The Hoagy Carmichael Room
The Hoagy Carmichael Room


Hoagy Carmichael Room

Tours of the Hoagy Carmichael Room are available by prior arrangement to members of the Indiana University community as well as the pubilic. The Hoagy Carmichael Room, designed as a memorial to Indiana's famous songwriter and performing artist, contains a representative sample of the large collection of memorabilia donated by the Carmichael family to Indiana University. The collection includes sound recordings, music manuscripts, photographs, lyric sheets, correspondence, scrapbooks, paintings, and other personal effects, and represents the largest holding of materials pertaining to Hoagy Carmichael available anywhere in the world. The Archives of Traditional Music holds over 3,500 Carmichael items with others held at the Lilly Library and the Indiana University Archives.

If you would like to visit the Hoagy Carmichael Room, we are happy to give tours by appointment during regular business hours. An appointment can be made by calling (812) 855-4679 or sending an email to the ATM office. We can give tours on a walk-in basis during regular business hours depending on staff availability, but an appointment is strongly encouraged.

Archives of Traditional Music

"Behind-the-scenes" tours of the Archives of Traditional Music are available to Indiana University faculty and students (as part of a class) by prior arrangement. Please contact the ATM office by calling (812) 855-4679 or sending an email to the ATM librarian.