A comprehensive collection representing most traditions, with representative holdings in European and non-European languages. Regular purchases reflect current trends in hymnody. Erik Routley Collection of Books & Hymnals; Erik Routley Papers; Thomas Tiplady Collection; D. Dewitt Wasson Research Collection (volumes used to compile his Hymntune Index and Related Hymn Materials, 1998); Winfred Douglas/Walter Williams Collection of Liturgical & Choral Music; Lee Hastings Bristol, Jr. Hymnals (incorporated into general holdings); Hymnal 1982 Working Papers. Circulating items available on interlibrary loan. For Special Collections descriptions and access, see the library’s website. See also Nancy Wicklund, “The Erik Routley Collection of Books and Hymnals at Talbott Library, Westminster Choir College of Rider University.” The Hymn 53, no. 4 (October 2002): 46–49. Date range: 15th–21st c.