The library holds a small collection of Braille music. Braille materials do not appear in our online catalog; however, a complete listing of titles is available.
The library possesses approximately 1700 reel-to-reel recordings, principally of performances by FSU faculty and ensembles.
The Historical Scrapbook Collection consists of 39 books primarily concerned with the history of the school School of Music at the Florida State College for Women (1909-1947) and Florida State University (1947-present).
The Community Concerts series began in 1927 as a way to allow people living in small and medium-sized areas across the United States to see high-quality entertainment that, at the time, was mostly available in large metropolitan areas. The library owns a complete run of concert programs from the series, which ended in 2003.
In 1987, the Warren D. Allen Music Library acquired a large collection of Confederate sheet music imprints. The collection includes more than 300 items which comprise approximately 40% of all sheet music titles known to have been published in the Confederacy.
The music library houses a small assortment of uncataloged graduate student papers, ranging in date from 1953-1980.
The Orchestral Dance Music Collection comprises donations to the Warren D. Allen Music Library from Charles O. Delaney, George E. Parry, and other donors.