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Collection Information


Don Malin donation of choral library


Choral Reference File, Music and Performing Arts Library, as well as items cataloged individually. Some materials possibly in University Press Building storage area


Donor’s personal collection of choral music and related items

When acquired



Gift consisted of approximately 2,500 choral reference file items, four nineteenth-century tunebooks, 20 hymnals, 471 vocal scores, 41 books, and nine choral titles (total of 124 separate copies) added to the holdings of the School of Music Choral Collection.


Choral reference file items arranged by type of ensemble or genre/title. Individually cataloged items dispersed within circulating collection and Special Collections area

Access/Finding aids/Bibliography

Collections File folder (“Don Malin”) contains inventory of donation by broad category, copies of correspondence from Music Librarian William McClellan and School of Music director Robert Bays, as well as obituary notice.

Malin Inventory Summary

Index terms

Choral music; Malin, Donald