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Special Collections in Performing Arts

Located in the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library, we collect, serve, and preserve performing arts materials that document performance practice, instruction, and scholarship. We are here to help you with archival sources in support of your scholarly or genealogical research, program unique performances, or create new works.

Discovering the Collections

Using the Collections

About SCPA

  • Hours:
    • SCPA is open Monday through Friday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, and Wednesday until 8:00 pm (excluding Dec. 20 – Jan. 31, and June – August)
    • Appointments are not required, but are recommended for out of town researchers
    • MSPAL Hours for Lowens Room open stacks
  • Directions
    • Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library, 8270 Alumni Drive, University of Maryland, College Park, MD  20742  USA
  • Download Transfer of Official Records Form