Historical resources in musicology

A collection of materials pertaining to the history of musicology.

(Begun June 2003. Ideas or contributions welcome; please contact the AMS.

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AMS Annual Meeting Abstracts, 1998-

Celebrating the AMS at Seventy-Five (2011)

AMS OPUS Campaign Report to Donors, May 2011

Bukofzer, Manfred. The Place of Musicology in American Institutions of Higher Learning. New York, Liberal Arts Press, 1957.

Crawford, Richard. The American Musicological Society, 1934-1984: An Anniversary Essay. Philadelphia: AMS, 1984.

de Lerma, Dominique-René. A Selective List of Masters' Theses in Musicology. Bloomington, IN: Denia Press, 1970.

Verba, Cynthia. The Ph.D. and Your Career: A Guide for Musicologists. Philadelphia: American Musicological Society, 1980.

Revised version: For Graduate Students in the Fields of Music: A Guide to Professional Development, 2011.

Photograph from the 1939 New York International Congress of Musicology

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