MG 865 - Baab, Jacob Collection

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Scope and Content

Book of eighty-eight songs written by Jacob Baab in 1821. Song titles are in German and indexed in the back of the book. Note on the inside of the front cover indicates Jacob Baab was a printer at Reading in June of 1821.


Jacob Baab was born in Germany in 1801 and came to the United States as a boy. He wrote the book of music in 1821. He lived for many years and died in Harrisburg.

Date(s): 1821

Extent: 1 enclosure