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AMTA Archive Project: Preserving Our Heritage

December 3, 2013 09:27 AM
Did you know that the largest collection of music therapy historical items is located in the archive at Colorado State University? In a secure, humidity and UV controlled environment, materials are sorted and stored for future generations to enjoy.  However, we are at risk of losing important pieces of our profession’s history if we do not act now.  We are asking you to take action to preserve our past for our future.
Please visit the AMTA Archive Fund Project site at:
The funds raised will be used to:
  • Establish an online registry of all archive materials and digitize key pieces of music therapy history. This will give music therapists and other parties access to our history from their own homes!
  • Preserve photos, documents, and media that are at risk of deterioration or that have mold growing.
  • Convert old-form media (reel-to-reel, betamax, phonograph) to digital media.
  • Pay for the labor and equipment needed for digitization.
Why should you donate?
  • By donating today, you do your part to preserve our past and insure our future.
  • This is a tax-deductible donation (to the extent allowable by law).
  • You can win prizes! Yea, prizes!
  • Feel good about your contribution towards preserving the future of music therapy past.
Please check out this special video to explain more about the project:
And then donate today at:


AMTA is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and accepts contributions which support its mission. Contributions are tax deductible as allowed by law.
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