Major collections are located in the following institutions:

Library of Congress — Search by Author (biscardi, chester)

All works, including the original manuscript, sketches, audiocassette "sketches," program notes, published manuscript, compact disc recordings, press clippings and other materials pertaining to Traverso located in the National Flute Association Archives housed in The Library of Congress (101 Independence Avenue at First Street S.E., Washington, D.C. 20540; 202/707-5000; Fax 202/707-5844).

New York Public Library

All works, including "The Chester Biscardi Papers" (full orchestral score with autograph corrections, vocal score, libretto, audio and video cassettes, programs, press clippings and other printed materials pertaining to Tight-Rope) located in The Research Libraries of The New York Public Library (Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, New York, New York 10018). The actual material is kept at the Performing Arts Library (40 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, New York 10023; 212/870-1630; Fax 212/496-5196).

Columbia University

Eastman School of Music – Basic Search by Author (biscardi, chester)

Indiana University

The Juilliard School

Manhattan School of Music

Sarah Lawrence College

Sarah Lawrence College Faculty Archives (Esther Raushenberg Library) and Music Library (Bronxville, New York 10708; 914/337-0700)

University of California-Los Angeles

University of California-San Diego

University of Southern California — Quick Search by Author (biscardi, chester)

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Yale University