60 Linear feet (138 manuscript boxes, 3 card boxes)
Most unpublished materials in the collection have been digitized, except for personal correspondence which has not. The digital surrogates may be accessed via the links that accompany the description in the finding aid.
Open for research; material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.
Contains research materials, research papers, correspondence, journal run , photographs, glass slides, wood samples, and other artifacts (woodwind and brass mouthpieces).
Transferred from Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (Stanford University), 2009; gift of Virginia Benade, 2010 and 2011. Accessions 2009-250, 2010-004, 2010-191, and 2011-018.
The Musical Acoustics Research Library (MARL) is a collection of independent archives or libraries assembled by distinguished groups or individuals in the field of musical acoustics research. MARL is comprised of the Catgut Acoustical Society Library, the Arthur H. Benade Archive, the John Backus Archive, and the John W. Coltman Archive.