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The Hershy Kay Papers

Call Number: MSS 28
Scope and Contents
The Hershy Kay Papers contain sketches, manuscript scores, and printed editions of Kay's musical compositions and arrangements, including ballets, orchestral works, and songs. The Papers also hold music by other composers, books, photographs, and posters.
Language of Materials
Materials chiefly in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The Papers are open to researchers by appointment. There are no restricted materials in the collection. Please contact the Special Collections staff to schedule an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use
The Hershy Kay Papers are the physical property of the Irving S. Gilmore Music Library of Yale University. Copyrights belong to the composers and authors, or their legal heirs and assigns.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Hershy Kay Papers were established in the Music Library of Yale University by Kay in 1979. His wife, Maria Kay, made a second gift in 1982.
In 8 series as follows: I. Music by Kay. II. Music Arranged by Kay. III. Music by Others. IV. Programs. V. Clippings. VI. Photographs. VII. Writings by Others.
1940-1974 (inclusive)
8.75 Linear Feet (21 boxes)
Related Names
Kay, Hershy, 1919-1981
Language of Materials
Language of Materials