The Latin American Music Center collection is comprised of thousands of items and includes rare manuscripts, published scores, colonial music anthologies, sound recordings, books, dissertations, periodicals, microfilms, and miscellaneous documents such as letters and photographs. Important private collections have also been donated to the LAMC.
- Olimpia Barbera Piano Music Collection
- Guillermo Espinosa Collection
- Carlos Colón Quintana Collection
- Cesar Franchisena Collection
- Horacio López de la Rosa Collection
- Alfonso Montecino Collection
- Luis Antonio Ramírez Collection
- Dr. Ramón Téllez-Andrade Collection
- Carlos Teppa Collection
- Roque Cordero Collection
- Juan Orrego-Salas Collection
Viewing and visiting the collection
Because the majority of the LAMC's holdings are available through the William and Gayle Cook Music Library, if you are interested in browsing or researching our collection, you should begin with a search through Indiana University’s online library catalog (IUCAT).
If you are interested in viewing items not available through the William and Gayle Cook Music Library, we invite you to visit the collection by appointment. To inquire about such materials or schedule a visit, please email .
Other Associated Collections
Indiana University boasts a variety of other collections pertaining to Latin American music that are hosted outside of the Latin American Music Center's own collection such as the Julian Orbón collection and a series of manuscripts from Guatemala at the Lilly library. For more information about Indiana University's archival collections, click here.