Special Collections: Sheet Music

How to Find Sheet Music

The library has an extensive sheet music collection which is partially cataloged.  Visit this page for frequent updates. Much of the sheet music is indexed by the Sheet Music Card Index, found at the end of the Subject File in the Main Reading Room.  This indexes the music by composer, title, and publisher.

The cataloged collections include:

1. General Sheet Music

Baltimore Publishers A-Z

2. Eubie Sheet Music Collection, MS 2800.1

This collection contains sheet musics and other materials from the estate of Baltimore born composer and pianist James Herbert “Eubie” Blake. Includes sheet music written by Eubie Blake as well as other composers.

Finding aid for the Eubie Blake Sheet Music Collection

3. The Star-Spangled Banner Sheet Music Collection

These collections include approximately 150 versions of the national anthem.                    

Download the pdf of the Star-Spangled banner Sheet Music Collection

Download the pdf of the Lester Levy Star Spangled Banner Collection

*Access to the Lester levy Collection is restricted. Permission to view must be granted by the Library Director.