Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

The materials were donated to Indiana University by Sylvia McNair.

Usage Restrictions

All requests for copying and publishing materials must be submitted in writing to the Cook Music Library. Some publication requests may also require the written permission of other copyright holders.

Archival materials are made available under an assertion of fair use (17 U.S.C. 107) for noncommercial educational and research purposes only. Indiana University respects the intellectual property rights of others and does not claim any copyright interest for non-university records. It is the researcher's responsibility to seek permission from the copyright owner and any other rights holders for any reuse of these materials that extends beyond fair use or other statutory exemptions. Furthermore, responsibility for the determination of the copyright status and securing permission rests with those persons wishing to reuse the materials.

Preferred Citation

The Sylvia McNair Collection,  Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University, Bloomington.


The items came directly from Sylvia McNair’s home in Bloomington, Indiana. Scanning of items for the Digital Collection, and organization of materials completed by Debbi Ponella with Sylvia McNair.