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Music Library Association Archives

 Collection 0028-SCPA
The Music Library Association (MLA) was established for music librarians and scholars alike to promote the establishment, growth and use of music libraries; to encourage the collection of music and musical literature; and to search for ways to improve music libraries. The MLA archives consist of administrative and financial records, oral histories, publications, some regional chapter records and newsletters, committee reports, publications, conference documents and programs, photographs, and regalia.

Dates

  • 1931-present
  • Majority of material found within 1931-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

333.00 Linear Feet

Scope and Content of Collection

The Music Library Association Archives (MLA) covers the period from 1931 to the present. The archives consist of administrative and financial records, oral histories, publications, some regional chapter records and newsletters, committee reports, publications, conference documents and programs, photographs, and regalia related to the MLA's mission to promote the establishment, growth, improvement and use of music libraries and to encourage the collection of music and musical literature.

Related Material

For other related archival and manuscript collections, please see the following subject guides.
Title
The Music Library Association Archives
Status
Unprocessed
Language of description
Finding aid written in English

Revision Statements

  • 2008-05-06: EAD markup checked and verified using JEdit software by Jennie A. Levine, May 2008.
  • 2008-06-19: EAD markup checked and verified using JEdit software by Jennie A. Levine, June 2008.
  • 2015-05-05: EAD Markup Checked and Verified using Oxygen 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