Archives and special collections

The library has a number of valuable archives. Below is a selection.


. Correspondence of Edward Keurvels (1853-1916) as conductor of the concerts of Koninklijke Maatschappij voor Dierkunde
. The music library of alto Francine Lepage (1915-2006)
. The music library of baritone, director and architect Renaat Verbruggen (1909-1981)
. Collection historical flute music
. Collection piano methods
. Opera and libretto from the Theater de Metz: Unique collection of French opera scores - parts and librettos including - belonged once to the Théâtre de Metz and later found its way in the Théâtre français in Antwerp


. Dutch plays from the 17th and 18th centuries
. French plays from before 1800