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Conrad Schafran Record Collection

Identifier: R0150-CSJ

Scope and Contents

Collection contains approximately 8,000 Vinyl LP audio recordings. Genres of music represented in the collection include jazz, blues, folk, rock, big band, and show-tunes. Materials are commercial audio recordings.


  • 1900-1990

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research and onsite access.

Historical Note

Conrad Schafran (b.1925 - d.2020) was a 1949 graduate of the University of Baltimore and a native of New York City. Schafran donated his record collection to UB in order to promote the appreciation of jazz music among younger generations of students and music listeners.


Approximately 8,000 Volumes : Vinyl LP audio recordings

Language of Materials



The majority of the collection has been cataloged according to the Library of Congress Classification system and is arranged by library call number. To search the collection, please use the library catalog.

Finding aid for the Conrad Schafran Record Collection
Finding aid created by Special Collections and Archives staff, circa 2012. Updated by Laura Bell (2021).
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Repository Details

Part of the Baltimore Studies Archives Repository

H. Mebane Turner Learning Commons, Room 104
1415 Maryland Avenue
Baltimore Maryland 21201 USA