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Bound Music Collection

Identifier: 01/Mss. 1.12

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a large variety of bound volumes of sheet music, spanning the 18th to the 20th century.

The PDF versions of the inventory for volumes 1-83b must be viewed in sections. For description of volumes 84 onward see finding aid link further below.

Music Volume Index A:

Music Volume Index B:

Music Volume Index C:

Music Volume Index D:

Music Volume Index E:


  • Creation: circa 1800-1970

Language of Materials

English German French

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.


20.00 Linear Feet

Acquisition Information:

For acquisition information on volumes 1-83b, please consult a staff member. Acc. 2007.48-49 were purchased in 2007 from Jack Hamilton.


Additions are being made to this collection on an ongoing basis.

Genre / Form


Guide to the Bound Music Collection
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository