Staff Directory

Winston K. Barham

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Barham, Winston K

Music Collections Librarian

Collection Management

wkb5j at Virginia.EDU


Music L-015A

Mailing Address:

University of Virginia Library
P.O. Box 400175 Music Library Old Cabell Hall
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4175

Winston Barham is responsible for collections development and management strategies for all types of materials in traditional and emerging formats to best support the diverse research and learning environments of faculty, students, and staff.

Winston considers himself foremost an information specialist. His broad curiosities and facility with a range of languages lend themselves to work in multidisciplinary collections management and scholarly engagement. A veteran of the Music Library for more than a decade, he supports a superior research collection as well as a unique and far-reaching music program at the University. He enjoys making use of our archives and special collections in classes and workshops to help patrons discover the power of archival materials.

Winston is an active member of the Music Library Association at the national and regional levels. In Charlottesville, he is active in choral music as both a singer and a pre-concert lecturer. He is a graduate of Millsaps College in Music (Organ Performance) and Classical Studies, and he holds a Certificate in History of Manuscript from the Rare Book School. His specialties include hymnology, Latin paleography, and local flora and fauna.