Two new finding aids are now avaialble via the Online Archive of California and the collections are open for research. The Frances Blaisdell collection captures the trailblazing flute player Frances Blaisdell and the Jim Goggin collection captures select activities of the cofounder of the San Francisco Traditional Jazz Foundation.
Blog topic: Music
Archive of Recorded Sound Spring quarter online office hours open to all and in person appointments now available for select Stanford affiliates
For spring quarter the Stanford Archive of Recorded Sound is holding online office hours and hosting in person researchers.
Music and theatre librarians across the US and Canada gathered virtually in March to listen, learn, discuss, debate, decide, and attend to the business of our professions. The opening plenary session set the tone for many of the presentations to follow. “Anti-racist performing arts librarianship” was the topic insightfully addressed by our guest speakers, Dr. Dwandalyn Reece, Curator of Music and Performing Arts at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African-American History and Culture, and Dr.
A view of New Haven, 1786
Guest blogger: Matthew Gilbert
The Stanford Archive of Recorded Sound is holding online office hours and hosting limited in person visits.
The scheduled online office hours are Tuesday 4 to 5 PM PST and Thursday 1-2 PM PST, other times may be available upon request. In person research is is by appointment and is dependant upon review. To find out more, read on.
Our wonderful colleague, Jerry McBride, will be retiring on September 22 after more than seventeen years of service as Head of the Music Library and of the Archive of Recorded Sound. Jerry has made important contributions to the Stanford community through teaching, research and innovative collection development. His work has elevated the stature of Stanford Libraries’ music and recording collections. Importantly, Jerry has also contributed to building the careers of many music librarians in and outside of Stanford through his leadership in the field and as a mentor to younger librarians.