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introduction to the performing arts collections of the Library of Congress

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introduction to the performing arts collections of the Library of Congress

March 8 through October 3, 1979 : an exhibition at the Performing Arts Library, a joint project of the Library of Congress and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

by Library of Congress

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Published by Performing Arts Library in [Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Library of Congress -- Exhibitions.,
  • Performing Arts Library (Washington, D.C.) -- Exhibitions.,
  • Performing arts -- Library resources -- Exhibitions.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsFern, Alan Maxwell, 1930-, Performing Arts Library (Washington, D.C.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ6935 .P45 1979
    The Physical Object
    Paginationfolder ([6] p.) ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4483414M
    LC Control Number79312091

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The Performing Arts Reading Room is the service point for the broad and diverse collections of the Music Division at the Library of Congress. Numbering approximately 12 million items and spanning more than years of Western music history and practice, these holdings include the classified music and book collections, music and literary manuscripts and related artifacts, music-related.

America Singing: Nineteenth-Century Song Sheets Collection of 4, song sheets for popular music from the Rare Book and Special Collections Division of the Library of Congress.

Consisting of lyrics produced between the turn of the nineteenth century Contributor: Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program - Library of Congress. This guide offers an introduction to the impressive LGBTQ+ collections of the Library of Congress. The Library collects at the research level in the area of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ+) studies.

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