2,000 volumes of manuscripts
250 volumes of microforms
5,000 volumes of audio tapes
50 volumes of video tapes
500 volumes of kinescopes
Boston School of Composers Elise Hall Saxophone Music Collection Preston Collection of Musician's Letters Voice of Firestone Hour Kinescopes New England Conservatory Concert Tapes
Collection(s) are available by appointment only
Access only in reading room, supervised
Photocopying not permitted
All photocopying done by staff
Institution will produce microfilm copies for a fee
Restrictions on scanners
Restrictions on cameras
Restrictions on tape recorders
No loans permitted
Finding Guides Available:
Guides for manuscript collection
New England Conservatory, located at 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston,
is one block from Symphony Hall at the corner of Huntington Avenue.
NEC is easily reached by car, cab, or public transportation.
FROM I-90 (MASSACHUSETTS TURNPIKE) EAST:
Take exit 22 to the Prudential exit, surface onto Huntington Avenue,
continue straight through the light, go under or cross
Massachusetts Avenue, and turn left at the light onto Gainsborough
Take exit 18 to Massachusetts Avenue and continue north for six
blocks. Turn left just before the white Symphony Towers onto St.
Botolph Street and go one block to Gainsborough Street.
Paid parking is available on Gainsborough Street adjacent to the
Conservatory; there is also on-street meter parking.
Green Line, car E, to the Symphony stop; Orange Line to the
Massachusetts Avenue stop; #1, #CT1, and #39 buses.