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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Thr 704

Irving Berlin sheet music


Sheet music for songs composed by Irving Berlin.


  • 1909-1957

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

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.


1 linear feet (4 boxes)
This collection includes printed sheet music for songs composed by Irving Berlin. Many of the songs include ukulele arrangements as well.

Biographical / Historical

Irving Berlin (1888-1989) was a European-born American composer and lyricist whose compositions included, among others, God bless America.


Arranged into the following series:
  1. I. Songs
  2. II. Shows

Physical Location

Harvard Depository

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).

General note

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

Processing Information

Processed by: Ashley M. Nary
Link to catalog
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989, composer. Irving Berlin sheet music, 1909-1957: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

Houghton Library is Harvard College's principal repository for rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more. The library's holdings of primary source material are managed by an expert staff and shared with scholars, students and the public in the reading room.

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