Special Collections

The Music Special Collections are world-class and are currently located in Western Libraries' Archives and Research Collections Centre (ARCC).

The following is a list of our special collections. 

To access items from the special collections, please contact the Music Library. We will make viewing arrangements. Please note that due to the fragile condition and rarity of items in our special collections, individuals may need to view the items at the ARCC, located in The D.B. Weldon Library.


The Music Library holds a significant microform collections. A guide and listing to the major microfilm series we hold is available.

Please scroll-down to view the entire page to identify if there is an online guide for the collection you are interested in.