Hymnal Collections of North America provides updated descriptions, addresses, web sites, and contact information for 327 hymnal collections held by libraries, individuals, museums, historical societies, denominational archives, and other organizations. Indexed by denomination, chronological holdings, languages represented, and hymnal types, this directory provides a current profile of unique hymnal collections both great and small, and includes an extensive bibliography of literature related to studies of hymnals and hymnal collections. For researchers in musicology, church music, theology, and social history.
About the Author
Tina M. Schneider is Reference Librarian, Ohio State University, Lima.
Table of Contents
Part 1 Preface Part 2 Introduction Part 3 Entries Part 4 Bibliography Chapter 5 Studies of Hymnals by Denomination Chapter 6 Studies of Hymnals across Denominations Chapter 7 Descriptions of Hymnal Collections Chapter 8 Reference Works in Hymnology Part 9 Indexes Chapter 10 Denominations and Religions Chapter 11 Hymnal Languages and Places of Origin Chapter 12 General Index Chapter 13 Chronological Holdings Part 14 About the Author