Songs of OSU and other colleges and universities

Ohio State University songs

  • “Script Ohio.” Perm. Reserve ML25 O55 S42 1989. See the index for references to complete information on favorite OSU songs, such as “Hang on Sloopy,” “Buckeye Battle Cry,” “Carmen Ohio,” and “Across the Field” See also Songs of The Ohio State University

Songbooks and sheet music of Ohio State University songs

  • “Carmen Ohio.” Perm. Reserve M1959 C67 C3. Original edition of the OSU alma mater.
  • “Hang on Sloopy (My Girl Sloopy),” p. 148 in The 555 Fake Song Book. Perm. Reserve M1630.18 F555.
  • Songs of the Ohio State University. Perm. Reserve M1958 O3 O3 S6 1923. Printed music of 200 college songs from the early 20th century, including songs associated with Ohio State University, other Ohio colleges, and schools around the United States.

Songs of other colleges and universities

  • “College songs,” in The New Grove Dictionary of American Music 1986. Ref. ML101 U6 N48 1986 v.1. Includes a state-by-state listing of alma maters and fight songs from major colleges and universities, with information on the origin of each song.
  • Fuld, J. The Book of World-Famous Music. 4th ed. 1995. Ref. ML113 F8 1995. Includes information about several major college songs.

General sources

  • Intercollegiate Song Book: Alma Mater and Football Songs of the American Colleges. 1927. Perm. Reserve M1945 A4
  • Songs of All the Colleges. 1906. Perm. Reserve M1945 C54 S6 1906