Georgia State University Library Acquires
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Collection
ATLANTA—Georgia State University Library’s Special Collection and Archives have acquired the records of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, a collection that documents the rich history of the organization since its founding in 1945.
The collection consists of materials related to the founding, operation and governance of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and encompasses a wide range of formats, including manuscripts, administrative records, scrapbooks, press clippings, concert programs, photographs, oral history interviews, performance sound recordings and videos.
“I’m thrilled the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra has decided to entrust Georgia State University with its records, said Wade Weast, dean of the College of the Arts. “This vast collection of materials will serve as an invaluable resource for our students.”
The collection of materials will be preserved and made available for educational and research purposes. It will be accessible to the Georgia State community, visiting researchers and the public. In addition to making the collection accessible within the Special Collections and Archives, the library will digitize appropriate materials and make them available online.