Commencement Ceremonies, 1986-2001
Scope and Contents note
The Commencement Ceremonies series contains recording of Berklee College of Music baccalaureate ceremonies, including speeches made by Berklee faculty and honorary degree recipients such as David Bowie, Sting, and Herb Alpert. A current list of honorary degree recipients is maintained online at: https://www.berklee.edu/about/honorary-degree-recipients.
- Creation: 1986-2001
- From the Collection: Berklee College of Music. Video Services Office (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research by appointment. Advance notice is required for access because materials are stored offsite.
The majority of recordings have not been transferred. Patrons may request viewing appointments; Berklee community members may request streaming access to digitized copies. Contact Archives staff for further information.
Berklee Event Recordings Access Policy
Streaming access to digitized recordings is restricted to the Berklee community with a Berklee OnePass login; viewing or listening requests from patrons outside the Berklee community will require an on-campus appointment. Berklee Archives can only grant personal copies of event recordings to event participants and reproductions are not guaranteed.
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
Some items in this series were digitized by George Blood LP with partial funding from the GRAMMY Museum®. For further information, including the full listing, see the 2017-2018 Berklee Archives GRAMMY Grant Digitization Project page online: https://archives.berklee.edu/bca-018-vs-vhs-grammy-grant-digital-exhibit.