541 Lasuen Mall Braun Music Center Stanford, CA 94305-3076


Entrance via the Music Library is at the eastern end of Braun Music Center, next to the campus post office.

Transit and Parking 

Marguerite Shuttle: X or Y to Tresidder Student Union stop, Parking: Tresidder lot. Pay via the Parkmobile app or Parkmobile website. Look for the bright green signs, or visit:


Power equipped accessible entrance; elevator access to lower level and Archive entrance.


The Archive of Recorded Sound's collection contains over 400,000 items that span sound recording history--from its beginnings to the present day. Nearly all formats ever developed to record sound are represented: piano rolls; wax cylinders; shellac, acetate, aluminum, and vinyl discs; magnetic wire and tape recordings; compact discs. Collections are particularly strong in the areas of jazz and opera.