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The NMM's renowned collections, which include more than 14,500 American, European, and non-Western instruments from all cultures and historical periods, are the most inclusive anywhere. They include many of the earliest, best preserved, and historically most important instruments known to survive.

Note:  The checklists provided below represent only a relatively small portion of the NMM's encyclopedic collections. If you are interested in obtaining a checklist, generated from the NMM's inventory database, of a group of instruments not yet represented in the following lists, please contact the NMM at nmm@usd.edu.



Bowed Stringed Instruments
Brass Instruments
Electric and Electronic Instruments
Free Reed Instruments
Keyboard Instruments
Percussion Instruments
Plucked Stringed Instruments
Woodwind Instruments

Link to Alphabetical Directory of Instrument Makers and Others
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Bowed Stringed Instruments

Note:  The checklists provided below represent only a relatively small portion of the NMM's encyclopedic collections of more than 14,500 instruments. If you are interested in obtaining a checklist, generated from the NMM's inventory database, of a group of instruments not yet represented in the following lists, please contact the NMM at nmm@usd.edu.

I.  Non-Western Instruments:
Checklist of Musical Instruments From East Asia on Display at the NMM
Checklist of Musical Instruments from India on Display at the NMM
Checklist of Musical Instruments from India in the NMM's Study-Storage Collections
Checklist of Musical Instruments From North Africa and Western/Central Asia on Display in the NMM's Beede Gallery
Checklist of Musical Instruments From Oceania On Display in the NMM's Beede Gallery
Checklist of Musical Instruments in the Kyai Rengga Manis Everist Gamelan
Checklist of Musical Instruments of the Indigenous Peoples of North America

II.  Instruments from Europe and the United States:
All Bowed Strings
Checklist of Bowed Stringed Instruments Made Before 1800
Checklist of Bowed Stringed Instruments Made by Andrea Amati
Checklist of Bowed Stringed Instruments Made in Brescia
Checklist of Chanot Model Bowed Stringed Instruments Made in Paris
Checklist of Bowed and Plucked Stringed Instruments Made in Cremona, Italy
Checklist of Bowed Stringed Instruments Made by Carleen Maley Hutchins
Checklist of Bowed Stringed Instruments Made by Members of the Meisel Family
Checklist of 16th-and 17th-Century Instruments
Checklist of Stelzner System Bowed Stringed Instruments

Bowed Zithers
Checklist of Zithers by Franz Schwarzer

Bows
Checklist of Bowed Stringed Instruments Made Before 1800
Checklist of Bowed and Plucked Stringed Instruments Made in Cremona, Italy
Checklist of 16th-and 17th-Century Instruments

Hardingfele
Checklist of Hardingfele

Liras da Braccio
Checklist of Bowed Stringed Instruments Made Before 1800
Checklist of 16th-and 17th-Century Instruments

Pochettes and Kits
Checklist of Dancing Master's Fiddles (Pochettes, Kits, and Their Bows)
Checklist of 16th-and 17th-Century Instruments
Checklist of Bowed Stringed Instruments Made Before 1800

Psalmodikons
Checklist of Psalmodikons

Trumpet Marine
Checklist of Bowed Stringed Instruments Made Before 1800
Checklist of 16th-and 17th-Century Instruments

Violas
Checklist of Bowed Stringed Instruments Made Before 1800
Checklist of Bowed Stringed Instruments Made by Andrea Amati
Checklist of Bowed Stringed Instruments Made in Brescia
Checklist of Chanot Model Bowed Stringed Instruments Made in Paris
Checklist of Bowed and Plucked Stringed Instruments Made in Cremona, Italy
Checklist of Bowed Stringed Instruments Made by Carleen Maley Hutchins
Checklist of Bowed Stringed Instruments Made by Members of the Meisel Family
Checklist of 16th-and 17th-Century Instruments
Checklist of Stelzner System Bowed Stringed Instruments

Violas d'amore
Checklist of Bowed Stringed Instruments Made Before 1800

Viols
Checklist of Bowed Stringed Instruments Made Before 1800
Checklist of Bowed Stringed Instruments Made in Brescia
Checklist of Bowed and Plucked Stringed Instruments Made in Cremona, Italy
Checklist of 16th-and 17th-Century Instruments

Violins
Checklist of Bowed Stringed Instruments Made Before 1800
Checklist of Violins Made Between 1800-1849
Checklist of Violins Made Between 1850-1874
Checklist of Violins Made Between 1875-1899
Checklist of Bowed Stringed Instruments Made by Andrea Amati
Checklist of Bowed Stringed Instruments Made in Brescia
Checklist of Chanot Model Bowed Stringed Instruments Made in Paris
Checklist of Bowed and Plucked Stringed Instruments Made in Cremona, Italy
Checklist of Bowed Stringed Instruments Made by Carleen Maley Hutchins
Checklist of Instruments Designed by Lloyd Loar Along with Their Amplifiers and Speakers
Checklist of Stringed Instruments Made by Mario Maccaferri
Checklist of Bowed Stringed Instruments Made by Members of the Meisel Family
Checklist of 16th-and 17th-Century Instruments
Checklist of Stelzner System Bowed Stringed Instruments
Checklist of Vivi-Tone Instruments

Violoncelli
Checklist of Bowed Stringed Instruments Made Before 1800
Checklist of Bowed Stringed Instruments Made by Andrea Amati
Checklist of Bowed Stringed Instruments Made in Brescia
Checklist of Bowed and Plucked Stringed Instruments Made in Cremona, Italy
Checklist of 16th-and 17th-Century Instruments
Checklist of Bowed Stringed Instruments Made by Members of the Meisel Family
Checklist of Chanot Model Bowed Stringed Instruments Made in Paris




Brass Instruments

Note:  The checklists provided below represent only a relatively small portion of the NMM's encyclopedic collections of more than 14,500 instruments. If you are interested in obtaining a checklist, generated from the NMM's inventory database, of a group of instruments not yet represented in the following lists, please contact the NMM at nmm@usd.edu.

I.  Non-Western Instruments:
Checklist of Musical Instruments From East Asia on Display at the NMM
Checklist of Musical Instruments from India on Display at the NMM
Checklist of Musical Instruments from India in the NMM's Study-Storage Collections
Checklist of Musical Instruments From North Africa and Western/Central Asia on Display in the NMM's Beede Gallery
Checklist of Musical Instruments From Oceania On Display in the NMM's Beede Gallery
Checklist of Musical Instruments From Oceania in the NMM's Study-Storage Collections
Checklist of Musical Instruments From Sub-Saharan Africa on Display in the NMM's Beede Gallery
Checklist of Musical Instruments From Tibet and Nepal on Display in the NMM's Beede Gallery

II.  Instruments from Europe and the United States:

All Brass
Checklist of European Brass Instruments Made Before 1800
Checklist of 16th-and 17th-Century Instruments
Checklist of Instruments by Graves & Company
Checklist of Side-Action, String-Operated Rotary Valve Instruments in the Utley Collection
Checklist of Top-Action, String-Operated Rotary Valve Instruments in the Utley Collection

Bugles
Checklist of Instruments by Graves & Company
Checklist of Keyed Bugles in the Utley Collection

Cornets
Checklist of Instruments by Graves & Company
Checklist of Over-the-Shoulder Cornets in the Utley Collection
Checklist of Side-Action, String-Operated Rotary Valve Instruments in the Utley Collection
Checklist of Top-Action, String-Operated Rotary Valve Instruments in the Utley Collection

Cornetti
Checklist of European Brass Instruments Made Before 1800
Checklist of 16th-and 17th-Century Instruments

Cornopeans
Checklist of Trumpet and Cornopeans with Disc Valves by John August Köhler in the Utley Collection
Checklist of Trumpets, Flugelhorn, and Cornopeans with Stölzel Valves in the Utley Collection

Flugelhorns
Checklist of Trumpets, Flugelhorn, and Cornopeans with Stölzel Valves in the Utley Collection
Checklist of Trumpets, Flugelhorns, and Saxhorns with Double-Piston Valves in the Utley Collection

Horns
Checklist of European Brass Instruments Made Before 1800
Checklist of 16th-and 17th-Century Instruments

Ophicleides
Checklist of Instruments by Graves & Company
Checklist of Ophicleides in the Utley Collection

Saxhorns
Checklist of Top-Action, String-Operated Rotary Valve Instruments in the Utley Collection
Checklist of Trumpets, Flugelhorns, and Saxhorns with Double-Piston Valves in the Utley Collection

Serpents
Checklist of Serpents in the Utley Collection

Shofar
Checklist of 16th-and 17th-Century Instruments

Trombacello
Checklist of Instruments by Graves & Company

Trombones
Checklist of European Brass Instruments Made Before 1800
Checklist of 16th-and 17th-Century Instruments
Checklist of Side-Action, String-Operated Rotary Valve Instruments in the Utley Collection
Checklist of Trombones Made Before 1800

Trumpets
Checklist of European Brass Instruments Made Before 1800
Checklist of 16th-and 17th-Century Instruments
Checklist of Keyed Trumpets in the Utley Collection
Checklist of Natural Trumpets Made in the Imperial City of Nürnberg Before 1800
Checklist of Top-Action, String-Operated Rotary Valve Instruments in the Utley Collection
Checklist of Trumpet and Cornopeans with Disc Valves by John August Köhler in the Utley Collection
Checklist of Trumpets, Flugelhorn, and Cornopeans with Stölzel Valves in the Utley Collection
Checklist of Trumpets, Flugelhorns, and Saxhorns with Double-Piston Valves in the Utley Collection




Electric and Electronic Instruments

Note:  The checklists provided below represent only a relatively small portion of the NMM's encyclopedic collections of more than 14,500 instruments. If you are interested in obtaining a checklist, generated from the NMM's inventory database, of a group of instruments not yet represented in the following lists, please contact the NMM at nmm@usd.edu.

Instruments from Europe, the United States, and Japan:
Checklist of Epiphone Guitars
Checklist of Fender Guitars
Checklist of Electric Guitars by Gibson
Checklist of Instruments Designed by Lloyd Loar Along with Their Amplifiers and Speakers
Checklist of Guitars by Semie Moseley (Mosrite) 
Checklist of Vivi-Tone Instruments




Free Reed Instruments

Note:  The checklists provided below represent only a relatively small portion of the NMM's encyclopedic collections of more than 14,500 instruments. If you are interested in obtaining a checklist, generated from the NMM's inventory database, of a group of instruments not yet represented in the following lists, please contact the NMM at nmm@usd.edu.

I.  Non-Western Instruments:
Checklist of Musical Instruments From East Asia on Display at the NMM
Checklist of Musical Instruments from India in the NMM's Study-Storage Collections
Checklist of Musical Instruments From Oceania in the NMM's Study-Storage Collections

II.  Instruments from Europe, the United States, and Japan:
Checklist of Treasures from the Alan G. Bates Harmonica Collection on Display at the NMM




Keyboard Instruments

Note:  The checklists provided below represent only a relatively small portion of the NMM's encyclopedic collections of more than 14,500 instruments. If you are interested in obtaining a checklist, generated from the NMM's inventory database, of a group of instruments not yet represented in the following lists, please contact the NMM at nmm@usd.edu.

Instruments from Europe and the United States:

All Keyboards
Checklist of Keyboard Instruments
Checklist of 16th-and 17th-Century Instruments
Checklist of Instruments Designed by Lloyd Loar Along with Their Amplifiers and Speakers
Checklist of Vivi-Tone Instruments

Clavichords
Checklist of Keyboard Instruments

Clavier
Checklist of Instruments Designed by Lloyd Loar Along with Their Amplifiers and Speakers
Checklist of Vivi-Tone Instruments

Experimental Keyboards
Checklist of Keyboard Instruments

Harpsichords
Checklist of Keyboard Instruments
Checklist of 16th-and 17th-Century Instruments
Checklist of Instruments Designed by Lloyd Loar Along with Their Amplifiers and Speakers
Checklist of Vivi-Tone Instruments

Mechanical Keyboards
Checklist of Keyboard Instruments

Modern Instruments of Historical Types
Checklist of Keyboard Instruments

Orphica
Checklist of Keyboard Instruments

Pianos (American)
Checklist of Keyboard Instruments

Pianos (European)
Checklist of Keyboard Instruments

Pipe Organs
Checklist of Keyboard Instruments
Checklist of 16th-and 17th-Century Instruments

Practice Keyboards
Checklist of Keyboard Instruments

Tangentenflugel
Checklist of Keyboard Instruments




Percussion Instruments

Note:  The checklists provided below represent only a relatively small portion of the NMM's encyclopedic collections of more than 14,500 instruments. If you are interested in obtaining a checklist, generated from the NMM's inventory database, of a group of instruments not yet represented in the following lists, please contact the NMM at nmm@usd.edu.

I.  Non-Western Instruments:
Checklist of Musical Instruments From East Asia on Display at the NMM
Checklist of Musical Instruments from India on Display at the NMM
Checklist of Musical Instruments from India in the NMM's Study-Storage Collections
Checklist of Musical Instruments From North Africa and Western/Central Asia on Display in the NMM's Beede Gallery
Checklist of Musical Instruments From Oceania On Display in the NMM's Beede Gallery
Checklist of Musical Instruments From Oceania in the NMM's Study-Storage Collections
Checklist of Musical Instruments From Sub-Saharan Africa on Display in the NMM's Beede Gallery
Checklist of Musical Instruments in the Kyai Rengga Manis Everist Gamelan
Checklist of Musical Instruments of the Indigenous Peoples of North America
Checklist of Musical Instruments From Tibet and Nepal on Display in the NMM's Beede Gallery

II.  Instruments from Europe and the United States:

All Percussion
Checklist of 16th-and 17th-Century Instruments
Checklist of European and American Rope-Tension Drums
Checklist of The William F. Ludwig II Drum Collection

Bass Drums
Checklist of European and American Rope-Tension Drums

Snare Drums
Checklist of European and American Rope-Tension Drums
Checklist of Rod-Tension Snare Drums
Checklist of Snare Drums Made by the Leedy Manufacturing Company
Checklist of Snare Drums Made by Ludwig Companies
Checklist of The William F. Ludwig II Drum Collection
Checklist of Snare Drums by Lyon & Healy
Checklist of Snare Drums by the Slingerland Drum Company
Checklist of Musical Instruments by Stromberg

Timpani
Checklist of Timpani Made Before 1900
Checklist of 16th-and 17th-Century Instruments




Plucked Stringed Instruments

Note:  The checklists provided below represent only a relatively small portion of the NMM's encyclopedic collections of more than 14,500 instruments. If you are interested in obtaining a checklist, generated from the NMM's inventory database, of a group of instruments not yet represented in the following lists, please contact the NMM at nmm@usd.edu.

I.  Non-Western Instruments:
Checklist of Musical Instruments From East Asia on Display at the NMM
Checklist of Musical Instruments from India on Display at the NMM
Checklist of Musical Instruments from India in the NMM's Study-Storage Collections
Checklist of Musical Instruments From North Africa and Western/Central Asia on Display in the NMM's Beede Gallery
Checklist of Musical Instruments From Oceania On Display in the NMM's Beede Gallery
Checklist of Musical Instruments From Oceania in the NMM's Study-Storage Collections
Checklist of Musical Instruments From Sub-Saharan Africa on Display in the NMM's Beede Gallery
Checklist of Musical Instruments From Tibet and Nepal on Display in the NMM's Beede Gallery
Checklist of Musical Instruments in the Kyai Rengga Manis Everist Gamelan

II.  Instruments from Europe and the United States:

All Plucked Strings
Checklist of Plucked Stringed Instruments Made Before 1800
Checklist of Bowed and Plucked Stringed Instruments Made in Cremona, Italy
Checklist of 16th-and 17th-Century Instruments
Checklist of Plucked Stringed Instruments by Carl and August Larson (the Larson Brothers)
Checklist of Instruments Designed by Lloyd Loar Along with Their Amplifiers and Speakers
Checklist of Stringed Instruments Made by Mario Maccaferri
Checklist of Plucked Stringed Instruments by Anastasios Stathopoulo
Checklist of Musical Instruments by Stromberg
Checklist of Vivi-Tone Instruments

Banjos
Checklist of Banjos by Gibson
Checklist of Banjos by Ludwig & Ludwig
Checklist of Plucked Stringed Instruments by Anastasios Stathopoulo
Checklist of Musical Instruments by Stromberg

Citterns
Checklist of Plucked Stringed Instruments Made Before 1800
Checklist of 16th-and 17th-Century Instruments

Dulcimers
Checklist of Appalachian Dulcimers

English Guitars
Checklist of Plucked Stringed Instruments Made Before 1800

Guitars
Checklist of Plucked Stringed Instruments Made Before 1800
Checklist of Bowed and Plucked Stringed Instruments Made in Cremona, Italy
Checklist of 16th-and 17th-Century Instruments
Checklist of Guitars and Mandolins by John D'Angelico
Checklist of Guitars by the Dobro Brothers
Checklist of Epiphone Guitars
Checklist of Fender Guitars
Checklist of Acoustic Guitars by Gibson
Checklist of Electric Guitars by Gibson
Checklist of Guitars by Grammer Guitar Company 
Checklist of Guild Guitars 
Checklist of Guitars by Chris Knutsen
Checklist of Instruments Designed by Lloyd Loar Along with Their Amplifiers and Speakers
Checklist of Stringed Instruments Made by Mario Maccaferri
Checklist of Guitars, Mandolins, and Ukuleles by C. F. Martin & Co.
Checklist of Guitars by Semie Moseley (Mosrite)
Checklist of Mossman Guitars
Checklist of Electric Lap Steel Guitars and Resonator Guitars by National-Dobro Corporation
Checklist of Guitars by Pimentel & Sons
Checklist of Guitars by Erwin Somogyi
Checklist of Musical Instruments by Stromberg
Checklist of Guitars by Tony W. Vines
Checklist of Vivi-Tone Instruments

Harps
Checklist of Harps
Checklist of 16th-and 17th-Century Instruments
Checklist of Plucked Stringed Instruments Made Before 1800

Langeleiks
Checklist of Langeleiks

Lutes
Checklist of Plucked Stringed Instruments Made Before 1800
Checklist of 16th-and 17th-Century Instruments

Mandolins
Checklist of Plucked Stringed Instruments Made Before 1800
Checklist of Bowed and Plucked Stringed Instruments Made in Cremona, Italy
Checklist of 16th-and 17th-Century Instruments
Checklist of Guitars and Mandolins by John D'Angelico
Checklist of Guitars, Mandolins, and Ukuleles by C. F. Martin & Co.
Checklist of Mandolins by Gibson
Checklist of Instruments Designed by Lloyd Loar Along with Their Amplifiers and Speakers
Checklist of Mandolins by Vega, Boston
Checklist of Vivi-Tone Instruments

Spitzharfe
Checklist of Plucked Stringed Instruments Made Before 1800

Ukuleles
Checklist of Ukukleles
Checklist of Guitars, Mandolins, and Ukuleles by C. F. Martin & Co.
Checklist of Stringed Instruments Made by Mario Maccaferri

Zithers
Checklist of Alpine Zithers
Checklist of Zithers by Franz Schwarzer




Woodwind Instruments

Note:  The checklists provided below represent only a relatively small portion of the NMM's encyclopedic collections of more than 14,500 instruments. If you are interested in obtaining a checklist, generated from the NMM's inventory database, of a group of instruments not yet represented in the following lists, please contact the NMM at nmm@usd.edu.

I.  Non-Western Instruments:
Checklist of Musical Instruments From East Asia on Display at the NMM
Checklist of Musical Instruments from India on Display at the NMM
Checklist of Musical Instruments from India in the NMM's Study-Storage Collections
Checklist of Musical Instruments From North Africa and Western/Central Asia on Display in the NMM's Beede Gallery
Checklist of Musical Instruments From Oceania On Display in the NMM's Beede Gallery
Checklist of Musical Instruments From Oceania in the NMM's Study-Storage Collections
Checklist of Musical Instruments From Sub-Saharan Africa on Display in the NMM's Beede Gallery
Checklist of Musical Instruments From Tibet and Nepal on Display in the NMM's Beede Gallery
Checklist of Musical Instruments in the Kyai Rengga Manis Everist Gamelan
Checklist of Musical Instruments of the Indigenous Peoples of North America

II.  Instruments from Europe and the United States:

All Woodwinds
Checklist of 16th-and 17th-Century Instruments

Bagpipes
Checklist of Bagpipes

Bassoons
Checklist of Bassoons

Clarinets
Checklist of Clarinets with Five Keys
Checklist of Clarinets with Six Keys
Checklist of Albert System Clarinets by Buffet-Crampon & Cie, Paris
Checklist of Boehm System Clarinets by Auguste Buffet, jeune; Auguste Buffet; & Buffet-Crampon & Cie
Checklist of Alto Clarinets by C. G. Conn Ltd.
Checklist of Double-Wall Clarinets by C. G. Conn
Checklist of Instruments by Graves & Company
Checklist of Thermoclarinets by William S. Haynes
Checklist of Mazzeo System Clarinets
Checklist of McIntyre System Clarinets
Checklist of Clarinets by Georg Ottensteiner
Checklist of Clarinets and Flutes by Members of the Pfaff Family
Checklist of Clarinets Made for Distribution by Rudall, Carte & Co.
Checklist of Albert System Clarinets by Henri Selmer, Paris
Checklist of Boehm System Clarinets by Henri Selmer, Paris, and H. & A. Selmer, Elkhart, Indiana

Fifes
Checklist of Flutes and Fifes Made in Chicago
Checklist of Flutes and Fifes by Firth, Hall, Pond, and Meacham, Albany and New York City
Checklist of Flutes, Fifes, and Piccolos by New York City Makers and Dealers
Checklist of Flutes and Fifes by New York State Makers
Checklist of Flutes and Fifes by Philadelphia Makers: Bacon & Hart; Klemm & Brothers; and John Pfaff

Flutes
I. Europe
Checklist of Early Flutes
Checklist of 16th-and 17th-Century Instruments
Checklist of Flutes and Piccolos by Buffet, Paris
Checklist of Flutes and Piccolos by V. Kohlert Sons, Graslitz
Checklist of Flutes by Tebaldo Monzani, Monzani & Co., and Henry Hill, London
Checklist of Flutes by Richard and William Henry Potter and Other Flutes Stamped Potter, London
Checklist of Flutes and Piccolos Made and/or Distributed by Rudall & Rose and Rudall, Carte & Co., London

II. United States
Checklist of Flutes and Fifes Made in Chicago
Checklist of Flutes Made in Cleveland
Checklist of Flutes and Piccolos Made by Conn and Pan American in Elkhart, Indiana
Checklist of Flutes Made in Connecticut
Checklist of Flutes and Piccolos by the Cundy-Bettoney Company, Boston
Checklist of Flutes and Piccolos by Elkhart (Indiana) Makers
Checklist of Flutes and Fifes by Firth, Hall, Pond, and Meacham, Albany and New York City
Checklist of Flutes and Piccolos by George W. Haynes and William S. Haynes, Boston
Checklist of Flutes Made by Louis Lot, Paris
Checklist of Flutes, Fifes, and Piccolos by New York City Makers and Dealers
Checklist of Flutes and Fifes by New York State Makers
Checklist of Flutes by Chabrier Peloubet, Bloomfield, New Jersey
Checklist of Clarinets and Flutes by Members of the Pfaff Family
Checklist of Flutes and Fifes by Philadelphia Makers: Bacon & Hart; Klemm & Brothers; and Johann Pfaff

Oboes
Checklist of Oboes and Related Instruments
Checklist of 16th-and 17th-Century Instruments

Piccolos
Checklist of Early Flutes
Checklist of Flutes and Piccolos by Buffet, Paris
Checklist of Flutes and Piccolos by V. Kohlert Sons, Graslitz
Checklist of Flutes and Piccolos Made and/or Distributed by Rudall & Rose and Rudall, Carte & Co., London
Checklist of Flutes and Piccolos Made by Conn and Pan American in Elkhart, Indiana
Checklist of Flutes and Piccolos by the Cundy-Bettoney Company, Boston
Checklist of Flutes and Piccolos by Elkhart (Indiana) Makers
Checklist of Flutes and Piccolos by George W. Haynes and William S. Haynes, Boston
Checklist of Flutes, Fifes, and Piccolos by New York City Makers and Dealers

Recorders
Checklist of Recorders Made Before 1800
Checklist of 16th-and 17th-Century Instruments

Saxophones
Checklist of Saxophones by Made by Adolphe (Antoine-Joseph) and Adolphe Edouard Sax

Veltschalmey
Checklist of 16th-and 17th-Century Instruments




Collections and Archives

If you are interested in obtaining further information about any of the following collections and archives, please contact the NMM at nmm@usd.edu.

Barnes and Usher Abell Collection and Archive (Vermillion, South Dakota)

Abell-Streim Sound Recordings Collection (Vermillion, South Dakota)

Cecil Adkins Archive (Denton, Texas)

Nils Aspaas and John Watne Luthiery Archive (Baltic, South Dakota)

Alan G. Bates Harmonica Collection and Archive (Hockessin, Delaware / West Grove, Pennsylvania)

John A. Bolander Bow-Making Archive (San Mateo, California)

Canning Banjo Collection and Archive (West Virginia)

Composer Elmer Lyle Carey Archive (Watertown, South Dakota)

Raymond H. Cash Collection and Archive (Vermillion, South Dakota)

Center for Musical Antiquities Archive (New York City)

George Chanot Luthiery Archive (London)

James Christensen's Alfred Stelzner Research Archive (North Liberty, Iowa)

Paul and Jean Christian Musical Instrument Collection and Archive (St. Paul, Minnesota)

Dean W. R. Colton Archive and Music Collection (Vermillion, South Dakota)

The Conn Company Archive (Elkhart, Indiana)

Frederick B. Crane Instrument Collection (Iowa City, Iowa)

Deansboro Musical Museum Archive (Deansboro, New York)

Marjorie Eastwood Dudley (South Dakota Composer) Archive (Vermillion, South Dakota)

W. T. Eckstein Music Collection (New Ulm, Minnesota)

Russell Enoksen Free Reed Collection and Archive (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

Don Fejfar Band Archive (Yankton, South Dakota)

Stan Fritts and the Korn Kobblers Collection and Archive (Yankton, South Dakota)

Marius Fossenkemper Clarinet Mouthpiece Collection (Pueblo, Colorado)

Fordyce M. and Frances Fox Music and Musical Instrument Collections (Kyle, Texas)

Karl and Helen Fruh Music Collection and Archive (Austin, Texas)

Carl Fudge Harpsichord Manufacturing Archive (Winchester, Massachusetts)

Willis Gault Luthiery Archive (Washington, DC)

George B. German Music Collection

Golden Age of Bands Music Collection (1860-1920)

Golden Strings Orchestra and Recordings Library (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

Jody C. Hall (Conn Company) Archive (Elkhart, Indiana)

George V. Hendricks Brass Instrument Collection (Etna, California)

F. Thomas Hiddleson Collection and Music Library (Libertyville, Illinois)

Dale Higbee Flute and Recorder Collection (Salisbury, North Carolina)

The Holton Company Band Library (Elkhorn, Wisconsin)

The Holton Company Musical Instrument Collection and Archive (Elkhorn, Wisconsin)

Will Hoover Guitar, Mandolin, and Banjo Pick Collection (Kapolei, Hawaii)

Carleen Hutchins Collection, Archive, and Violin Octet (Montclair, New Jersey)

Earle L. Kent (Conn Company) Archive (Elkhart, Indiana)

Arne B. Larson Instrument Collection and Archive (Vermillion, South Dakota)

The Leblanc Company Archive (Kenosha, Wisconsin)

Halvor Lee Violin-Making Archive (Spirit Lake, Iowa)

Cecil B. Leeson Saxophone Collection and Archive (Muncie, Indiana)

William F. Ludwig II Collection (Elk Grove, Illinois)

Arne Lyckholm Music Collection (Vermillion, South Dakota)

Earl McCullough Music Collection (Vermillion, South Dakota)

Roderick McDonald Gibson Guitar Catalog Collection (Ann Arbor, Michigan)

Mahoney Music Collection (4,700+ publications about stringed instruments at USD)

Margaret H. Martin Whistle Collection (Boise, Idaho)

William Maynard Clarinet Collection and Archive (Massapequa, New York)

Rosario Mazzeo Clarinet Collection (Carmel, California)

Meisel Family Violin Collection (Owatonna, Minnesota)

Musical Instrument Manufacturers' Archive

Stanley G. Newton Violin-maker's Archive (Ottumwa, Iowa)

James S. Patterson Brass Instrument Collection (Albuquerque, New Mexico)

Matt Petrik Bohemian Dance Band Archives (Wagner, South Dakota)

John Powers Saxophone Collection (Carbondale, Colorado)

Tom Ptak Collection and Archives (Wagner, South Dakota)

Rasmussen Family Music Archive (Beresford, South Dakota)

Lawrence Romeiser Instrument Collection (North Platte, Nebraska)

Royal Holland Bell Ringers Collection and Archive (Holland, Michigan)

C. Charles Ruck Experimental Piano Collection and Archive (Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin)

Arnold Ruskin Collection and Archive (Trumpets and Cornets) (La Cañada, California)

Alverno J. Scherschligt Archive (Yankton, South Dakota)

August John Schieferstein Music Library (Norfolk, Nebraska)

Harold Shafer Luthiery Archive (Sioux Falls, South Dakota)

Sheet Music Collection

Eric C. Shoaf Guitar Trade Catalog Collection (Riverside, Rhode Island)

Jay Sims (Sousa Band Personnel Manager) Collection and Archive

Judge E. G. Smith Luthiery Archive (Vermillion, South Dakota)

The Wayne Sorensen Collection of Woodwind Instruments (San Jose, California)

Sound Recordings Archive

South Dakota and Regional Music Collection

Charles D. Stein Early Electronic Instrument Collection and Archive (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma)

Charles W. Stoll Electronic Organ Trade Literature Archive (Omaha, Nebraska)

Harry and Helen Turen Collection and Archive (Yankton, South Dakota)

Joe R. and Joella F. Utley Brass Instrument Collection (Spartanburg, South Carolina)

Felix Vinatieri (Custer's Bandmaster) Archive (Yankton, South Dakota)

Charles L. Von Berg Harp Archive (LeMars, Iowa)

Whittemore and Lowe Piano Duo Archive

Witten-Rawlins Stringed Instrument Collection

Gotfrey Yatskevich Violin-Making Archive (Chicago, Illinois)

Phillip T. Young Archive (Victoria, British Columbia)

Robert W. Young (Conn Company) Archive (San Diego, California)

Elmer Ziegler Instrument Collection and Archive (Madison, Illinois)

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Most recent update: April 3, 2014

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