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Description
This collection is an addendum to the Margaret Tante Burk Papers, Collection 084. It consists of additional material from the Ambassador Hotel, as well as material from Burk's other activities such as Round Table West, her nomination for U.S. Treasurer, and her works as an author.
Background
Margaret Tante Burk was born in Savannah, Georgia, in 1918. She attended Northwestern University and Chicago Art Institute before moving to California where she settled in Los Angeles. Margaret Tante married Harry J. Burk in 1945. The couple had three children Tray, Linda, and Jimmy, and the family resided in Wilshire Park. She was vice-president of their Burk Enterprises, which included the one hundred room Lebec Hotel, real estate development, and a restaurant.
Extent
3.04 Linear Feet 1 oversized garment box, 2 Banker's boxes, 2 full Hollinger boxes, and 1 half Hollinger box.
Restrictions
Materials in the Department of Archives and Special Collections may be subject to copyright. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, Loyola Marymount University does not claim ownership of the copyright of any materials in its collections. The user or publisher must secure permission to publish from the copyright owner. Loyola Marymount University does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or of publication rights held by the original author or artists or his/her heirs, assigns, orexecutors.
Availability
Collection is open to research under the terms of use of the Department of Archives and Special Collections, Loyola Marymount University.