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James L. Fisher collection

 Collection 0186-SCPA

The James L. Fisher Collection consists of tune books, hymnals, education texts, and 343 scores related to children’s music education collected by James Fisher. Also included in the collection are newspaper clippings, 19 RCA Victor record library for elementary school sets, and 17 LPs.


  • undated

Use and Access to Collection

The collection is open for research use. Materials from this collection must be used in the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library's Irving and Margery Morgan Lowens Special Collections Room during SCPA’s operating hours. Please contact the curator for an appointment or if you have questions related to digital access of the materials.

Duplication and Copyright Information

Copyright was not transferred to the University of Maryland with the donation of the materials. All rights remain with the creators and rights holders. The University of Maryland Libraries is granted permission for the use in scholarly research by the Libraries’ patrons under fair use in Section 107 of the U.S. Copyright Act.

To inquire about duplication of materials for research or for publication, please contact SCPA’s curator.


54.00 Linear Feet

James L. Fisher collection
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Finding aid written in English

Library Details

Part of the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library

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