The San Francisco Conservatory of Music Archives collects, preserves and provides access to historical records, manuscripts, photographs and other items of permanent historical value to the Conservatory. From this site you can read about our Collections, learn about Reference services and how to visit the Archives, as well as enjoy Online Exhibits created to showcase historical information and interesting items from the Archives.
To learn more about the Archives and the materials we have, you may visit our History Blog, Notes From the Past.
Oral History Project
Visit our Oral History Project to read and listen to interviews conducted with members of our community!
Do you have materials you would like to donate to the Archives? Please review our Collection Development Policy to read about what we collect. You may email email@example.com with the subject heading "Archival Donation" for more information.
Are you an alum? This is a project dedicated to collecting your stories, memories and images from your time at the Conservatory. Visit this site to see featured alumni and to share your own memories!
We welcome our community - from current and former faculty and staff to trustees, donors, friends and visitors - to share your favorite memories!
View finding aids (written guides to the collections) to find out what we have in the Archives.
Do you have a question for the Archivist? Send your inquiries here!
Whether you have a specific topic to research, or would like to view some interesting historical materials, you may email to make an appointment here.
Our first online exhibit, "The First Forty Years: 1917-1957" by Conservatory student Patrick Kagel is up!