Explore the Songbook Library & Archives 

Go behind the scenes (or stacks) in the Songbook Archives from the comfort of your own living room. Stay up to date on our preservation efforts and explore the hidden gems that we have made accessible virtually! If you are interesting in researching in the Songbook Library and Archives, we invite you to Explore the Archives or Discover the Library.

  

In the Archives with Michael Feinstein

This monthly video series is ALL the rave for Songbook lovers around the world! Take a deep dive into the Songbook Library & Archives with our founder, Michael Feinstein, Archives professionals, and special guests including Donny Osmond and the Whiting family! View the full playlist.

 

 

Step into the Archives & Library . . .

The Great American Songbook Archives & Library exists to preserve the physical artifacts of the Songbook so that current and future generations can experience them. It is the only facility dedicated to preserving the Great American Songbook.

 

 

 

"I preserve things that are significant to me. Only time will determine what is important in the long term. But something can be rediscovered only if someone has collected and preserved it." - Michael Feinstein, Founder

 

 

Do you have an item or collection you'd like to donate to the Great American Songbook Foundation Archives? Visit our Archives Donation Page.