Irving Berlin Sheet Music Dedication Copy

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US US.INSON A2011-015

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Irving Berlin Sheet Music Dedication Copy


  • 1907 - 1966 (Creation)


0.50 linear feet

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The collection contains one red binder of Irving Berlin sheet music dedicated to Jimmy Van Heusen. The binder was a gift from Berlin to Van Heusen.

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The music is in its original order.

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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.

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This item may be on display. Consult the Library and Archives staff in advance of your visit to ensure access to this item is available.

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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.

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Custodial history

The bound sheet music was a gift from Berlin to Jimmy Van Heusen. It was in the Van Heusen Enterprises archives until donated to the Foundation.

Immediate source of acquisition

Received from Brook Babcock, great-nephew of Jimmy Van Heusen, on August 9, 2011.

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  • Citation: Irving Berlin Sheet Music Dedication Copy, The Great American Songbook Foundation.

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AtoM description created by Ashlee James, November 2017.

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