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Sacred Music & Hymnology Archival Collections: Home

This guide presents information on archival collections held by SMU Libraries that document the lives and works of sacred music composers and arrangers, hymn writers, hymnal committees, and performing church musicians.

Introduction

This library guide lists SMU Libraries archival collections that document the lives and works of sacred music composers and arrangers, hymn writers, hymnal committees, performing church musicians, and sacred music educators. Brief descriptions of the collections may be viewed by clicking on the title hyperlinks. Some brief descriptions provide links to full finding aids.

To access these resources, please contact the indicated archival repository directly. Reading Room visits must be scheduled in advance.

DeGolyer Library / SMU Archives

To access these archival collections, please contact University Archivist Joan Gosnell.

Also possibly of interest

At Bridwell Library:

  • Hymnals, hymnal companions, worship manuals, monographs, and journals
  • Methodist Hymnal Collection
  • Rare Books and Manuscripts

At the Jake and Nancy Hamon Arts Library:

  • The Wallmann Collection of Books on the Organ
  • Scores and recordings

Librarian

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Rebecca Howdeshell
Contact:
Bridwell Library
214-768-1165