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Music Collections of Northeast Ohio: Western Reserve Historical Society

Northeast Ohio is home to many unique music-related collections found in libraries and archives. This display highlights eight Northeast Ohio repositories of music resources.

Catalogs and Finding Aids


The WRHS welcomes individual researchers and groups. Please contact the Reference Division staff in advance of any group visit.

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About the WRHS Research Library

The Research Library at the Western Reserve Historical Society contains a variety of materials and collections related to all aspects of Northeast Ohio history, including the arts.   One may find the working documents of many arts-related societies, organizations, and individuals.   The following list describes a few of their  music-related collections (over 100 music-related collections).  For a more complete list, consult the WRHS Online Collections Catalog and the OhioLink Finding Aid Respository



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