The Music Library has a large number of special collections. They have been donated throughout our history under the expert curation of our head music librarians. Since our budgets have constantly been tight, these donations have provided us with important materials that we would never have been able to afford. These enhancements to our holdings contribute significantly to our being a major music research library.
Here are links for two relevant web pages. The first describes highlights of some of our collections:
The second links you to finding aids for all that we have:
To access them, you will need to seek help from Music Library personnel. An online form to request access to any of the materials is here:
Please check social media and our complete list often, for new donations continue to be added.