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Inventory of the Music Library administrative files, 1939-[ongoing]
ARCHIVES MUS LIB 1  
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  • Administrative Information
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Music Library Administrative Files,
    Date (inclusive): 1939-[ongoing]
    Collection number: ARCHIVES MUS LIB 1
    Creator: University of California, Berkeley. Music Library
    Extent: Number of containers: 23 boxes.
    Repository: The Music Library
    Berkeley, California 94720-6000
    Shelf location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    RESTRICTED COLLECTION: ACCESS FOR LIBRARY STAFF ONLY. Other access must be by permission of the Head Librarian, Music Library. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head Librarian, Music Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Publication Rights

    FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Reproduction prohibited: Direct requests for copies or permission to publish to the Head Librarian, Music Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Music Library administrative files, ARCHIVES MUS LIB 1, The Music Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Notes:

    Use:
    Library use only; no copying without permission of Head Librarian, Music Library. Care should be taken to return folder to correct box since file folders do not indicate box number.
    Condition:
    Files are housed in original file folders with original labels; some labels are falling off as the glue dries up; metal paper clips have been removed for the most part. Hollinger archival cartons are acid free. Space for additions to files has been left.
    Recommendations:
    Files should be transferred to acid free folders. Further review and weeding of files for duplicate and extraneous documents is possible. Headings on file folders do not indicate box number.

    Scope and Content

    The Music Library administrative files are particularly valuable for their indications on sources of the Music Library holdings whether purchased as a collection, acquired through a dealer or donated as a gift. Accessions lists document the development of the music collection since ca. 1950.
    Annual reports, budget requests, statistics and other correspondence provide some historical documentation of the Library since 1947 to present.
    The Music Library administrative files are particularly valuable for The Music Library administrative files are particularly valuable for The Music Library administrative files are particularly valuable fortheir indications on sources of the Music Library holdings, whether purchased as a collection, acquired through a dealer, or donated as a gift. Accessions lists document the development of the Library since ca. 1950, as do acquisitions lists beginning with 1939, and data concerning various collections acquired over the years. There is also extensive correspondence with dealers and other individuals concerning Library holdings, surveys, statistics, and information concerning technical processing, which provide some historical documentation of the Library since 1947 to the present.