLASSMATES, THE CLASS OF '66,
THE ALUMNI OF YALE,
THIS VOLUME IS MOST RESPECTFULLY INSCRIBED
BY THE AUTHOR.
Entered according to act of Congress, A. D. 1867, by TAINTOR BROTHERS & Co., in the Clerk's office of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
THE design of this volume of YALE SONGS is to supply a manifest deficiency in the compilations of the College.
The stranger who has been amused and entertained by the gusto with which our songs are sung, has naturally wished to procure a collection of them; but his inquiries have hitherto been in vain, as many of the tunes now, for the first time, presented to the public, had never been written or arranged, but simply sung traditionally on the jolly occasions and festivals of college life.
The editor having gleaned the most popular, and those embodying the Yale spirit, words and customs, takes pleasure in presenting them to the musical world.
In this connection the Editor would make acknowledgements to different members of the college for the readiness with which they have rendered invaluable assistance in the collection of materials for this volume, and especially to Mr. CHAS. S. ELLIOT, of the class of '67, who has had immediate supervision in the arrangement of much of the music.