David Lipscomb University: Beaman Library, Special Collections

Collection Size: 
2,000
Address: 
One University Park Drive, Nashville TN, USA 37204
Languages: 
French, German, Italian, Spanish, Swedish
Denomination/Religion: 
interdenominational, nondenominational
State/Province: 
Tennessee
Email/Contact Person: 
Special Collections Librarian

Ernie R. Bailey Hymnology Collection: Hymnals from different groups, nondenominational and interdenominational; reference books; handbooks to hymnals, concordances of church music, and histories of hymnology; several hymnology journals; predominantly English, but also includes hymnals in French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Swedish, among others. Oldest book is a 1732 French psalter. A card file lists hymnals by title, by denomination, and by special features; also includes a list of reference books. Includes hymnals from the collection of Tom Fettke. Date range: 18th-21st c.