Several of the university songs date back to the late nineteenth or early twentieth century, with students using music to address a variety of topics, including campus life, professors, sports, and special events.
Included below are a sample of song lyrics; several more, including those of a topic not related to UNB, are found in sources listed at the bottom of the page. Song lyrics have been transcribed as written in the sources below. Topic headings are taken from the 1928 edition of Carmina, the songbook of UNB. It should be noted that these songs are products of their time and may reflect views or opinions which are considered offensive today.
- UA Case 128; Section 2; File 5.
- Carmina Universitatis Novi Brunsvici. Fredericton, NB: University of New Brunswick, 1881; 1898; 1904; 1912; 1921; 1926; 1928.
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