AMIS DIRECTORY OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENT COLLECTIONS

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ALABAMA (AL)

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Huntsville

THE BAIRD COLLECTION, 4023 Lucerne Dr., 35802 (205-883-1642).

Peggy F. Baird, owner.

(January 15, 1992): Over 100 instruments including a grand piano by Clementi, London, 1801; 33 flutes (including one by Boehm & Mendler), piccolos, and fifes; 75 folk flutes, ocarinas, and whistles, African percussion, Asian percussion, Latin American percussion, 19th century Appalachian drum, 35 miniature bands and orchestras.

Bibliography:
- James Bastien and Jane Smisor Bastien, Intermediate Repertoire I, Wp 105, (San Diego: Kjos West, 1982), p. 19.
- John Watson, "A Catalog of Antique Keyboard Instruments in the Southeast Part II", Early Keyboard Journal 3 (1984-85): 68.
- Watson, "A Catalog of Antique Keyboard Instruments in the Southeast, Part IV", Early Keyboard Journal 9 (1991): 101.
- Martha Novak Clinkscale, Makers of the Piano 1700-1820 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993), p. 73, #2.

See also:
- L. Allen Smith, A Catalogue of Pre-Revival Applachian Dulcimers (Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 1983), pp. 35-6.
- L. Allen Smith, "Toward a Reconstruction of the Development of the Applachian Dulcimer", Journal of American Folklore 93, no. 370 (1980): 389-90.
- Phillip T. Young, 4900 Historical Woodwind Instruments (London: Tony Bingham, 1993), 30, Boehm & Mendler Y88.

Hours: By appointment.

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Jacksonville

CHANEY, PROFESSOR E. LEE, 906 4th Ave., N.E., 36265 (205-435-5701).

(August 5, 2000): Approximately 30 instruments mainly reed organs and organettes.

There are also several pianos, music boxes, a dulcitone, a bowed psaltry, flexatone, rondodor (bamboo pan pipes) from the mountains of Equador, ceremonial Chinese drum, clay whistles, bone flute from prehistoric sites in Mexico and Southwestern United States, and a small collection of antique musical toys.

A slide collection of these instruments has been made.

Bibliography:
- Professor Chaney has written three articles concerning instruments in his collection: "A Gift Fit for a King", ROS Bulletin (Nov. 1987): 3-4.
- "Three Rare Organs", ROS Bulletin VIII, no. 1 (Feb. 1989): 20-23.
- "When Reed Organs Went to War", ROS Bulletin (Nov. 1990): 6-10.

Hours: By appointment.

ALASKA (AK)

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Sitka

SHELDON JACKSON MUSEUM, 104 College Dr., 99835 (907-747-8981) FAX (907-747-3004).

(June 22, 1990): Carolyn H. Young, Museum Services.

Over 20 instruments, including 7 Eskimo drums plus local whistles, rattles and strings; also the first pipe organ in Alaska (1846), built by E. Dorpat of Russia, sent around Cape Horn, now in the possession of the Lutheran Church of Sitka.

Hours: Summer daily 8-5; winter Tuesday-Saturday 10-4.

ARIZONA (AZ)

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Flagstaff

MUSEUM OF NORTHERN ARIZONA, Anthropology Department, 3101 N. Fort Valley Rd., 86001 (602-774-5213) (FAX 602-779-1527).

(June 27, 1994): Dr Edwin Wade, Deputy Director.

Approximately 350 Native American instruments from the Southwest, modern day and prehistoric.

These include tinklers (156); drums (23); flutes (8); rattles (93); whistles (59); and bullroarers (9).

Hours: Monday-Sunday 9-5, specific instruments may be studied with the approval of the curator.

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Phoenix

HEARD MUSEUM OF NATIVE CULTURES AND ART, 22 E. Monte Vista Road, 85004 (602-252-8840) FAX (602-252-9757); Web URL: http://www.leonardo.net/main.htm

(June 25, 1990): Diana Pardue, Curator of Collections.

Approximately 600 North American, African, and other ethnic instruments.

The Museum's library has a collection of commercial recordings of American Indian music.

Hours: Monday-Saturday 9:30-5, Wednesday 9:30-9, Sunday 12-5, closed national holidays.

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Prescott

SHARLOT HALL MUSEUM, Prescott Historical Society. c/o AMIS Membership Registrar, c/o Kenneth G. Fiske Museum of The Claremont Colleges, 450 N. College Way, Claremont, CA 91711, (909-621-8307) FAX (909-621-8398).

(June 19, 1990): Norman Tessman, Curator of Collections.

About 20 instruments (reed organs, clarinets, etc.) from local settlers.

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10-5 April-October, 10-4 Sept.-March, Sunday 1-5; closed Christmas and New Year's day. Appointment necessary to see collection items.

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Tempe

HAEFER, J. RICHARD, Associate Professor of Music, School of Music, Arizona State University, 85287-0405 (602-965-7568).

(June 24, 1990): Several dozen instruments from folk and traditional cultures around the world.

Emphasis on North American Indian cultures (including Mexico) and Hispanic folk cultures but instruments from Africa, Asia and the Pacific are included.

Most instruments are in playable condition.

Collection of 15,000 slides documenting music instruments and their use in cultures throughout the world.

Hours: By appointment.

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Tucson

ARIZONA STATE MUSEUM, P.O. Box 210026, The University of Arizona, 85721 (520-621-2079); (FAX 520-621-2976).

(June 29, 1990): Diane D. Dittemore, Ethnological Collections Curator.

About 500 instruments of Southwest Indians, including many cane flutes, fiddles, rattles and raspers, bullroarers; several rare wooden flutes of about 600 A.D., clay flutes and bone whistles from prehistoric Mexican sites; conch shell trumpets; a few Chinese and other importations.

Bibliography:
- B.M. Bakkegard and E.A. Morris, "Seventh century flutes from Arizona", Ethnomusicology 5, no. 3 (Sept. 1961): 184-6.
- Donald N. Brown, "The distribution of sound instruments in the prehistoric southwestern United States", Ethnomusicology 11, no. 1 (Jan. 1967): 71-90.
- Alan Ferg, "Amos Gustina, Apache fiddle maker", American Indian Art Magazine 6, no. 3 (Summer 1981): 28-35.
- Elizabeth Ann Morris, "Basketmaker flutes from the Prayer Rock District, Arizona", American Antiquity 24, no. 4, pt. 1 (April 1959): 406-11.
- Richard W. Payne, "Indian Flutes of the Southwest", Journal of the American Musical Instrument Society 15 (1989): 5-31.
- Laurinda Queen, "Southwestern Indian Musical Instruments", The Smoke Signal no. 35 (Spring 1978).

Hours: Exhibit gallery open Monday-Saturday 10-5, Sunday 2-5; closed national holidays. Phone for appointment to see non-exhibited collection.

ARKANSAS (AR)

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Pine Bluff

BAND MUSEUM, Jerry G. Horne, Wallick Music Co., Inc., P.O. Box 8947, 71611 (423 Main St.), (870-543-4676) FAX (870-541-0350).

(January 4, 1992): Approximately 1200 instruments of all categories mainly American instruments from 1890 to 1940 (keyed bugle, 5 & 8 keyed clarinets, a 1 keyed flute, F mezzo soprano sax, straight alto, a double-belled B-flat tenor horn).

The collection was started in connection with a retail music operation for the education of band directors.

Hours: The collection is available for inspection during business hours 5 1/2 days per week.

CALIFORNIA (CA)

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Arcadia

STEWART, ROBB, 140 E. Santa Clara St., #18, 91006 (818-447-1904).

(August 31, 1991): Over 40 items (mostly brass) dating from 1830 to 1900.

About half are mid-19th century American including the following makers: E.G. Wright, Graves, Fiske, Stratton, Seltmann, Hall & Quinby, and Boston Musical Instrument Manufactory.

Most of the items were purchased in conjunction with a retail business of repairing, manufacturing, appraising, and selling used instruments.

Began purchasing antiques in 1979.

Hours: By appointment.

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Bakersfield

THE KERN COUNTY MUSEUM, 3801 Chester Ave., 93301 (805-861-2132).

(June 19, 1990): Jeff Nickell, MA, Curator of Collections.

Over 30 instruments, half of them mechanical, most used in Country and Western bands.

Hours: By appointment.

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Berkeley

MUSIC SOURCES, Center for Historically Informed Performance, Inc., 1000 The Alameda, 94707 (510-528-1685) FAX (510-524-1685).

Laurette Goldberg, Founder/Director.

(November 5, 1993): About 20 instruments primarily reproductions: 6 Harpsichords (John Phillips French double manual, 1978; Sender Fontwit Flemish single-manual, 1980; Kevin Fryer Flemish double-manual, 1990; Italian harpsichord, 1675; Wolf Flemish muselar, 1974; Yves Beaupre double- manual, after late 18th century Hemsch, 1983; Brown Neupert clavichord; Poletti/ Dulkin fortepiano, 1983; Gerrit Klop Chest organ, 1991; Dolmetsch Chickering clavichord, 1907.

Doug Steinke Collection of Double Reed replica instruments including an 18th century clarinet by Eric Hoeprich and Doug Steinke; several baroque and classical oboes, two baroque flutes, baroque bassoon, taille and an oboe da caccia.

The collection also houses a library of 4000 scores, books, and recordings.

Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12-15 and by appointment.

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Berkeley

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC, 104 Morrison Hall, 94720 (415-824-8830).

(June 20, 1990): Jeff Davis, Curator.

Department of Music Collection of Musical Instruments .

83 instruments, mostly Western art instruments (including reproductions) from the 16th to the 20th centuries (28 woodwinds, 11 brass, 20 keyboard, 17 plucked strings, 3 bowed strings, 3 percussion, 1 music box), though a few are Far Eastern, Indian, or African.

Ansley K. Salz Collection of Musical Instruments.

25 violins (17th-19th centuries), 4 violas (17th, 19th centuries), 1 viola pomposa (1731), 24 violin bows, and 5 viola bows.

Bibliography:
- David D. Boyden, Catalogue of the Collection of Musical Instruments in the Department of Music, University of California, Berkeley .

Part I (Berkeley: Department of Music, 1972).
- John A. Emerson, Musical Instruments, East and West.

A Catalog of an Exhibit on the Occasion of the 12th Congress of the IMS (Berkeley, 1977).

Hours: Vistors by appointment.

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Berkeley

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, PHOEBE HEARST MUSEUM OF ANTHROPOLOGY (formerly ROBERT H. LOWIE MUSEUM OF ANTHROPOLOGY), 103 Kroeber Hall, 94720 (510-642-3681); (FAX 510-642-6271); E-mail: qal.berkeley.edu

(March 19, 1993): Leslie Freund, Collections Manager.

About 950-1050 ethnic instruments from many cultural areas of the world: 300-400 North American Indian (a majority from California), 150-200 South American (including 50-100 Peruvian archeological specimens), about 75 Middle American, about 250 African (including 55 drums), 60-80 Asian, 15-20 European, assorted drums and whistles from Oceania, and several bullroarers from Australia.

Computer printouts of many of the instruments are available according to cultural areas.

Hours: Daily, holidays 10-4; closed New Year's, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas. Access to collections by appointment only.

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Cherry Valley

EDWARD DEAN MUSEUM OF DECORATIVE ARTS, RIVERSIDE COUNTY ART AND CULTURAL CENTER, 9401 Oak Glen Road, 92223 (909-845-2626).

(September 24, 1991): Square piano by Johann Friedrich Hoffmann, Kleve, 1790; grand piano by Broadwood, London, 1809, modern harp.

Bibliography:
- Martha Novak Clinkscale, Makers of the Piano 1700-1820 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993), 50, #66; 146, #1.

Hours: Tuesday-Friday 1-4:30, Saturday and Sunday 10-4:30.

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Claremont

KENNETH G. FISKE MUSEUM OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS OF THE CLAREMONT COLLEGES, 450 N. College Way, 91711 (909-621-8307) FAX (909-621-8398), E-mail [email protected]; Web URL: www.cuc.claremont.edu/fiske

(June 16, 1996): Albert R. Rice, Curator.

Over 1400 instruments of many Western types dating from the 17th century through the 20th, about 450 of which are ethnographic from Asia, Africa, South America, Oceania, and American Indian.

The Museum opened in 1987 and incorporates the collection of Curtis Janssen formerly of Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, Leon Whitsell of San Francisco, Albert Gale of Ontario, CA (on loan from the University of Southern California), and Dr Jack Coleman of Tarzana, CA.

It includes a violin by Andrea Guarneri (1672), mandolin by Guiseppe Vinnacia, Naples (1763); square pianos by John Sellers, Philadelphia (ca. 1795), Erard Freres, Paris (1799), George Astor (ca. 1805); grand pianos by J. Chickering, Boston, 1850, and Jean-Henri Pape (ca. 1840-50); a three-manual reed organ by Mason & Hamlin, Boston (ca. 1889); and a set of seven over-the-shoulder saxhorns (with four rotary "Allen" valves) by Hall & Quinby, Boston, 1872.

Computer printouts by type, origin, date, and country are available.

Hours: By appointment.

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Fullerton

OLSON, R. DALE, 1500 Sunny Crest Drive, 92635 (714-871-5559).

(July 30, 1990): Approximately 50 brass instruments of the trumpet and cornet families.

A small collection of important books and articles on musical acoustics is also part of the collection.

Mr. Olson began collection in 1955.

He was Director of Research for a major brass manufacturer from 1961 to 1967, and a consultant in design to many other makers.

Hours: By appointment.

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Indian Wells

ANONYMOUS, c/o AMIS Membership Registrar, c/o Kenneth G. Fiske Museum of The Claremont Colleges, 450 N. College Way, Claremont, CA 91711, (909-621-8307) FAX (909-621-8398)

(November 27, 1993): 13 keyboard instruments: pentagonal virginal by Floriani, ca. 1560-80; ottavino, 17th century; 5 English spinets (William Harris, 1772; Longman & Broderip, ca. 1780; William Rock, ca. 1780; Stephen Keene, ca. 1700; Stephen Keene, 1704); Single-manual harpsichord by Jacob & Abraham Kirckman, London, 1774; grand piano by Broadwood, London, ca. 1795; grand piano by Richter & Bechmann, Copenhagen, 1820; square piano by Longman & Broderip, London, ca. 1785; claviorgan (square piano and chamber organ) by Erard, Paris, 1791; and a chamber organ by Woods and Brooks, 1812.

Hours: By appointment.

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Larkspur

THE LUDWIG COLLECTION OF VINTAGE SELMER SAXOPHONES, Ludwig P. Toepfer, owner, 11 Willow Ave., 94939-1321 (415-924-3816).

(November 20, 1991): 20 saxophones by the Selmer company dating from 1922 to 1940.

Bibliography:
- Paul Liberatore, "Saxaholic, Ludwig Toepffer of Marin collects the Stradivarius of saxophones", Marin Independent Journal (Sept. 26, 1989): C1-C3.

Hours: By appointment.

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Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., 90036 (213-857-6011).

(December 14, 1988): Nancy Thomas, Curator Ancient and Islamic Art.

Egyptian musical instruments include: 3 double flutes, two sistrums, one set of clappers; horn from Zaire, pre-Columbian flute.

Hours: Wednesday, Thursday 10-5; Friday 10-9; Saturday, Sunday 11-6 closed on major holidays, by appointment for study of instruments.

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Los Angeles

SOUTHWEST MUSEUM, P.O. Box41558 (234 Museum Dr.), Los Angeles, CA 90065 (213-221-2164) FAX (213-224-8223); Web URL: http://www.annex.com/southwest/museum.htm

(August 2, 1993): Kathleen Whitaker, Chief Curator, Anthopology Department, ext 224; Kim Walters, Library Director, Braun Research Library, ext. 255.

Approximately 975 instruments or associated parts such as drums sticks, etc.

The collection is composed primarily of Native American instruments, though there are also numerous early Hispanic/Spanish Colonial examples, and a few European, Pacific and Asian pieces.

There are almost 1000 wax cylinder recordings of Native American songs and California-Mexican songs from pre-1910, some with transcriptions, in the Museum's archives.

In addition, there is the Eleanor Hague manuscript of Spanish Colonial music in the archives.

Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 11-5.

An appointment is required to see items in storage.

Closed major holidays.

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Los Angeles

UCLA, FOWLER MUSEUM OF CULTURAL HISTORY, 405 Hilgard Ave., Box 951549, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1549 (310-825-4361); Web URL: http://www.fmch.ucla.edu

Fran Krystock, Collections Manager.

4,282 instruments of various types (including some archeological specimens) from many parts of the world.

Hours: Wednesday, Friday-Sunday 12-5; Thursday 12-8.

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Los Angeles

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT LOS ANGELES, DEPARTMENT OF ETHNOMUSICOLOGY, 405 Hilgard Ave., 90024-1657 (213-206-3033); Web URL www.etnomusic.ucla.edu/InstColl/instrume.htm

(4 March 2003)

About 1,000 musical instruments (West Africa, American Indian, Bolivia, China, Eastern Europe, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Near East, Philippines, Russia, Thailand, Tibet, United States, Vietnam).

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Los Angeles

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, ALBERT GALE COLLECTION, Hancock Memorial Museum, Allan Hancock Foundation, Trousdale Ave., 90089-0372.

(April 6, 1994): A collection of about 180 instruments primarily of Native American, and Asian instruments.

Currently on loan to the Fiske Museum of The Claremont Colleges.

Bibliography:
- Philip J. Norvell, "A History and a Catalogue of the Albert Gale Collection of Musical Instruments" (Master's thesis, University of Southern California, 1952).

Hours: By appointment.

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Los Angeles

WATTS TOWERS ARTS CENTER, 1727 E. 107th St., 90002 (213-485-1795) FAX (213-564-7030).

(Feb. 1, 1994): Mark Greenfield, Director.

Dr Joseph Howard Collection of Folk Instruments.

69 folk instruments from from Africa, Asia, South America, and North America (including native American instruments).

These comprise a variety of drums and percussion instruments, and some wind instruments.

Hours: By appointment.

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Oakland

THE PARDEE HOME MUSEUM, THE PARDEE HOME FOUNDATION, 672 11th Street, 94607 (510) 444-2187.

(April 23, 1994): Heidi Casebolt, Curator/Registrar.

About 60 instruments including a square piano (Steinway), guitar, violin, zither, ukuleles, mandolin, player piano, bells, castanets, rattle, drums, flutes and dual-disc "Symphonion" music box (ca. 1900, Leipzig.

Also several cylinder and disc music boxes and many phonograph players.

Hours: Tours are given on Saturdays at 11:00 and 13:00; open by appointment on weekdays.

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Palo Alto

ANONYMOUS, c/o AMIS Membership Registrar, c/o Kenneth G. Fiske Museum of The Claremont Colleges, 450 N. College Way, Claremont, CA 91711, (909-621-8307) FAX (909-621-8398).

(August 6, 1993): Over 30 instruments: 2 Grand Harmonicons by F. H. Smith (1 restored, 1 original condition); armonica (new German bowls, new case by Paul Polleti); seraphim, zellophone, Baschet cristal, modern glass flutes and glass pipes of pan; 2 RCA Theremins (1 restored, 1 original), Moog Theremin, 2 Theremins (portable, recreation of 1927 design), Moog 1993 Midi-digital Theremin; pipe organ by Robert Morton, Style 49-C; Serpent, Monk; Celtic harp and gemshorns by Bechtel, ottavino spinetto kit; salterio tedesco (circa 1780, restored with decorated case), Mini-butterfly piano, Wurlitzer; several European Jew's harps (including a chromatic set of 13); fretted clavichord, Zuckermann; Flemish single-manual harpsichord; Dulcetone; hammer dulcimer; various novelty instruments (including an early 20th century keyed monochord).

Recordings:
- The owner is a professional musician who has recorded 3 CDs: Glass music from Mozart's time Syrinx CSR 91101, imported by Qualiton CD Armonica (Belgium); Adagio & Rondo by Mozart, K. 617, Hyperion CD A66392 Armonica (England); and Cantata "L'armonica" by Hasse ADDA CD 581147 Armonica (France).

Hours: By appointment.

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Pasadena

ANONYMOUS. c/o AMIS Membership Registrar, c/o Fiske Museum, 450 N. College Way, 91711 (909-621-8307) FAX (909-621-8398).

(April 6, 1994): A collection of about 80 nineteenth-century flutes the makers include Lotz, Ziegler, Koch, Piering, Nonon, Laurent, Catlin, Cottier, Monzani, Gerock, Euler, Clinton, etc.

Hours: By appointment.

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Riverside

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, RIVERSIDE, MUSIC DEPARTMENT, 92521 (909-787-3557 or 909-787-3343) FAX (909-787-4651).

(June 18, 1990): Frederick K. Gable, Professor of Music.

About 50 modern replicas of Renaissance and Baroque instruments, plus a few medieval-style instruments made by students or assembled from kits.

The instruments are played in concerts by members of the Collegium Musicum and lecture demostrations are given on and off campus.

Hours: By appointment.

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Rolling Hills Estates

WELCH, KERMIT, 5042 Rolling Meadows Rd., 90274 (310-378-0333).

(August 1991): A collection of approximately 225 woodwinds (100 clarinets, 30 flutes, 10 oboes, 3 bassoons, 20 saxophones, tarogato, octavin), and a few odd strings, brass, and ethnic instruments.

Significant instruments include clarinet and flute by Riley, flute by Whitely, and a Conn-O-Sax.

Bibliography:
- Phillip T. Young, 4900 Historical Woodwind Instruments (London: Tony Bingham, 1993), 253, Whitely Y11.

Hours: By appointment.

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San Diego

SAN DIEGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY, P.O. Box 81825 (1649 del Prado, 92101), 92138 (619-232-6203) FAX (213-323-6297).

(August 19, 1993): Tammie Bennett, Registrar.

The collection of 12 items includes a variety of instruments: brass, percussion, stringed (Mexican violin, Bavarian zither), woodwind, and miscellaneous.

Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 10-4:30 instrument not on display may be seen by appointment.

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San Diego

SAN DIEGO MUSEUM OF MAN, 1350 El Prado, Balboa Park, 92101 (619-239-2001).

(July 7, 1990): Grace Johnson, Curator.

About 300 instruments, nearly all ethnic, especially from North America and Mexico; also some African, Chinese, Japanese, South American, Oceanic.

Bibliography:
- William J. Wallace, "Music and Musical Instruments", in Handbook of North American Indians , vol. 8: California (Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1978).

Hours: By appointment.

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San Francisco

THE FINE ARTS MUSEUMS OF SAN FRANCISCO, c/o AMIS Membership Registrar, c/o Kenneth G. Fiske Museum of The Claremont Colleges, 450 N. College Way, Claremont, CA 91711, (909-621-8307) FAX (909-621-8398). Lea Hunt Miller (Curator).

About 270 instruments, both Western (65 strings, 30 woodwinds, spinet by F. Bagniniu, Lucca, 1573, square piano by J. Kearsing & Son, New York, ca. 1815, and ethnic (almost 100, from various cultures).

In 1989 the estate of Jascha Heifitz gave his violin (Guiseppe Guarneri del Gesu, Cremona, 1742) and bow (Hendryk Kaston) to the Museum.

The collection "is largely dormant" and the bulk of it is on indefinite loan to the San Francisco Public Schools.

Bibliography:
- Martha Novak Clinkscale, Makers of the Piano 1700-1820 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993), 164, #3.

Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 10-5. No instruments are on view so advance arrangements must be made to view them.

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San Francisco

HARP, VERNON C. JR., M.D., 1020 Union St., Apt. 5, 94133-2522 (415-771-7522).

(August 8, 1993): About 35 instruments: all B-flat cornets, trumpets, and bugles including: a 7 keyed-bugle by Potter, London; a cornopean w/six crooks by Simpson, London; cornets by Conn, Elkhart and Keefer, Williamsport, Pennsylvania; rotary valve alto horn with crooks for C, F, Eb, and D; E-flat fluegelhorn w/long third valve slide extending range by 1/2 tone, probably by Schuster, Marneukirchen; tenor tuba used in San Francisco Symphony one season under Pierre Monteux; and cornet by Conn used by Dr Harp's great-uncle as he led the "Silver Cornet Band" of Hagerstown, Maryland, after World War II.

Hours: By appointment.

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San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY, THE FRANK V. DE BELLIS COLLECTION, 1630 Holloway Ave; located on the sixth floor of University Library), 94132 (415-338-1649).

(February 1992): The De Bellis collection consists of Italian music, music manuscripts, and books.

There are five musical instruments preserved with this collection: chitarra battente (anonymous Italian, 17th century), tenor lute (anonymous Italian, 18th century), square piano (anonymous, Italian?, ca. 1770), grand piano (Clementi & Co., London, ca. 1808-09), and a virginal (Chickering Co., Boston, 1906).

Bibliography:
- Martha Novak Clinkscale, Makers of the Piano 1700-1820 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993), 73, #5.

Hours: Monday-Friday 1-5, and by appointment.

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San Mateo

ANONYMOUS, c/o Fiske Museum, 450 N. College Way, Claremont, CA 91356-1011 (909-621-8307) Fax (909-621-8398).

(Aug 22, 1996): About 250 instruments primarily 19th and 20th century brasses and woodwinds with some violins and percussion.

Hours: By appointment.

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San Marino

HENRY E. HUNTINGTON LIBRARY AND ART GALLERY, 1151 Oxford Rd., 91108 (818-405-2227); Web URL: http://www.huntington.org

(April 6, 1994): 4 instruments: harpsichord (J. & A. Kirckman, London, 1773), Harp (S. Erard, London, ca. 1800), pianos (square by W. Rolfe & Son, London, ca. 1820; and melodeon (Prince & Co., Buffalo, New York, 1856).

The majority of instruments are on display.

Bibliography:
- Martha Novak Clinkscale, Makers of the Piano 1700-1820 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993), 229, #8.

Hours: Tuesday-Friday 12-4:30, Saturday and Sunday 10:30-4:30, closed Mondays. Summer hours: Tuesday-Sunday 10:30-4:30, closed Mondays.

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Santa Ana

BOWERS MUSEUM, 2002 N. Main St., 92706 (714-567-3649) FAX (714-567-3650); Web URL: http://www.bowers.org

(July 27, 1993): Armand J. Labbé, Chief Curator.

About 70 instruments: square piano by Haines Brothers, pre-Columbian ocarinas, conch, ceramic conch, flutes, horns, bone whistles.

Many of the horns and ocarinas are in the form of marine conches and other sea shells, as well as other forms, and were employed in ritual or were made as grave offerings.

Also drums, flutes and whistles from the Americas.

The Pre-Columbian items are from Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, Columbia, Ecuador, and Peru.

Hours: By appointment.

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Santa Barbara

SANTA BARBARA HISTORICAL SOCIETY, P.O. Box 578 (136 East De la Guerra St.), 93102 (805-966-1601).

Karrie Porter Brace, Curator of Exhibitions.

(June 15, 1995): 14 instruments: square piano (Steinway, 1876), music box (Regina), music box, guitar (Martin, New York, ca. 1868), ivory whistle, flute, clarinet (Noblet, Jeune, Pere et Fils, Paris), accordion, zither, bell (marked "San Pascual Bailon 1781"), Chinese cymbals, mandolin, reed organ (Carpenter, Worcester, ca. 1855), Chinese gong. The Seymour Oppenheimer Collection of some 300 bells from throughout the world was acquired in 1997. The collection is particularly strong in Asian, Middle Eastern, African, and Pre-Columbian instruments.

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10-5, Sunday 12-5, closed major holidays.

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Santa Barbara

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT SANTA BARBARA, DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC, HENRY EICHHEIM COLLECTION OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, 93106. 805-893-8349) FAX (805-893-7194).

(April 1998): Dolores M. Hsu, Director.

Over 900 instruments, the core of which were collected by Henry Eichheim in the 1920s. In 1986 it was expanded to include 65 instruments from India and a large collection of African instruments.

Recent acquisitions include instruments from Indonesia, the middle East, Europe, and the United States. The Seymour Oppenheimer Collection of about 300 bells from throughout the world was acquired in 1997. This collection is particularly strong in Asian, Middle Eastern, African, and Pre-Columbian instruments.

Bibliography:
- The Henry Eichheim Collection of Oriental instruments: a western musician discovers a new world of sound .

University Art Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara, 26 September-28 October 1984 / an exhibition organized by Dolores M. Hsu (Santa Barbara: University Art Museum, 1984).

Hours: By appointment.

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Santa Monica

SANTA MONICA BRASS AND WOODWIND REPAIR, c/o Kenneth G. Fiske Museum of Musical Instruments of The Claremont Colleges, 450 N. College Way, Albert R. Rice, Curator (909-621-8307) Fax (909-621-8398).

(April 6, 1994): 78 instruments: 47 woodwinds (flutes, oboes, clarinets, saxophones, horn) 25 bagpipes, 5 ethnic instruments.

The makers of the woodwinds and brasses include: Triebert, Lorée, Tabard, Astor, Kruspe, Ludwig, Bonneville, Julliot, E. Albert, J.B. Albert, E.J. Albert, A. Sax, Baumann, Louis Lot, and Key.

The bagpipes are from Italy, France, Greece, Bulgaria, Hungary, Tunisia, Sweden, Turkey, etc.

Hours: By appointment.

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Sherman Oaks

GREGG MINER COLLECTION, 14431 Ventura Blvd. PMB 240 Sherman Oaks, CA 91423 (818-340-1434); Web URL www.minermusic.com

(4 March 2003):

Guitars, mandolins, harp-guitars, zithers, non-Western instruments.

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Toluca Lake

RICHARDS, EMIL, 4329 Clybourn Ave., 91602 (818-763-8643); FAX (818-763-8670); E-mail [email protected]

(January 1990): More than 600 percussion instruments of all types of Western and non-Western origin.

Hours: By appointment.

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Topanga

THORPE, MRS. CECELIA, P.O. Box 106, 90290 (310-455-0015).

(September 12, 1992): About 105 instruments (brass, woodwind, string, percussion) collected by the late Alfred Thorpe and Mrs. Thorpe.

Hours: By appointment.

COLORADO (CO)

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Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS MUSEUM (a department of the City of Colorado Springs), 215 S. Tejon, 80903 (719-578-6650) FAX (719-578-6718).

(August 20, 1993): Katie Gardner, Curator.

Over 100 music boxes, some in the form of dolls, toys, banks, etc.; approximately 40 other instruments including Civil War-era fifes and drums; turn of the century pianos and reed organs; 3 violins, 2 made in Greely, CO, ca. 1892, and one made in Colorado Springs, ca. 1925; bugles; flutes (including 3 Anasazi), 3 Native American drums (including Apache, Plains and Pueblos); various other string and wind instruments.

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10-5; Sundays 1-5 May through October.

Most of the collection is in storage and available to researchers by appointment.

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Denver

DENVER MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, 2001 Colorado Boulevard, 80205-5798 (303-370-6388) FAX (303-331-6492)

(October 29, 1996): Joyce Herold, Curator of Ethnology.

724 instruments comprising objects from North American Indians (475); South and Meso American Indians (121); Africa (91); Oceania (6); and Asia (31).

Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9-5.

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La Junta

KOSHARE INDIAN MUSEUM, INC., P.O. Box 580 (115 West 18th Street), 81050-0580 (719-384-4411, ).

(January 14, 1992): Joe Clay, Program Director, Linda Powers, Development Director.

About 20-25 Southwest and Mexican Indian drums, flutes, strings, rattles, etc.

Affiliated with Otero Junior College; interpretive Native American dance and lore by Boy Scout Troop #232.

Hours: Daily 10-5, closed major holidays.

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Sterling

OVERLAND TRAIL MUSEUM, Box 4000, Centennial Square (I 76 and US 6, County Rd. 26-5/10), 80751 (303-522-3895).

(July 7, 1990): Anna Mac Hagemeier, Superintendent.

About 50 instruments from local residents, including bells and Indian drum.

These include pianos, reed organ, clarinets, music box, accordions, ocarinas, and a violin.

Hours: April 1-October 31 Monday-Saturday 9-5, Sunday and holidays 10-5; November 1-March 31, Tuesday-Saturday 10-4.

CONNECTICUT (CT)

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Hartford

THE CONNECTICUT HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 1 Elizabeth St., 06105 (203-236-5621) FAX (203-236-2664).

(August 18, 1993): Elizabeth P. Fox, Curator.

Approximately 35 Connecticut-made or owned instruments, including drums by Brown, flutes (Catlin, Hopkins, Camp), clarinet (Clementi & Co.), misc. strings, piano, melodians, pitch pipes, and music boxes.

Hours: By appointment.

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Ivoryton

THE COMPANY OF FIFERS AND DRUMMERS, INC., P.O. Box 525, 62 N. Main St.,06442 (203-767-2237).

(August 6, 1993): Ed Olsen, Archivist; Susan Cifaldi, Assistant Archivist.

Approximately 195 instruments: fifes (ca. 100), drums (ca. 75) and accessories, includes smaller collection of bugles (less than 10) and flutes (less than 10), and fifes and drums mostly from Switzerland.

Most instrument are 19th or early 20th century in origin, and are American made.

Bibliography:
- "The Company of Fifes & Drums", Sonneck Society Bulletin (Spring 1990).

Hours: By appointment.

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Litchfield

LITCHFIELD HISTORICAL SOCIETY, P.O. Box 385 (On-the-Green), 06759 (860-567-4501) FAX (860-567-3565).

(January 24, 1992): Jennifer R. Jacobs, Curator.

Approximately 21 instruments: 4 flutes, 3 clarinets, flageolet and recorder made by Asa Hopkins, Litchfield, about 1825, 4 pitch pipes, three violins, 3 bass drums, a set of drum sticks for a snare drum, and 2 pianos, including 1 made by Trute & Weidburg, ca. 1790, and parts of instruments made by Hopkins.

Bibliography:
- Phillip T. Young, 4900 Historical Woodwind Instruments (London: Tony Bingham, 1993), 47, Camp flute Y3, Y6; 124, Hopkins flageolet Y1, Hopkins flute Y14; Hopkins clarinet Y13
- Martha Novak Clinkscale, Makers of the Piano 1700-1820 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993), 302, #5.

Hours: By appointment.

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Middletown

WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY WORLD MUSIC INSTRUMENT COLLECTION, Music Department, 06459 (860-685-2650).

(August 29, 1991): Dr Dennis G. Waring, Curator.

About 500 mostly non Western instruments; emphses on Ghana, Java, India, and East Asia; recent acquisition includes a collection of electronic and experimental instruments.

Hours: By appointment.

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New Haven

PEABODY MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, YALE UNIVERSITY, P.O. Box 208118, 170 Whitney Avenue, 06520-8118 (203-432-3774) FAX (203-432-9816).

(June 30, 1994): Prof. Harold C. Conklin, Curator and Director, Anthropology Division; Martha Hill, Collections Manager.

Approximately 1000 instruments made and used by native peoples of Africa, Oceania and North America.

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New Haven

YALE UNIVERSITY COLLECTION OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, P.O. Box 208278 (15 Hillhouse Ave.), New Haven, CY 06520 (203-432-0822) (Fax 203-432-8342); E-mail [email protected] Web URL www.yale.edu/musicalinstruments

(4 March 2003)

About 1,000 instruments of all types including the Morris Steinert (1900), Belle Skinner (1960) and Emil Herrmann collections (1962).

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Stratford

STRATFORD HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 967 Academy Hill, Box 382, 06497 (203-378-0630).

(July 10, 1990): Hiram Tindall, Curator.

About 15-20 associated with Stratford: including: a square piano by Astor & Co., London, 1816 (with inlaid Sheraton case); two fifes, three flutes, concertina (ca. 1850), and a harmonica (Hohner, "Marine Band" model).

Bibliography:
- Martha Novak Clinkscale, Makers of the Piano 1700-1820, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993), 10, #26.

Hours: May-October Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday 11-4; Office Tuesday, Thursday 9-1 all year; appointment needed to study instruments.

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Torrington

TORRINGTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY, INC. 192 Main Street, 06790 (860-482-8260).

(December 6, 1994): Gail Kruppa, Curator.

About 20 instruments many associated with the city of Torrington.

They include reed organs made by Arvid Dayton of Torrington (ca. 1850s), a parlor guitar (ca. 1857) made by Ashborn and Hungerford of Torrington, flutes by Asa Hopkins of Litchfield, Ct, and a collection of string instruments made by Frederick L. Dautrich of Torrington.

Dautrich invented three new instruments for the traditional string quartet, two of which are included in the collection.

Research hours: Tuesday-Friday 1-4 or by appointment. Appointments are preferred for studying the instruments.

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West Redding

KIPNIS, IGOR, 20 Drummer Lane, 06896 (203-938-3767) FAX (203-938-2399).

(July 1993): 5 keyboard instruments: piano, Graebner Brothers, Dresden, 1793; Rutkowski and Robinette double-manual harpsichord, 1961 (French style ); Rutkowski and Robinette double-manual harpsichord, 1970 (German style); Rutkowski and Robinette clavichord, 1963 (Haas model); Milan Misina double-manual harpsichord, 1985 (after Taskin, 1769).

Recordings:
- All instruments have been recorded by Mr. Kipnis on the following labels: Music and Arts, Sony/CBS/Columbia/Epic; and Chesky.

Hours: By appointment.

DELAWARE (DE)

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Hockessin

BATES, ALAN G., 495 Dogwood Dr., 19707 (203-239-4296).

(January 21, 1992): About 60 instruments: clarinets, double flageolet (Bainbridge), flutes, piccolos, fifes, oboes, ocarinas, saxes, harmonicas, zithers, violin, cornet, trombone, etc. Makers represented include: Goulding, Clementi, Gerock, Lecomte, Mahillon, Buffet, Stowasser, and Courtois & Mille.

Hours: By appointment.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (D.C.)

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Washington

DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION DAR MUSEUM, 1776 D Street, N.W., 20006-5392 (202-879-3241) FAX (202-879-3252).

(September 14, 1993): Diane Dunkley, Museum Director and Chief Curator.

About 45 instruments, European and American, late 18th to mid-19th centuries, including a guitar, concertina, cello, piccolo, lap organ, chamber organ, grand Harmonicon (glass harmonica) by Francis Hopkinson Smith, spinet (American), violins, six fifes, six early accordions, four flutes, drums, five melodians, three harps--one French and one by John Browne of New York; pianoforte by Dobnal, square piano by Taws (1794), and seven 19th century pianos.

Bibliography:
- Elisabeth D. Garrett, The Arts of Independence, the DAR Museum Collection (Washington, D.C.: National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1985).
- and Martha Novak Clinkscale, Makers of the Piano 1700-1820 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993), 297, #6.

Hours: Some of the collection is on display Monday-Friday 10-5; Sunday 1-5, in a period-room setting with docents. The rest is available for study by appointment.

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Washington

FOLGER SHAKESPEARE LIBRARY, 201 East Capitol St., S.E., 20003 (202-544-4600); (FAX 202-675-0328).

(June 21, 1990): Rachel H. Doggett, Curator of Books.

4 instruments: Pentagonal virginal of Italian origin, ca. 1600 (with later alterations); lute by Michele Harton, Padova, 1598; treble/alto viol by John Strong, London, ca. 1590; bass viol by George Miller, London, ca. 1665. These instruments were purchased in 1930 from Arnold Dolmetsch for the Folger Library.

Hours: Exhibition hall (book exhibitions) Monday-Saturday 10-4, closed national holidays.

The instruments are available to serious scholars by appointment.

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Washington

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS MUSIC DIVISION, Madison Bldg., Independence Ave. & 1st St. S.E.; mailing address: LM-113, 20540; (202-707-9083) FAX (202-707-0621); Web URL http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/perform/guide/instrum.html

(11 July 1990, 4 March 2003): Robert E. Sheldon, Curator, Musical Instrument Collections under Jon Newsom, $

The Whittall Pavilion Instruments, Jefferson Bldg.

Five Stradivari strings: "Betts", "Ward", and "Castelbarco" violins (respectively 1704, 1700, and 1699), "Cassavetti" viola (1727), and "Castelbarco" cello (1697); and five bows by F. Tourte. Two violins: by Nicolo Amati (1654) and by Giuseppe Guarneri del Gesu (1734), two bows by Hill & Co., a violin case by Gand Frères, Paris, mid 19th century, owned by King Ludwig II of Bavaria; Kreisler's boyhood half-size violin, and "Tuscan-Medici" viola (1690, on loan). The Stradivari instruments, Tourte bows, and violin case were given by Mrs. Whittall, in 1935-37, primarily for use in concerts and not as museum pieces; they are heard in 20-30 concerts each season by (since 1962) the Juilliard String Quartet, and were used for certain commcercial recordings made by the Budapest String Quartet in the period 1950-62. Since coming to the Library they been cared for by Albert F. Moglie of Washington recently deceased. The Amati violin was given by the Brookings family in 1938, the Guarneri violin, bows by Hill & Co., and half-size violin were given by Fritz Kreisler in 1952.

Bibliography:
- H. Blakiston Wilkins, The Stradivari Quintet of Stringed Instruments in the Library of Congress (Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1937)
- William Dana Orcutt, The Stradivari Memorial at Washington, the National Capital (Washington, 1938)
- The Stringed Instrument Collection in the Library of Congress , photographs by Shinichi Yokoyama (Tokyo: Gakken Co., 1986).

Hours: Music Division open Monday-Saturday 8:30-5, plus concerts and other special occasions.

Instruments from the collections are not on display at all times; because of possible conflicts with meetings, rehearsals, and other activities, and because instruments are in secure storage vaults, appointments are advisable, generally Monday-Friday afternoons; other times possible.

The Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection, Madison Bldg; Web URL: http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/dcmhtml/dmhome.html

The world's most extensive and varied collection of instruments of the flute type and related materials (flute music, books about flutes and other instruments, art works involving flutes, etc.). A new catalogue is in preparation.

Nearly 1650 wind instruments from all areas of the World, mostly flutes but also containing 3 bassoons, 13 oboes, 15 clarinets, 2 bagpipe chanters, misc. items such as piano rolls, cornet mute, single-reed bassoon mouthpiece and various wind instrument pieces and parts. At least 460 European and American instrument makers are represented. Highlights include forty flutes from the workshops of Theobald Boehm, Rodol Greve and Carl Mendler in Munich, a flute which probably belonged to King Frederick II of Prussia and was designed by his teacher, Joachim Quantz; numerous flutes from the respected house of Rudall Carte in London, and 17th or 18th century jade examples from China. There are many other items and works of art relating to wind instruments, such as patents, books, music, statuettes, graphics, articles, news clippings, and correspondence.

The Collection came to the Library in 1941 by Dr Miller's bequest; he intended it to document the technical development of instruments of the flute type (especially in Western art music) and the place of the flute in various cultures. A few have been heard in concerts, and some can be played to a certain extent, but it is not feasible to put and keep the Collection in "playing condition" - an act that would in many instances defeat the documentary purpose of the Collection.

Hours: By appointment

Bibliography:
- Laura E. Gilliam and William Lichtenwanger, The Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection: A Checklist of the Instruments (Washington, 1961).
- Michael Seyfrit, Musical Instruments in the Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection at the Library of Congress, A Catalog. Vol. I: Recorders, Fifes, and Simple System Transverse Flutes of One Key (Washington, 1982).
- Mary Jean Simpson, "Dayton Miller and the Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection", The Flutist Quarterly XV (Winter 1990): 5-11.

The Wilkins Collection of Stringed Instruments , Madison Bldg.

The collection contains 2 viole d'amore, 1 by F. Gagliano, 1763; 2 bass viols, 1 attributed to P. Rombouts, Amsterdam, 18th century; a quinton by F. Le Jeune, Paris, 1760, a Pardessus de viole by L. Guersan, Paris, 1749; and an anonymous pochette with a period case, Paris, 1685.

In 1937 Henry Blakiston Wilkins, a friend of Gertrude Clarke Whittall and former Honorary Curator of the Whithall Pavilion string instruments gave the instruments excepting the pochette. The pochette was a gift from Rudolf H. Wurlitzer of Cincinnati.

Bibliography:
- Frank Traficante, "Henry Blakiston who? or Some Early Instruments at the Library of Congress", Journal of the Viola da Gamba Society of America 10 (Dec. 1973): 29-68.

The Thai-Laotian Collection , Madison Bldg., (202-707-9083).

Ten Siamese-style folk instruments including a pair of ching, one thon, one rammana, two khlui with ornate brocade covers, one jakke with brocade cover, two sq u, and two sq duang.

These instruments were presented in 1960 by King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand. Two khen were given in 1954 by the King of Laos via Senator Michael J. Mansfield. A small khen of Laotian or Thai origin was given by Henry Cowell and presented to him by the Hong Kong Music Club on his second trip to Asia in 1961.

Institutional loans for exhibit possible.

R.E. Sheldon Collection of Wind Instruments , Madison Bldg.

On loan to the Music Division, Library of Congress.

About 100 woodwind and brasswind instruments, mostly brass. Flutes ca. 1760 to early 20th century, cornets ca. 1840 to early 20th century, 12 horns ca. 1825-1955, conical brasswinds ca. 1840 to early 20th century including nine keyed instruments, Henry Sibley keyed bugle formerly owned by Edward Kendall and presented to him by the Boston Brass Band, mid-1830s; eight clarinets, ca. 1800 to early 20th century, oboe, saxophone, 3 bassoons early and late 19th century, two valve trombones ca. 1870, 1905, and 1920, 3 trumpets ca. 1850 to 1920, several fifes and flageolets, practice claviers (Virgil).

Bibliography:
- Music, Theater, Dance: An Illustrated Guide (Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1993).

Hours: By appointment.

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Washington

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, U.S.  DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, 1849 C Street, NW, 20240; Web URL: www.cr.nps.gov/csd

(Feb. 23, 1994): Ann Hitchcock, Chief Curator.

The exact number of musical instruments in the collections of approximately 34 million objects is not presently known. However, a Backlog Cataloging Program begun in 1988 is slated for completion in about ten years. A wide variety of instruments are within the collections including keyboard, stringed, woodwind and brass, as well as traditional ethnographic instruments of Native American cultures. A number of these artifacts have direct association with historical figures, such as Alexander Hamilton's Clementi piano, Carl Sandburg's guitars and mandocello, the keyboard instruments in Theodore Roosevelt's home, Frederick Douglas' violin, etc. Park Curators and sraff have responsibility for individual park collections.

Hours: Vary depending on the park and application for access to any collections should be made to the park superintendent or curator.

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Washington

SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN HISTORY, DIVISION OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, MRC 616, 14th and Constitution Ave. NW, 20560 (202-357-1707) FAX (202-786-2883); Web URL: http://www.si.edu

(May 30, 1994): Chair, James Weaver; Assistant Chairs, Odette Diaz, Gary Sturm; Curators of American Music, John Hasse, Dwight Blocker Bowers, Charles McGovern; Curator of Musical Instruments, Cynthia Adams Hoover; Director, Chamber Music Programs, Kenneth Slowik; Producer, Jazz Orchestra, James Zimmerman; Producer, American Music Sampler Series, Howard Bass.

Musical Instrument Collection: About 5,000 American and European instruments including five by Stradivari, Janos Scholz cello bow collection, 268 keyboard instruments including pianos by Erard (1854) and Paderewski's 1892 Steinway. 20th century instruments include those owned and played by Benny Goodman, Dizzy Gillespie, Buddy Rich and Prince as well as American folk instruments and the 500-item Peter Kassan harmonica collection. Some ethnographic instruments also represented. Related materials include iconography files, costumes and memorabilia from TV, movies, Broadway, and vaudeville theater performers. Music exhibits include two galleries of musical instruments and temporary exhibition spaces. There are two performance halls.

Bibliography:
- Frances Densmore, Handbook of the Collection of Musical Instruments in the United States Museum (Bulletin 136 of the U.S. National Museum, Washington, 1927).
- Cynthia A. Hoover, Harpsichords and Clavichords (Washington, 1969).
- Cynthia A. Hoover, Music Machines American Style (Washington, 1971).
- Cynthia A. Hoover and J. Scott Odell, A Checklist of Keyboard instruments at the Smithsonian Institution , 2nd ed. (Washington, 1975).
- Helen R. Hollis, Pianos in the Smithsonian Institution (Washington, 1973).
- John Fesperman, A Snetzler Chamber Organ of 1761 (Washington, 1970).
- John Fesperman, "Music and Instruments att the Smithsonian Institution", Current Musicology 6 (1968): 63-5.
- John Fesperman, "You Can't Hang a Harpsichord by Its Strings and Call It History", Music Educator's Journal 56, no 8 (April 1970): 44-48.
- Robert E. Eliason, Keyed Bugles in the United States (Washington, 1972).
- Cynthia A. Hoover, "The Slide Trumpeet of the 19th Century", Brass Quarterly 6, no 4 (Summer 1963): 164-78.
- Cynthia A. Hoover, "Music at the Smithsonian", Smithsonian Journal of History 2, no 1 (1967): 55-66.
- John D. Shortridge, Italian Harpsichord Building in the 16th and 17th Centuries (Washington, 1960).
- John Edward Hasse, The Life and Genius of Duke Ellington (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993).

Selected Recordings:
- Johann Sebastian Bach, Six Suites for Violoncello Solo (Sony Classical S2K 48047, 1992), Anner Bylsma, cello.
- Bach, Three Works for Solo Harpsichhord.
- - - Concerto in d, BWV 947 .
- - - Italian Concerto, BWV 971.
- - - Partita in b, BWV 831 (SSmithsonian Collection ND-0383 [DDD], 1990), James Weaver, harpsichord.
- Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No.& 1, Op. 21 and Symphony No 3, Op. 55 "Eroica"(Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 77030-2-RC [DDD], Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 77030-4-RC [Cr02 cassette], 1989), Smithsonian Chamber Orchestra, Jaap Schroder, conductor.
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Instrumenttal Works.
- - - Clarinet Quintet, K 581 .
- - - Horn Quintet, K386c, Flute Quartet, K 285 .
- - - Musical Joke, K 522 .
- - - Sinfonia Concertante, K 364.
- - - Clarinet Concerto, K 622> .
- - - and orchestral pieces], Smithsonian String Quartet, Smithsonian Chamber Orchestra, and guest artists (5 CD set, 6 LP set, or 5 Cassette).
- Friedrich Dotzauer, 3 Caprices for Cello, Quintet for two violins, viola, and two cellos , George Onslow, 3 String Quartets, Quintett dela Balle, Smithsonian Chamber Players and Stephen Doane (Sony Vivearte, 1994).
- Beethoven, The Piano Trios ((vol. 3, CDC 7 59220 2 Virgin Classics Veritas), Schubert, Piano Trio D929, Sonatensatz D28 (CDC 7 59303 2 Virgin Classics Veritas), Castle Trio.
- Schubert, 3 Klavierstücke D946, 6 Moment Musicaux (CDC 7 59288 2 Virgin Classics Veritas), Lambert Orkis, piano.

Hours: Daily 10-5:30; Summer hours may be extended.

Closed Christmas Day.

Collections and staff in related divisions:

The Department of Anthropology, National Museum of Natural History (202-357-2300).

Johanna Humphrey, curator.

Collections include a variety of ethnographic musical instruments.

The Archives Center (202-357-3270).

Archivists, John A. Fleckner, Robert Harding, Craig Orr; Archivists, Duke Ellington Collection, Reuben Jackson, Deborra Richardson.

The Duke Ellington Collection, consisting of 200,000 pages of music and documents, as well as more than 500 artifacts (which are housed with the Division of Cultural History's collection).

The Sam DeVincent Collection of recordings of American popular music consisting of 130,000 recorded selections. Finding guides available.

Additional collections are the Cyrus Trobbe Collection of theater and society orchestra arrangements, the Hazen Collection of Band Photographs and Ephemera, and collections documenting the Chickering and other piano manufacturing companies.

Community Life Collections, Division of Cultural History. Houses collections documenting American entertainment, including several thousand pieces of sheet music and recordings. Also has archival materials on Zildjian and other cymbal manufacturing companies.

Bibliography:
- Margaret Hindle Hazen and Robert M. Hazen, The Music Men: An Illustrated History of Brass Bands in America, 1800-1920 (Smithsonian Press, 1987).
- Margaret Hindle Hazen, Register of the Hazen Collection of Band Photographs and Ephemera (Washington D.C.: Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, 1990).

The Division of Community Life (Room 4100, 202-357-2385) houses collections documenting American entertainment, including several thousand pieces of sheet music and several thousand recordings.

Also archival materials on Zildjian and other cymbal manufacturing companies.

Charles McGovern, Curator; David Shayt, Museum Specialist.

The Division of Electricity and Modern Physics (Room 5025, 202-357-1840) houses electrical phonographs, tape recorders, and microphones.

Elliot Sivowitch, Museum Specialist.

The Division of the History of Technology (202-357-3188) houses antique mechanical phonographs.

The Division of Information, Technology and Society (202-357-2038) houses objects relating to the history of recording, including electrical phonographs, tape recorders and microphones.

The Department of Public Programs (Room MBB66, 202-357-4181) offers several concert series, including "All-American Music", "Palm Court Cameos", and "Music in the Bandstand". Dwight Bowers, Director; Howard Bass, Program Coordinator.

The Program in African-American Culture (Room A1015, 202-357-4176) houses recordings documenting its symposia and concerts.

Niani Kilkenny, Director.

FLORIDA (FL)

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DeLand

ANONYMOUS, c/o, AMIS Registrar, Albert R. Rice, c/o Kenneth G. Fiske Museum of The Claremont Colleges, 450 N. College Way, Claremont, CA 91711, (909-621-8307) FAX (909-621-8398).

(November 10, 1993): 21 instruments: 15 reed organs; Hilborne Roosevelt cabinet pipe organ, opus 297 (1885); Aeolian Orchestrelle (small street organ); 3 paper-roll playing instruments (Reproduco, Ampico B, Calliope).

Bibliography:
- Robert F. Gellerman, The American Reed Organ (Vestal, NY: The Vestal Press, 1973) and The American Reed Organ and the Harmonium [to be published] (Vestal, NY: The Vestal Press).

Hours: By appointment.

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Pensacola

HISTORIC PENSACOLA PRESERVATION BOARD, 120 Church St., 32501 (904-444-8905).

(Oct 26, 1993): Lynne Robertson, Museum Curator.

T.T. Wentworth, Jr. Collection and Historic Pensacola, Inc. Collections .

More than 26 instruments: 3 upright pianos, 4 square pianos, 1 practice keyboard (Tekniklavier), 6 reed organs, 1 barrel organ (ca. 1900), 2 zithers, 1 banjo-ukulele, 1 ukulele, 2 violins, 1 trombone, 3 horns/bugles, 1 accordion, a few ethnic instruments.

Hours: 10-4 Monday-Saturday, closed on Sundays and all state holidays.

Items not exhibited available by appointment.

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Stuart

HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MARTIN COUNTY, ELLIOTT MUSEUM, 825 NE Ocean Blvd., 34996-1696 (561-225-1961; Fax 561-225-2333).

(January 16, 1992): Thpmas H. Prestegard, Executive Director.

Instruments including music boxes and coin-operated music boxes.

Hours: Monday-Saturday 10-4, Sunday 11-4.

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Tallahassee

FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY, DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY, G22 Bellamy Building, 32306-2023 (904-644-4281).

(April 28, 1991): Dr Bruce Grindal, Anthropology Chairman.

65 instruments from various parts of the world particularly Peru, Panama, and Montana.

They include terracotta and bone whistles, rattles, flutes, and conch shell horns.

Hours: By appointment.

GEORGIA (GA)

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Decatur

VAS DIAS, H. A., 2519 Mc Curdy Way, 30033.

(September 2, 1991): Four oboes (including one by W. Milhouse, ca. 1770), four flutes, ten baroque and classical oboe copies (by H.A. Dias).

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Macon

GEORGIA MUSIC HALL OF FAME, 200 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Macon, GA 31201 (478-750-8555) Web URL www.gamusichall.com

(4 March 2003)

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Waleska

LUCKTENBERG, GEORGE, Professor, Dept. of Music, Reinhardt College, 30183 (404-720-5600), FAX (404-720-5574).

(March 9, 1996): This personal collection is housed at Clayton State College.

It includes struck and plucked keyboard instruments such as reproductions of harpsichords, clavichords, and fortepianos, and Victorian grand pianos (Broadwood, Bösendorfer, Steinway).

Hours: By appointment.

IDAHO (ID)

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Boise

IDAHO STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY, c/o Idaho State Historical Museum, 610 N. Julia Davis Drive, 83702 (208-334-2120).

(January 24, 1992): Jody Hawley Ochoa, Registrar.

Approximately 50 instruments many collected by early residents of Idaho.

These include organs, pianos, violins, accordions, zithers, autoharps, melodeons, harmonicas, and Jew's harps.

Hours: By appointment.

ILLINOIS (IL)

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Carbondale

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY MUSEUM AT CARBONDALE, (Faner Hall 2469), 62901; (618-453-5388); (FAX 618-453-3253); E-mail [email protected]; Web URL: http://www.museum.siu.edu

(July 19, 1990): Lorilee Huffman, Curator of Collection/Development Officer.

About 225-250 instruments 20 from non-Western cultures, 14 from Afghanistan, about 50 from Mexico (including over 25 archeological specimens from the Chalchihuites Culture in northern Mexico), 30 North and South American Indian, 19 Vietnamese, 57 Nepalese, 11 Thai, etc.

Hours: By appointment only.

Musical instruments may be seen in the Museum Archive by appointment only.

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Chicago

FIELD MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY, Roosevelt Road at Lake Shore Drive, 60605-2496 (312-922-9410) FAX (312-427-7269).

(July 6, 1990): Chairman, Department of Anthropology.

Approximately 3800 instruments: 1190 North America (Eskimo, Northwest Coast, American Indian); 302 Central and South America; 576 Africa and the Near East; 566 Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Madagascar; 853 Oceania; and 303 Asia.

Hours: For objects on exhibition, open every day 9-5; for objects in reserve collection an appointment is required.

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Chicago

SCAUNAS, IOAN & MARIA, 7550 N.  Bell Apt. G3, 60645 (312-338-4387).

(May 25, 1993): 38 woodwinds including clarinets, saxes, tarogatos, ocarina, and a Rumanian caval.

All instruments are in playing condition.

Hours: By appointment.

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Chicago

TOM IZZO Collection, near Chicago. E-mail: [email protected]

Web: http://www.geocities.com/Vienna/Studio/7875/Instruments.html

(17 April 2003): private collection of 23 trombones

Access by appointment

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Chicago

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO ORIENTAL INSTITUTE MUSEUM, 1155 East 58th St., 60637 (312-702-9520).

(September 12, 1991): About 35-40 archeological museum specimens (24 bells, 10 sistrum fragments, cymbals, a New Kingdom Egyptian harp) from Egypt and the near East.

Hours: Tuesday, Thursday-Saturday 10-4, Wednesday 10-8:30, Sunday 12-4.

Closed New Year's, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Open 12-4 on Monday holidays when CTA Culture Bus is running.

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Edwardsville

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY AT EDWARDSVILLE, THE UNIVERSITY MUSEUM, Box 1150, 62026 (618-692-2996).

(August 22, 1990): Eric Barnett, Assistant Director for Collections Management.

Carl H. Tollefsen Collection and the Kiburz Flute Collection .

1 single-manual harpsichord (attributed to Cresci workshop, Pesaro, 1756); 52 European woodwinds: flutes (Thomas Lot, Paris, ca. 1760; W. Freyer, Strasburg, ca. 1790; William Henry Potter, London, ca. 1810, Asa Hopkins, Litchfield, ca. 1835; walking-stick, Bieber, Stusslingen, ca. 1840; Boehm & Mendler, Munich, ca. 1870); oboe by G. Triebert, Paris, ca. 1825; clarinet by Gentellet, Paris, ca. 1825; clarinet d'amour by Lancé, Turin, ca. 1820. 19 European Stringed Instruments: mandalone (A. Vinaccia, 1770), 8 stringed instruments attributed to the forger Leopoldo Franciolini (colascione, lutes, theorboes), two viole d'amour (one by M.I. Stadlmann, Vienna, 1792), viola, mandolin, banjo-mandolin, two dulcimers, authoharp, two zithers. String bass, practice sitar, tanbur, vina, rebab, biwa, samisen, huqin, sarangi, gusle, koto.

African Instrument Collection.

About 20 instruments, mostly drums or other percussion and all from Sierra Leone except 1 kora from Mali.

Bibliography:
- Albert R. Rice, "Southern Illinois U Checklist Prepared", Newsletter of the American Musical Instrument Society 20 (October 1991): 8-9.

Hours: By appointment.

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Evanston

EVANSTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY, CHARLES GATES DAWES HOUSE, 225 Greenwood St., 60201 (847-475-3410).

(June 21, 1997): Joan M. Costello.

About 20 miscellaneous instruments from area residents (including 2 music boxes, some harmonicas said to be of Civil War vintage, a harp, a piano, a flute of Vice-President Charles G. Dawes and a restored 1893 Steinway World's Fair exhibition piano.

Hours: Wednesday-Sunday 1-5.

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Urbana-Champaign

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN, 1114 W. Nevada, 61801 (217-333-2620) FAX (217-244-4585).

(September 9, 1991):

School of Music (Division of Musicology) Prof. Bruno Nettl.

About 63 instruments from India, Iran, Brazil, Japan, North American Indians, etc.

25 Peruvian instruments dating from ca. 600 B.C. to 1000 A.D. from the Krannert Art Museum are on "permanent loan" to the Music Department.

In addition, the Band Museum of the Department of Bands has 19 instruments from various world cultures (including a frame harp from Italy dated ca. 15th century); the Anthropology Laboratory of the Department of Anthropology has 34 instruments from Burma and Colombia; the Natural History Museum has 23 instruments of North American, Polynesian, and European cultures, and the Afro-American Culture Center has 8 drums of African origin.

Bibliography:
- J. Richard Haefer "A Checklist of Folk & Non-European Musical Instruments in University of Illinois Collections (typed MS., 1974).

Hours: Appointment advisable.

World Heritage Museum.

Prof. Charles Capwell, Chair, Division of Musicology.

54 instruments (including some reproductions); 1 aeolian harp, from China, Mexico, Africa, North and South America, etc.

Hours: Monday-Friday 9-5; closed when University is not in session.

INDIANA (IN)

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Bloomington

INDIANA UNIVERSITY, WILLIAM HAMMOND MATHERS MUSEUM, MUSICAL INSTRUMENT COLLECTION, 601 E. 8th St., 47405 (812-855-6873); Web URL: www.indiana.edu/~mathers/home.html

(October 1997): Thomas W. Kavanagh, Curator of Collections.

Approximately 1800 instruments, including the Robert Ellison Collection (Native North America), the Georg Herzog-Erich Von Hornbostel Collection (eclectic), the Carl Anton Wirth Collection (Sudanese puppet show and gamelan), and the Laura Boulton Collection (eclectic), and other instruments secured by other collectors. The collection is almost entirely non-Western, although there are a number of southeast European (Balkan) instruments. It is especially strong in instruments from South America, Africa, and South Asia. The collection is maintained as an adjunct teaching resource for the departments of Folklore/Ethnomusicology and Anthropology. A major portion of the collection will be on exhibit starting in April of 1998 in World Music: Themes and Variations.

Hours: Tues-Fri. 9-4:30, Sat. and Sun., 1-4:30. Tours of the collection by appointment.

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Carmel

ANONYMOUS, c/o Indiana Wind Symphony (317-844-4341); E-mail [email protected]

(June 29, 2000): Approx. 250 brass instruments from mid-1800s to about 1930. Also a large collection of photographs of bands 1875-1925.

Hours: By appointment.

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Indianapolis

INDIANA STATE MUSEUM (DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, STATE OF INDIANA), 202 North Alabama St., 46204 (317-232-1637) FAX (317-232-7090).

(June 22, 1990): Chris Marshall, Associate Curator of Decorative Arts.

Description: 67 items including harps, pianos (four manufactured in Indiana), melodians, organs, concertinas, snare and bass drums, cymbals, clarinets, fifes, flute, bugles, trombones, cornets, euphonium, saxophone, sax horn, trumpet, hunting horns, music boxes.

Hours: Monday-Saturday, 9-4:45, Sunday 12-4:45, closed New Year's day, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas day. Most instruments are in storage but may be viewed upon reasonable request by special appointment. Some exhibited in Music Store in Streets of Indiana exhibit.

IOWA (IA)

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Davenport

PUTNAM MUSEUM OF HISTORY AND NATURAL SCIENCE, 1717 West 12th Street, 52804 (319-324-1933) (FAX 319-324-6638).

(November 8, 1993): Janice Hall, Chief Curator; Eunice Schlicting, Curator of History.

35 instruments: including accordions, an 18th century bassoon, zithers, 3 clarinets (including one used by jazz musician George Byron Webb), 4 cornets (including one used by local Mexican-American bandleader Manuel Macias), 2 drums, 4 mandolins, 2 ocarinas (including one from local fur trader and city father, Antoine LeClaire), 4 violins (including one which belonged to Harry Petersen, a founding member of the Quad City Symphony), and a baby grand piano which belogned to Bix Beiderbecke's family. Native American instruments include a Mesquaki flute, several Chippewa drums, and 3 unidentified men's dance anklets.

Hours: By appointment, weekdays 9-5.

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Decorah

VESTERHEIM NORWEGIAN AMERICAN MUSEUM, P.O. Box 379, 502 W. Water, 52101 (319-392-9681).

(April 15, 1991): Carol A. Hasvold, Registrar.

Approximately 100 instruments from Norwegian Americans, including Hardanger and other violins, langeleiks, lurs, reed organs, square pianos; reed, roller and pipe organs; and 19th century band instruments.

Bibliography:
- Darrell D. Henning, et al., Norwegian American Wood Carving of the Upper Midwest (Decorah, Iowa: Norwegian American Museum, 1978).

Recording:
- "Folk Music of the Norwegians in America" published by the Norwegian American Museum and KTCA Television, Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, 1968.

Hours: Open usual business hours and by appointment daily except Christmas, Easter, New Year's Day and Thanksgiving.

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LeMars

PLYMOUTH COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM, 335 1st Ave S.W., 51031 (712-546-6518).

(September 19, 1991):

The Parkinson Collection of Historical Musical Instruments owned by Myrle and Jane Truesdell, 325 Central Ave. S.W., LeMars, and displayed at the Plymouth County Historical Museum.

Approximately 500 instruments from many countries, and representing many different categories in all families of instruments. Notable are 5 harps formerly in the Miller Harp Collection, Bristol, England, many percussion instruments, roller organs, reed organs, music boxes, etc.

Hours: Daily 1-5, except Monday.

KANSAS (KS)

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Chanute

JOHNSON, MARTIN & OSO, SAFARI MUSEUM, INC., 111 N. Lincoln Avenue, 66720 (314-431-2730).

(June 19, 1990): Barbara E. Henshall, Curator.

About 22-25 instruments, all African (13 idiophones and membranophones, 3 wind, 2 strings), donated by Pascal J. Imperato, M.D. plus 4 gongs from Borneo collected on expeditions by Martin and Osa Johnson.

Hours: Monday-Saturday 10-5, Sunday 1-5, closed 5 major holidays.

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Manhattan, KS

RILEY COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUM, 2309 Claflin Rd., 66502 (785-565-6490).

(December 23, 1993): Barbara Poresky, Exhibit Designer.

Approximately 60 musical instruments ranging from harmonicas to square pianos, and from autoharp to zither. Most date from the 1850s to the 1940s. These include: 7 flutes, 4 melodeons, 4 reed organs, 5 pianos, and 8 violins, also bugles, banjos, guitars, mandolins, piccolos, and a ukelin. Unique items are 2 violins with attached wooden horns, made by a local inventor, a standard violin made by a local resident, and a square piano built about 1795.

Also some mechanical instruments including a large music box, a hand organ used on the trail, and several phonographs.

Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 8:30-5:00; Saturday, Sunday, 2:00-5:00; research library by appointment. Since many musical instruments are not on display an appointment is required to see them.

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North Newton

KAUFFMAN MUSEUM, BETHEL COLLEGE, (27th and Main Street) 67117; (316-283-1612); (Fax 316-283-2107).

Rachel Pannabecker, Director.

Over 95 instruments including 60 instruments of Euro-American origin. The major strength of the collection is its organs with 17 examples. The most notable is the Teschemacher/Deknatel/Van der Smissen organ built in 1750 by Jacob Teschemacher in Elberfeld (now Wuppertal-Elberfeld). The collection also contains 5 violins, various plectral varieties, 18 automatic instruments, and a fluegelhorn. There are over 35 instrument from North American Indians, China, India, and Central Africa.

Recording:

- Cesar Auguste Franck. 7 Pieces in D major and D minor, The Teschemacher-Deknatel Organ played by Dick Klomp, city organist of Amsterdam; available on cassette.

Hours: Tuesday-Friday 9:30-4:30, Saturday-Sunday 1:30-4:30, closed Mondays and major holidays.

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Topeka

KANSAS STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY, KANSAS MUSEUM OF HISTORY, 6425 S.W. Sixth, 66615-1099 (913-272-8681).

(November 27, 1990): Anne M. Marvin, Curator of Art, Clothing and Entertainment.

About 150 instrument most having been made or used in Kansas. These include 11 pianos, 11 drums, 19 reed organs, 10 bugles, trumpets, etc. Twenty-five instruments are classed as "reproductions/props" and are used in education programming. Part of a general collection accumulated since 1875, pertaining to the history of Kansas.

Hours: Monday-Saturday 9-4:30, Sunday 12:30-4:30. Instruments not on display may be seen by an appointment.

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Wichita

FLUTES OF THE WORLD, Betty Austin Hensley (owner), P.O. Box 8642, 67208.

(September 5, 1991): Over 350 ethnic and antique flutes widely representative of cultures over time and worldwide in distribution. The flute types include crossblown, endblown, panpipes, whistle types, globular and nose flutes, and walking sticks; made of bamboo, bone, ivory, cane, reed, papyrus, seed, clay, wood, metal, glass, and jade. Cultures represented are native American, Pre Columbian, and Oriental including Chinese jade flutes. Many Western flutes including Boehm-system instruments are included. Makers include: Adler, Aulos Co., Cahusac, Clementi, Cloos, Hall, Herouard, Hopkins, Körber, Lyon & Healy, Reliable Brothers, and Wood.

Bibliography:
- Betty Austin Hensley, Flutes of the World--A Checklist (Wichita: The Author, 1983).
- Bill Woodard, "Hensley collects legion off foreign flutes", Kansas Alumni Magazine 89, no 7 (July/August 1991): 38.
- Betty Hensley, "Hensley visits South Amerrica, Newsletter of the American Musical Instrument Society XX, no 2 (June 1991): 14.

Recording and video cassette:
- Bicentennial Parade of American Mussic , Betty Hensley, Concert Flute and Sioux Flute. Produced by Kansas Federation of Music Clubs, 1976. Cassette copies at Wichita Kansas Public Library and State Historical Museum, Topeka, Kansas.
- Thurlow Lieurance and American Indiian Music, Betty Hensley, Omaha Flute. Produced at Wichita State University, copyrighted by The Thurlow Lieurance Memorial Committee, 3/4" video cassette in color, 1979. Copies at The Smithsonian Institution, The Library of Congress, and The Wichita State University.

Hours: By appointment.

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Wichita

THURLOW LIEURANCE INDIAN FLUTES, WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY, Music Library, Box 53 (1845 N. Fairmount), 67260-0053 (316-978-3029).

(September 5, 1991): Shelly Wolff, Music Librarian.

About 24 flutes: 12 native American flutes, eleven of which are Plains Indian style, ten are of wood, 2 of metal.

About 12 non-Indian ethnic flutes most in disrepair. Beginning shortly after the turn of the century, Thurlow Lieurance began collecting Indian melodies (from 33 tribes) and flutes from a number of tribes. In the 1920s and 1930s several of these flutes were used in his nationwide music tours. The music he wrote based on the melodies, often first played for him on these very flutes, makes this an important historical, unique collection. On his death the collection passed to his son, Thurlow Lieurance, Jr. who donated it in 1989 to Wichita State University. See Betty Austin Hensley, Thurlow Lieurance Indian Flutes (Wichita: The Author, 1990).

Recording:
- Thurlow Lieurance and American Indian Music, Betty Hensley, Kowa Flute, Indian Flute (possibly Omaha) produced at Wichita State University, copyrighted by The Thurlow Lieurance Memorial Committee, 3/4" video cassette in color, 1979. Copies at The Smithsonian Institution, The Library of Congress, and The Wichita State University; Lieurance Indian Flutes, Betty Hensley, all 12 of Thurlow Lieurance's Indian Flutes are played, copyrighted Betty Hensley. Copy at Wichita State University Music Library.

Hours: Monday-Friday 8-5.

KENTUCKY (KY)

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Berea

BEREA COLLEGE APPALACHIAN MUSEUM, CPO 2298 (103 Jackson St.), 40404 (Phone: 606-986-9341) (FAX 606-986-4506); Web URL: http://www.berea.edu/GalleryV/

(April 13, 1992): Christopher Miller, Director; [email protected]; Julie Sowell, Curator.

Approximately 25 instruments associated with traditional music of the southern Appalachian region, including fiddles, banjos, guitars, mandolins, Appalachian dulcimers (one by J. Edward Thomas, Bath, KY, 1909), and other miscellaneous instruments.

Hours: February-December except Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day. Monday-Saturday 9-6, Sunday 1-6.

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Bowling Green

THE KENTUCKY MUSEUM, WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY, 42101 (502-745-2592) FAX (502-745-4878).

(June 18, 1990): Sandra L. Staebell, Registrar/Collections Curator.

32 instruments: 1 player organ, 1 reed organ (Mason & Hamlin), 2 square pianos, 1 concert organ, 2 practice claviers, 2 melodeons, 1 parade drum (mid-19th century), 1 incomplete drum (ca. 1812), 4 flutes, 2 fifes, 2 zithers, 1 dulcimer, 2 hammered dulcimers, 1 banjo, 3 violins, 1 ukelin (Hawaiian AA violin), 1 koto, 1 Aeolian harp, 1 harp, 2 Jew's harps.

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 9:30-4, Sunday 1-4:30; appointments are preferred.

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Georgetown

LEWIS, Dr H. M. JR., Department of Music, Georgetown College, 40324 (502-863-8118) FAX (502-868-8888).

Cornets, trumpets, and alto horns dating from ca. 1876 to the present.

Hours: By appointment.

LOUISIANA (LA)

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Baton Rouge

LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY MUSEUM OF ART, 114 Memorial Tower, 70803 (504-388-4003).

(September 23, 1993): H. Parrott Bacot, Director and Curator.

1 instrument: square piano by Charles Pommer, Philadelphia, 1820-25.

BIBLIOGRAPHY:
- Martha Novak Clinkscale, Makers of the Piano 1700-1820 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993), 220, #1.

Hours: Monday-Friday 9-4, Saturday 10-12 and 1-4, Sunday 1-4.

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New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS JAZZ CLUB COLLECTIONS OF THE LOUISIANA STATE MUSEUM, Box 2448, 751 Chartres St., The Presbytere, 70116 (504-568-2678) (FAX: 504-568-2678).

(July 18, 1990): Stephen D. Teeter, Jazz Curator.

Permanent exhibit contains about 50 instruments (various brass, saxophones, and clarinets). There is also a large collection of about 12,000 photographs, 1500 7" reel tapes, 2000 LPs, 4000 78 rpms, 500 reels of movie film, 500 books, 100 magazine titles, video and audio cassettes, posters, paintings, prints, and maps. Vertical files on miscellaneous subjects: musicians, locations, bands, festivals, and newsletters from many Jazz Clubs.

Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 10-4, appointments suggested for research on particular instruments.

MAINE (ME)

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Orono

HUDSON MUSEUM, UNIVERSITY OF MAINE, 5746 Maine Center for the Arts, 04469-5746 (207-581-1901) (FAX: 207-581-1950).

(August 23, 1993): Stephen L. Whittington, Director.

Approximately 60 instruments. Most are ancient whistles, rattles and rasps from mesoamerica, but there are a few drums and string instrumemnts from Africa and North America and Southeast Asia.

Hours: Tuesday-Friday 9-4, Saturday-Sunday 11-4.

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Portland

MAINE HISTORICAL SOCIETY (Maine History Gallery, Wadsworth-Longfellow House), 485 Congress Street, 04101 (207-879-0427) FAX (207-775-4301).

(December 14, 1994): Nan Cumming, Head of Museum Services.

29 instruments including flutes (Bellissent, Baack), piano (Chickering), 2 Portland-made reed organs, many Civil War drums, violin, and others. The piano, Bellissent flute and violin are from the Wadsworth-Longfellow families related to the poet Henry Wadsworth-Longfellow.

Hours: By appointment.

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Wiscasset

THE MUSICAL WONDER HOUSE, P.O. Box 604 (18 High St.), Wiscasset ME 04578 (207-882-7163) (Fax 207-882-6373) Web URL http://www.musicalwonderhouse.com

(4 March 2003)

Large collection primarily of music boxes of the disc and cylinder types dating from 1815 to 1915. There are also crank organs, player pianos, reproducing pianos, and other mechanical instruments. Part of the collection includes advertising material of the 1850-1925 period.

Hours: May 15 to October 15, Monday-Sunday 10-5.

MARYLAND (MD)

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Baltimore

MARYLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY, Museum and Library of Maryland History, Gallery Department, 201 W. Monument St., 21201 (410-685-3750).

(August 24, 1990): Nancy Davis, Chief Curator.

About 36 instruments made and/or owned in Maryland, primarily Baltimore-made pianos (approximately 15), 8 stringed instruments, 12 automatic, and 1 Baltimore-made Harmonicon (musical glasses).

Bibliography:
- Gregory R. Weidman, Furniture in Maryland 1740-1940: The Collection of the Maryland Historical Society (Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1984), 147-153.

Hours: Open Tuesday-Saturday 10-5, Sunday 1-5, an appointment is required for study of instruments in storage.

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Chester

ANONYMOUS, E-mail [email protected] or c/o AMIS Membership Registrar, c/o Kenneth G. Fiske Museum of The Claremont Colleges, 450 N. College Way, Claremont, CA 91711, (909-621-8307) FAX (909-621-8398).

(June 23, 1991): Approximately 50 autoharps dating back to the 1880s.

Hours: By appointment.

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Frederick

WARNER, CHARLES J., 9529 Hansonville Rd., 21702 (301-898-9449).

(August 2, 1991): About 30-40 modern reproductions of Renaissance and Medieval strings and winds, also some keyboard, percussion, and an Andreas Stein pianoforte.

Hours: By appointment.

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North Beach

ANONYMOUS, c/o AMIS Membership Registrar, c/o Kenneth G. Fiske Museum of The Claremont Colleges, 450 N. College Way, Claremont, CA 91711, (909-621-8307) FAX (909-621-8398).

(April 6, 1992): About 20 keyboard instruments: 5 square pianos (1790-1878), 6 player pianos (including Duo Art and 88-note), 2 pipe organs (Moller pipe organ, Wurlitzer theater organ), 3 reed organs (1 2-manual and pedal Estey, 1 harmonium, 1 parlor organ), contemporary harpsichord and clavichord.

Hours: By appointment.

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Silver Spring

THE BURCHUK COLLECTION, Dale Music Co., 8240 Georgia Ave., 20910 (301-589-1459).

(September 11, 1991): Rhoda Burchuk, owner.

160 instruments, 8 violin bows.

About 70% of the collection consists of ethnological stringed instruments from various countries of the world. The Western instruments include 1 flute (Badger & Monzani, New York, 1858-9), 2 bassoons (German or American, ca. 1800, 5 keys; Astor, London, ca. 1815), 9-keyed bugle (E.G. Wright, Boston, ca. 1860), cornet (E.G. Wright), 2 viole d'amore (Tomasso Eberle, Prague, 1733; labelled "Jacobus Staininger, Freiburg, 1720"), fipple flute head possibly a flageolet head, Thomas Collier, London 1770-91.

Bibliography:
- Phillip T. Young, 4900 Historical Woodwind Instruments (London: Tony Bingham, 1993), 13, Y4; 49, Y1.

Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 10-8, Monday and Thursday 10-8.

About 74 instruments are on display the remainder may be seen by appointment.

MASSACHUSETTS (MA)

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Andover

ANDOVER HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 97 Main St., 01810 (508-475-2236).

(August 30, 1993): Barbara Thibault, Director.

About 15-20 instruments of area residents: 3 lap organs, 1 Astor cabinet organ (1800), 7 woodwinds, reed organ by Mason & Hamlin Organ Co., etc.

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 9-5, Mondays by appointment.

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Boston

THE BOSTONIAN SOCIETY, Old State House Museum, 206 Washington St., 02109 (617-720-1713) FAX (617-720-3289).

(November 8, 1993) Steven Hill, Director of Collections.

6 instruments: drum, American (ca. 1770) used by John Robbins at Battle of Bunker Hill; drum sticks, American (late 18th century); chamber organ, Astor & Co., London (ca. 1801-14), belonged to Oliver Holden; French horn, belonged to Lorenzo Papanti (1799-1873) bandmaster on U.S.S. Constitution; Violin repaired by William B. Ryan while a prisoner of war in Libby Prison during the Civil War; bugle used by John Hugsford of the 10th Massachusetts Battery; and a drum belonging to Algernon Percival Houston.

Hours: Daily 9:30-5:00; and collection is open by appointment.

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Boston

MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON, Collection of Musical Instruments, 465 Huntington Ave., 02115-5597 (617-369-3341) (FAX 617-424-8460); Web URL: http://www.mfa.org

(October 22, 1991): Darcy Kuronen, Assistant Keeper of Musical Instruments.

The collection includes approximately 1160 musical instruments, of which about 60% are from Western Europe and America, and 40% are from non-Western cultures. European string, wind, and keyboard instruments are represented by many important examples from the 17th, 18th, and early 19th century. The core of the collection is 560 instruments acquired in 1917 from Frances W. Galpin, the noted English collector and scholar. The American portion of the collection is primarily comprised of instruments made in the New England area and includes an especially fine group of early violins and American bass viols. Of the non-Western portion, instruments from China (ex-Moule Collection) and other east Asian cultures account for the largest number, instruments from Africa and India are also well represented. Two significant additions in recent years are a large group of instruments from pre-Columbian South and Central America and a complete gamelan from Java.

About 15% of the collection is on display and a special exhibition case outside the gallery door is changed periodically to highlight other portions of the collection.

A few instruments may be found in other departments of the Museum such as the Classical Department, the Egyptian Department ( auloi; and the Asiatic Department (Chinese bronze bells; bronze drums from Southeast Asia).

Bibliography:
- Nicholas Bessaraboff, Ancient Musical Instruments: An Organological Study of the Musical Instruments in the Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1941).
- John Koster, Keyboard Musical Instruments in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1994).

Recordings:
- Music for the Kings of France-Suites by François and Louis Couperin and Louis Marchand , Igor Kipnis, Nonesuch 78021.
- Pieces de Clavecin Composees par J. Henry d'Anglebert et monsieur de Chambonnieres , Edward Smith, Titanic Ti-8.
- Pieces de Clavecin en Concerts by Jean-Phillipe Rameau , The Boston Museum Trio, Titanic Ti-28.
- The Renaissance Clavichord, Vol. II, Bernard Bruachli, Titanic Ti-27.
- Jacques Hotteterre Dit "Le Romain""-Five Suites for Recorder and Basso Continuo , Scott-Martin Kosofsky and John Gibbons, Titanic Ti-2 &amp. 3.
- Sonatas by Haydn and Pasquini , Joan Benson, Titanic Ti-96.

Hours: Tuesday through Friday 2-4; Saturday and Sunday 1-5. Individual instruments may be examined by appointment only.

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Boston

NEW ENGLAND CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC, 290 Huntington Ave., 02115 (617- 262-1120, ext. 475).

(July 12, 1994): Gary Wallen, Instrument Librarian.

About 125 instruments, more than two-thirds of them Chinese, Japanese, or Indian (many sent by missionaries beginning in the 1880s to Eben Tourjee, founder of the Conservatory), the remainder Western (12 strings, 9 woodwind, 4 experimental types, etc.). Of the Asian instruments, about half are chordophones, a quarter aerophones, the rest idiophones and membranophones.

Bibliography:
- Elizabeth Burnett, "A Catalogue of the Collection of Ancient Instruments Owned by the New England Conservatory" (M.A. thesis, New England Conservatory of Music, 1967).

Hours: By appointment.

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Boston

SOCIETY FOR THE PRESERVATION OF NEW ENGLAND ANTIQUITIES (SPNEA), 141 Cambridge St., 02114 (617-227-3956); (FAX 617-227-9204).

Richard C. Nylander, Director and Chief Curator, Collection Department.

More than 50 musical instruments; over half are pianos and melodeons dating from the early 19th to the early 20th centuries. Makers include Chickering and Babcock and others from New England and London. There are also stringed instruments (including a harp made in 1806) and about 6 flutes.

Hours: Please contact SPNEA headquarters. Only 10% of the collection is regularly displayed; the research collection is available by appointment.

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Cambridge

EDDY COLLECTION OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, 31 Bowdoin St., 02138 (617-354-6386).

(November 1, 1991): Over a dozen late 18th-early 19th century forte pianos restored to playing condition; several hundred winds, including serpents, ophicleides, key-bugles, etc., including instruments by Graves, Freemantle, Paine, etc., metal-bell bassoon and bassoon-shaped bass clarinet, with many pre-Boehm and Boehm-competitive flutes. Over one hundred oil painting depicting these and other contemporaneous instruments.

Bibliography:
- T. Good and G.N. Eddy, Thhe Eddy Collection of Musical Instruments: a Checklist (San Francisco: Fallen Leaf Press, 1985).

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Cambridge

HARVARD UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC, Music Building, 02138 (617- 495-2791) FAX (617-496-8081).

(May 9, 1993): Nancy Shafman, Administrative Offices.

Nearly 100 items, Western and non-Western, many on display. The private collections of Ralph Isham and Edward R. Hewitt constitute over 50% of the holdings. Of special interest are an archlute attributed to Wendelin Tieffenbrucker (late 16th or early 17th century); a muselaer by Johannes Ruckers (1636, possibly 1639); 2 pardessus de viole, one by Simon Gilbert (1730), one by Louis Guerson (1761); a pedal harp (No 757) by Erard Frères and Sébastien Erard (late 18th or early 19th century); and a harpsichord (no 18, 1906) and clavichord (no 34, 1907-8) made under the direction of Arnold Dolmetsch for Chickering & Sons. Ethnic instruments include a mu yü, huagu, shakuhachi, dong xiao, dizi, sanxian, jinghu, yueqin, three pipas, a kayakeum, and three kotos.

Bibliography:
- Susan E. Thompson, "Checklist" (1989; Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University, 1990).

Hours: By appointment.

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Concord

ORCHARD HOUSE, THE (LOUISA MAY ALCOTT MEMORIAL ASSOCIATION), P.O. Box 343 (399 Lexington Rd.), 01742-0343 (508-369-4118).

(October 11, 1993): Stephanie Upton, Director.

2 instruments owned by the Alcotts: square piano by Jonas Chickering, Boston, 1833; and melodeon by Treat and Linsley, New Haven, 1856-1864.

Bibliography:
- Mary Ellen Patna Haupert, "The square pianos of Jonas Chickering" (Ph.D. diss., Washington University, 1989).

Hours: Monday-Saturday 10-4:30; Sunday 1-4; research by appointment only.

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Foxborough

ANONYMOUS, c/o AMIS Membership Registrar, c/o Kenneth G. Fiske Museum of The Claremont Colleges, 450 N. College Way, Claremont, CA 91711, (909-621-8307) FAX (909-621-8398).

(August 30, 1993): Stuart M. Frank, Ph.D., Director.

Approximately 20 instruments primarily plucked strings: harp-guitar, Gibson, 1916; Harp guitar, Lyon & Healy, 1904; Irish bardic harp, English origin (ca. 1875); Zither, Schwartzer (ca. 1870); Anglo concertina, Jeffreys (ca. 1880); Anglo concertina, Ball Beavan (ca. 1880s w/seafaring provenance); tenor banjor, C.F. Martin (1920s); English 4-string guitar (ca. 1840s); American 6-string guitar (ca. 1870s); 5-string fretless banjo, New York (ca. 1875); "Russian" model diatonic accordion, Hohner (ca. 1910); several American mechanical zithers and autoharps (ca. 1870s-1925); several French made flutinas (flutophones; perfect accordions, ca. 1840s); several early production-type German Anglo concertinas (ca. 1860s-80s).

Hours: By appointment.

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Fruitlands

FRUITLANDS MUSEUMS, 102 Prospect Hill Road, 01451 (508-456-3924 ext. 28); E-mail: [email protected]; Web URL: http://www.ultranet.com/~frutland

(August 23, 1990): Michael Volmar, Curator.

About 35 instruments including 25 American Indian drums and rattles; 19th century coach horn, violins, aeolian harp, fife, Shaker bell. Four-building museum complex founded by Clara Endicott Sears in 1916; instruments are displayed in Shaker Museum, Indian Museum, and Fruitlands farmhouse, the site of a short-lived utopian community led by A. Bronson Alcott in 1843.

Hours: Mid-May to mid-October, 10-5 daily except Monday. Open to visitors by appointment when the museum is closed.

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Lynn

LYNN HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 125 Green St., 01902 (617-592-2465) FAX (617-592-0012).

Heather Johnson, Curator.

20 instruments including: 1 banjo, 2 bugles, clarinet, 2 flutes, 3 drums, harmonica, 2 Jew's harps, violin, cello, several bells, and a melodeon (1860s, originally belonging to the Hutchison singers). This melodeon was used during a visit to the White House to perform for President Lincoln in 1862.

Hours: Monday-Saturday 1-4, and open by appointment to researchers.

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New Bedford

OLD DARTMOUTH HISTORICAL SOCIETY, NEW BEDFORD WHALING MUSEUM, 18 Johnny Cake Hill, 02740 (508-997-0046) Web URL: http://www.whalingmuseum.org

(1 November 2001): Michael Jehle, Director of Curatorial Affairs; Stuart M. Frank, Senior Curator; Michael P. Dyer, Librarian.

30 instruments: square piano by Clementi, melodeon, cello, violin (believed by its donor to have been played on shipboard), autoharp by Zimmerman, cornet, 19th century played in a New Bedford band, bugle (said by its donor to have been played in the War of 1812), clarinet, two flutes, seven rattles, five drums. Scrimshaw five-string banjo of British provenance (ca. 1850s) made of sperm-whale panbone, ex Reuben Reubens Collection, London; scrimshaw violin by Daniel Weeks, Cape Cod, MA (ca. 1835-60) with engraved sperm-whale panbone fingerboard, tuning pegs, tailpiece, bridge, and nameplate; diatonic button accordion of German origin (ca. 1890s) used aboard New Bedford whaling schooners; Yup'ik Eskimo drum ring carved in the image of a walrus around the walrus-ivory handle.  Collection also includes sheet music, printed broadsides, and shipboard song manuscripts.

Bibliography:
- Martha Novak Clinkscale, Makers of the piano 1700-1820 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993), 20, #11.

Hours: By appointment.

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Newburyport

HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF OLD NEWBURY, CUSHING HOUSE MUSEUM, 98 High St., 01950 (508-462-2681).

(August 31, 1993): Eleanor Bailey, Director.

Square piano by W. & H Bent, Boston (ca. 1800), one of only two extant pianos by these makers.

Bibliography:
- Martha Novak Clinkscale, Makers of the Piano 1700-1820 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993), 21, #3.

Hours: May 1 through October 31, Tuesday-Saturday 10-4. Open by appointment from November through April.

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Salem

PEABODY ESSEX MUSEUM, East India Square, 01970-3783 (508-745-1876) FAX (508-744-6776).

(March 1, 1995):

American Decorative Art Department: About 50 instruments including a spinet by Samuel Blyth, Salem, Mass. ca. 1785-90); square pianos by Benjamin Crehore, (ca. 1800-1805); Clementi & Co. (early 19th century); Jonas Chickering (ca. 1827, 1833); and Alpheus Babcock (ca. 1830); and a chamber organ by George G. Hook (1827).

Department of Asian, Oceanic and African Arts and Cultures: About 250 instruments, from China, Japan, Korea, Bhutan, Thailand, Cambodia, India, Tibet, Burma, and the Hawaiian Islands. Many types of instruments are represented including drums, whistles, bells, flutes, trumpets, rattles, Jew's harps, castanets, horns, violins, fiddles, lutes, gongs, zither, xylophones, guitars, dulcimers, and others.

Hours: Monday-Saturday 10-5, Sundays 12-5; closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year.

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Somerville

ANONYMOUS, c/o Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Collection of Musical Instruments, 465 Huntington Ave., 02115-5597 (617-369-3341) FAX (617-267-0280), Darcy Kuronen, Assistant Keeper.

(August 18, 1993): Approximately 50 European and American transverse flutes made from the 18th through the 20th centuries.

Recording:
- Dorian #DIS 80108 using a flute by Badger.

Hours: By appointment.

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Springfield

ANONYMOUS, c/o AMIS Membership Registrar, c/o Kenneth G. Fiske Museum of The Claremont Colleges, 450 N. College Way, Claremont, CA 91711, (909-621-8307) FAX (909-621-8398).

(April 1998): 120 wind instruments dating from ca.1770 to 1982: flutes including Goulding, Milhouse; shawm, shakuhachi and modern recorders; 40 oboes including 2 Milhouse, Bauer, Buffet jeune, Triebert, Robert, Zuleger, early Loree, Loree oboe-Sax, Benade; oboes d'amore, English horns, modern bass oboe; Buffet Jancourt bassoon; 14 piccolo clarinets including Klemm, Buthod & Thibouville, Higham; 35 clarinets including Auguste Buffet, Geib, Peloubet, Wood; 10 large clarinets, Rothophones, Sarrusophones, 20 Saxophones including Sax, Sax et fils, Grafton, early Selmer; tarogatos; reed contrabass; valve trombone and double-belled euphonium.

Bibliography:
- Young, Phillip T, 4900 Historical Woodwind Instruments, page 13, Bauer, oboe 1
- Benade, Arthur H. Woodwinds: The Evolutioonary Path since 1700, Galpin Soc Journal, XLVII (1994) 7 oboes in plate XI, page 89.

Hours: By appointment.

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Springfield

THE BRASS PLAYERS MUSEUM, Springfield, Massachussets (413-749-0859) (Fax 413-746-0859); Web URL http://neillins.com/brass.htm

(4 March 2003)

Over 90 brass instruments.

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Sturbridge

OLD STURBRIDGE VILLAGE, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, 01566-0200 (508-347-3362) FAX (508-347-5375).

(June 13, 1997): Jack Larkin, Director, Research Collections and Library.

About 110 instruments primarily made or used in New England before 1840: 2 accordions, 2 bassoons (George Astor, London), 3 keyed bugles (Allen & Co, Sturbridge, Massachusetts; Balls, London), 4 clarinets, 8 church basses (one by Abraham Prescott, Concord, New Hampshire), 4 fiddles, 8 fifes, 2 flageolets (C.G. Christman, New York), 8 flutes (Asa Hopkins, Litchfield, Connecticut; Firth & Pond, New York; Ferris & Giffen, New York; J.M. Camp, Litchfield, Connecticut), 1 glassichord, 1 guitar, 1 harp, 1 hurdy-gurdy, 4 Jew's harps, 1 ophicleide, 3 pipe organs (E. Goodrich, Boston, 1817), 3 reed organs, 9 pianos (grand by Broadwood, 1792, squares: Brown and Hallet, Boston; John Osborne, Boston; Chickering & Mackay, Boston; T. Gilbert, Boston), 8 pitchpipes, 1 psaltery, 1 recorder, 7 tuning forks, 5 bass drums, 7 snare drums (Eli Brown & Sons, Bloomfield, Connecticut; John C. Haynes & Co., Boston; B.E. and M. Brown, Windsor, Nathan Darling, Groton).

Bibliography:
- Phillip T. Young, 4900 Historical Woodwind Instruments (London: Tony Bingham, 1993), 10, Astor Y14; Camp Flute Y2; 124, Hopkins Flute Y1.

Recording:
- Parlor Ballads in America 1790-1840, sung and played by Libby LaFramboise on the piano by John Osborne.

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30-5. Instruments in storage may be seen by appointment.

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Taunton

OLD COLONY HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 66 Church Green, 02780-3463 (508-822- 1622).

(October 1, 1993): Lisa A. Compton, Director, Jane Emack-Cambra, Curator. 19 instruments: 3 fifes (I.L. Tuckers, Gadway, NY, 1871; E. Riley, NY, 1860-65; German, 1914-18), 2 flutes (George Astor, London, 1800-20; unknown maker, mid-19th cent.), 4 drums (White Bros., Boston, 1860-65; unknown maker, used in 22nd Indiana Regiment, 1861-65; unknown maker, 1860-65; Robert Crosmann, Taunton, MA, 1739), 2 pianos (Cummings & Canfield, NY, ca. 1860; Hardman, Peck & Co., NY, 1900); melodeon (Sommer V. Pratt, Ansonia, CT, ca. 1850), seraphine (James A. Bazin, Canton, MA, ca. 1835), hurdy-gurdy (William Mason, 1832); violin (possibly made by C. Crehore, Milton, MA, ca. 1820); accordion, 19th cent.; music box, late 19th cent.; reed organ (George Woods & Co., Boston, 1870-1900; and a Phonoharp (The Phonoharp Co., Boston, ca. 1890s). In addition there are 3 pitch pipes (1750-80; mid 19th cent., Reuben Hall, 18th cent.).

Bibliography:
- For an illustration of Robert Crosman's drum and information about the maker and the instrument see Barbara Lambert, "Social Music, Musicians, and Their Musical Instruments in and Around Colonial Boston", and Cynthia Adams Hoover, "Epilogue to Secular Music in Early Massachusetts in Music in Colonial Massachusetts 1630-1820, II: Music in Homes and in Churches (Boston: The Colonial Society of Massachusetts, 1985), 496-7; 721.

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10-4, closed Saturdays preceding Monday holidays. Appointments may be necessary to view specific instruments.

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Williamstown

WILLIAMS COLLEGE DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC, 01267 (413-597-2436) FAX (413-597-3100).

John B. Taylor Instrument Collection , (September 4, 1990): Douglas B. Moore, Curator.

A collection of 45 musical instruments presented to the College by Telford Taylor, Class of 1928, in honor of his father, John Bellamy Taylor, who formed the Collection (7 oboes, 6 bassoons, 11 clarinets, 2 saxophones, 10 flutes types, 4 soprano brasses, 2 horns, a serpent and 2 ophicleides); also 10 tuning forks. Most of the instruments are of 19th- or early 20th-century manufacture.

Hours: By appointment.

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Worcester

WORCESTER ART MUSEUM, 55 Salisbury St., 01609-3196 (508-799-4406) FAX (508-798-5646).

(September 11, 1990): Elizabeth Swinton, Directory of Curatorial Affairs; Nancy Swallo, Registrar.

About 10-15 instruments from area residents: 4 harps, 4 keyboards, barrel organ, aeolian harp, etc.

Hours: Wednesday-Friday 11-5; Saturday 10-5; Sunday 11-5. Closed Mondays, Tuesdays, New Year's Day, Easter, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.

MICHIGAN (MI)

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Ann Arbor

HERB DAVID GUITAR STUDIO, 302 E. Liberty, 48103 (313-665-8001) FAX (313-665-8310).

(January 28, 1992): 20 instruments: plucked, bowed, hammered stringed instruments; concertinas, pochettes, corneto, Indian and African drums. The instruments are displayed in Mr. David's store.

Hours: Monday-Saturday 10-6.

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Ann Arbor

STEARNS COLLECTION OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, School of Music, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109; 734-994-5192 (tours, contact Lor Schanken) 734-647-9471; FAX 734-647-1897; E-mail: [email protected]

(May 1998): Joseph S.C. Lam, Director.

More than 2200 musical instruments from all over the world. The collection features permanant and occasional displays in the the Vesta Mills Gallery and in various areas throughout the Earl V. Moore Building of the School of Music of the University of Michigan. The collection was first established in 1899 with a donation of 904 musical instruments by Frederick Stearns (1831-1907), a Detroit manufacturer of pharmaceuticals and collector. Since then the collection has expanded and been maintained by generous patrons and donors.

Exhibition hours: Tuesday-Friday, 10-5. Appointments must be made for studying specific instruments.

Bibliography:
- James M. Borders, European and American Wind and Percussion Instruments: Catalogue of the Stearns Collection of Musical Instruments, University of Michigan. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan, 1988.
- Albert A. Stanley, Catalogue of the Stearns Collection of Musical Instruments, 2nd Ed., Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1921.
- The Stearns Collection of Musical Insttruments, Research News 24/1 and 24/2 (July and August 1973): 3-19.
- William Malm, Stearns Musical Instrumeents: An Exotic Collection. Ann Arbor Magazine (October 1986): 14-19. Return to List of Locations (U.S.)

Bloomfield Hills

CRANBROOK INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE, 1221 Woodward Avenue, P.O. Box 801, 48303-0801 (248-605-3214).

(1997): Carole S. DeFord, Collections Manager.

Scattered among the anthropology collections are about 75-80 ethnic instruments (especially idiophones and membranophones) from various cultures around the world.

Hours: Monday-Thursday 10-5, Friday-Saturday 10-10, Sunday 12-5, closed national holidays.

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Dearborn

HENRY FORD MUSEUM & GREENFIELD VILLAGE, P.O. Box 1970, 48121 (313-982-6070, ext. 2508).

(September 21, 1990): Over 600 instruments mostly of American manufacture, including 170 brasses, 70 woodwinds, 35 pianos (including an ornate square piano by Joseph Hiskey, Baltimore, 1830-40), 30 reed organs, 35 violins and other strings, 25 drums, 30 music boxes, and miscellaneous Appalachian dulcimers, banjos, mandolins, and guitars.

Bibliography:
- Elizabeth Bidwell Bates and Jonathan L. Fairbanks, American Furniture 1620 to the Present (New York, 1981), p. 378.
- see also Victor Angelescu, "The Henry Ford Collection of Instruments", Violins 21 (1960): 3-9, 46, 48-53, 97-102, 138-44, 173.
- and Robert E. Eliason, Early American Brass Makers (Nashville: Brass Press, 1979).

Hours: Daily 9-5. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.

An appointment must be made to see specific instruments.

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Detroit

ANONYMOUS: c/o, AMIS Registrar, Albert R. Rice, c/o Kenneth G. Fiske Museum of The Claremont Colleges, 450 N. College Way, Claremont, CA 91711, (909-621-8307) FAX (909-621-8398).

(July 20, 1994): About 200 woodwinds including a Heckelphone, basson (Heckel), sarrusophones (Baritone, Bass, Contrabass), saxophones, taragatos, octavins, woodwinds by C.G. Conn. The collection consists of the remainder of the Curt Guckert collection and Ms. Alexander"s collection.

Hours: By appointment.

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Kalamazoo

KALAMAZOO VALLEY MUSEUM, 230 North Rose St., 49007 (616-373-7990).

(August 21, 1990): Tom Dietz, Curator of Research.

Approximately 95 instruments emphasizing Kalamazoo instrument manufacturers, African and Asian cultures. All instrument types are represented with a focus on African drums and rattles, Chinese string and wind instruments and keyboard and stringed instruments by local Kalamazoo manufacturer's such as, the Star Organ, Piano and Melodeon House, the Melodeon Factory of Blakeman & Phillips and the Gibson Guitar and Mandolin Company.

Hours: Monday-Saturday 10-6, Wednesday 10-9, Sunday 1-5. Appointments may be made to view or research instruments.

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Monroe

MONROE COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM, 126 South Monroe St., 48161 (313-243-7137).

(September 18, 1990): James Ryland, Curator.

About 35-40 instruments predominately band types from the 19th century.

Also Native Amercan examples, harps, music boxes, violins, dulcimers, accordions, and others from area residents.

Hours: May 1-September 30 Tuesday, Thursday-Sunday 10-5; October 1-April 30 Wednesday-Sunday 10-5.

MINNESOTA (MN)

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Red Wing

GOODHUE COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM, 1166 Oak St., 55066 (612-388-6024).

(September 12, 1990): Char Henn, Curator of Collections.

31 instruments: 3 early "church psalmodicans", 6 violins, 1 Civil War drum, 2 fifes (1 used in the Civil War), 1 cornet, 1 flute, 1 large baritone, 1 horn, 1 autoharp, 1 large reed organ, 1 roller organ, 1 (lergok clay whistle), 1 Philippine drum, 1 Norwegian guitar, 1 lap organ, 1 accordion, 1 pair of rhythm sticks, 1 bass drum, 1 drum, 1 snare drum, 1 harmonica, 1 unidentified stringed instrument. The collection includes a tape of Indian music recorded by Frances Densmore of Red Wing, Minnesota. The remainder of her work is preserved in the Smithsonian Institution.

Hours: Open Tuesday-Sunday, closed Saturday and Sundays during January and February.

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St. Paul

MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 345 Kellogg Boulevard West, 55102- 1906, (612-297-7444) Fax (612-297-2967), E-mail [email protected]

(September 12, 1990): Patty Dean, Supervisory Curator.

Approximately 175 instruments including 26 drums (some Civil War period), rhythm sticks, flutes, fifes, clarinets, bugles, harmonicas, guitars, violins, pianos, reed organs, and a pianophone. Significant objects include a Hardanger fiddle, and a melodeon said to be used by the Hutchinson family of Abolitionist singers.

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30-5.

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St. Paul

THE SCHUBERT CLUB MUSEUM OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, The Schubert Club, 302 Landmark Center, 75 W Fifth St., 55102 (612-292-3267); Web URL: http://www.schubert.org/schubert

(November 21, 1991): Bruce Carlson, Director, Holly Windle, Museum Registrar.

The Museum has three divisions:

The Keyboard Collection: more than 100 keyboard instruments, mostly 19th-century pianos and melodeons. They include a pentagonal spinet, Annibali de Rossi, 1542; square piano, Zumpe, London, 1768; grand piano by Kisting, Berlin, ca. 1830 (played by Brahms); upright, Erard, Paris, 1844 (autographed by Liszt); and double-keyboard piano, Pleyel-Moor, Paris. Also several modern reproductions of early pianos for educational and concert use.

The William and Ida Kugler Collection: about 2,000 instruments from around the world (especially Africa and India) including about 475 brass, 250 woodwind, 300 percussion, 100 stringed instruments, 70 mechanical instruments, 75 accordions. Also a complete slendro-pelog Javanese gamelan.

The Gilman Ordway Manuscript Collection: includes letters, signed lithographs, and photographs of composers and performers.

Bibliography:
- Song of India (St. Paul: The Schubert Club Museum, 1992)
- Thomas Wenberg, Violin & Bow Makers of Minnesota (St. Paul: The Schubert Club Museum, 1988)
- The Schubert Club Museum, ed. B. Carlson (St. Paul: The Schubert Club Museum, 1991).

Recordings:
- 'Twas One of those Dreams, Songs of the BBritish Isles - Mary Therese Royal de Martinez, soprano and fortepiano.

Hours: Monday-Friday 11-3; appointments required for studying some instruments.

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Winona

WINONA COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY, INC., 160 Johnson St., 55987 (507-454-2723).

(August 22, 1993): Jodi A. Brom, Curator of Collections.

About 25-30 instruments from area residents (3 reed organs, violins, guitar, viola, accordions, zither, piano, hand organ, 2 Indian flutes and drums, etc.)

Hours: Monday-Friday 9-5, weekends 12-4, closed weekends January-February.

MISSISSIPPI (MS)

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Clarksdale

DELTA BLUES MUSEUM (a division of the Carnegie Public Library), 114 Delta Ave., 38614 (601-624-4461) FAX (601-627-6820); Web URL: http://www.deltabluesmuseum.org

(August 24, 1993): Ronald H. Gorsegner, Director.

More than 30 instruments including: 20 vintage American-made acoustic and electric guitars including one of BB King's "Lucilles", the "Muddywood" guitar (made by ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons out of a piece of Muddy Waters' cabin), and a rare 9-string Stella; 3 pianos (one from the Whitfield church where Sonny Boy Williamson II is buried); 2 banzas made by master instrument builder and ethnomusicologist, Scott Didlake (the banza is an African instrument carried over by the slaves, and is the precursor to the banjo); 1 accordion (ca. 1900); 1 Diddley Bo, a common one-string instrument played by the African-Americans of the Mississippi delta (and the origin of Bo Diddley's name); 1 Corricidin bottle slide (donated by Bonnie Raitt); fifes, harmonicas, Jew's harps, washboards, and other percussion and lead instruments found and played in the Delta Blues area, 2 accordions. In addition, the collection holds hundreds of recordings on LP, cassette, and CD some of which are rare and historical.

Hours: Monday-Thursday 9-5:30, Friday 9-5, Saturday 10-5. Closed major U.S. holidays.

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Mississippi State

TEMPLETON MUSIC MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES, MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY, DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC EDUCATION, 46 Blackjack Road, Box 9734, Miss. State, MS 39762-9734 (601-325-8301); E-mail: [email protected]; Web URL: http://www.mssstate.edu

(September 12, 1994)

The museum is comprised of items from the turn of the 20th century (1880s-1930s) including 200 music reproductions machines (including those by Edison and Victor), over 22,000 pieces of sheet music, and 15,000 recordings. Instruments comprise an Aeolian reed organ (1900), American, Swiss, and German music boxes from the late 1800s and a Link Automatic piano (ca. 1910).

Hours: weekdays for guided tours, 9-5, except on University holidays. Appointments are appreciated especially for larger group tours.

MISSOURI (MO)

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Jefferson City

MISSOURI STATE MUSEUM, RM B-2, Capitol, 65101 (573-751-2854).

(June 16, 1997): L. T. Shelton, Curator of Collections.

The Franz Schwarzer Collection: 10 zithers (including one table zither), 1 bow zither, 1 unfinished violin?, 1 mandolin. There are also another violin, 2 bugles, and 2 Civil War drums.

Bibliography:
- Thomas M. Davis and Franz R. Beinke, "Franz Schwarzer: Missouri Zither Maker", Missouri Historical Review, vol. LX, no 1 (October 1965): 1-30.

Hours: Daily 8-5, closed New Year's, Thanksgiving, Christmas.

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St. Joseph

ST. JOSEPH MUSEUM, 11th and Charles Sts., 64501-2874 (816-232-8471).

(June 24, 1997): Carol K. Wills, Curator of Collections.

Approximately 75 instruments of which about 50 are Native American and other non-Western examples, the remainder being from white residents.

Hours: Monday-Saturday 9-5, Sundays and holidays 1-5, closed Christmas, Christmas Eve, Thanksgiving, and New Year's day.

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St. Louis

WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY, DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC, Campus Box 1032 (6500 Forsyth), 63130-4899 (314-935-5566) FAX (314-935-4034).

Hugh Macdonald, Chair, Music Department.

Four period instruments: a 7-string bass gamba with sympathetic strings, a French violin of ca. 1800, a viola d'amore, and a hurdy-gurdy. Reproductions of various Renaissance and baroque instruments.

Hours: The collection is not open to visitors.

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Warrensburg

CENTRAL MISSOURI STATE COLLEGE MUSIC DIVISION, ESSIG COLLECTION OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, Utt Music Bldg., 64093-5044 (816-429-4530).

(September 18, 1990): Dr Gary Moege, Associate Professor of Music.

The collection was begun by Mr. Don Essig around the turn of the century.

As a cornet soloist and band director, he travelled throughout the country and purchased, or was given, over 300 instrument from various historical periods and countries. The collection emphasizes wind instruments especially brasses and includes a conch shell, a set of German herald trumpets, 10 bugles (keyed, valve and keyed), 20 cornets (over-the-shoulder, sidewinders, top-action, pocket, Italian, box-valve), 8 trumpets, sackbut, 5 trombones (alto and tenor), 20-odd horns of various pitches and designs, 4 ophicleides (2 baritone, 1 tenor, 1 alto), etc. There are 38 flute types (including Chinese and Indian), 17 single reeds, 11 double reeds (including 5 Chinese), 20-odd bowed strings from several cultures, plucked strings include Grecian lyre, koto, dombra, ukeleles, mandolins, guitars, banjos, duceracus, manoo, 2 Assyrian tambur, and 1 African mangoharp. Both African and Central American marimbas are represented, xylophone, vibraharp, orchestra bells, cathedral chimes, cowbells, sleighbells, handbells, other various percussion (including 22, drums, with 1 Revolutionary War bass and 2 Civil War snares), some keyboard, and "42 novelty instruments".

Hours: Most of the Collection is on display on the second floor of the UTT Music building when it is open; otherwise by appointment.

MONTANA (MT)

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Browning

MUSEUM OF THE PLAINS INDIAN AND CRAFTS CENTER (under Indian Arts and Crafts Board, U.S. Department of Interior), P.O. Box 400 (junction of Hwys 2 and 89), 59417 (406-338-2230) FAX (406-338-7404).

(August 26, 1993): Loretta Pepion, Curator.

About 25-30 flutes, drums, bone whistles, and rattles of the Plains Indians, especially the Sioux.

Hours: June 1-Sept. 30; daily 9-5; Oct. 1-May 31: Monday-Friday 10-4:30. Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

NEBRASKA (NE)

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Lincoln

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA STATE MUSEUM, ANTHROPOLOGY DIVISION, W436 Nebraska Hall, 68588-0514 (402-472-5044) (FAX 402-472-8949); E-mail: [email protected]

(August 22, 1990): Thomas P. Myers, Curator.

About 113 instruments including 38 from East Africa; 15 from West Africa; 15 from East Indies and the Philippines; 10 from the Andes; 22 from Amazonia; and 13 from the Plains Indians. The majority of these instruments were collected since 1975.

Hours: Monday-Saturday 10-4:30, Sunday 1-4:30. Most of the collection may be seen by appointment only.

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Minden

THE HAROLD WARP PIONEER VILLAGE FOUNDATION, P.O. Box 68, City of Minden 68959-0068 (308-832-1181 and 800-445-4447) FAX (308-852-2750).

(August 23, 1993): Marvin J. Mangers, General Manager.

A total of 50 to 60 instruments includes a few ethnic examples but primarily represents the common types used by the area pioneers and residents. "The Village has attempted to show the progress, in all phases of living, from the 1800s to modern times. There are over 50,000 historic items displayed in 26 buildings.

As a result, we have quite a collection of musical instruments scattered throughout the Village, in our period kitchens, in the Main Building, in the Music room, and in the Shops and Homes Building. We try to show the development of musical instruments".

Hours: Daily from 8am; special group rates by appointment.

NEVADA (NV)

NEW HAMPSHIRE (NH)

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Concord

NEW HAMPSHIRE HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 30 Park Street (6 Eagle Sq.), 03301; (603-226-3189); Fax (603-228-6308); Web URL: http://www.nhhistory.org

(July 22, 1997): Hilary Anderson, Assistant Curator.

The New Hampshire Historical Society is a private non-profit institution which operates both a museum and a library. The Museum of New Hampshire History presents exhibitions as well as holds the Society's three dimensional instruments, such as musical instruments. The Society library houses printed material, such as sheet music as well as separate collections of manuscript material and special collections which includes photographs and ephemera. Approximately 61 instruments made or used in New Hampshire: 10 drums; 25 melodeons; organs and pianos; 10 stringed instruments; and 16 wind instruments. The library holds manuscript material relating to music including diaries; band scores (manuscripts); letters, photographs of musicians, performances; and broadsides relating to performances.

Bibliography:
- Barbara Dixon Turcott, "Concord Musical Instrument Makers", Historical New Hampshire vol. XXII, no 1 (Spring 1967): 18-27.
- Edward Wall, "Abraham Prescott: Bass Viol Maker of Deerfield and Concord", Historical New Hampshire , vol. 42, no 2 (Summer 1987): 101-23.
- William Copeley, "Musical Instrument makers of New Hampshire, 1800-1960," Historical New Hampshire, 46, no. 4 (Winter 1991): 231-248.

Hours: Call for hours and/or an appointment.

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Lyme

ANONYMOUS. c/o Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Musical Instrument Collection, 465 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02115-5597.

(May 1, 1991): 18 instruments: predecesors of the tuba: serpent, Russian bassoon, bass horns, ophicleides; 19th century American wind instruments: flutes, clarinet and a cornet.

Hours: By appointment.

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Manchester

MANCHESTER HISTORIC ASSOCIATION, 129 Amherst St., 03101 (603-622-7531).

(August 11, 1990): John Mayer, Director/Curator.

About 25 instruments associated with New Hampshire history: 8 drums used by New Hampshire military drummers (including 1 each from the Revolution, 1812, and Civil War), accordions, flutes, Civil War fife, large horn, 2 fish horns, guitar. Dignam music collection of c.1850 band music.

Hours: Tuesday-Friday 9-4, Saturday 10-4. Collection may be seen by appointment.

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Newmarket

ANONYMOUS, Captain Fiddle Music, 4 Elm Court, 03857 (603-659-2658).

(December 11, 1991): 16 instruments: 2 banjos (1 19th century, & 1 20th century), 1 concertina (19th century), 2 button accordions (early 20th century), 2 violins (one by Gustav Wunderlich), 4 19th century wooden flutes (1 English and 1 German), 1 hand-made "cajun" triangle from an iron hay rake, 2 set of bones or clappers (pine, ebony), and 1 Jew's harp (possibly 19th century).

Video:
- The Last Chance Stringband Live!" CASSETES: Fiddlers Have More Fun; Ryan's Banjo; Fiddlin' Up a Storm; Boogaloo Swamis, Cajun and Zydeco.

Hours: By appointment.

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Peterborough

PETERBOROUGH HISTORICAL SOCIETY, P.O. Box 58 (19 Grove St.), 03458 (603-924-3235).

(August 1990): Ellen S. Derby, Executive Director.

11 instruments, made (rocking melodeon, upright piano) or used (other melodeons, harp, violin, trombone, dulcimer, drum, etc.) in New Hampshire.

Hours: Weekdays 1-4 or by appointment.

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Portsmouth

STRAWBERY BANKE MUSEUM, P.O. Box 300, 03802-0300 (603-422-7526) FAX (603-433-1129 or 603-433-1115).

Mrs. Carolyn Parsons Roy, Associate Curator.

1 organ (Jacob Hilbus, Washington, D.C.)

Bibliography:
- The Mazazine Antiques (July 1992).

Hours: May-October, 7 Days a week.

NEW JERSEY (NJ)

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Newark

NEW JERSEY HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 52 Park Place, 07102 (973-596-8500).

(October 19, 1993): Catherine Comar Quintana, Collections Manager.

About 20 instruments: square piano by Clementi, London, before 1807; square piano (in Empire style) by Robert and William Nunns, about 1830; tall case clock with musical movement by Leslie and Williams, c. 1790; square piano about 1820; 3 flutes (Wm. Hall & Son, New York; Firth, Hall & Pond, New York; anonymous ebony with silver ferrules); reed organ by Mason & Hamlin, Boston; Indian flute; bamboo flute; fife owned by Crowell Wilkinson and used during the War of 1812; 2 drums used during the Civil War; drum and drum stick; Bugle (5th Regiment, New Jersey), concertina made in Germany, c. 1890; sleighbells, and a Native American tom-tom.

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10-4. and 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month.

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Ringwood

RINGWOOD MANOR, RINGWOOD STATE PARK, Box 1304, 07456, (201-962-7031), (FAX 201-962-7658).

(August 11, 1993): Elbertus Prol, Curator.

11 instruments: hunting horn (stamped "Leroux/Galerie Véro-Dodat/Paris", late 19th century; Melodeon, Mason & Hamlin, Boston, 3rd quarter of 19th century (said to be played by Tchaikowsky during a visit to Ringwood Manor); Melodeon, Peloubet, Pelton & Co., New York [made in Bloomfield, New Jersey], ca. 1850; 7 square pianos (Robert and William Nunns, New York, 1823-25; R. & W. Nunns, New York, ca. 1830; Robert Nunns, Clark & Co., New York, 1835-39; Stodart, Worcester& Dunham, New York, 1836-44; William Wale, New York, ca. 1830; T. Gilbert & Co., Boston, before 1868 (with melodeon attachment); Hazelton Bros., New York, late 19th century); grand piano, anonymous British or American, before 1850 (down-striking action, double-strung, tuned by thread hooks beneath keyboard).

Bibliography:
- Laurence Libin, "19th-Century Keyboards Suffer in New Jersey", AMIS Newsletter 22, no. 1 (February 1993): 1, 4-6.

Hours: Wednesday-Sunday 10-4. Several instruments may be studied by serious researhers on appointment.

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Upper Saddle River

LEVINE, RICHARD R., 60 Weiss Road, 07458 (201-825-8167) FAX (201-934-8354).

(August 16, 1993): Approximately 80 instruments (mainly Western) dating from about 1700 to 1950. The range of instruments include low brasses: serpent, serpent Forveille, Russian bassoon, over-the shoulder saxhorn, ophicleide and double-bell euphonium; brass mechanical innovations: slide trumpet, keyed bugle, trumpet w/first spit valve, various keying/valving configurations.

Also of interest are vaudeville/early 20th century instruments: stroviol, swannee whistle, and a Theremin.

Automata include: 15«" Regina automatic changing music box, mechanical organette, 41-pipe Molinari-like barrel organ. Other prominent items are: early American hurdy gurdy, dital harp, buccin trombone, double flageolet, jingling johnny, Viennese guitar, harmonium, various zithers, Vinnacia mandolin, Clark Irish harp, Burmese Harp and a Mayuri (peacock lute).

Bibliography:
- Dianne Goler, "Antique Instruments Play on Collector's Heart strings", The Ridgewood News (Jan. 19, 1984): 13.
- Carole FitzPatrick, "One of a Kind", The Town Journal (April 4, 1991): 7.

Hours: By appointment.

NEW MEXICO (NM)

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Albuquerque

UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO, MAXWELL MUSEUM OF ANTHROPOLOGY, Roma and University, Northeast, 87131 (505-277-4404).

(October 11, 1990): Dr Garth L. Bawden, Director.

About 700 ethnic instruments (roughly half of them in the Kidd Collection), from all over the world but especially Native American (particularly Southwest) and East African and Far Eastern.

Bibliography:
- Man: the Music-Maker, An Exhibition at the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology of The University of New Mexico, April 15, 1973 (Albuquerque: The University of New Mexico, 1973).

Hours: Monday-Friday 9-4, Saturday 10-4, Sunday 12-4; closed New Year's, Thanksgiving, Christmas.

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Deming

DEMING LUNA MIMBRES MUSEUM, 301 S. Silver St., 88030 (505-546-2382).

(June 26 1995): Ruth Brown, Director.

19 instruments including a mandolin, tenor banjo, 4 violins (one made in 1850), 2 saxophones, guitar, trumpet, bugle, roller organ, zither, "Church" organ (Estey co.), and 4 pianos (Steinway, 1912); Kimball grand; square (Hallet, Davis & Co., 1867), square (Wm. Knabe & Co.), and a child's reed organ (Estey).

Hours: Monday-Saturday 9-4; Sunday 1:30-4.

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Santa Fe

WHEELWRIGHT MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN (formerly MUSEUM OF NAVAJO CEREMONIAL ART), P.O. Box 5153 (704 Camino Lejo), 87501 (505-982-4636).

Janet F. Hevey, Collections Manager/Assitant Curator.

About 50 Navajo, Pueblo, and Apache instruments: violins, rattles, drums, whistles and flutes.

Hours: Monday-Saturday 10-5, Sunday 1-5. Instruments not on display may be seen by appointment.

NEW YORK (NY)

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Auburn

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN - SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, Research Branch, 3401 Bruckner Blvd., 10461 (718-828-6969) FAX (718-828-7139).

(August 27, 1993): Mary Jane Lenz, Associate Curator or Ann Drumheller, Registrar.

6,150 items: North America and Canada - 1,940 ethnographic, 660 archaeological; Mexico and Central America - 630 ethnographic, 1,720 archaeological; South America - 640 ethnographic, 560 archeological. The collections include panpipes, ocarinas, whistles, flutes, trumpets, clarinets, violins, fiddles, guitars, harps, drums, marimbas, bells, rattles, time keeping and song sticks, buzzers, and bull roarers.

Hours: Exhibitions are featured at the NMAI's George Gustave Heye Center, 1 Bowling Green, New York daily from 10 until 5 except December 25th. The museum is open on Thursdays until 8 pm. Closed Mondays and Federal holidays. The Research Branch collections are open by appointment only.

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Corning

THE CORNING MUSEUM OF GLASS, One Museum Way, 14830-2253 (607-937-5371) FAX (607-947-3352).

(June 27, 1991): David B. Whitehouse, Director.

Description: Seven items: Three glass harmonicas, early 19th century (1 Bohemian of the Benjamin Franklin variety, two of the "wineglass" variety, one probably English or Bohemian, the other possibly Baltimore, Maryland). Two glass trombones post World War II (1 French, 1 American). Two glass crystallophones (English, 18th and 19th century), there are also whistles in the collection.

Hours: Monday-Sunday 9-5, closed Christmas Eve and Day, Thanksgiving, and New Year's Day.

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Dewitt

ANONYMOUS, c/o c/o AMIS Registrar, Albert R. Rice, Kenneth G. Fiske Museum of Musical Instruments, 909-625-7649, Fax 909-621- 8398.

(September 21, 1993): 21 clarinets dating from the late 18th century to the early 20th. Significant speciments include: Wrede, London, 5-key; Josef Lausmann, Linz, 5-key A-flat; Georg Walch, Berchtesgaden, 5-key; Asa Hopkins, Litchfield, 5-key; Routagneq, Toulon, 5-key; Wattles, London, 5-key; Edward Riley, New York 5-key; Collard & Collard, London, 6-key; Oppenheim, London, 6-key; Prentiss, Boston, 6-key; a set of Buffet A and B-flat (one-piece instruments), German system; very early Selmer and Buffet instruments with very low serial numbers.

Bibliography:
- William Waterhouse, The New Langwill Index (London: Tony Bingham, 1993), 338.
- Phillip T. Young, 4900 Historiical Woodwind Instruments (London: Tony Bingham, 1993), 125, Hopkins Y10; 248, Walch Y5.

Hours: By appointment.

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Eden

JONES, MARK R., 14057 (716-992-2074); E-mail [email protected]

(August 24, 1991): About 20 American brass instruments: over-the-shoulder horns, keyed bugles, russian bassoon, Schreiber teardrop instruments, and a quinticlave, etc.

Hours: By appointment.

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Elmira

CHEMUNG COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 415 E. Water St., 14901 (607-734-4167); (Fax 607-734-1565).

Constance B. Barone, Director.

Approximately 50 instruments: 3 pianos, 1 melodeon, 4 horns, 4 violins, 4 fifes, 10 flutes, 2 reed organs, cymbals, 1 bugle, 1 tambourine, 1 clarinet, 3 zithers, and castanets.

Hours: Monday-Friday 9-5 (for research); Tuesday-Saturday 10-5, Sunday 1-5. Instruments not on exhibit may be studied by appointment.

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Geneva

GENEVA HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 543 S. Main St., 14456 (315-789-5151).

(August 27, 1991): Stephen O'Malley, Curator of Collections.

16 items at two different sites: Prouty-Chew Museum and the Rose Hill Mansion. The instruments include a grand piano, R. Nunns, Clark & Co., New York, 1833-38; melodeon, Austin C. Chase, Syracuse, 1864-85; chapelette organ, Farrand and Votey, Detroit, 1887-97; lap organ, A. Prescott, Concord, 1836-50; anonymous lap organ; harp, Brown and Buckwell, New York, ca. 1873; natural horn, Couesnon, Paris, 1889; tenor saxophone, Buffet-Crampon, Paris, ca. 1885; zampogna from Sicily, etc.

Bibliography:
- John Jay Hilfiger, "Musical Instruments in the Collections of the Geneva Historical Society" (The Author, 1987).

Hours: Rose Hill Mansion, May-October 10-4; Prouty-Chew Museum by appointment.

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Homer

THE DUDGEON COLLECTION OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, RALPH AND VIRGINIA DUDGEON, 5745 U.S. Route 11, 13077 (607-749-7346).

(August 30, 1991): Approximately 200 instruments of these slightly over 100 are brasses. They range from ethnic to modern, but the core of the collection are 6 keyed bugles, an ophicleide, and other early 19th century examples. The remainder of the instruments are reproductions of Medieval and Renaissance instruments (both winds, strings, and various percussion).

Recordings:
- Times Stands Still, Sonare cassette (Spring Tree); Listen to the mockingbird, The Chestnut Brass Company CD (Newport Classic); The Music of Francis Johnson, The Chestnut Brass Co.
- CD, cassette and LP, Music Masters, The MMusical Heritage Society)
- Music for Keyed Bugle, R. Dudgeon with the Miss Lucy Long Social Orchestra (digit al cassette, A & R Records)
- Handel's Messiah, Texas Baroque Ensemble (cassette, Dallas, TBE Recordings)
- The Tattershall Manuscript, Texas Baroque Ensemble (cassette, Dallas, TBE Recordings).

Hours: By appointment.

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Irvington

GLICKMAN, SID, 42 Bullerwood Ln., 10533 (919-591-5371).

(January 28, 1994): Over 200 instruments.: A broad selection encompassing early brass, early woodwinds, strings, ethnic, and folk instruments from all parts of the world. The brasses include 20 string rotary valve cornets, 6 keyed bugles, 3 solo Eb cornets, 7 rare cornets, a full set of over-the-shoulder saxhorns, serpent, Russian bassoon, ophicleide. The woodwinds include 30 early clarinets, 25 early flutes and piccolos, early bassoons (one by Whitely, New York). The stringed instruments include church basses by Prescott, Green, O'Reilly, early guitars, and banjos, early hammered dulcimer, many early American folk strings, mute violin, violin mandolin, pochette, lyre cittern, lyre guitar, and a Sultana.

Bibliography:
- Phillip Young, 4900 Historical Woodwind Instruments (London: Tony Bingham, 1993), 254, Whitely Y1.

Hours: By appointment.

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New York

AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY. DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY, 79th St. & Central Park West, 10024-5192 (212-769-5375) FAX (212-769-5334).

Department of Anthropology.

Several thousand instruments with a strong representation from Africa, Siberia, South, East, and Southeast Asia, Melanesia, North America, and South America (including rare Pre-Columbian examples).

The traditional musical instruments are integrated into ethnographic collections from the Americas, Africa, Asia, Arctic and Pacific regions. Some instruments are on exhibit; many more are in research collections. The archival collection includes early wax-cylinder recordings (now stored at Indiana University Archives of Traditional Music), song texts, and other music-related materials including some tapes and transcriptions.

Recording:
- "Music of the Rain Forest Pygmies (Lyrichord, CD & cassette), Colin Turnbull.

Selected Bibliography:
- William W. Fitzhugh and Aron Crowelll, Crossroads of Continents: Cultures of Siberia and Alaska (Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1988).
- Chiefly Feasts: The Enduring Kwakiutl Potlatch , ed. Aldona Jonaitis (Seattle and London: University of Museum of Natural History, 1991).
- Thomas Ross Miller, "The Evidence of Insttruments", Anthropology & Humanism Quarterly 17, no 2 (June 1992): 49-60.
- Enid Schildkrout and Curtis A Keim, African Reflections: Art From Northeastern Zaire (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1990).
- Colin Turnbull, Man in Africa (Garden City, N.Y.: 1976).
- Selected Publications of the Departtment of Anthropology : George T. Emmons, "The Tlingit Indians" 70 (1991): 1-448.
- Enid Schildkrout, ed., "The Golden Stool:: Studies of the Asante Center and Periphery" 65 (1987): 1-331.
- "Notes on the Hidatsa Indians Based on Data Recorded by the Late Gilbert L. Wilson" 56, pt. 2 (Nov. 30, 1979): 181-322.
- Margaret Mead, "The Mountain Arapesh.&nbssp;I. An Importing Culture" 36, pt. 3 (1938): 139-349.
- Margaret Mead, "The Mountain Arapesh.&nbssp;II. Supernaturalism" 37, pt. 3 (1940): 317-451.
- Margaret Mead, "The Mountain Arapesh.&nbssp;III. Socio-economic Life. IV. Diary of Events in Alitoa" 41 pt. 3 (1949): 159-420.
- Pliny Earle Goddard, "Navajo Texts" 34, ppt. 1 (1933): 1-179.
- Pliny Earle Goddard, "Beaver Texts. Beaver Dialect" 10, pts. 5-6 (1917): 295-546.
- "Kwakiutl Texts", recorded by George Huntt, rev. and ed. Franz Boas 5, pt. 1-2 (1902): 1-402.
- Livingston Farrand, "Traditions of the Chhilcotin Indians" 4, pt. 1 (1900): 1-54.
- Franz Boas, "The Mythology of the Bella CCoola Indians" 2, pt. 2 (1898): 25-128.

Hours: Exhibition halls open 10-5:45 every day except Christmas. Research collections by appointment only.

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New York

ANONYMOUS: c/o, AMIS Registrar, Albert R. Rice, c/o Kenneth G. Fiske Museum of The Claremont Colleges, 450 N. College Way, Claremont, CA 91711, (909-621-8307) FAX (909-621-8398).

(August 27, 1991)

Approximately 800 instruments: including Western and ethnic items, mostly wind instruments, but including drums, and stringed instruments.

Hours: By appointment.

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New York

CAPLIN, LILLIAN, The Center for Musical Antiquities, 544 East 86th St., 10028 (212-879-6869) Business (212-744-8168).

(December 18, 1990): This personal collection consists of about 50 instruments much of which is on loan to institutions. These consist of American, European and few ethnic instruments primarily made during the 18th and 19th centuries. The Caplins are also dealers in musical instruments and own a large library of reference works, particularly strong in Americana.

Hours: By appointment.

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New York

THE JEWISH MUSEUM, 1109 Fifth Ave., 10128 (212-423-3200); (FAX 212-423-3232).

(1997): Dr Vivian B. Mann, Curator of Judaica; Anne Scher, Director of Public Relations.

Shofars, groggers, and numerous Torah crowns and other objects with jingling bells and a violin. Many of these objects are not necessarily on exhibit.

Hours: Monday-Thursday 11-5:45, Tuesday 11-8, Sunday 11-5:45; closed Friday, Saturday and Jewish holidays.

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New York

THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, DEPARTMENT OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028-0198 (212-570-3919) FAX (212-570-3879); Web URL: http://www.metmuseum.org

(August 3, 1993): Laurence Libin, Frederick P. Rose Curator-in-charge; J. Kenneth Moore, Associate Curator and Administrator.

Approximately 5000 instruments, about 60% non-Western from six continents but including important European and American holdings, prehistoric to late 20th century. The Museums' main strengths include keyboards, woodwinds, Western folk, African, Asian instruments; research library and archives; conservation laboratory; extensive photograph files and catalog documentation. Begun in 1889 with gifts from Mrs. John Crosby Brown and Joseph W. Drexel, later incorporating Getty, Tagore, Harris, and other collections and many individual gifts and purchases; permanent galleries opened 1971, displaying about 820 instruments. The following are available from the Museum: technical drawings, x-rays, photographs and slides from existing negatives or made to order.

Bibliography:
- Laurence Libin, American Musical Instruments in The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, 1985).
- Musical Instruments in The Metropollitan Museum of Art (New York, 1981).
- Laurence Libin, Keyboard Instruments-- The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin (Summer 1989).
- Laurence Libin, Keynotes: Two Centuuries of Piano Design (1986).
- A Checklist of American Musical Instruments
- A Checklist of European & American Fifes, Piccolos, & Transverse Flutes .
- A Checklist of Viole da Gamba (Violls)
- A Checklist of European & American Harps
- A Checklist of Bagpipes .
- Stewart Pollens: Forgotten Instruments (Katonah, 1980).
- Stewart Pollens, The Pianos of Bartolomeo Cristofori, Journal of the American Musical Instrument Society 10 (1984): 32-68.
- Stewart Pollens, The Bonafinis Spinnet: An early harpsichord converted into a tangent piano, Journal of the American Musical Instrument Society 13 (1987): 5-22.
- Stewart Pollens, The Bonafinis Spinet,Atti del XIV Congresso della Societa Internazionale di Musicologia, Study Session: Cembali, e cambali che fanno il piano e il forte (1987), pp. 286-87.
- Stewart Pollens, Curt Sachs and Mussical Instrument Restoration, The Musical Times 130/1760 (Oct. 1989): 589-94.
- Stewart Pollens, Michele Todini's Golden Harpsichord: An Examination of the Machine of Galatea and Polyphemus, Metropolitan Museum Journal 25 (1990): 33-47.
- Stewart Pollens, Three Keyboard Instruments Signed by Cristofori's Assistant, Giovanni Ferrini, Galpin Society Journal 44 (March 1991): 77-93.
- Stewart Pollens, The Early Pianoforte (Cambridge, 1995).
- Stewart Pollens, Flemish Harpsichords and Virginals in the Metropolitan Museums of Art: An Analysis of Their Alterations and Restorations, Metropolitan Museum Journal 32 (1997): 85-110.
- Emanuel Winternitz, Keyboard Instruments (New York, 1961).
- Emanuel Winternitz, The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Its Origin and Development , Metropolitan Museum Journal 3 (1970).
- Laurence Libin, Our Tuneful Heritagge: American Musical Instruments from the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Provo, 1994).
- Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments of All Nations (New York, 1904-14).

Recordings:
- more than 15 recordings of the Museum's instruments have been issued, including long-playing stereo records featuring a 1540 Venetian virginal, Zenti harpsichord, Cristofori, Schmidt and Broadwood pianos, Stradivari baroque violin, baroque flute, in music of Frescobaldi, Giustini, C.P.E. Bach, Mozart, and Reinagle.

Hours: Daily except Mondays, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day. Hours vary. Instruments not on display may be seen by appointment.

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New York

MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN PIANO, 211 West 58th St., 10019 (212-246-4646); Web URL: http://www.apiano.com/museum/apm.html

Kalman Detrich, Executive Director.

(August 22, 1991): 42 keyboard instruments (primarily of American manufacture) including 16 square pianos (ca. 1800 to 1935); 9 upright pianos (ca. 1820 to ca. 1910); 10 grand pianos (ca. 1845 to ca. 1890), and 7 miscellaneous pianos and other keyboards.

Hours: by appointment only.

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New York

MUSEUM OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK, 1220 Fifth Ave., 10029 (212-534-1672) FAX (212-534-5974).

(September 7, 1990): Deborah Dependahl Waters, Curator of Decorative Arts.

About 30 instruments (7 pianos, 3 harps, 8 music boxes, flute, hand organ, etc.). Piano makers included are John Kearsing, London, for John Rickers, New York; Joshua Thurston; Robert & William Nunns; John Geib & Son; John Geib Junr.; and Steinway & Sons.

Bibliography:
- Martha Novak Clinkscale, Makers of the Piano 1700-1820 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993), p. 119, #3.

Hours: Wednesday-Saturday 10-4:50; Sunday 1-4:50, closed Mondays, Tuesdays and holidays. Most instruments are not on view; call for an appointment.

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New York

NUSSBAUM, JEFFREY, 148 West 23rd St., #2A, 10011 (212-627-3820).

(September 28, 1991): 32 brass and woodwind instruments mainly modern reproductions of Renaissance-period instruments, and some ethnic instruments. Mr. Nussbaum in a performer and often plays these instruments.

Hours: Collection not open to the public.

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Onchiota

SIX NATIONS INDIAN MUSEUM, HCR 1, Box 10, 12989 (518-891-2299).

(October 1, 1993): John Fadden.

About 30 instruments from members of the Six Nations Iroquois confederacy: water drums, raw hide drums, bark rattles, horn rattles, turtle shell rattles, flutes.

A family owned museum with an emphasis on the Six Nations Iroquois confederacy founded in 1954.

Hours: July-August, 10-6, Closed Mondays.

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Owego

TIOGA COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 110 Front St., 13827 (607-687-2460).

(September 24, 1990): Pamela Goddard, Director of Programs; Joann Lindstrom, Director of Collections.

18 instruments: banjo-lin (ca. 1900), cornet (1873), 7 drums (1800-74), 3 melodeons (mid 1800s), reed organ (ca. 1870), pipe organ, piano zither (ca. 1900), phonoharp (ca. 1895), piano (ca. 1870), and grand piano by Steinway (ca. 1960).

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10-4.

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Potsdam

STATE UNIVERSITY AT POTSDAM, CRANE SCHOOL OF MUSIC, Washburn Collection, 13676 (315-267-2467) FAX (315-267-2413).

Robert B. Washburn, Professor of Music.

Crane School of Music, (September 3, 1993): 1200 wind, stringed and percussion instruments used in a music education program. They consist of conventional student and professional grade instruments, and some "main stream" reproductions of early instruments by Meinl & Lauber, Moeck, etc.

Hours: Visitors are welcome by appointment but the instruments are in use from September to May 15th of each year.

Charles N. Lanphere Collection, (September 7, 1990): well over 100 instruments of Biblical and other ancient peoples, a majority secured some decade ago from their respective homelands, some reconstructed by the late Mr. Lanphere himself. The "19 instruments of the Bible" are represented by numerous examples: shofars, lyres, harps, drums, pipes, etc. which were described and heard in Mr. Lanphere's lecture on "Music of the Bible". For his lecture, "The First Ten Thousand Years of Music", he collected instrument not only from Southwest Asia and North Africa but also from "India, China, Japan, Korea, Java, Madagascar, Burma, Australia, the Philippines, Siberia", and elsewhere.

Bibliography:
- The First Ten Thousand Years of Music/Music of the Bible (2nd ed., Potsdam, State University of New York, Julia E. Crane Alumni Association, Inc., 1972).

Hours: By appointment.

Washburn Collection, (September 7, 1990): contains about 150 instruments including chordophones, aerophones, membranophones, and idiophones from Africa and Asia. These instruments were collected by Washburn on field trips to African and Asian areas over a twenty year period.

This private collection is housed at the State University at Potsdam.

Bibliography:
- African and Asian Musical Instruments: Exhibit Brainerd Art Gallery, The State University College of Arts and Science, Potsdam, New York Dec. 4, 1981 to Jan. 15, 1982 (Brainerd Art Gallery, 1981).

Hours: By appointment.

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Riverhead

SUFFOLK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 300 West Main St., 11901 (516-727-2881).

(September 6, 1990): Wallace W. Broege, Director.

22 instruments donated by residents of Suffolk county: 3 accordions, 1 bugle, 2 snare drums, 1 bass drum, 1 pair of castanets, 1 aeolian harp, 1 Jew's harp, 5 melodeons, 1 piano, 1 pitch pipe, 1 recorder, 1 trumpet, and 3 zithers.

Hours: Monday-Saturday 12:30-4:30.

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Rochester

VALENZA, HELEN R. AND CHARLES R., 81 Glenridge Lane, 14609 (716-482-0642).

(October 28, 1991): Over 60 flutes of the 18th and 19th centuries made in Europe and the United States. Makers include Boehm & Greve, Munich; Boehm and Mendler, Munich; Potter Sr., London; Grenser, Dresden; Milhouse, London; Laurent, Paris; Trièbert, Paris; Piering, Berlin; Rudall and Rose, London; Astor, London; Graves, Winchester; Badger, New York; Pask, London; Greve, Munich; L. Lot, Paris; Card, London; Rampone, Milan; Ziegler, Vienna; Gerock, London; Clinton, London; and Belissent, Paris.

All instruments are in playing condition and Mrs. Valenza plays the flutes in lecture recitals.

Bibliography:
- Historic Flutes from Private Collections, André Mertens Galleries for Musical Instruments, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York July-August 1986 (The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1986).
- Phillip Young, 4900 Historical Woodwind Instruments (London: Tony Bingham, 1993), 8, Astor Y28; 12, Badger Y29; 26, Boehm & Greve Y4; 30, Boehm & Mendler Y94; 161, Milhouse Y44; 237, Triébert Y7.

Hours: By appointment.

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Syracuse

EMPIRE STATE THEATRE AND MUSICAL INSTRUMENT MUSEUM, Art and Home Center, New York State Fair Grounds, 13209; E-mail [email protected]

(June 1998)

About 20 instruments: Wurlitzer Theatre pipe organ, op. 1143, style 235, 3 manuals, 11 ranks of pipe with a Kimball piano playable from the console; Player Piano (Kohler & Campbell, no. 153659); Nickelodeon (National Automatic Music Co.) with an operating diorama of a dog race, and a ferris-wheel style 8-roll changer, no. 6693); square piano (Geib & Walker); 6 reed organs: Estey with artificial pipe rack, style 60, Estey & Green melodeon, Carpenter (two), A. B. Chase, Shoninger with bells; Guitar zither (Menzenhauer); Autoharp (Zimmerman); Violin-Uke (Marxochime Colony no. 3); Cornet (York); Alto Saxophone (Buescher), and other mandolines, guitars, and stringed instruments. Additional items include: A large collection of 65 and 88- note piano rolls, 78 rpm records, Edison cylinders, sheet music, organ pipes, and many items relating to the motion picture industry.

The Museum opened in 1967 in the Harriet May Mills Building on the New York State Fairgrounds where about 500,000 people visit each fall.

Hours: During performances on the Wurlitzer pipe organ throughout the year. When the Fair is open from late August to Labor Day and by special request.

NORTH CAROLINA (NC)

Return to List of Locations (U.S.) STEVE BARRELL COLLECTION.

(4 March 2003)

Grand pianos (Dulcken, 1794; Richter & Bechman, Copenhagen, ca. 1817; Schanz, 1826; Rosenwal, Stockholm, ca. 1838); square pianos (Ganer, 1788; Davis; Kirkman, ca. 1790); Clavichords (Lindholm, 1785; Lindholm, 1802); Rosenau, ca. 1770; Anonymous, fretted, Swedish, ca. 1750); Psalmodikon, Swedish, 19th century; organs (positive, Lodewijk de Baecker, Middelburgh, ca. 1750; Barrel organ with harp stop, Longman & Broderip, ca. 1795).

NORTH DAKOTA (ND)

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Bismarck

STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF NORTH DAKOTA, North Dakota Heritage Center, 612 E. Boulevard, 58505-0830 (701-328-2666); (Fax 701-328-3710).

(October 6, 1993): Mark J. Halvorson, Curator of Collections.

154 instruments: 87 items of Native American origin including: 22 drums, 32 rattles, 31 whistles; 67 items of Euro-American origin including: 10 organs, 4 square pianos, other objects ranging from bagpipes to Hardanger fiddles.

Hours: Saturday 9-5, Sunday 11-5; closed New Year's, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day. For objects not on exhibit appointments may be made Monday through Friday 8-5.

OHIO (OH)

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Cincinnati

CINCINNATI ART MUSEUM, Eden Park, 45202-1596 (513-721-5204) FAX (513-721-0129).

(August 1997): Anita Ellis, Chief Curator and Curator of Decorative Arts.

About 775 instruments of many kinds and varieties from all over the world, representing both Western and non-Western cultures, much of study collection quality. Major pieces include a Roman buccina, 1st century; viola attr. brothers Amati, 1619; "Child" virginal, Andreas Ruckers, ca. 1613; spinet, Italy, 17th century; oboe d'amore, J. Denner, 18th century; recorder, Schuchart, ca. 1760; square piano with German mechanism, Philadelphia, 1802; Saung-gauk, Burma, 19th century; mbira, Congo, 1858-59.

A majority of the instruments came as part of the William Henry Doane Collection, a part of which was lent for exhibition as early as 1887 and bequested to the same museum in 1914 and 1919.

Bibliography:
- E. Winternitz, Musical Instruments [A Guide to the Permanent Collection] (Cincinnati, 1949).
- Cincinnati Art Museum Handbook (Cincinnati, 1974), "Musical Instruments", pp. 72-77.
- Phillip T. Young, 4900 Historiical Woodwind Instruments (London: Tony Bingham, 1993), 57, Denner Oboes d'amore Y1; Schuchart Alto recorder Y7.

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10-5, Sunday 12-6, closed Mondays and major holidays.

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Cleveland

ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM, One Key Plaza 751 Erieside Ave. Cleveland, OH 44114 (216-781-ROCK) Web URL http://www.rockhall.com/permanent.asp

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Greenville

THE DARKE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY, INC., THE GARST MUSEUM, 205 N. Broadway, 45331-2222 (513-548-5250).

(September 8, 1993): Judy Logan, Director.

20 instruments given by local residents including: a reed organ by Estey; a small collapsable reed organ; organette with rolls (1877-78); upright piano by A.B. Chase; square piano by Mathushek Co.; smaller square piano (short keyboard); trombone; violin; zither; ukelin with bars; cornet; accordion; 2 concertinas; Chinese lute; autoharp; drum guitar; mandolin, and a Jew's harp.

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 11-4:30; closed Mondays, major holidays, and the month of January.

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Kent

KENT STATE UNIVERSITY, THE HUGH A. GLAUSER SCHOOL OF MUSIC, CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF WORLD MUSICS, 44242-0001 (330-672-3871); (FAX 330-672-7837).

(October 16, 1993): Prof. Terry E. Miller, Co-Director.

Approximately 100 instruments from Africa, Japan, China, the Philippines, India, Turkey, and Burma. These include a complete set of Thai classical instruments as well as instruments from North and Northeast Thailand owned by Prof. Miller.

The Center was founded in 1980 to oversee an ethnomusicology program offering courses at all levels up to Ph.D. The instruments are played by members of various ensembles.

Hours: By appointment.

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Marietta

OHIO HISTORICAL SOCIETY, CAMPUS MARTIUS/OHIO RIVER MUSEUM COMPLEX, 601 Second St., 45750 (614-373-3750).

(June 17, 1997): John B. Briley, Manager.

A few 18th century stringed instruments, pipe organ (1830), steamboat calliope.

Hours: March-April, October-November: Wednesday-Saturday 9:30-5, Sunday 12-5. May-September: Monday-Saturday 9:30-5, Sunday, holiday 12-5. Closed December, January, February. Items in storage may be seen by appointment.

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Maumee

MAUMEE VALLEY HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 1031 River Road, 43537 (419-893-9602).

(January 11, 1994): Marilyn Wendler, Curator/Director.

10 instruments donated by individuals in the community: 2 square pianos (S. Bromberg & Co., New York for Charles P. Sakmeister, c. 1830s; Chickering, Boston, c. 1841); 2 19th century melodeons (Kinnard, Dreher & Co., Cleveland, 1850s); 1 19th century reed organ; 3 drums (small child's drum; large child's drum; large Indian drum); and a hammer dulcimer. These instruments are located in several of the buildings within the Wolcott House Museum Complex.

Hours: April through December Wednesday-Sunday 1-4.

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Norwalk

FIRELANDS HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM, P.O. Box 572 (4 Case Ave.), 44857 (419-668-6038).

(April, 1998): Mary Lou Creary, Curator.

20-25 instruments from area residents (including several Indian flutes, etc.): flutes, bass viol, dulcimer, piano, melodian, organ, music boxes, violin, tuba, cornet, etc.

Hours: April, May, October & November, Saturday and Sunday 12-5.

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Poughkeepsie

VASSAR COLLEGE, DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC, 124 Raymond Ave. Poughkeepsie, NY 12604 (845-437-7000); Web URL http://library.vassar.edu/music/text/TRvirtual.html

(4 March 2003)

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Rocky River

ANONYMOUS c/o AMIS Registrar, Albert R. Rice, c/o Kenneth G. Fiske Museum of The Claremont Colleges, 450 N. College Way, Claremont, CA 91711, (909-621-8307) FAX (909-621-8398).

(May 1997): Over 600 wind instruments (mostly American, 20% European): 50 flutes (30 wood); 50 clarinet (3 boxwood) mostly Albert system; 25 saxophones (1914-40); 100 cornets and trumpets (pre-1940); 25 horns and mellophones; 25 trombones; 10 baritones; 5 Eb tubas; 1 helicon. Makers include: Conn (0ver 150) Firth, Pond, Hall, Distin, Keefer, Lyon & Healy, Meacham, Nach Meyer, Missenharter, Holton, Buescher, Martin, York, Slater, Stratton, Kaemph, Pourcelle, J.W. Pepper, Boland & Fuchs (B & F), and at least 60 Conn Elkhart and Worcester instruments.

Hours: By appointment.

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Toledo

THE TOLEDO MUSEUM OF ART, Box 1013, 43697 (2445 Monroe St.) (419-255-8000) FAX (419-255-5638).

(June 16, 1997): Patricia J. Whitesides, Registrar; Christine Mack, Associate Registrar.

6 instruments: spinetto Ottavino, Giorgio da Trento figliolo di Antonio Berneri, Rome, 1594; Chitarrone, Italian origin, 16th century; Bureau organ of Dutch origin, about 1785; square piano, R. Nunns, Clark & Co., New York, 1830-31,4 upright piano, Burns & Lamberg (instrument fitters), J. G. Crace (maker of case), Augustus Welby Pugin (case designer), London 1851; grand piano, Steinway (maker of instrument), Wendell Castle case designer), 1994.

Bibliography:
- Michaelene Gorney, "Musical instruments: strings", Toledo Museum of Art News 20 no 4 (1978): 94, fig. 6.
- Jane Vial, "Musical instruments: keyboard", Toledo Museum of Art News 20, no 4 (1978): 118, fig. 30.
- Dale Higbee, review of "Musical Instrumennts", Toledo Museum of Art News in Journal of the American Musical Instruments Society 7 (1981): 117.

Hours: Tuesday-Thursday, Saturday: 10-4, Friday 10-10, Sunday 1-5.

OKLAHOMA (OK)

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Bartlesville

WOOLAROC MUSEUM, THE FRANK PHILLIPS FOUNDATION, INC., Rt 3 (OK Highway 123), 74003 (918-336-0307).

(October 22, 1990): Robert R. Lansdown, Director.

About 25 instruments of native Americans, especially drums, rattles (including a peyote drum and rattle), whistles, flutes, and a metal bell. These instruments were collected by Frank Phillips, founder of Phillips Petroleum Company.

Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 10-5.

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Oklahoma City

NATIONAL COWBOY HALL OF FAME, 1700 Northeast 63rd Street, 73111 (405-478-2250) FAX (405-478-4714).

(August 10, 1993): Donald W. Reeves, Curator of Collections.

34 instruments most associated with the U.S. military and some used during the Civil War. These include: 15 bugles (1861-1915), 5 snare drums (1861-1880), 2 drums (1890, 1915), four pairs of drum sticks, fife (1861), 2 horns (1860, 1920), 3 violins, banjo, Peyote rattle, and a guitar (formerly owned by Gene Autry; his name is inlaid in mother-of-pearl on the fingerboard).

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30-5, closed on holidays.

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Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA HISTORICAL SOCIETY, STATE MUSEUM OF HISTORY, 2100 N. Lincoln Blvd., 73105 (405-521-2491) FAX (405-525-3272).

(August 23, 1993): Jeff Briley, Curator.

Approximately 50 instruments including some Native American (5 Plains flutes, 8 drums, plus misc. rattles, rasps, whistles, etc.); Western instruments (a small number of reed organs, 9 string instruments, 4 brass); one Phillippino harp, and one Chinese fiddle.

Hours: Monday-Saturday 8-5; also by appointment for those wishing to examine artifacts in storage.

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Oklahoma City

PAYNE, RICHARD W., 4201 N.W. 50th St., 73112 (405-942-4835).

(January 16, 1992): Over 500 aerophones with a particular interest in the study of indigenous prehistoric and historic aerophones of the Americas. The collection also includes indigineous aerophones of many other cultures as well as transitional flutes of interest in the development of the modern concert flute. Important instruments in the collection have been restored to playable condition or reproduced for study purposes.

Bibliography:
- Richard W. Payne, "Indian Flutes of the Southwest", Journal of the American Musical Instrument Society 15 (1989): 5-32.
- Payne, "Medicine and Music: Whistles of Eastern Oklahoma Indians", The Chronicles of Oklahoma 68 (1991): 424-33.
- Payne, "Bone Flutes of the Anasazi", The Kiva 56, no 2 (1991): 165-77.

Recording:
- "The Plains Flute Sings", cassette IR 1800A (Indian Records, Fay, Oklahoma, 1992).

Hours: By appointment.

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Tulsa

GILCREASE MUSEUM, ANTHROPOLOGY DEPARTMENT, 1400 Gilcrease Museum Rd., 74127-2100 (918-596-2767) FAX (918-596-2770).

(August 30, 1993): Dr Dan Swan, Senior Curator, Curator of Anthropology.

Approximately 40 instruments, mostly Native American; also 2 bugles.

Hours: By appointment.

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Tulsa

THE PHILBROOK MUSEUM OF ART, NATIVE AMERICAN COLLECTION, P.O. Box 52510, 74152 (2727 S. Rockford Rd.), 74152 (918-749-7941) FAX (918-743-4230).

(September 17, 1993): Marla Redcorn, Research Assistant.

About 30 Native American instruments primarily Plains tribes including 15 rattles, 2 flutes, 5 whistles, and 4 drums.

Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 10-5; Thursday 10-8; Sunday 1-5.

Also open by appointment.

OREGON (OR)

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Eugene

LANE COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM, 740 West 13th Ave., 97402 (503-687-4239).

(September 25, 1990): Euearad Stelfox, Director.

23 instruments from area residents, dating from the mid -1800s through the early 1900s: 9 keyboard instruments, 6 stringed instruments, 4 woodwinds, 3 brass, and 1 drum.

Hours: By appointment.

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Eugene

UNIVERSITY OF OREGON SCHOOL OF MUSIC, Collegium Musicum. School of Music h1225, University of Oregon, 97403 (541-346-3761).

(November 6, 1990): Dr Marc Vanscheevwijck, Asst. Prof. of Music.

Approximately 50 reproductions of early Renaissance and Baroque instruments including various sizes of recorders, krumhorns, flutes, cornamuse, kortholt, rauschpfeife, shawms, dulzians, racketts, cornetto, alto zink, sackbuts, viola da gamba, theorbo, rebec, medieval harp, spinet, portative organ, 3 octave set of medieval cup bells, various hand held percussion.

Hours: By appointment. The instruments are played during regular concerts of the Collegium Musicum and University Consort.

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Phoenix

ANONYMOUS c/o AMIS Registrar, Albert R. Rice, c/o Kenneth G. Fiske Museum of The Claremont Colleges, 450 N. College Way, Claremont, CA 91711, (909-621-8307) FAX (909-621-8398).

(June 18, 1996): Approximately 430 instruments emphasis on chordophones, mainly historical European examples. There are also many ethnographic instruments of all types. Some of the outstanding instruments are: clavichord: German, unfretted, ca. 1780; 12-string guitar, Jose Benedict, Madrid, 1800, 6-string guitar G. B. Fabricatore, 1798; cittern, Johann Peter Visser, Schwarzwald, 1708 (formerly collection of Canon Galpin); hurdy gurdy by P. Louvet, Paris, 1758; mandolin, A. Vinnacia, Naples, 1773, upright piano, Collard & Collard, ca. 1840.

Hours: By appointment.

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Portland

OREGON HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 1200 S.W. Park Avenue, 97205 (503-222-1741) (FAX 502-219-2030).

(October 29, 1990): Marsha Matthew, Director, Artifact Collections.

Description: About 50-60 instruments from area residents: 15 violins, 2 accordions, 13 reed organs, 7 pianos, 10 flutes and fifes, French horn, 9 drums, lyre, zither, etc., Native American whistles and rattles.

Hours: Monday-Saturday 10-5:00, Sunday 12-5:00, closed national holidays.

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Portland

PORTLAND ART MUSEUM (affiliated with the OREGON ART INSTITUTE), 1219 Southwest Park Ave., 97205 (503-226-2811); Web URL: http://www.pam.org/pam/

(August 1990): About 15 instruments in the Rasmussen Collection of Northwest Coast Indian Art : 2 whistles, the rest drums and rattles.

Bibliography:
- Erna Gunther, Art in the Life of the Northwest Coast Indians (Portland Art museum, 1966).

Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 10-5 (1st Thursday 10-9), closed: Monday, national holidays.

PENNSYLVANIA (PA)

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Ambridge

OLD ECONOMY VILLAGE (Administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission), 14th and Church Streets, 15003 (724-266-4500) FAX (724-266-7506).

(1997): Mary Ann Landis, Acting Site Administrator; Barbara Block, Curator of Collections.

32 instruments: 3 natural horns dated 1805 with ten crooks; 4 rotary valve horns (alto, 2 tenors, and a baritone); cornet; set of cymbals, 2 bass drums; 2 bassoons, incomplete flute, clarinet, 8 pianos (4 pianos with reed attachments), guitar, harp (possibly made in PA), 2 violins, one bass with three strings, 2 reed organs, 2 music boxes.

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 9-3; Sunday 12-3. Specific study of instruments by appointment.

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Bethlehem

MORAVIAN MUSEUM OF BETHLEHEM, 66 West Church St., 18018 610-867-0173).

(July 19, 1991): Mrs. Rebecca J. Hordis, Collections Manager.

32-35 instruments, primarily trombones and a variety of instrument by Bethlehem makers, some from the 18th century. There are photographs of a trombone choir, portraits of local musicians, Bethlehem Bach Choir memorabilia, and 19th century manuscript music.

Bibliography:
- Curtis S. Mayes, "A Descriptive Catalogue of Historic Percussion, Wind and Stringed instruments in Three Pennsylvania Museums" (M.A. thesis, Florida State University, 1974).

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 1,4, closed national holidays, other hours by appointment.

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Erie

ERIE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 417 State St., 16501 (814-454-1813).

(Sept. 1, 1993): Susan Beates Hanse, Director of Interpretation.

10 instruments including: a cabinet piano by Wm. Willing (Erie, PA), a Teller pipe organ by the Shaw Piano Co.

Erie, PA), a semi-toned accordion (ca. 1840), and an anonymous primitive violin.

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 9-4. Appointments advisable to see some instruments.

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Lewisburg

BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC, 17837 (717-524-1216).

The Harold E. Cook Collection of Musical Instruments , (August 15, 1991): Prof. Jackson Hill, Curator.

The collection was assembled by Professors Harold and Gladys Cook of Bucknell during several around-the-world trips between 1961 and 1967, and was given to Bucknell in 1970 by Gladys Calkins Cook after the death of her husband in 1968. Of the total of 146 instruments, 82 are from Asia (espoecially China, Japna, Iran, Tibet, India, and Thailand), 38 from Africa (Egypt, Ethiopia, Zaire, Mozambique, Uganda, the Maghrib, et. al.), 17 from Europe, 2 from Ecuador, and 7 from the United States or of uncertain origin. Chordophones lead the statistics with 51, follwed by aerophones (42), idiophones (32), membranophones (21), and 1 "miscellaneous" that turns out to be a dancer's grass skirt from Swaziland, waist 98 cm. (idiophone?). The instruments evidently were chosen with an eye to variety and organological interest as well as to appearance and historical value.

Bibliography:
- Jackson Hill, The Harold E. Cook Collection of Musical Instruments (Cranberry, New Jersey: Bucknell University Press, 1975).

Hours: Part of the collection on permanent exhibit in the Bucknell University Center Gallery, Monday-Friday 1-4:30. By appointment, September-May; in the summer by special appointment.

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Lititz

LITITZ MORAVIAN CONGREGATION ARCHIVES AND MUSEUM, 8 Church Square, 17543-2004, (717-626-8515).

(September 18, 1991): Jean M. Doherty, Curator of Musical Instruments.

More than 50 instruments dating from 1750 to about 1930, most of which had been used in Moravian services and church and community ensembles: natural horn, soprano-bass trombone choir, valve trombones, serpent horn, Civil War era saxhorns; various early strings, woodwinds, and 3 small organs. Also the organs of 1787 and 1793 by David Tannenberg in nearby Brother's House.

Hours: Memorial Day-Labor Day, Saturday 10-4; or by appointment.

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Nazareth

C.F. MARTIN GUITAR MUSEUM, Box 329 (510 Sycamore St.), 18064 (610-759- 2837) FAX (610-759-5757).

(1997): More than 30 instruments by the C. F. Martin company; primarily guitars (the earliest is dated 1834) but also including mandolins, ukuleles, banjos and other fretted string instruments. There are several specimens of valuable Martin guitars including pre-war instruments and other interesting examples. The Martin Guitar company has been in business since 1833. The collection consists of instruments owned by the C. F. Martin Co. and the Martin family. The display area is located in the lobby adjacent to the reception area of the company's headquarters.

Bibliography:
- Mike Longworth, Martin Guitars: A History, 3rd ed. (Nazareth).
- Jim Washburn and Richard Johnston, Martin Guitars: An Illustrated Celebration of America's Premier Guitarmaker (Emmaus, PA: Rodale Press, 1997).

Hours: Tours are available of the company facilities. Museum hours: 9-4:30 Monday-Friday except holidays.

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Nazareth

MORAVIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 214 E. Center St., 18064 (610-759-5070).

(August 13, 1991): Susan M. Dreydoppel, Executive Director.

About 60 instruments: 5 keyboards (including pipe organ by Tannenberg, 1776; upright piano, ca. 1745); 16 stringed instruments (7 by C.F. Hartmann, Nazareth & Bethlehem, violin, John Antes, viola, Azaraias Smith); 38 wind and brass instruments.

Bibliography:
- Laurence Libin, "Nazareth Piano May Be Among America's First", Moravian Music Journal 33, no 1 (Spring 1988): 2-6.

Hours: Daily 1-4 and by appointment.

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Oil City

VENANGO MUSEUM OF ART, SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY, 270 Seneca St., 16301 (814-676-2007).

(August 25, 1993): Barbara Perlstein, Executive Director.

Approximately 10 instruments: Wurtlizer theatre organ (1928) in the process of being installed in the Museum; three locally made reed organs and melodian; a small collection of early 20th century oriental strings and flutes; modern Model B Steinway grand for recital use.

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10-4; Sunday 1-4, closed Mondays and Holidays. Appointment is required for some items in storage.

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Philadelphia

THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA MUSEUM OF ARCHAEOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY, 33rd and Spruce Streets, 19104-6324 (215 898-4000) FAX (215-898-0657).

(August 25, 1993): Description: Approximately 3,500 instruments from the American, Asian, African, Egyptian, Native North, Central and South American, Mediterranean, Near Eastern, and Oceanian curatorial sections.

The Mrs. William D. Frishmuth Musical Instrument Collection covers a variety of cultures including Africa, Asia, the Near East, Pacific, and the Americas.

Hours: Museum galleries are open Tuesday through Saturday 10-4:30; Sunday 1-5 (except for the months of July and August); closed national holidays. Individuals interested in viewing material in storage must apply in writing to the appropriate curatorial sections.

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Pittsburgh

THE CARNEGIE MUSEUM OF ART, 4400 Forbes Ave., 15213-4080 (412-622-1905) FAX (412-622-3112).

(July 1997): Sarah Nichols, Chief Curator and Curator of Decorative Arts.

Description: At least 2 instruments including: a Franklin armonica and a Venetian dulcimer (1755).

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10-5, Sunday 1-5. Items in storage may be seen by appointment.

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Pittsburgh

THE CARNEGIE MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, DIVISION OF ANTHROPOLOGY, 5800 Baum Blvd., 15206-3706 (412-665-2608) FAX (412-665-2751).

(August 16, 1993): Deborah G. Harding, Collection Manager.

464 instruments, mostly ethnographic, worldwide distribution. Major strengths are 150 archeological ocarinas from Costa Rica and Columbia; 56 drums (18 from North America, 15 from Africa); 47 flutes (mostly Amazon Basin); 135 rattles (80 from North America, 38 from South America); stringed instruments from China, India, and Japan; only European instruments of note are a French vielle, Swiss goat horn instrument, and a Serbian svirla (flute).

Hours: By appointment only; include reason for visit (research, publication, etc.) in a written request.

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Pittsburgh

THE FRICK ART & HISTORICAL CENTER, 7227 Reynolds St., 15208 (412-371-0600) for reservations (412-371-0606) FAX (412-241-5393).

(August 5, 1991): Robin Pflasterer, Registrar, Clayton.

1 orchestrion by Michael Welte & Sons, Freiburg, 1890. Clayton is a turn-of-the-century house museum. Once the home of Pittsburgh industrialist and art collector Henry Clay Frick, this museum contains most of its original furnishings, art and objects of everyday Victorian life.

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10-5:30, Sunday 12-6, closed Mondays.

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Pittsburgh

COLTMAN, JOHN W., 3319 Scathelocke Road, 15235 (412-823-5934).

(July 31, 1993): About 200 instruments of the flute family, of which one-half are Western flutes, piccolos, fifes and flageolets; the other half are flutes, vessel flutes, whistles, etc. from non-Western or Western folk cultures.

Hours: By appointment.

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Pittsburgh

HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA, Senator John Heinz Pittsburgh Regional History Center, 1212 Smallman St., 15222 (412-281-2465) FAX (412-281-8087).

(August 23, 1993): Ellen Rosenthal, Chief Curator.

3 instruments: violin purported to belong to Stephen Foster; Glass harmonium in case; a piano brought from Philadelphis, Pa ca. 1790. There are extensive archives concerning Western Pennsylvania, and a file concerning musicians Henry Kleber and John Duss, which are available for research purposes.

Hours: Daily 10-5; appointment necessary if item not on exhibit. Archives and Library Tuesday-Saturday 10-5.

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Pittsburgh

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH, CENTER FOR AMERICAN MUSIC, Foster Hall Collection, Stephen C. Foster Memorial, 431 Forbes Ave. 15260 (412-624-4100).

(1997): Dr Deane L. Root, Curator.

13 instruments: accordion (mid-19th century); melodeon, (George A. Prince & Co., Buffalo, 1850-60); square piano (by Dubois & Stodart, 1828-34); 3 jawbones; guitar (Firth, Pond & Co., New York, 1850s); 2 clarinets (on loan from the curator, one stamped J.T.L [Jerome Thibouville-Lamy]); flute owned by Stephen Foster (Chabrier Peloubet, 1857); 2 anonymous flutes (1840s-50s; one on loan to Jean Thomas); Chautauqua roller organ; Music Disc player (Regina, ca. 1897). The Foster Hall Collection contains all known original Foster materials, as well as those reflecting his influence in American and world music. The 30,000 items include 250 pages of holograph and manuscript compositions, verses, business accounts, and letters; Foster's books; family records, scrapbooks, account books, correspondence and papers; early photographs; 73 portraits and art works; 12,000 early music editions to the 1930s; 1,200 songbooks and songsters; 1,000 broadsides, 700 books and 250 periodicals; nine shelf-feet of 78-rpm recordings; maps, posters, deeds, and other documents and objects.

Hours: Monday-Friday 9-4, except University holidays. Weekends by appointment only.

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Plumsteadville

c/o AMIS Membership Registrar, c/o Kenneth G. Fiske Museum of The Claremont Colleges, 450 N. College Way, Claremont, CA 91711, (909-621-8307) FAX (909-621-8398).

Large collection of handbells dating from the early 18th century to the present.

Approximately 20 firms are represented. English firms are Mears, Whitechapel, Shaw, Robert Wells, Bridgeman, Henry Symondson, William Rudder, Taylor, John Warner, William Dunn, Kingston, Barwell, etc. U.S. firms are Deagan, Mayland, Schulmerich, and Malmark, as well as the Dutch firm of Petit & Fritsen. The collection was started in 1974 with the objective of tracing the history of the English handbell from its beginning in 1694 in England to the present.

About 60 different firms and individuals are known to have produced English handbells and the Collection is hoping to be able to include most of them.

Hours: By appointment.

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Williamsport

LYCOMING COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUM, 858 West 4th St., 17701 (717-326-3326).

(January 13, 1991): Sandra B. Rife, Executive Director.

About 25 instruments from area residents: brass instruments by Distin and Keefer instruments companies, 2 altophones, 2 herald trumpets, 2 pairs of castenets, 2 also of trumpets, tubas, reed organs, music boxes, drums, coaching horn, violin, zither, etc.

Hours: Tuesday-Friday 9:30-4, Saturday, 11-4, Sunday 1-4.

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York

THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF YORK COUNTY, 250 East Market St., 17403 (717-848-1587).

(August 25, 1993): Curator of Collections.

Approximately 50 instruments from area residents. Includes bugles, tinhorns, violins, drums, flutes, clarinets, pianos. Organs made by Weaver Co., York.

Also a pipe organ made by David Tannenburg (1804) for Christ Lutheran Church, York. The Tannenburg organ stays on permanent exhibit in the entrance hall.

Hours: Monday-Saturday 9-5; Sunday 1-4; closed Christmas, New Year's Day and other holidays; by appointment.

RHODE ISLAND (RI)

Kingston

THE PETTAQUAMSCUTT HISTORICAL SOCIETY Inc., 2636 Kingston Road, (401-783-1328).

(August 12, 1997): Cecilia A. Boggs, Executive Director; Elizabeth Albro, Curator.

Approximately 23 instruments: cornets, horns, bassoon, trumpet, two melodians, reed organ, and a Victrola record player given by local residents. There are also more than 100 records and about 15 cylinder recordings.

Hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturdays 1-4, May through October.

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Providence

RHODE ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 110 Benevolent St., 02906 (401-331-8575) FAX (401-351-0127).

(March 9, 1994): Linda Eppich, Chief Curator.

Approximately 37 instruments: about 30 brass and woodwind instruments, mostly American; 2 violins by Paine (1856, 1892); player piano with locally built cabinet, ca. 1900-20; child's organ; piano, Clementi, ca. 1810-20; melodeon, ca. 1850-55; mandolin, ca. 1950; and a handmade flute restored by a local instrument maker.

All of these items have a connection to Rhode Island.

Hours: Monday-Friday 9-5, most of the instruments are in storage and may be studied by appointment only.

SOUTH CAROLINA (SC)

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Charleston

THE CHARLESTON MUSEUM, 360 Meeting St., 29403 (803-722-2996) FAX (803-722-1784).

(September 11, 1991): Christopher T. Loeblein, Curator of History.

About 75 instruments, mostly from area residents and the Siegling Music House collection (1819-1970). Located in The Charleston Museum and in historic houses. 35 strings, 26 wind, 8 keyboard, 4 percussion, 1 parlor organ. Two important instruments are a spinet by Blanchet (1686) and a square piano by Albrecht (1797).

Bibliography:
- Martha Novak Clinkscale, Makers of the Piano 1700-1820 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993), p. 4, #5.

Hours: Monday-Saturday 9-5, Sunday 1-5, closed New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day.

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Spartanburg

ANONYMOUS, c/o AMIS Membership Office, University of South Dakota, 414 E. Clark St. 57069-2390.

(August 30, 1991): 280 high brass instruments mainly trumpets, cornets, and fluegelhorns. The strength of the collection lies in its wide variety which includes antique, vintage and modern instruments. Significant specimens include keyed bugles, Civil War instruments, and examples made by Glier, Stratton, Fiske, and the Boston Musical Instrument Co.

Hours: By appointment.

SOUTH DAKOTA (SD)

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Deadwood

ADAMS MEMORIAL HALL MUSEUM, Box 252, 57732 (605-578-1714).

(July 15, 1991): Mary Kopco, Director-Curator.

Musical instruments of various types and ages primarily from individuals who settled the Black Hills region. Collection records are indexed and catalogued. Contact the Director-Curator for more complete information.

Hours: By appointment.

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Vermillion

AMERICA'S SHRINE TO MUSIC MUSEUM, The University of South Dakota, 414 East Clark Street, Vermillion, SD 57069-2390 (605-677-5306) FAX (605-677-5073); Web URL: http://www.usd.edu/smm

(April 9, 1999)

TENNESSEE (TN)

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Columbia

JAMES K. POLK MEMORIAL ASSOCIATION, P.O. Box 741 (301 West 7th St.), 38402 (615-388-2354).

(September 10, 1993): Thomas Price, Curator.

1 instrument: square piano by Astor & Horwood, ca. 1815-22. This piano belonged to Sarah Childress Polk's parents. She played it as a child while she lived in in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Bibliography:
- Martha Novak Clinkscale, Makers of the Piano, 1700-1820 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993), 11, #5.

Hours: April-October Monday-Saturday 9-5; November-March Monday-Saturday 9-4, All year, Sunday 1-5.

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Knoxville

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE, FRANK H. McCLUNG MUSEUM, 37996-3200 (423-974-2144); (FAX 423-974-3827).

(August 26, 1993): Elaine A. Evans, Curator.

About 15 instruments in two categories: pianos, dulcimers, autoharp, Confederate Army drum, etc., from area residents, 2 Japanese Army bugles, Japanese conch shell trumpet, Japanese bamboo flute; also a Pueblo Indian rattle.

Hours: Monday-Friday 9-5; Saturday 10-3; Sunday 1-5. Closed national holidays.

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Memphis

MEMPHIS PINK PALACE MUSEUM, 3050 Central Ave., 38111-3399 (901-320-6320).

(August 25, 1991): Anne Leonard, Curator of History.

32 instruments: including an 18th century pedal harp, lap organ, 2 pianos, 1 melodeon (1868), 2 guitars (1877, Sears early 20th century), 1 reed organ (A.B. Chase Co.), W.C. Handy trumpet, and various instruments from Asia, India, Africa, South America, and China.

Hours: By appointment.

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Nashville

CUMBERLAND SCIENCE MUSEUM, 800 Fort Negley Blvd., 37203 (615-862-5160) FAX (615-862-5178); Web URL: http://www.infi.net/~csmnet

(October 16, 1992): Louis J. Levine-Fields, Collections Manager.

82 instruments mostly ethnic, African, Asian, Middle Eastern.

Hours: By appointment.

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Norris

IRWIN, JOHN RICE, MUSEUM OF APPALACHIA, P.O. 359, 37828 (Hwy. 61) (615-494-7680) FAX (615-494-8957).

(November 27, 1991): 200 instruments including 11 mouthbows, 40 fiddles, 54 banjos, 41 dulcimers, 20 guitars, 15 mandolins, 22 odd and unusual types (accordion, harmonica, fife, etc.), and 1 piano.

Also published collections of writings on the following: Roy Acuff, WNOX, Archie Campbell, Frazier Moss, Homer Harris, Bob Douglas, Red Rector, Uncle Dave Macon, Carter Family, Cas Walker, Jimmy Driftwood, Gene Horner, and John Hartford.

Bibliography:
- John Rice Irwin, Musical Instruments of the Southern Appalachian Mountains , 2nd ed. (West Chester, PA: Schiffer Publishing Co.), 1983.

Hours: By appointment.

TEXAS (TX)

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Abilene

McMURRY UNIVERSITY, DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC, P.O. Box 698 (14th and Sayles Blvd.) (915-691-6295).

(July 1991): James A. Rennier, Chairman.

The Thomas H. Greer Collection of Antique Instruments, with subsequent additions, comprises about 20-25 instruments: woodwinds from the 18th and 19th centuries, including 2-keyed flute of ebony, double English flageolet, early oboe, oboe d'amore and English horn (both recent), a Heckel experimental instrument, etc., plus 2 viole da gamba and 1 Oriental flute.

Hours: By appointment.

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Denton

ANONYMOUS, c/o AMIS Membership Registrar, c/o Kenneth G. Fiske Museum of The Claremont Colleges, 450 N. College Way, Claremont, CA 91711, (909-621-8307) FAX (909-621-8398).

(May 1, 1992): Approximately 90 wind, percussion, string, and keyboard instruments.

About 1/3 are reproduction instruments. They include 3 harpsichords, 1 forte-piano, 3 organs, 1 square piano, violins, gambas, lutes dating from 1650 to 1900.

Hours: By appointment.

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Houston

HOUSTON MUSEUM OF NATURAL SCIENCE ANTHROPOLOGY DEPARTMENT, #1 Hermann Circle Dr., 77030-1799 (713-639-4600) (FAX 713-523-4125).

(Formerly MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY OF HOUSTON.)

(August 1, 1991): Truett Latimer, President.

About 30-35 ethnic instruments from Africa, the Far East, and North, Central, and South America (including 7 Peruvian panpipes).

Hours: Monday-Saturday 9-6, Sunday 12-6, closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day. Instruments in storage must be seen by appointment.

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San Antonio

GREGORY, GEORGE R., 132 Linda Dr., 78216 (512-822-0416).

(July 23, 1991): A large collection of reproductions: Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque Recorders by Weber, Moeck, Dolmetsch, Roessler, von Huene, Hanchet & Fitzpatrick (including two contrabasses), consorts of krummhorns, genshorns, and shawms. Early strings include vielle, rebecs, gambas, psalteries, harps, symphonie, rote. Early brass include sackbut, bass serpent, slide trumpet, cornettinos. Percussion instruments include rommelpot, pandero, drums cymbelstern, crotales, crotals, nakers, and tambourines. Keyboards include harpsichords, clavichords, harmonium and a portative organ. There are also bagpipes, Medieval bells, racketts, hirten schalmei, cornamuse, dulcians, Renaissance flutes, and rauschpfeife. The instruments are used in concerts and lectures by members of the San Antonio Early Music Ensemble, and in classes at San Antonio College.

Bibliography:
- Percival Price, Bells and Man (Oxford, 1983), page 183, concerning Medieval bells.

Hours: By appointment.

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Waco

RICHARDS, JAMES HOWARD, c/o AMIS Membership Registrar, c/o Kenneth G. Fiske Museum of The Claremont Colleges, 450 N. College Way, Claremont, CA 91711, (909-621-8307) FAX (909-621-8398).

(September 5, 1993): About 17 or 18 instruments mainly keyboard or keyboard related. These include: grand piano (7' 10"), Broadwood, 1849 (with a letter from Col. S.E.H. Broadwood attesting the date of its manufacture); cabinet upright piano, Wm.A. Stodart, London, ca. 1830; player piano, Simplex, ca. 1900; Pianola piano player (push-up or vorsetzer), Aeolian, 1907; upright, Kranich & Bach, 1906; grand piano, Standard by Hardman Peck, ca. 1920; toy piano in metal case with 12 diatonic keys, ca. 1930s; violin, Mills Novelty Co. from a violino-Virtuoso; reed organ (pressure activated), Swan & Belding, pre-Civil War (with hand-made reeds); reed organ, D'Almaine & Potter, London, 1899; reed organ with a high top, Beckwith, ca. 1900; piano-case reed organ, Crown (George P. Bent); Estey folding reed organ; Vocalion single-manual reed organ, 1906; single-manual reed organ, Packard, 1900 (with five sets of reeds); accordion, Busson Frères, Paris, 19th century.

Hours: By appointment only to serious researchers.

UTAH (UT)

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Provo

BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY, MUSEUM OF ART 84602 (801-378-2787)

(June 6, 1994): Approximately 145 instruments, 73 of which are non-Western and 62 of which are European or American in origin.

The Lloyd Miller Musical Instrument Collection includes fifty-six instruments of Asian origin.

Other instruments include seventeen instruments owned by Mrs. Lotta Van Buren and include a two-manual harpsichord, spinet (Dolmetsch), ottavina (Dolmetsch), pardessus de viole (Meares), four viols (M. Hoffman, 1688), and a viola d'amore (Storioni).

Additional instruments include a giraffe piano, English guitar, guitar, hurdy gurdy, clarinets (Key, Zencker, Kruspe, Oehler), flutes (Monzani), bassoon (Pask, Heckel), oboe (Kruspe), and a variety of African instruments.

Hours: Weekdays 10-6; extended hours until 9pm on Mondays and Thursdays, Saturday 12-5.

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Salt Lake City

MUSEUM OF CHURCH HISTORY AND ART, THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS, 45 North West Temple, 84150 (801-240-4615).

(August 8, 1991): Glen M. Leonard, Director.

Approximately 75 instruments including: 5 or 6 square pianos, 10 or more reed organs, 2 or 3 violins, 1 cello, 1 helicon, 1 bassoon (Milhouse), 2 or 3 clarinets (Wattles, Firth, Hall & Pond), 2 or 3 piccolos, 1 or 2 flutes (Firth, Hall & Pond), 1 or 2 mandolins, 3 or 4 accordions or concertinas, 1 dulcimer, 1 autoharp, 3 or 4 music boxes.

Hours: Monday-Friday 9-9, Saturday, Sunday, and holidays 10-7. Items in storage require an appointment to be seen.

VERMONT (VT)

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Bennington

THE BENNINGTON MUSEUM, West Main St., 05201 (802-447-1571).

(September 23, 1993): Deborah Anne Federhen, Curator of Collections.

About 30 instruments most of which have an historical association with Bennington and the surrounding area. These include a tall-case clock by Nichols Goddard, Rutland (circa 1808) with a seven-tune musical movement, cornet, 2 cellos (one of tin), bass viol, 3 fifes, flute, melodion, tuba, 2 Jew's harps, 2 mouth organs, 2 violins, autoharp, banjo, dulcimer (floor model), concertina, kalimba (African), military drums, pottery whistles, toy whistles, and 3 music boxes.

Bibliography:
- Kenneth Joel Zogry, "Vermont furniture in the Bennington Museum, 1765-1840", The Magazine Antiques 144 (August 1993): 192-201.

Hours: Monday through Sunday 9-5.

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Brownington

ORLEANS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY Inc., Old Stone House Museum, RR #1, Box 500, 05860 (802-754-2022).

(October 13, 1997): Tracy N. Martin, Museum Director.

About 23 instruments (13 melodeons and reed organs; 7 to 10 other instruments). There are about 150 hymnals and songbooks dating from the mid 19th through the early 20th century.

Hours: May 15 to June 30, Fri-Tues, 11-5; July 1-Aug. 31, every day 11-5; Sept. 1-Oct. 15, Friday-Tues. 11-5.

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Burlington

UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT, ROBERT HULL FLEMING MUSEUM, Colchester Ave., 05401 (802-656-0750) FAX (802-656-8059).

(March 24, 1993): Darcy Coates, Registrar.

Approximately 166 instruments of various types mainly ethnographic from India, China, Java, Philippines, Amerindian, Hawaii, Fiji, Burma, Africa, Tibet, and some Pre-Columbian examples. In addition, there is a reed organ, Estey & Green, clarinet by Astor, hurdy-gurdy, and mandolin.

Hours: Labor Day-April 30: Tuesday-Friday 9-4, Saturday-Sunday 1-5; May 1-Labor Day: Tuesday-Friday 12-4, Saturday-Sunday 1-5. Closed Mondays and major holiday weekends. The Museum is wheelchair accessible. The collection is in storage and must be seen by appointment.

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Middlebury

THE SHELDON MUSEUM, 1 Park St., 05753 (802-388-2117).

(July 16, 1991): Elizabeth Fitzsimmons, Director.

About 15-25 instruments from area residents: 5 pianos, 5 flutes, oboe, melodeon, music box, cello, etc.

Hours: Monday-Saturday 10-5; Winter hours: Monday-Friday, 10-5.

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St. Johnsbury

FAIRBANKS MUSEUM AND PLANETARIUM, Main & Prospect Sts., 05819, (803-748-2372); (FAX 802-748-3347).

(September 10, 1997): Howard Reed, Curator; Ann Lawless, Registrar.

Approximately 62 instruments: 50 ethnic instruments collected in the late 19th century from various parts of the world, primarily North Africa, Near East, Far East. Approximately twelve 19th century American instruments including brasses and home-made fiddles. Some items in the collection are on exhibit.

Hours: Sept.-June 10-4, Mon.-Fri., Sat., Sun.; July-Aug. 10-6, Mon.-Fri., Sat., Sun.

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Shelburne

SHELBURNE MUSEUM, INC., 05482 (802-985-3344).

(August 7, 1991): Jean Burks, curator.

About 35-40 instruments, primarily music boxes (15 in the Wilmerding Collection of Music Boxes, and about 15 more) together with 2 reed organs, 2 strings, a Native American drum, etc.

Hours: May 15-October 15, Monday-Friday, holidays 9-5, closed rest of year.

VIRGINIA (VA)

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Charlottesville

THE THOMAS JEFFERSON MEMORIAL FOUNDATION, INC., Monticello, P.O. Box 316 (Route 53), 22902 (804-984-9831) FAX (804-977-7757).

(August 12, 1993): Susan Stein, Curator.

7 instruments: harpsichord, Kirckman (1762) similar to two purchased by Jefferson; square piano, Astor (1805-1812) with Jefferson provenance. 2 nineteenth-century violins (Tom Craddock; Bohemian), English guitar after John Preston (1760-1780); and a violin string that family tradition claims belonged to Jefferson, two cabinet organs (ca. 1800).

Bibliography:
- William Howard Adams, The Eye of Thomas Jefferson (Charlottesville, 1976).
- Helen Cripe, Thomas Jefferson and Music (Charlottesville, 1974).
- Susan Stein, The Worlds of Thomas Jefferson at Monticello (New York, 1993).
- Martha Novak Clinkscale, Makers of the Piano 1700-1820 (Oxford, 1993), pp. 9, #22.

Hours: 8-5 March through October, and 9-4:30 November through February. Monticello is open to the public every day of the year except Christmas Day.

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Falls Church

BOWLES COLLECTION OF HISTORICAL TIMPANI, 3210 Valley Lane, 22044 (703-532-4875).

(November 27, 1993): Pair of copper timpani by George Potter, Aldershot, ca. 1840-50 after patent by Cornelius Ward (1837). Shells hammered over wooden moulds supposedly dating from Handel's time, when the firm made timpani for the Royal Household Cavalry. Set of four copper tympani by Ludwig & Ludwig, Chicago, 1946. They are made with interior rods attached to spring-tensioned exterior pedlas, after a patent by William F. Ludwig, Sr., 1923, marketed as the "Symphonic DeLuxe Model".

Recording:
- The Potter timpani may be heard on a performance of the Messiah with the Smithsonian Chamber Players on Smithsonian Set N-425, also re-released on a CD.

Hours: By appointment.

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Fort Lee

U.S. ARMY QUARTERMASTER MUSEUM, 22nd St. and Ave A, 23801 (804-734-1854).

(July 22, 1991): Tim O'Gorman, Director.

About 15 military instruments including several fifes, a few bugles, 2 bass horns (from the Civil War), 3 snare drums (1 used at President Kennedy's funeral), 1 Revolutionary War bass drum, etc.

Hours: Tuesday-Friday 10-5, Saturday and Sunday 12-5, closed Monday.

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Fredericksburg

THE JAMES MONROE MUSEUM AND MEMORIAL LIBRARY, 908 Charles St., 22401 (540-654-2113).

(July 1, 1997): Ms Lee Langston-Harrison, Curator/Assistant Director.

2 instruments: square piano by George Astor & Co., London, Harp of Irish origin.

Bibliography:
- The Magazine Antiques (May 11984), 1165
- Martha Novak Clinkscale, Makers of the Piano, 1700-1820 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993), 8, #12.
- A Presidentail Legacy: The Monroe Collection (1997).

Hours: Open all year; when the musical instruments are not on view individuals may write or call ahead for an appointment to view.

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Newport News

THE MARINERS' MUSEUM, Collections Department, Musical Instruments, 100 Museum Dr., 23606-3759 (757-595-2222).

(December 5, 1991).

6 musical instruments associated with men and women on the water. These are: a miniature 24-whistle steam calliope by George Kratz, Evansville, IN (from the Mississippi River steamboat "French's New Sensation".); Italian music box (showing a 3-masted vessel and a lighthouse); German Concertina, late 19th century made for export to England (accompanied a sailor on a passage of the "Wavertree" during 1904-6); Lap Psaltery, Liverpool, Nova Scotia, late 19th-early 20th century (made from a packing case with commercially-made violin pegs by a Grand Banks fisherman); 20-button concertina by Lachenal & Co., London, ca. 1900 (assumed used on the Allegheny River); and a German melodion, 2-reed, ca. 1870-1900.

Hours: Daily 10-5, closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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Norfolk

ARMED FORCES SCHOOL OF MUSIC, Naval Amphibious Base, Little Creek, 23521 (804-464-7503 or 804-464-7496).

(July 1998): Training Support Officer.

23 rare or rarely-used brass and woodwind instruments: E-flat contrabass sarrusophone, Couesnon (1920s), E-flat flute, Artley (1965), Basset horn, Heckel (1900s), Bass flute, Philip Marcil (1952), A-flat sopranino clarinet, Selmer (1920s), B-flat tenor saxophone, chrome-plated, Buescher (1957), F trumpet, Bach (1957), and Bass trumpet (1957). In the spring of 1985, before retiring from the Navy and leaving the School of Music, William M. Fetcher was asked to assemble instruments drawn from the School's inventory of instrument to be installed in glass cases that formerly held sports trophys. The display is primarily for viewing by staff and students though is open to the public during regular working hours.

Bibliography:
- "Navy School of Music Exhibits Instruments, Newsletter of the American Musical Instrument Society 15, no 2 (June 1986): 5.

Hours: Visitors to the School would need to pick up a visitor's pass at Gate 5 to enter the base. There is no admission charge. Monday-Saturday 8-5.

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Richmond

AGECROFT ASSOCIATION, 4305 Sulgrave Road, 23221 (804-353-4241) FAX (804-353-2151).

(September 27, 1993): Mary Anne Caton, Curator of Collections.

7 instruments: clavicytherium (upright harpsichord), 17th century with late 19th century alterations originally Italian, possibly altered by Florentine dealer Leopoldo Franciolini; theorbo, late 19th or early 20th century, Italian, possibly for collector's market, similar to Franciolini's shop work; chittarone, probably late 19th or early 20th entury, Italian, similar to Franciolini shop examples, and probably made for collector's market; organ, 19th century composite, Continental; guitar (chitarra batente), probably 19th century; music box ("sublime harmony"), G. Baker-Troll & Co., Geneva, early 20th century; serpent shaped kazoo, Zobo band instruments, New York, ca. 1900.

Agecroft, a reconstructed 16th-century English manor house, interprets the daily life on a Lancashire manor using six period rooms. Objects made and/or used in England from 1580 to 1640 are the focus of the Introductory Tour, the Bellycheer: Dining in England tour, and the five recreated gardens set in twenty-three acres.

Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 10-4; Sunday 12:30-5.

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Richmond

THE VALENTINE MUSEUM, 1015 East Clay St., 23219 (804-649-0711).

(November 15, 1993): Jon B. Zachman, Curator of General Collections.

About 9 instruments: 4 pianos dating from ca. 1825 to 1880 (including one by Loud & Brothers, Philadelphia), two flutes, and a few stringed instruments.

Hours: By appointment.

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Williamsburg

COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG FOUNDATION, DEPARTMENT OF COLLECTION, P.O. Box 1776, 23187-1776 (309 First Street) (757-220-7514; (FAX 757-565-8907).

(November 20, 1991): Martha B. Katz-Hyman, Assistant Curator.

Description: Approximately 80 instruments the majority of which are 18th century and are of English origin. The strongest area of the collection is keyboard instruments, including square pianos by (2) Astor (1800-1805), Beck (1785), Garcka (ca. 1780), Longman & Broderip (ca. 1780), Zumpe (1766), Zumpe & Buntebart (1770); an upright piano by Robert Wornum (1813-1820); spinets by Cawton Aston (1726), Stephen Keene (1700), Woolfinden (1730-1760), Zopfe (before 1750), three harpsichords by Kirckman (2 double manual, 1 single manual); a grand piano by Broadwood (1806); a bureau organ by Adcock & Pether (1750-1765); and a chamber organ by "W.H." (1770-1782). The collection also includes an unaltered violin by Nathaniel Cross (1727); a "kit" attrib. to Henry Jay (1760-1760), and other string instruments by Banks, Balestrieri, DeSalo, Eberle & Gagliano, Testore, and Walmsley. Other instruments of interest include flutes by Metzler, Peloubet, Potter & Wafford (1770-1825); a "walking stick" flute (1775-1825); a vielle by Cornu (ca. 1758); a harp by G. Froeschle (1793); 3 English guitars by Preston, Preston & Longman, and Rauch (1760s-70s); a recorder by Urquhart (1710-1740); bassoon by Proser (1792), oboe (1750-1800); a natural horn by J. Leichamschneider (1715); sticcado-pastorale by G. Smart (1800-10); grand harmonicon by F.H. Smith (ca. 1830); serinette by Benoit (1790-1810); and 2 barrel organs by Clementi & Co. (1805-20), and Longman, Clementi & Co. (1798-1801).

Bibliography:
- Martha Novak Clinkscale, Makers of the Piano 1700-1820 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993), 20, #9; 48, #51; 330, #2; 331, #13.
- Donald H. Boalch, Charles Mould, Andreas H. Roth, Makers of the Harpsichord and Clavichord 1440-1840 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1995).

Recordings:
- "The Wren Chapel Organ", record or casssette.
- "Instrumental Music from the Williamsburg Collection", CD or cassette.

Hours: DeWitt Wallace Gallery: Daily, 10-6 (schedule varies seasonally). For instruments in storage, an appointment is required.

WASHINGTON (WA)

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Bellingham

WHATCOM MUSEUM OF HISTORY AND ART, c/o AMIS Membership Registrar, c/o Kenneth G. Fiske Museum of The Claremont Colleges, 450 N. College Way, Claremont, CA 91711, (909-621-8307) FAX (909-621-8398).

(February 1991): Janis R. Olson, Curator of Collections.

21 instruments: 3 autoharps, 2 flutes, tambourine, pitch pipe, string instrument (Japanese), 3 reed organs, harmonica, melodian, 2 zithers, 3 pianos, dulcimer, guitar, and concertina.

Hours: By appointment.

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Seattle

BURKE, THOMAS MEMORIAL WASHINGTON STATE MUSEUM, ANTHROPOLOGY DIVISION, University of Washington, Box 535010, (206-543-5590) FAX (206-685-3039).

(June 18, 1997): Dr Miriam Kahn, Chair of Anthropology Division and Curator of Asian and Pacific Ethnology.

Approximately 500 instruments from the Pacific Rim and North America. Includes rattles, drums, horns, whistles, clappers, flutes, panpipes, cymbal, sistrum, trumpet, and castanets.

Hours: Sunday-Wednesday 9-5, Thursday 9-8, Friday-Saturday 9-5, for study of instruments by appointment only.

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Seattle

EXPERIENCE MUSIC PROJECT, P.O. Box 45460, Seattle, WA 98145 Web URL http://www.emplive.com

(4 March 2003)

Guitars including some owned by Jimi Hendrix.

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Seattle

MUSEUM OF HISTORY AND INDUSTRY, HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF SEATTLE AND KING COUNTY, 2700-24th Avenue East, 98112 (206-324-1126) FAX (206-324-1346).

(July 24, 1991): Martha S. Fulton, Registrar.

68 instruments: 8 brass, 7 organs (including an Aeolian Residence pipe organ, 1924, with an extensive collection of player rolls), 4 percussion, 7 pianos (including square pianos by Chickering, 1857, Emerson, 1840-50, Broadwood & Sons, 1833; upright piano by Ralph Allison and Sons, 1850s-60s, 12 strings (2 banjos, lute, 2 mandolins, 3 ukelele, 4 violins), 15 woodwind (9 flutes/piccolo, 4 clarinets, 2 tin whistles), 4 accordions, autoharp, 6 zithers, 4 ethnographic (Eskimo, African, Turkish).

Hours: Daily 10-5, closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.

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Seattle

SEATTLE ART MUSEUM, P.O. Box 22000 (100 University St.), 98122-9700 (206-654-3100) FAX (206 654-3135).

(1997): Mimi Gardner Gates, Director.

Approximately 175 instruments from the Pacific Rim, Africa, and North and South America. They include bells, flutes, drums, rattles, harps, a sho, samisen, vina, kori, an ivory 16th century hunting horn, and a modern flute by Emmett Day (ca. 1982). There is also a Chinese bell (771-736 B.C.) and an Egyptian sistrum (666-525 B.C.)

Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 10-5; Thursday 10-9. The first Thursday of every month is free to the public and the Museums is open until 7 P.M. The Collection is open to research with prior approval.

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Seattle

SEATTLE PACIFIC UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF FINE AND PERFORMING ARTS, Crawford Music Building, 3307 Third Ave. West, 98119 (206-281-2949).

(August 20, 1993): Eric A. Hanson, Director of Instrumental Music.

The Jim Buck Collection includes 25 instruments of the flute family from various parts of the world, covering the last 250 years.

Hours: By appointment.

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Tacoma

ANONYMOUS, c/o AMIS Membership Registrar, c/o Kenneth G. Fiske Museum of The Claremont Colleges, 450 N. College Way, Claremont, CA 91711, (909-621-8307) FAX (909-621-8398).

(September 29, 1991): 17 clarinets made between 1800 and 1950: from a 5-key boxwood in D through 6, 7, 8, 10, 12 and 13-key instruments in various keys.

Also simple system, Albert system, and moder German and French models, including a metal sheathed wood instrument in an early Albert system.

All these instruments are in excellent condition and were selected for completeness, rarity or special features.

Hours: By appointment.

WISCONSIN (WI)

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Baraboo

CIRCUS WORLD MUSEUM, 426 Water St., 53913-2597 (608-356-8341) FAX (608- 356-1800) (owned by the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, operated by the Historic Sites Foundation, Inc.); http://www.circusparade.com/cwm.htm

(March 6, 1992): Sherry Huhn, Curator of Artifacts.

11 instruments used in the circus: 32-whistle steam calliope by Thomas J. Nichol (1903); 49-whistle air calliope by Joe Ori (1914); 43-whistle air calliope by Tangley (ca. 1924); shaker chimes, J. C. Deagan; Una-fon (electric xylopohone), J. C. Deagan; Theremin; band organ, Wurlitzer, style 165; band organ, deKleist, style18; band organ, North Tonawanda; band organ, probably by Gavioli. There is also a piccolo cornet called the "Mighty Midget" cornet by the Frank Holton Co. presented to the legendary circus bandleader Merle Evans.

Recordings:
- "Big Top Five" LP Cuca KS-3131
- "America Steam Calliope" LP Cuca KS-3070
- "Brass Whistles" LP Cuca KS-3090
- "WWurlitzer Band Organ" LPs Cuca KS-3030 and KS-3060
- "Circus World Museum Big Show Band" and ""America Steam Calliope" LP CSM 1000.

Hours: Typically open May 1 to September 15, 9-6. Appointments are recommended.

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Beloit

BELOIT COLLEGE, Logan Museum of Anthropolgy, 700 College St., 53511 (608-363-3205); http://www.beloit.edu/~museum/index/index.html.

(July 20, 1991): Jane Ketchen, Keeper and Conservator of Collections.

Aproximately 150 instruments: 70 North American Indian (drums, flutes, rattles and whistles), 35-50 from Africa, and 10 from the Pacific area. These include mold-made Maya rattles and ocarinas from the island of Jaina off the Mexican coast of Campeche, and Gamelon brass instruments from Indonesia.

BELOIT COLLEGE, The Wright Museum Of Art.

3 instruments in the Nakata Collection: Japanese Shamisen and a Chikusen-biwa with extra strings, plectrums, instruction books, written music and cases; and a small gong related to the Japanese Tea ceremony.

Hours: Monday-Friday 9-4:30, Saturday 9-12, Sunday 1:30-4:30, closed national holidays.

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Cedarburg

CLOUD EIGHT ARCHIVES, c/o AMIS Membership Registrar, c/o Kenneth G. Fiske Museum of The Claremont Colleges, 450 N. College Way, Claremont, CA 91711, (909-621-8307) FAX (909-621-8398). E-mail: [email protected]

(October 17, 1991): 12 "homemade" American folk instruments; 12 20th century toy musical instruments; 6-10 "traditional" string and percussion instruments built by Hal Rammel (devil's fiddle, gopychands); 12-15 instruments invented by Hal Rammel (three-sided metal-tine violin called the triolin).

Photo archive of between 150-200 images of early 20th century musicians and musical instruments.

Recording:
- Cassette entitled "Where saws sing and fiddles bloom", Cloud Eight Audio, 1990.

Bibliography:
- Hal Rammel, Nowhere in American: A History of the Big Rock Candy Mountain and other Comic Utopias (Champaign: Univer. of Ill. Press, 1990).
- Hal Rammel, "The Piatarbajo: Its history and Development", Experimental Musical Instruments 5 (Aug. 1989): 1, 6-11.
- Hal Rammel, "Joe Barrick's One-Man Band: A History of One-Man Bands", Musical Traditions no 8 (Early 1990): 4-23.
- Hal Rammel, "The Devil's Fiddle: Past and Present", Experimental Musical Instruments 7-8 (Nov. 1991-Jan. 1992): 12-15.

Hours: By appointment.

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Kenosha

PASCUCCI, VITO, G. LEBLANC CORPORATION, 7019 Thirtieth Ave., 53141-1415.

(June, 6, 1994): Leon Pascucci, President.

251 woodwinds and 44 brasses. The Model Room at Leblanc headquarters includes a broad collection of historical and production-model woodwind and brass instruments. The instruments date from the 19th and 20th century. Several instruments (which include some reproductions) were made by the Etablishment Noblet in La Couture Boussey, France. They include clarinets, flutes, musettes, and oboes. There is also a tenor saxophone by Adolphe Sax, a contrabass saxophone, and a unique gold-plated curved soprano saxophone by Yanagisawa, ca. 1980. In the model room are 264 instruments including: 8 Leblanc saxophones (including several examples of the Leblanc France Rationale System, mid 1950s-1970); 42 Vito and Martin alto saxophones, 20 Vito and Martin tenor saxophones, 31 Leblanc, Noblet, Normandy, Geoffroy, Vito and other brands of soprano Boehm and Albert-system clarinets, 20th century; 5 Leblanc, Vito harmony clarinets; 23 Leblanc, Noblet, Vito flutes and piccolos; 5 antique wooden flutes, France, early 20th century; 4 hunting horns, dates unknown; 2 alto saxophones by Grafton, England (plastic bodies, metal keys, ca. 1960); 88 Leblanc, Courtois, Holton, Martin and Vito trumpets, cornets, flugelhorns; 16 antique brasswinds, France, 18th-19th centuries; 15 Holton, Martin trombones and 3 Holton baritones; 4 Vito acoustic guitars (ca. 1965); and the first Vito wood clarinet, France (ca. 1948). There are also 729 brasswind mouthpieces by Holton, Martin and other makers (20th century). Catalogue is being prepared of the collection.

Bibliography:
- "Leblanc display room for instrument collection opens at Kenosha offices", The Leblanc Bell , vol. XVII, no 1 (Winter 1994): 11.

Hours: By appointment.

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Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE MUSICAL ARTS CENTER, 2432 West Kilbourn Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53233.

(4 March 2003)

Collections include: 3 pipe organs (Kimball, Skinner, Barton); 40 pianos (Clementi, 1790 square, Chickering 1835 square, Giraffe piano, Steinway duo-art piano, Chickering 1942 Ampico player grand, Kimball Welte player grand); mechanical instruments (Mills Violino, Nelson Wiggins 5X Nickelodeon, Link 2X Xylophone Nickelodeon, Wurlitzer CX Orchestrion, Wurlitzer IX-B (bells); player reed organs (over 50); organettes (40), 1938 Aeolian Hammond roll player electronic organ, 1902 North Tonawand carousel organ, Marenghi Fairground Organ, Musical boxes including cylinder (20) and disc types (12), Theremin RCA 1929, accordions, phonograph players, radios, televisions (previous to 1951), sheet music (ca. 8000), music rolls (ca. 25,000), cylinder and disc recordings (ca. 25,000), literature and advertising. Return to List of Locations (U.S.)

Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE PUBLIC MUSEUM (affliated with UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN), 800 West Wells St. 53233 (414-278-2797) FAX (414-223-1396).

(August 15, 1991): Carter Lupton, Acting Section Head Anthropology/History.

Approximately 380-390 instruments from many parts of the world: 108 African of various types, 30-40 Native American, 3 kotos and 10 assorted Far Eastern instruments of 2 and 3 strings, a gamelan, 6 sho, about 44 drums from around the world, 25 assorted music boxes, 15 Jew's harps, 20 assorted violins (Western), 8-10 zithers and 2 cimbaloms, 10-15 panpipes (from Peru and elsewhere), 10 Western horns and trumpets, 4-5 from elsewhere, 3 pianos, and perhaps 30 European folk instruments (bouzouki, flute, balalika), etc.

Hours: Daily 9-5.

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Superior

DOUGLAS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 906 E. 2nd St., 54880 (715-394-5712).

(July 24, 1991): R.E. Martin, Executive Director.

About 50 historical instruments used for exhibit purposes, most are non- functional. They include organs, stringed instruments, pianos, brass, woodwinds, and music boxes all donated by local families. In the society's archives there are also manuscripts and photographs relating to the instruments.

Hours: Monday-Friday 9-5, for research the collection is open by appointment only.

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Waukesha

ANONYMOUS, c/o AMIS Membership Registrar, c/o Kenneth G. Fiske Museum of The Claremont Colleges, 450 N. College Way, Claremont, CA 91711, (909-621-8307) FAX (909-621-8398).

(September 11, 1991): 11 brasses used in programs and lectures concerning historic instruments. They include: herald trumpet by York; cornet, Conn; B-flat/A trumpet, Pan- American; cornet, V. Bach (Mt. Vernon); B-flat/A cornet, Holton (Chicago); trumpet, Holton (Elkhorn, ca. 1915); cornet, Wm. Frank (Chicago); E-flat mellophone, Grand Rapids Band Instrument Co.; natural trumpet, Webb; baritone, Besson (London); and a cornet, Courtois.

Hours: By appointment.

WYOMING (WY)

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Fort Laramie

FORT LARAMIE NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE (affiliated with the National Park Service), P.O. Box 86, 82212-0001 (307-837-2221).

(July 25, 1991): M. Louise Samson, Curator.

15-20 nineteenth-century instruments including pianos, reed organs, banjos, melodeon, accordion, violins, flutes, American folk harp, and bugles.

Hours: June 15 through Labor Day: Monday-Sunday 8-4:30, closed Christmas and New Year's.

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