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"You Must Shun Ole Satan" Sheet Music, 1881

 File — Folder: 1

Scope and Content

From the Collection:

This collection contains sheet music to the spiritual "You Must Shun Ole Satan", and artwork from similar songs. The "You Must Shun Ole Satan" cover illusrates a Black congregation and a member with Satan on his back. The music for this song is 3 pages, but there are another two pages of great artwork used to promote other songs. "Carry Me Back to Old Virginny" shows an old Black man longing for his Virginia youth, and "De Golden Wedding" shows an active wedding reception with Black people dancing.


  • 1881

Language of Materials

From the Collection:

The material in this collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 0.1 Cubic Feet (1 oversize folder)

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech Repository

Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US