Draft Proposal for Archive Types Vocabulary (revised 10 Feb. 2003)

Personal archives

artist manager
choreographer
church musician
composer/arranger
conductor
costume or scene designer
dance historian
dancer
ethnomusicologist
impresario or producer
instrument maker (Africa)
instrument maker (East Asia)
instrument maker (European tradition)
instrument maker (Middle East)
instrument maker (Native American and Caribbean)
instrument maker (Oceania)
instrument maker (South Asia/Indian subcontinent)
instrumentalist (Africa)
instrumentalist (East Asia)
instrumentalist (European tradition)
instrumentalist (Middle East)
instrumentalist (Native American and Caribbean)
instrumentalist (Oceania)
instrumentalist (South Asia/Indian subcontinent)
librettist
musicologist/music theorist
music or dance antiquarian
music or dance critic
music or dance educator or pedagogue
music or dance librarian, archivist, or documentalist
music or dance therapist
musical family
publisher
radio, television, or other broadcast announcer or producer
recording technician (audio or video)
stage or event technician
vocalist

Business archives

artist agency
audio or video producer
concert hall or theater
instrument manufacturer
motion picture studio
music or dance antiquarian
music or dance competition
music or dance foundation
music or dance related festival
music or dance related manufacturer (other than instrument)
music or dance retailer
music or dance technology
publisher
radio, television, or other broadcast organization
recording producer (audio or video)
trade union or guild

Professional and amateur ensembles

ballet company
chamber music ensemble (European tradition)
choral groups (European tradition)
dance ensemble (other than ballet)
world music ensemble (Africa)
world music ensemble (East Asia)
world music ensemble (Middle East)
world music ensemble (Native American and Caribbean)
world music ensemble (Oceania)
world music ensemble (South Asia/Indian subcontinent)
folk ensemble
musical theater
orchestra
opera company
pop or rock group

Educational or professional organizations

music or dance amateur organization
music or dance library, archive or documentation center
music or dance professional organization
music or dance teaching institution - higher education
music or dance teaching institution - preparatory school or academy
music or dance teaching institution - primary education


Administration (non music specific)

church archive
city or municipal archive
court archive
estate
family archive
judicial archive
military archive
national archive
provincial, state, or regional government archive
religious order
temperance union