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National Association for Music Education Historical Center

 Collection 0017-SCPA
As the premiere music education association in the United States, the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) (previously the Music Educators National Conference (MENC)) is devoted to assessing and improving the state of music education in schools on all levels. The NAfME Historical Center collection includes administrative records, NAfME publications, and papers of past presidents and other eminent music educators. Other related historical records and special collections include the Contemporary Music Project Archives, the John Curwen Manuscripts, National Association for Advancement of Music Archives, the Pillsbury Foundation School Archives, a Lowell Mason Collection, a Luther Whiting Mason Collection, and the records of several publishing companies. Special research resources include a textbook collection, curriculum guide collection, research papers, instructional recordings, oral histories, photographs, reference books, biography file, and an extensive serials collection. More details about the collection can be found on the Libraries' guide to the National Association for Music Education Historical Center. The processing of this collection supported by the Rose Marie Grentzer Fund.

Dates

  • 1810-present
  • Majority of material found within 1810-present

Use and Access to Collection

The collection is open for research use.

Duplication and Copyright Information

Materials from this collection must be used in the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library's Irving and Margery Morgan Lowens Special Collections Room, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Contact the curator for an appointment: http://www.lib.umd.edu/scpa/contact

Extent

1087.00 Linear Feet

Related Material

For other related archival and manuscript collections, please see the following subject guides.
Title
National Association for Music Education (NAfME) Historical Center: A Finding Aid
Status
Abstract
Language of description
Finding aid written in English
Sponsor
Processing supported by the Rose Marie Grentzer Fund.

Revision Statements

  • 2007-04-15: EAD markup checked and verified using JEdit software by Jennie A. Levine, April 2007.
  • 2008-01-08: EAD markup checked and verified using JEdit software by Jennie A. Levine, January 2008.
  • 2008-06-19: EAD markup checked and verified using JEdit software by Jennie A. Levine, June 2008.
  • 2012-02-15: EAD markup checked and verified using JEdit software by Joanne Archer, February 2012.
  • 2012-08-24: EAD markup checked and verified using Oxgen software by Joanne Archer, August 2012
  • 2015-05-01: EAD markup checked and verified using Oxgen software by John Davis, May 2015

Library Details

Part of the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library Library

Contact:
University of Maryland Libraries
8270 Alumni Drive
College Park MD 20742 United States