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Mental Notes a cappella group records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-14-400

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Content Description

This collection contains two albums recorded by the Mental Notes: the first album is titled Off Pants, which was produced in 2002 and consists of two CDs. The second album is titled Critical Mass, which was produced in 2010 and consists of a single CD. The collection also contains archived versions of the Mental Notes website (2015-2019) and Facebook page (2017-2020) hosted on Archive-It, the library's web archiving platform.


  • Creation: 2002 - 2020


Conditions Governing Access

The CDs in this collection are housed off-site and require 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Digital copies of the CDs are available for access upon request. Contact Special Collections for more information.

This collection is open for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Biographical / Historical

The Mental Notes is a student comedy a cappella group at Johns Hopkins University founded in 1994. Each semester, the Mental Notes write and perform comedic songs, parodies, and skits for their end-of-semester concert.


0.185 Gigabytes (Disks RG-14-400_001-003) : Sound recordings

3 Disks (3 CDs)

0.06 Cubic Feet (1 container (7 3/4 x 2 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches))

2 Website(s)

Language of Materials



This collection consists of records created by the Mental Notes, a student comedy a cappella group at Johns Hopkins University founded in 1994.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred to the Archives by Laura Stott, Executive Director of Student Engagement, in May 2021.

Existence and Location of Copies

Digitial copies of the CDs in this collection are stored offline and available by request.

Processing Information

Processed by Kristen Diehl in February 2023.

Guide to the Mental Notes a cappella group records
Kristen Diehl
2023 February
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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