Special collections accessed through the Performing Arts Reading Room consist of the papers of individuals, organizations, and collectors significant to research in music, theater, and dance. Special collections materials can include:
Find materials in special collections relevant to Beethoven by searching with the Finding Aids Tool or by browsing the Music Division's list of Special Collections. Collections with no finding aids or other guides are described by brief catalog records in the Online Catalog.
The following finding aids describe some special collections with Beethoven-related materials.
These finding aids describe special collections in the Music Division that include arrangements of the composer's works by others:
Some collections are housed off-site and require advance notice to retrieve. Contact us through Ask-A-Librarian if you have questions about researching a specific collection.