[OASIS] Harvard University Library
OASIS: Online Archival Search Information System
http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL.Hough:hou02190View HOLLIS Record   Frames Version
Questions or Comments   Copyright Statement
MS Thr 703

Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945, composer. Jerome Kern sheet music, 1904-1946: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: MS Thr 703
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945, composer.
Title: Jerome Kern sheet music,
Date(s): 1904-1946.
Quantity: 1 collection (2 linear feet (8 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are primarily English. Some material in French.
Abstract: Sheet music for songs composed by Jerome Kern.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2010MT-11. Gift of Thomas Garrett; received: 2010 October 9.
Forms part of the Fredric Woodbridge Wilson Collection of Theater, Dance and Music (Harvard Theatre Collection).

Processing Information:

Processed by: Ashley M. Nary

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.
This collection is not housed at the Houghton Library but is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. Retrieval requires advance notice. Readers should check with Houghton Public Services staff to determine what material is offsite and retrieval policies and times.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Jerome Kern Sheet Music, 1904-1946 (MS Thr 703). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Jerome Kern (1885-1945) was an American composer and lyricist whose work included numerous musical theater productions.


Arranged into the following series:

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of printed sheet music composed by Kern from musical theater productions and from individual songs. Other notable composers and lyricists include P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse, Anne Caldwell, George Grossmith, Ira Gershwin, and Oscar Hammerstein, among others.


This collection is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. See access restrictions below for additional information.

Container List