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Library of the Institute for the Study of Women in Music Collection
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  • Contributing Institution: Special Collections & Archives
    Title: Library of the Institute for the Study of Women in Music Collection
    Creator: Library of the Institute for the Study of Women in Music
    Identifier/Call Number: SC.SWM
    Extent: 29.69 linear feet
    Date (inclusive): 1985-1990
    Abstract: The Library of the Institute for the Study of Women in Music was established in the Music Department by Jeannie Poole, Head of the Music Library and Professor Beverly Grigsby in 1985 to collect the music of women composers. The collection is devoted to the musical works of women composers both published and unpublished. While predominately printed and manuscript music scores, it also contains some biographical information and correspondence.
    Language of Material: English

    Historical Note:

    The Library of the Institute for the Study of Women in Music was established in the Music Department by Jeannie Poole, Head of the Music Library and Professor Beverly Grigsby in 1985 to collect the music of women composers.

    Scope and Contents

    The Library of the Institute for the Study of Women in Music Collection is devoted to the musical works of women composers both published and unpublished. The collection consists primarily of  printed and manuscript music scores. However, it also contains some biographical information and correspondence. The core collection remains the International Congress on Women in Music (ICWM), which continues to grow with subsequent donations. Over 300 composers are represented in the collection. Most significantly, the Library includes the collection of books and recordings gathered by Aaron I. Cohen, editor of the International Encyclopedia of Women Composers and the ICWM. This collection is divided into two series: Music Scores and Composer Files: Correspondence, Photographs, And Biographies. Both of these series are arranged alphbetically by composer.

    Arrangement of Materials:

    Series I: Music Scores
    Series II: Composer Files: Correspondence, Photographs, And Biographies

    Conditions Governing Access:

    The collection is open for research use.

    Conditions Governing Use:

    Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

    Accruals:

    1990s

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Library of the Institute for the Study of Women in Music, 1990s.

    Preferred Citation:

    For information about citing items in this collection consult the appropriate style manual, or see the Citing Archival Materials  guide.

    Processing Information:

    Tony Gardner

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