Collection 084Margaret Tante Burk Papers
Collection title and number: Margaret Tante Burk Papers. Collection 084 Accession number: 2009.3; gift of Margaret Tante Burk Collection size: 102 archival document boxes, 15 oversize boxes, 1 map case drawerDates: 1921-2008; bulk dates, 1965-1999Languages: EnglishCreator: Margaret Tante BurkProcessing history: Processed by Christine Bennett, Gia Forsythe, Clay Stalls, and Liliana Mariscal
This collection consists of the personal papers of Margaret Tante Burk (1918-2011), author, and long-time publicist and champion of Los Angeles' famed Ambassador Hotel. Besides these notable accomplishments, Margaret Tante Burk served as the first female vice-president of a financial institution in Los Angeles and the first female president of the Wilshire Chamber of Commerce. In addition Margaret Tante Burk was co-founder of the literary forum, the Round Table West.
Collection description: A description of the subjects and types of materials in the Margaret Tante Burk Papers.
SERIES DESCRIPTIONS: The materials in the Margaret Tante Burk Papers have been organized according to subject matter or topic into series, each with a box and folder list that provides indices to the series' holdings. Presently only four series are open for research; as other materials are processed into series they will be opened to research. To view the description, and box and folder list of this series, select the appropriate series link:
Biography: A brief biography of Margaret Tante Burk.
Research access: For information on making an appointment to see the Burk Papers, please call the department at 310-338-5710; or e-mail the department: Special.Collections@lmu.edu. For the rules governing the use of our materials, consult the access policy of the Department of Archives and Special Collections, William H. Hannon Library, Loyola Marymount University, 1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90045.
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