Name and location of repository
Level of description
Jay Gorney Papers
- 1929 - 1991 (Creation)
10 linear feet; 15 boxes
Name of creator
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
Personal papers of Jay Gorney, including correspondence and scripts, sheet music, arrangements, orchestrations, and recordings of Gorney's works.
System of arrangement
Combined with A2015-023.
Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
All material is open to the public without restriction. Copyright laws of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) govern the making of photocopies or other reproductions.
Conditions governing reproduction
The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to the Great American Songbook Foundation. Music written prior to 1923 is in the public domain. For more information, please consult the staff of the Library & Archives.
Languages of the material
Scripts of the material
Language and script notes
Acquisition and appraisal elements
Immediate source of acquisition
Received from Daniel Gorney, Jay Gorney's son, on October 15, 2015.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information
Related materials elements
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related archival materials
Jay Gorney Scores, JPB 044-33, Music Division, the New York Public Library
- Citation: Jay Gorney Collection, The Great American Songbook Foundation.
- Processing information: Processed by Mike Cook. Inventory completed October 2017.
Description control element
Rules or conventions
Finding aid created by Mike Cook, October 2017.
AtoM description created by Ashlee James, January 2018.