Scope and Content
Title: Albert Goldberg Collection of scrapbooks and clippings,
Date (inclusive): 1925-1986
Collection number: 10
20 boxes (10 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: This collection consists of scrapbooks and clippings of concert reviews, other printed articles, and materials relating to
the Illinois WPA Music Project
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF.
Advance notice is required for access to the collection.
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Copyright has not been assigned to the Performing Arts Special Collections. All requests
for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in
writing to Performing Arts Special Collections Librarian. Permission for
publication is given on behalf of Performing Arts Special Collections as the owner of the
physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the
copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained.
Restrictions on Access
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
[Identification of item],
Albert Goldberg Collection of scrapbooks and clippings, 10, Performing Arts Special Collections, University of California,
Albert Levi Goldberg was born on June 2, 1898 in
Shenandoah, Iowa, attended Univ. of Nebraska
(1915-16) and Chicago Music College (1920-22); M.
Music, Gunn School of Music, 1923; also studied
privately; became music critic of Chicago herald
examiner, 1925-36; served as Illinois State
Director of the Federal Music Project in the Works
Progress Administration (WPA), 1935-43; music
critic, Chicago tribune (1943-47) and Los Angeles
times (1947-65); lecturer, UCLA, beginning in
1948; became music staff writer in 1965 and critic
emeritus the following year at the L.A. times;
contributed articles to music periodicals.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of scrapbooks and clippings of concert reviews, other printed articles by Goldberg, and materials relating
to the Illinois WPA Music Project, including a letter, report, program, pamphlet, and posters.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this
collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Goldberg, Albert, 1898- --Archives.
Music critics--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
Federal Music Project (U.S.)
The sounding board [oral history
transcript] / Albert Goldberg, interviewee. UCLA
Oral History Department interview, c1988.
Available at Dept. of Special Collections, UCLA.