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The Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound: REQUEST

A discovery and access guide to Recorded Sound collections at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

AudioVisual Requests

You are welcome to drop in to make an audiovisual request at the Music and Recorded Sound Reference desk anytime during our hours of operation. You can also submit requests in advance to Don't forget to register for a library card and Special Collections account first!

Please Note: we do not allow patrons to handle recordings without permission to protect our valuable collections. 

Print Material Requests

Request books, periodicals, discographies, record company catalogs, clippings, microfilm, and other print materials related to recorded sound on the third-floor Access Services Desk.

Please Note: you can only submit four call slips at once; each should be vetted and initialed by a Music & Recorded Sound Librarian and contain:

  • A call number
  • Title
  • Your name
  • The last four digits of your library card barcode