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DOMUSGenadendal Mission MuseumJacob Gitlin LibraryNational Library of South Africa (NLSA)NG Kerk in Suid-Afrika: ArgiefStellenbosch University ArchivesStellenbosch University Library and Information ServiceUniondale High SchoolUniversity of Cape Town (UCT): African Studies LibraryUniversity of Cape Town (UCT): ManuscriptsUniversity of Cape Town (UCT): Rare BooksUniversity of Cape Town (UCT): South African College of Music
ILAMNELMUniversity of Fort Hare: NAHECSWalter Sisulu University
Federasie van Afrikaanse Kultuurvereniginge (FAK)Johannesburg Public LibraryNational Film, Video and Sound Archives (NFVSA)SABC Music LibrarySABC Radio ArchivesSouth African National Defence Force (SANDF) Central LibrarySouth African National Defence Force (SANDF) Documentation ServicesSouth African National Museum of Military History (SANMMH)SAMROUniversity of JohannesburgUniversity of Pretoria LibraryUNISA Library ArchivesUniversity of the Witwatersrand (Wits): Historical Papers
Playhouse TheatreUniversity of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN): Eleanor Bonnar Music LibraryUniversity of KwaZulu-Natal: Killie Campbell Library
Kimberley Africana Library
Archive for Contemporary Affairs (ARCA) = Argief vir Eietydse Aangeleenthede (INEG)NALNPrivate Collection: ReddersburgUniversty of the Free State: Music DepartmentWar Museum of the Boer Republics
North West University Potchefstroom
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Directory of music collections. Contains information about private collections and collections at South African institutions.
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International Library of African Music (ILAM)

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Prof. Diane Thram (Director)
Tel.:  +27 46 603 8557
Fax:  +27 46 603 7563
E-mail:  d.thram@ru.ac.za

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Prince Alfred Street
Grahamstown
6139
South Africa
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P.O. Box 94
Grahamstown
6140
South Africa


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    Holdings

    Collections: 14

    1. African Musical Instruments Collection
    2. Blacking, John
    3. Dargie, Dave
    4. Drewett, Michael
    5. Espi-Sanchis, Pedro
    6. Kruger, Jaco
    7. Library Materials: Audiovisual
    8. Library Materials: Monographs and Periodicals
    9. Miscellaneous Collections
    10. Monographs and Journals
    11. Tracey, Andrew
    12. Tracey, Hugh
    13. Weman, Henry
    14. Wolverton, David

    Potential acquisitions:

    Field recording (audio and video) collections of indigenous African music and styles with their roots in African music.
    African musical instruments.

        

      Scope and Content

      Address books
      Administrative records
      Agendas
      Application forms
      Architectural plans
      Artefacts
      Articles
      Bibliographies
      Broadcasts
      Bulletins
      Calendars
      Catalogues
      Certificates
      Constitutional documents
      Contracts
      Correspondence
      Diaries
      Films (DVDs; Film reels; U-matic tapes)
      Financial documents
      Interviews
      Inventories
      Lectures
      Maps
      Memoranda
      Minutes
      Monographs
      Musical instruments
      Music manuscripts
      Newsletters
      Newspaper cuttings
      Notation scores
      Notes (Biographical notes; Field notes; Song texts)
      Objets d'art
      Official documents
      Periodicals
      Personal documents
      Photocopies
      Photographic negatives
      Photographs
      Poetry
      Policies
      Posters
      Press releases
      Printed music
      Programmes
      Reports
      Reviews
      Schedules
      Scripts
      Slides
      Sound recordings (CDs; Gramophone records; Reel tapes; Sound cassettes; Videos; Wav files)
      Speeches
      Tickets
      Videos

          

        Research Projects

        Research projects (complete):

        • ILAM Photographic Cataloguing and Preservation Project (National Heritage Council).
        • ILAM/Mellon Cataloguing and Digitizing Project (Andrew Tracey Collection of field recordings; ILAM print holdings; David Dargie Collection of field recordings).
        • ILAM-SAMAP Cataloguing and Digitizing Project.
        • Hugh Tracey Field tape Cataloguing and Digitizing Project.
        • Rand Merchant Bank Hugh Tracey Field Tape Cataloguing and Digitizing Project.

        Research projects (current):

        • ILAM Red Location Music History Project (oral history, outreach, education on South African jazz) (National Heritage Council)
        • ILAM Music Heritage Project SA (National Arts Coouncil).

        Note:

        ILAM produces various publications (CDs, DVDs, journals, monographs, symposium papers and text books). See http://www.ru.ac.za/ilam/publications/.

        ILAM Online Sound Archive and ILAM Online Photo Archive accommodate all sound recordings and photographic materials digitised and catalogued by ILAM. See http://www.ru.ac.za/ilam/onlinesearches.

         

            

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          A-B   C-D   E-F   G-H   I-J   K-L   M-N   O-P   Q-R   S-T   U-V   W-Z

          Collections A-B

          African Musical Instruments Collection (ILAM)
          Call number  -
          Type African music.
          Extent ca. 650 items.
          Level of description Sorted.
          Access Musical instruments display at ILAM. Electronic inventory accessible at ILAM.
          Description Language(s) English.
          Scope and content Musical instruments.
          Acquisition Collected by Andrew Tracey and Hugh Tracey.
          Notes -

          Blacking, John
          Call number  JBFT
          Type African music.
          Extent 537 autio tracks.
          Level of description Sorted.
          Access Electronic catalogue. Accessible at ILAM.
          Description Language(s) English.
          Scope and content Sound recordings (Reel tapes).
          Acquisition By donation.
          Notes Digitised. Field recordings of Venda music.
              

            Collections C-D

            Dargie, Dave
            Call number  DD; DDC
            Type African music; Liturgical music.
            Extent ca. 11 331 audio tracks; ca. 10 videos.
            Level of description Sorted.
            Access Electronic catalogue. See http://www.ru.ac.za/ilam/onlinesearches.
            Description Language(s) English
            Scope and content Notes (Field notes); Sound recordings (Reel tapes; Sound cassettes); Videos (VHS tapes).
            Acquisition By donation.
            Notes Digitised. Field recordings of Southern African music.

             

            Drewett, Michael
            Call number  MDC
            Type African music; Popular music.
            Extent 23 interviews.
            Level of description Sorted.
            Access Electronic catalogue. Accessible at ILAM.
            Description Language(s) English.
            Scope and content Sound recordings (Sound cassettes).
            Acquisition By donation.
            Notes Digitised. Interviews with musicians about music censorship during apartheid in South Africa.
                

              Collections E-F

              Espi-Sanchis, Pedro
              Call number  PEUT
              Type African music.
              Extent 30 videos.
              Level of description Sorted.
              Access Uncatalogued. Accessible at ILAM.
              Description Language(s) -
              Scope and content Videos (U-matic tapes).
              Acquisition By donation.
              Notes -
                  

                Collections K-L

                Kruger, Jaco
                Call number  JKR; JKC
                Type African music.
                Extent 946 audio tracks; 31 videos.
                Level of description Sorted.
                Access Electronic catalogue. Accessible at ILAM.
                Description Language(s) English.
                Scope and content Films (DVD); Notes (Field notes); Sound recordings (Reel tapes; Sound cassettes); Videos (VHS tapes).
                Acquisition By donation.
                Notes Digitised. Field recordings of Venda music and folktales.

                 

                Kubik, Gerhard
                Call number  -
                Type African music.
                Extent 8 items.
                Level of description Sorted.
                Access Uncatalogued. Accessible at ILAM.
                Description Language(s) -
                Scope and content Sound recordings (Reel tapes).
                Acquisition By donation.
                Notes -

                 

                Library Materials: Audio-visual (ILAM)
                Call number  -
                Type African music; Folk music; Liturgical music; Popular music; Western art music.
                Extent ca. 580 gramophone records; ca. 40 sound cassettes; ca. 160 CDs; ca. 30 videos.
                Level of description Unsorted.
                Access Uncatalogued. Accessible at ILAM.
                Description Language(s) -
                Scope and content Sound recordings (CDs; Gramophone records; Sound cassettes); Videos (VHS tapes).
                Acquisition By donation and purchase.
                Notes -

                 

                Library Materials: Monographs and Periodicals (ILAM)
                Call number  -
                Type African music; Folk music; Liturgical music; Popular music; Western art music.
                Extent ca. 250 periodicals; ca. 1700 monographs.
                Level of description Sorted.
                Access Monographs catalogued on OPAC. Periodicals uncatalogued.
                Description Language(s) English.
                Scope and content Monographs; Periodicals.
                Acquisition By donation and purchase.
                Notes -
                    

                  Collections M-N

                  Miscellaneous Collections: Gebhart, Betina
                  Call number  -
                  Type African music.
                  Extent 4 items.
                  Level of description Sorted.
                  Access Uncatalogued. Accessible at ILAM.
                  Description Language(s) -
                  Scope and content Sound recordings (Reel tapes).
                  Acquisition By donation.
                  Notes Some digitised. Field recordings of Bushman music.

                  Miscellaneous Collections: Johnston, Thomas
                  Call number  -
                  Type African music.
                  Extent 2 items.
                  Level of description Unsorted.
                  Access Uncatalogued. Accessible at ILAM.
                  Description Language(s) -
                  Scope and content Sound recordings (Reel tapes).
                  Acquisition By donation.
                  Notes Some digitised. Field recordings of Shangaan and Tsonga music.
                      

                    Collections S-T

                    Tracey, Andrew
                    Call number  Audio: ATC; Paper: ATC, ATM
                    Type African music.
                    Extent ca. 2187 audio tracks; ca. 2500 documents.
                    Level of description Sorted.
                    Access Electronic audio catalogue. See http://www.ru.ac.za/ilam/onlinesearches/. Electronic catalogue accessible at ILAM.
                    Description Language(s) English.
                    Scope and content

                    Address books; Administrative records; Agendas; Application forms; Architectural plans; Artefacts; Articles; Bibliographies; Bulletins; Catalogues; Certificates; Constitutional documents; Contracts; Correspondence; Films (VHS); Financial documents; Inventories; Lectures; Maps; Memoranda; Minutes; Music manuscripts; Newsletters; Newspaper cuttings; Notation scores; Notes (Biographical notes; Field notes; Song texts); Objets d'art; Official documents; Personal documents; Photocopies; Policies; Posters; Press releases; Printed music; Programmes; Reports; Reviews; Schedules; Sound recordings (Sound cassettes).

                    Acquisition By donation.
                    Notes Audio digitised. Some documents digitised. Audio collections consists of field recordings of sub-Saharan African music. For Andrew Tracey Photographs, see Hugh Tracey collection.

                    Tracey, Hugh
                    Call number  Audio: HTFT, AC, TP, BC, CR, NGS, TS, A, GM, OKIEP, ROLL, RRA, MOA, SOA, SABC; Paper: BIO, CTP, HTA, HTB, HTC, HTF, HTL, HTM, HTR, HTT, HTW, ILA, SYM, TTR, MTR, AMJ, INA, PTC, HTCal, HTFJ, HTNB, PTJ, PTFJ, PTNB, OHFJ; Photographs: ILM
                    Type African music.
                    Extent ca. 13 077 photographs; ca. 19 817 audio tracks; ca. 19 videos; ca. 11 939 documents; ca. 96 journals; ca. 10 000 field cards.
                    Level of description Sorted.
                    Access Online access to audio and photograph catalogues. See http://www.ru.ac.za/ilam/onlinesearches/. Electronic document catalogue accessible at ILAM.
                    Description Language(s) English.
                    Scope and content

                    Address books; Administrative records; Agendas; Application forms; Architectural plans; Artefacts; Articles; Bibliographies; Broadcasts; Bulletins; Calendars; Catalogues; Certificates; Constitutional documents; Contracts; Correspondence; Diaries; Films (Film reels); Financial documents; Interviews; Inventories; Lectures; Maps; Memoranda; Minutes; Music manuscripts; Newsletters; Newspaper cuttings; Notation scores; Notes (Biographical notes; Field notes; Song texts); Objets d'art; Official documents; Personal documents; Photocopies; Photographic negatives; Photographs; Poetry; Policies; Posters; Press releases; Printed music; Programmes; Reports; Reviews; Schedules; Scripts; Slides; Sound recordings (78rpm records; LPs; Reel tapes); Speeches; Tickets.

                    Acquisition By donation.
                    Notes Most digitised. Audio collection consists of field recordings of sub-Saharan African music and recordings of radio broadcasts and interviews. Also contains Andrew Tracey and Peggy Tracey materials.

                      

                        

                      Collections W-Z

                      Weman, Henry
                      Call number  -
                      Type African music.
                      Extent ca. 20 items.
                      Level of description Sorted.
                      Access Uncatalogued. Accessible at ILAM.
                      Description Language(s) English.
                      Scope and content Notes (Field notes); Sound recordings (Reel tapes).
                      Acquisition By donation.
                      Notes Digitised. Field recordings of Southern African music.

                       

                      Wolverton, David
                      Call number  -
                      Type African music.
                      Extent ca. 50 tracks.
                      Level of description Sorted.
                      Access Uncatalogued. Accessible at ILAM.
                      Description Language(s) English.
                      Scope and content Notes (Field notes); Sound recordings (Wav files).
                      Acquisition By donation.
                      Notes Field recordings of Kenyan traditional music.
                          
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