Search database for information on musical instruments held in public collections.
http://www.mimo-international.com/MIMO/

Musical Instrument Museums Edinburgh   (see below for direct link to Russell Collection)
http://www.music.ed.ac.uk/­euchmi/­cimcim/­id/­index.html

Europeana- Details of Harpsichord related items from a range of Europe’s leading galleries, libraries, archives and museums. http://www.europeana.eu/­portal/­search.html?query=harpsichords

Edward L Kottick with George Lucktenberg – ‘Early Keyboard Instruments in European Museums’
Indiana University Press, 1997.  http://zhi.net/music/pub7a.shtml

Location and details of Historic Instruments in various Collections
http://www.williamhorn.it/­disegniTecnici/­disegni.xls

The Cobbe Collection of Keyboard Instruments, Hatchlands, Surrey http://www.cobbecollection.co.uk

Finchcocks Musical Museum, Goudhurst, Kent.  http://www.finchcocks.co.uk/­

The Russell Collection, University of Edinburgh   http://www.music.ed.ac.uk/­russell/­

The Bate Collection, Oxford University  http://www.bate.ox.ac.uk/­

The Bate Collection of Musical Instruments, University of Oxford.
A short booklet describing members of the harpsichord family exhibited in the gallery.
http://www.lulu.com/shop/peter-mole/an-oxford-collection/paperback/product-18703044.html

V&A Museum Collection, London.   Information about the collection, dispersed or put into store, February 2010.    http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/m/musical-instruments/

Horniman Museum, Forest Hill, London, SE23 3PQ
Includes a selection of early keyboard instruments from the V&A collection
http://www.horniman.ac.uk/­visit/­displays/­display/­music-gallery/­display-chapter/­music-gallery

The Benton Fletcher Collection of Early Keyboard Instruments
housed at Fenton House, Hampstead, London, NW3 6SP
http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/­fenton-house/­things-to-see-and-do/­
See ‘Archive’>’Reviews’ re a book by Mimi S Waitzman describing the Collection & its history.

The Royal Northern College of Instruments, Manchester, has a valuable collection of keyboard instruments including an Italian pentagonal virginal, bentside spinets by Harris and Anon and harpsichords by Culliford and Shudi/Broadwood. http://www.rncm.ac.uk/­research/­resources/­collection/­#
Contact the Librarian to make an appointment.  

The Hans Adler Collection of Early Keyboard Instruments,  University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.  http://hansadlercollection.blogspot.com/­

The Andreas Beurmann collection of historical keyboard instruments.
http://www.mkg-hamburg.de/en/collection/permanent-collection/musical-instruments.html

Catalogue “Portrait of a Collection. The Beurmann Collection in the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg and at the estate of  Hasselburg in East Holstein, Germany.”
http://www.olms.de/search/Detail.aspx?pr=2003518
For Link to Real samples from this collection, see ‘Harpsichord– >About’ page

‘Tagliavini Collection’, Vols.1&2 full catalogue in Italian; Vol.3 summary in English,
Published by Bononia University Press http://www.buponline.com

Ruckers – Couchet Harpsichords – Vleeshuis Museum – Antwerp
http://web.archive.org/­web/­20060819235656/­museum.antwerpen.be/­vleeshuis/­collectie_06_eng.html