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Music Library director files

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG 12/30

Content Description

This addition contains the Music Library's director files. It includes correspondence, guides, donor files, bibliographies, notes, reports, and photographs that document the work and collections of the Music Library. Documented collections include those of Randall Thompson, Jefferson’s Music Library, Lenneberg report, John Powell collection, and the Constantine record collection, among others. In addition to these records, there are bibliographies, guides, and materials related to oral history projects conducted by the library as well as gift files maintained by the library primarily from 1991-2005. Also included is an album of polaroid’s of student workers and some informal photographs of librarians.


  • Creation: 1971-2006

Conditions Governing Use

The collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Any rights (including copyright and related rights to publicity and privacy) held and maintained by the University of Virginia.

Biographical / Historical

The Music Library at the University of Virginia supports research in musicology, theory, and analysis, composition, performance, jazz, musical theater, ethnic and world music, popular music, and folk music. The music collection at the University of Virginia is one of the most significant in the southeastern United States, including more than 150,000 books, scores, and sound recordings as well as extensive online collections, including access to more than one million tracks of music. the library occupies the lower floors of Old Cabell Hall located on UVA's grounds.


2 Cubic Feet (4 legal document boxes )

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Music Library files
Stephanie Ricker Lauren Longwell
29 November 2021
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Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States