Guide to the Helen Berlin scrapbook, undated, 1910, 1925-1941, 1951, 1998

*P-842

Processed by Marvin Rusinek

American Jewish Historical Society

Center for Jewish History

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Machine-readable finding aid created by Marvin Rusinek as MS Word document, June 2009. Finding aid written in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator:Berlin, Helen
Title:Helen Berlin scrapbook
Dates:undated, 1910, 1925-1941, 1951, 1998
Abstract:Scrapbook contains concert programs, news clippings, and photographs tracing Berlin's career as a violinist.
Languages:The collection is in English and Yiddish.
Quantity: 1.95 linear feet (1 one-half manuscript box, 1 oversized box)
Identification:P-842
Repository: American Jewish Historical Society
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Biographical Note

Helen Berlin, born in Philadelphia, was a violin soloist, chamber-music artist, and teacher. A child prodigy who played her first public recital at age seven, she was later awarded a four year fellowship at Juilliard Graduate School. In 1934 she won an orchestral debut with the Philadelphia Orchestra through a violinists' contest conducted by the Concerts for Youth Committee. She later played with the NBC Orchestra, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, and New York Philharmonic.

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Scope and Content Note

Scrapbook contains concert programs, news clippings, and photographs tracing Berlin's career as a violinist.

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Access and Use

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to all researchers by permission of the Director of Library and Archives of the American Jewish Historical Society, except items that are restricted due to their fragility.

Use Restrictions

Information concerning the literary rights may be obtained from the Director of Library and Archives of the American Jewish Historical Society. Users must apply in writing for permission to quote, reproduce or otherwise publish manuscript materials found in this collection. For more information contact:

American Jewish Historical Society, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011
E-mail: reference@ajhs.org

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Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:
Identification of item, date (if known); Helen Berlin scrapbook; P-842; box number; folder number; American Jewish Historical Society, New York, NY, and Boston, MA.

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Acquisition Note

Phyllis C. Weinberg 2003.065

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Access Points

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Container List

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

 

Scrapbook of Helen Berlin, undated, 1910, 1925-1941, 1951, 1998

English and Yiddish.
Scope and Content:

See Scope and Content Note.

BoxFolderTitleDate
1 1 Concert programs found loose in scrapbook undated, 1926-1929, 1934, 1936-1937, 1939-1941, 1951
1 2 Newsclippings found loose in scrapbook undated, 1936, 1938, 1940-1941, 1951
1 3 Photographs found loose in scrapbook undated, 1910, 1998
BoxFolderTitleDate
OS1 Helen Berlin, Scrapbook Cover
OS1 Scrapbook concert programs, newsclippings and photographs undated, 1925, 1928, 1930, 1934-1936
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