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International Society for Music Education Archives


International Society for Music Education Archives
International Society for Music Education
Collection number:
89-129-ISME et al.
40.25 linear feet
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Collection Area:
Special Collections in Performing Arts
Special Collections in Performing Arts, Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742. Contact the curator:

The International Society for Music Education was established in 1953 and aims to form a worldwide consortium of music educators from around the globe. ISME promotes the ability of music to enhance education worldwide, the skilled training of music educators, as well as an interconnected community of music educators and professionals globally. The International Society for Music Education Collection spans the years from 1903-2012 with the bulk of the materials falling between 1965 and 1995. In addition to the official records such as correspondence, financial/membership records, and planning papers for meetings, conferences, seminars, and projects, the Archives has brochures, programs, publications, photographs, and research reports.

Important Information for Users of the Collection


The collection is open for research use.

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International Society for Music Education Archives, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

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Materials from this collection must be used in the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library's Irving and Margery Morgan Lowens Special Collections Room, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Contact the curator for an appointment:


This collection is PROCESSED.A full finding aid is available.