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Thomas Gorton Music and Dance Library

Hours:
Today
8 am - 5 pm
Sat Dec 20
Closed
Sun Dec 21
Closed
Mon Dec 22
Closed
Tue Dec 23
Closed
Wed Dec 24
Closed
Thu Dec 25
Closed

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Located on the upper level of the south addition to Murphy Hall (Room 240), the Thomas Gorton Music and Dance Library contains more than 100,000 scores, books, sound recordings, videos, microforms and serials, making it one of the leading music collections in the Great Plains region. The library opened in June 2000, integrating music and dance materials from the former Thomas Gorton Music Library, Anschutz Library, and Watson Library. Library materials can be returned using the book drop that is located near the east entrance to Murphy Hall off of Summerfield Hall Drive.

The library is named for Thomas Gorton (1910-1997), who served as dean of the School of Fine Arts from 1950 to 1975 and KU professor of music history from 1975 until his retirement in 1977.


Thomas Gorton Music and Dance Library

1530 Naismith Drive
Lawrence, Kansas 66045-3102
785-864-3496

Hours

Today
8 am - 5 pm
Sat Dec 20
Closed
Sun Dec 21
Closed
Mon Dec 22
Closed
Tue Dec 23
Closed
Wed Dec 24
Closed
Thu Dec 25
Closed
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