Library of the Institute for the Study of Women in Music

Campus:
California State University, Northridge
Library:
Delmar T. Oviatt Library
Subject(s):
Music by women composers
Description:
The Library of the Institute for the Study of Women in Music was established in the Music Department of California State University, Northridge under the direction of Jeannie Poole, Head of the Music Library and Professor Beverly Grigsby in 1985 to collect the music of women composers.When the Institute closed in the 1990s, the Library was transferred to the Oviatt Library's Special Collections and Archives. The collection is predominately published and manuscript music scores, with some biographical information and correspondence. The core collection continues to grow with subsequent donations. Over 300 composers are represented in the collection.
Language(s):
English
Collection Size:
21 linear ft., 23 manuscript boxes, 15 oversize boxes
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Collection policy:
Unrestricted public access