Center for Black Music Research (CBMR) holds collections that highlight the role of black music in world culture with materials originating or representing black music in the United States, Africa, Europe, Latin America, and the Caribbean in a variety of formats: personal papers, scores, sheet music, audio-visual materials, photographs,  books, periodicals, and commercial recordings.


Locating Collections:

Use the CBMR collection database to locate research materials

The Library holds information about the CBMR book, publication, CD, and DVD collections


Researcher Visits:

All researchers must make appointments in advance. Appointments can be scheduled here.

Location: 618 South Michigan Avenue, 6th Floor, Chicago, IL 60605