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MS Thr 705

Porter, Cole, 1891-1964, composer. Cole Porter sheet music, 1916-1956: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: MS Thr 705
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Porter, Cole, 1891-1964, composer.
Title: Cole Porter sheet music,
Date(s): 1916-1956.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 linear foot (4 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are primarily in English. Some material in French and Spanish.
Abstract: Sheet music composed by Cole Porter.

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:

Cole Porter Sheet Music, 1916-1956 (MS Thr 705). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Cole Porter (1891-1964) was an American composer well-known for his work in musical theater.


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Scope and Contents

This collection includes printed sheet music composed by Cole Porter. Other notable composers and lyricists include Phil Charig, Ben Bernie, Willy Engel-Berger, Jay Gorney, Irving Caesar, Owen Murphy, E. Ray Goetz, Robert Katscher, and Dana Suesse.


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

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