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MS Thr 882

Sheet music featuring Ziegfeld follies and other related productions, 1907-1945: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Location: pf
Call No.: MS Thr 882
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Sheet music featuring Ziegfeld follies and other related productions,
Date(s): 1907-1945.
Quantity: 1 collection (2 boxes (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English and French.
Abstract: Sheet music for songs featured in Ziegfeld follies and other Ziegfeld related productions.

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:

Sheet Music Featuring Ziegfeld Follies and Other Related Productions, 1907-1945 (MS Thr 882). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

The Ziegfeld follies, originally titled Follies, was a theatrical revue produced by Flo Ziegfeld (1869-1932) beginning in 1907 and continuing annually until 1925. Additional productions were held in 1927 and 1931 and, after Ziegfeld's death, productions bearing his name were produced in 1934, 1936, 1943, and 1957.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

This collection includes 20th-century sheet music for songs featured in Ziegfeld follies stage revues, films, and other productions associated with Flo Ziegfeld.

General

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

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