Special Collections

New England Conservatory of Music
Spaulding Library & Firestone Library
33 Gainsborough Street
Boston MA , 02115
FAX: (617)585-1245
General email:
Institution Contact(s):
  Jean Morrow, Director of Libraries (617)585-1247 jmorrow@newenglandconservatory.edu
Hours: M-Th 8:30AM-10:30PM F,Sa 8:30AM-9:00PM Su 1:00PM-9:00PM
Seasonal Hours:
  Summer Hours: M-F 9:00AM-5:00PM
Holidays Open:
  Veterans' Day Martin Luther King Day President's Day Patriot's Day
Online Catalog:
  Web: http://endeavor.flo.org/
Services for the Disabled:
Bibliographic Utility:
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Jean Morrow, Director of Libraries (617)585-1247 jmorrow@newenglandconservatory.edu
Hours: M-F 9:00AM-5:00PM
Collections: 5
Formats: 2,000 volumes of manuscripts 250 volumes of microforms 5,000 volumes of audio tapes 50 volumes of video tapes 500 volumes of kinescopes
Collection Description:
  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
Access: Collection(s) are available by appointment only Access only in reading room, supervised
Copying: 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
Loans: No loans permitted
Finding Guides Available:
  Guides for manuscript collection Specialized indexes
Directions: 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 Street. FROM I-93: 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. PARKING: Paid parking is available on Gainsborough Street adjacent to the Conservatory; there is also on-street meter parking. BY MBTA: Green Line, car E, to the Symphony stop; Orange Line to the Massachusetts Avenue stop; #1, #CT1, and #39 buses.