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Berk, Lawrence (1908-1995)



  • Existence: 1908 - 1995

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Berk Family collection, 1920s-2019

Identifier: BCA-014
Abstract Personal and professional material compiled by and about Lawrence, Alma, Lee, and Susan Berk from the 1920s through 2019, representing two generations of Berklee leadership (1945-2004). Materials include assorted Berklee documents and ephemera, artifacts and awards presented to members of the Berk family in recognition of their service and accomplishments, and other professional records or tributes. The collection also includes numerous scrapbooks, photographs, and audiovisual recordings...
Dates: 1920s-2019
Found in: Berklee Archives

Berklee College of Music photographic collection by Alma Berk, 1940s-1980s

Identifier: BCA-003

Collection of photographs compiled by Alma Berk during her tenure as Berklee’s first publicity officer. Images document campus events, commencement, faculty, staff, students, alumni, visiting artists, and other snapshots of the College from its founding through the mid 1980s, and are the only known comprehensive photographic collection of Berklee during this time.

Dates: 1940-1995; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1984
Found in: Berklee Archives

Berklee Office of Public Information collection by Alma Berk, 1934-2007

Identifier: BCA-013

Materials collected and organized by Alma Berk during her tenure as Chief Public Affairs Officer (1959-1994), including press clippings and releases, photographs, institutional reports, files on faculty and students, promotional materials, college publications and curricular material, and other records documenting the college's first 50+ years.

Dates: 1934-2007
Found in: Berklee Archives

Lawrence Berk papers on the Schillinger System, circa 1930s

Identifier: BCA-007

Multiple binders containing notes, formulas, and other figures compiled and created by Lawrence Berk, founder of Berklee College of Music, likely produced in the 1930s as a result of Berk’s private study with Joseph Schillinger, creator of the Schillinger System of Musical Composition. These papers presumably contain the foundation of Berklee’s early curriculum.

Dates: circa 1930s
Found in: Berklee Archives

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Photographs 3
Boston jazz scene 2
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 2
Educational events 2
Live sound recordings 2