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Collection Reference Number GLC05508.031
From Archive Folder Collection of documents relating to religion and spirituality 1861-1944 
Title America
Date ca. 1905
Author Bates, Katharine Lee (1859-1929)  
Document Type Miscellany
Content Description Also known as "America the Beautiful," Bates' lyrics begin "O beautiful for spacious skies..." Four stanzas, carbon printed.
Subjects National Song  Religion  Art, Music, Theater, and Film  Woman Author  Women's History  Music  Patriotism  
People Bates, Katharine Lee (1859-1929)  
Place written s.l.
Theme Religion; Arts & Literature; Women in American History
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Additional Information Notes: It is uncertain if 1905 is an accurate approximate of the date this document was written. The song was composed in 1895.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945