Crouch Fine Arts Library
CFAL Special Collections include a wide array of rare and unique materials including medieval manuscripts, early American tunebooks, papers of modern educators, manuscripts of contemporary composers, artist books, and an extensive collection of popular sheet music from the 19th and 20th centuries.
Most of these materials can be discovered in BearCat or OneSearch. If you have an identified an item that you would like to use, see "How to Make an Appointment" and submit the request form. If you would like assistance finding items within the Special Collections, contact the Liaison Librarian for Music or Art.
photo by Ann Claire Payne
Book Arts Collection
Information about Baylor's growing collection of artists' books and fine press books
Christian music and video resources
Hymnals, hymnology books and journals, and related works from the 19th and 20th centuries
Papers and manuscripts of the Texas-born educator and composer, David Guion (1892-1981)
Medieval manuscripts and early printed music
Rare and out-of-print songbooks
Manuscripts of this local composer
Papers of the music educator Charles Leonhard
Music in Missions Collection
Archival collections that document the work of Baptist music missionaries.
Books and scores from the library of Sir Frederick Arthur Gore Ouseley (1825-1889)
Organ music scores and recordings
More than 400 hymnals from the 19th and 20th centuries
American popular music of the 19th and early 20th centuries
Manuscripts of this former Composer in Residence at Baylor