Jerome Kern sheet music
Sheet music for songs composed by Jerome Kern.
Language of Materials
Collection materials are primarily English. Some material in French.
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.
Extent2 linear feet (8 boxes)
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.
Biographical / Historical
Jerome Kern (1885-1945) was an American composer and lyricist whose work included numerous musical theater productions.
Arranged into the following series:
- I. Shows
- II. Songs
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).
This collection is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. See access restrictions below for additional information.
Processed by: Ashley M. Nary
- Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945, composer. Jerome Kern sheet music, 1904-1946: Guide.
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