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American Musical Instrument Society Archives

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1903.1/19486

Abstract

Title:
American Musical Instrument Society Archives
Author/Creator:
American Musical Instrument Society
Collection number:
02-80-AMIS
Size:
10.50 linear feet
Bulk dates:
1971-2012
Inclusive dates:
1971-2012
Collection Area:
Special Collections in Performing Arts
Repository:
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: http://www.lib.umd.edu/scpa/contact
Abstract:

The American Musical Instrument Society (AMIS) is an international organization founded in 1971 to promote better understanding of all aspects of the history, design, construction, restoration, and usage of musical instruments in all cultures and from all periods. The Society's international membership includes collectors, curators, historians, performers, instrument makers, conservators, restorers, dealers, teachers, and students. The American Musical Instrument Society (AMIS) archives covers the period of 1971-2012 and consists of officers papers, Board of Governors minutes, committee reports, correspondence, AMIS publications, annual meeting correspondence, and photographs documenting the activities of AMIS.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

There are no restricted files in this collection.

Preferred citation:

American Musical Instrument Society Archives, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Publication rights:

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: http://www.lib.umd.edu/scpa/contact

Status:

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