Clayton F. Summy Co. of Chicago started in the 1890s, and had a strong connection with midwestern composers such as Adolf Weidig (1867–1931), Louis Adolphe Coerne (1870–1922), Arne Oldberg (1874–1962) and the African-American Robert Nathaniel Dett (1882–1942) . It took over Birchard in 1957. The firm is most famous for being involved in copyright lawsuits over "Happy Birthday to you".
Preceded by C.F.S.Co. ##.
|200||West||Melody in C major||1893|
|1465||Dett||In the Bottoms||1913|
|1619a||Coerne||2 Studies in Mood, Op.75||1915|
|1633||Burleigh||Violin Concerto No.1, Op.25||1915|