The library has 3,000 cataloged hymnals from collections of Luther Reed, C. P. Krauth, J. F. Ohl, J. A. Seiss, and the Hymn Society of America (duplicates culled pre-1950 from the Hymn Society’s collection). Special strengths in German and Lutheran works from Reformation era on. Strong collection in liturgics. The Lutheran Archives Center in the library has early American Lutheran music manuscripts. Date range: 16th c.–present.