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Band Collections in Special Collections in Performing Arts

A guide to the American Band collections and resources found in SCPA

Service Band Collections

The American Bandmasters Association Research Center maintains information files for the United States military service bands, including:

  • The United States Air Force Band
  • The United States Army Band "Pershing's Own"
  • The United States Coast Guard Band
  • The United States "President's Own" Marine Band
  • The United States Navy Band

Collections may contain the following types of materials: 

  • press releases
  • photographs
  • event programs
  • publications
  • recordings
  • calendars
  • assignment and ensemble information
  • history
  • commander biographies
  • tour contact lists
  • invitations
  • tickets
  • performance opportunities
  • concert schedules
  • posters