These collections are entirely made up of rare books.
The National Association for Music Education records are housed at Special Collections for Performing Arts, and contain several record groups and related collections that are composed of rare and historical music education publications.
Nearly 1000 songbooks spanning the 1880s to 1960s. Arranged by type of songbook or theme.
Over 100 series, totally more than 1,000 textbooks ranging from 1880s to 1970s. Arranged by publisher.
Nearly 1,000 public school music curriculum guides published between 1930s and 1970s. Arranged by State.
Over 700 method books ranging in date from 1888 to mid-1990s and covering most instruments traditionally found in school bands and orchestras. Arranged by instrument.
Over 100 scores for children's operettas, dating from 1912 to 1966.
These collections are focused around other topics, but contain at least one series of rare books.
You can find the rare books collected by Hugo Keesing in the libraries' Basic Catalog, by searching for the call number MKEESING. You can also narrow your search to books about artists that begin with a specific letter-- for example, MKEESING B will return all books with MKEESING B call numbers, including topics such as The Beatles (MKEESING B10), The Beach Boys (MKEESING B9), Chuck Berry, Blondie (MKEESING B21), etc. Follow the link or use the search box below.