This collection includes music
manuscripts for works composed by women, including Emma Lou Diemer, Cynthia Clark Brown,
Melanie Newton Williams, Catherine Parsons Smith, Therese Radic, and Victoria
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.
Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s)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.
The collection is open for research use.