Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843

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Lawyer and author of THE STAR-SPANGLED BANNER.

From the description of Letter, 1812 Dec. 22. (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 25160695

Francis Scott Key was the composer of "The Star-Spangled Banner."

From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1808-1814. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 190846542

Francis Scott Key was composer of the Star Spangled Banner.

From the description of Francis Scott Key letter. (Museum of New Mexico Library). WorldCat record id: 37235981

From the guide to the Francis Scott Key Letter, 1837, (Museum of New Mexico. Fray Angélico Chávez History Library.)

Francis Scott Key was the author of "The Star-Spangled Banner."

From the description of The Original manuscipt of the Star-Spangled Banner: a facsimile, 1954. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86155907

Patriot and lawyer.

From the description of Papers of Francis Scott Key, 1814-1929. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79423794

American lawyer and author.

From the description of Papers of Francis Scott Key [manuscript], 1808-1841. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647832854

American poet and lawyer.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Georgetown, to Henry Thompson in Baltimore, 1813 May 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270487279

Lawyer and author of "The Star-Spangled Banner."

From the description of Letter to William Meade [manuscript], 1820 March 7. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647871035

Key practiced law in Maryland. During War of 1812, he wrote the poem which became the U.S. national anthem.

From the description of AMs, Account book, 1805-1808. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 17312973

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referencedIn Breckinridge, Jefferson,. Papers of the Key, Cutts, and Turner families [manuscript], 1808-1859. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Randolph, John, 1773-1833. Correspondence : with Francis Scott Key, 1813 January 2-1813 September 12. Library of Virginia
creatorOf Randall, Alexander. Letters, 1831-1851. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Great composers and musicians collection / [ca. 1780]-1910. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1808-1814. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Peter, Robert, 1726-1806. Papers of Robert Peter [manuscript], 1696-1897. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Galloway-Maxcy-Markoe Families Papers, 1654-1888, (bulk 1750-1860) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Bingham, W. mss., 1752-1891 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly
creatorOf Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864. Maryland manuscripts collection. Legal records, 1689-1926. University of Maryland Libraries, UMD Libraries
creatorOf Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843. AMs, Account book, 1805-1808. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
creatorOf Lee, Edmund Jennings, 1772-1843. Edmund J. Lee papers, 1829-1849. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Key, John Ross, 1832-1920. John Ross Key : [vertical file]. Morris Museum of Art Library
referencedIn Hall, Robert E. Lee, 1862-1939. Papers, 1885-1952. Maryland Historical Society
referencedIn Shippen Family Papers, 1671-1936 Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
creatorOf Key, Francis Scott,. The Original manuscipt of the Star-Spangled Banner: a facsimile, 1954. Philipsburg State Gen Hospital
referencedIn Irving Berlin collection of non-commercial sound recordings [sound recording] The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
creatorOf Crouse, John Robert, 1874-1946. John Robert Crouse autograph collection, [15--]-ca. 1946. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Livingston, Anne Home Shippen, 1763-1841. Shippen family papers, 1671-1936. Library of Congress
referencedIn Stevenson, Andrew, 1784-1857. Andrew Stevenson and J.W. Stevenson papers, 1756-1882 (bulk 1833-1876). Library of Congress
referencedIn Jemison, Robert, 1802-1871,. Robert Jemison, Jr. papers, 1797-1973. University of Alabama
referencedIn Smith, John, ca. 1735-1824. John Smith of Ohio [microform], 1805-1823. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Maynadier, Elizabeth Key. Letters : Annapolis and Belvoir, Maryland, to Mrs. John Ross Key and Anna Taney, 1814 and 1834. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843. Autograph letter signed : Georgetown, to Henry Thompson in Baltimore, 1813 May 3. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843. Letter : Georgetown, to Thomas Ellicott, Baltimore, 1819 Dec. 10. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn The star spangled banner : drawing, [n.d.]. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Lewis Cass papers, Cass, Lewis, papers, 1774-1924 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Francis Scott Key Memorial Association. Francis Scott Key Memorial Association poster, 1908. Historical Society of Washington, Dc
creatorOf Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843. Letter : Georgetown, to Virgil Maxey, 1822 July 19 [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843. Check : George-Town, [D.C.], to W. Smith, 1806 May 2. Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
referencedIn Teackle, Severn. Autograph letter signed : Baltimore, to Phillip Wallis (in Easton, Talbot County, Md.), 1814 Sept. 23. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Cutts, Richard, 1771-1845. Key-Cutts-Turner family papers, 1808-1975 (bulk 1808-1855). Library of Congress
creatorOf Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843. Letter to William Meade [manuscript], 1820 March 7. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Giannini, Vittorio, 1903-1966. NCSA convocation [sound recording] / address by Dr. Vittorio Giannini. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
referencedIn Rumsey Family Papers, 1661-1907, (bulk 1700-1799) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
creatorOf Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843. Papers of Francis Scott Key, 1814-1929. Library of Congress
creatorOf Chase family. Chase family papers, ca. 1738-1899 (bulk ca. 1738-1855). Archives of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland
referencedIn Taylor, John, 1753-1824. John Taylor of Caroline letters to James Garnett [manuscript], 1809. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Dennis, James Teackle, 1865-1918. Papers, 1651-1917. Maryland Historical Society
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Lewis Cass papers, 1774-1924. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Joseph Story papers, 1794-1851. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Blair, Francis Preston, 1791-1876. Papers, 1831-1867. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Moorestown Community Chorus. Records, 1926-1940. Historical Society of Moorestown
creatorOf Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910. Music sources for Kurt Weill's Mine eyes have seen the glory in the collection of the Weill-Lenya Research Center, 1942-[ongoing]. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
referencedIn War of 1812 mss., 1776-1879 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir), 1829-1914. Papers of Silas Weir Mitchell, 1870-1911. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Johnson, Thomas, fl. 1890. Engravings : of literary, political, and theatrical figures, ca. 1890. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn McLean, John, 1785-1861. John McLean papers, 1817-1861 (bulk 1829-1860). Library of Congress
creatorOf Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843. Francis Scott Key letter. Museum of New Mexico Library
creatorOf Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843. Papers of Francis Scott Key [manuscript], 1808-1841. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Robert Jemison, Jr. Papers MSS. 0753., 1797-1973 University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama
creatorOf Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843. Letter : Georgetown, to Virgil Maxey, 1822 July 19. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Vincent Persichetti collection of noncommercial recordings, 1940-1987 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
creatorOf Francis Scott Key Letter, 1837 Museum of New Mexico. Fray Angélico Chávez History Library.
referencedIn American Society for Educating Pious Youth for the Gospel Ministry. Records, 1815-1834. Churchill County Museum
creatorOf Haverlin, Carl, 1899-1985,. Rare books, letters, and documents, 1778-1985. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Barney, Hiram. Papers of Hiram Barney, 1772-1924 (bulk 1836-1894). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn William Schuman collection sound recordings, 1939-1992 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
referencedIn Rosa Ponselle collection of performances, recorded interviews, and films, 1926-1987 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
referencedIn The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings [sound recording], 1940-1968 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
referencedIn Johnny Green additional papers, 1923-1989. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Thomson, William. William Thomson account books, 1796-1811. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843. ALS, 1819 May 29 : Georgetown, [D.C.], to James S. Lane. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
creatorOf Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843. Miscellaneous uncataloged materials about the star spangled banner. Indiana University
referencedIn John Bohlen Collection, 1889-1912 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Beall, Upton. Letters, 1809-1810. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Key, Fracis Scott, 1779-1843. Star spangled banner : manuscript. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Anson Conger Goodyear Collection, 1813-1890 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Galdone, Paul. The Star-Spangled Banner : production material. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843. Letter to Mrs. F.S. "Polly" Key : Washington, D.C. : ALS, 1841 Apr. 19. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843. Miscellaneous broadside printings of the lyrics of "The star spangled banner," for the most part undated. Indiana University
referencedIn William Thomson account books, 1796-1811 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Hancock, John, 1737-1793. Victor V. Martin autograph collection, 1694-1945. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Diehn, Fr. L. (Friedrich Ludwig), 1910-1995. Miscellaneous compositions. Old Dominion University, Old Dominion University Libraries
referencedIn Joseph Story papers, Story, Joseph papers, 1794-1851 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Schydeimer, Charles F., Capt.,. Medals commemorating the centennial of the writing of the Star spangled banner by Francis Scott Key [manuscript] 1914. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843. Letter, 1812 Dec. 22. University of Maryland Libraries, UMD Libraries
referencedIn National Orchestral Association collection of rehearsal and concert recordings [sound recording], 1938-1968 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
referencedIn Andrew Stevenson and J. W. Stevenson Papers, 1756-1882, (bulk 1833-1876) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn B. A. G. Fuller autograph collection, 1620-1920. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Galloway, John, d. 1810. Galloway-Maxcy-Markoe families papers, 1654-1888 (bulk 1750-1860). Library of Congress
creatorOf Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843. Letter 1830 March 15, Washington, D.C. to Mrs. R.B. Taney, Baltimore. Texas Tech University Libraries, Academic Library
referencedIn Goodyear, A. Conger (Anson Conger), 1877-1964. Anson Conger Goodyear collection, 1813-1890 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843. Papers, 1779-1842, 1832-1842. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn John McLean Papers, 1817-1861, (bulk 1829-1860) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Key-Cutts-Turner Family Papers, 1808-1975, (bulk 1808-1855) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn New York University. [Collection of material relating to nomination of Frances Scott Key to the New York University's Hall of Fame for Great Americans]. Frederick County Public Libraries
referencedIn Armour, Alexander William. Alexander William Armour autograph collection, 1731-1938. Library of Congress
referencedIn Johnny Green papers, 1920-1991. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Gomer, Llywelyn. The Star-spangled banner : concert version for orchestra (with chorus ad libitum) / by Llywelyn Gomer. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843. The star-spangled banner / arr. by Eugene Ormandy. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Silas Weir Mitchell Collection, 1870-1911 University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
creatorOf Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843. Letter, 1825, June 22, Annapolis, to "My dear Sir". Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Maynadier, Elizabeth Key. Letters to Mrs. John Ross Key and Anna Taney [manuscript], 1814 and 1834. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Daughters of the American Revolution. Daniel Chapman Chapter (Vienna, Ill.). Daughters of the American Revolution, Daniel Chapman Chapter vertical file manuscript, 1795-1837. Southern Illinois University, Morris Library
creatorOf Mercer, Charles Fenton, 1778-1858. Agreement of suretyship, 1825 Dec. 26, by which C.F. Mercer, J. Osburn, and F.S. Key agree in indemnify the marshall, District of Columbia, acting pursuant to a writ of attachment issued in the suit of W.L. Lee vs. J. Cost. University of Michigan
referencedIn Blair, Francis Preston, 1791-1876. Papers, 1831-1867. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Keim, George May, 1805-1861. Manuscripts, 1814-1841. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Star-Spangled Banner centennial scrapbook, 1914. Maryland Historical Society
referencedIn Gratz, Simon. Alphabetical collection, 1677-1910. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Adams, Charles Follen, 1842-1918. Collection [18 pieces] by poets/lyricists of the 19th and early 20th centuries, [1810-1907], various locations. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
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associatedWith Thomson, William. person
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associatedWith West, Maria, fl. 1808. person
associatedWith William L. Clements Library. corporateBody
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Birth 1779-08-01

Death 1843-01-11

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