Finding Aid for the Michael Burk Collection of Sound Recordings PASC-M.0272

Finding aid prepared by Shira Peltzman, 2020.
UCLA Library Special Collections
Online finding aid last updated 2020 December 15.
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575

Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Title: Michael Burk collection of sound recordings
Source: Burk, Michael
Identifier/Call Number: PASC-M.0272
Physical Description: 2 Linear Feet (4 boxes)
Date (inclusive): circa 1950-1974
Physical Location: Stored off-site. All requests to access special collections material must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.
Language of Material: Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Portions of collection unprocessed. Audio materials are unavailable for access. Please contact Special Collections reference ( for more information.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

CONTAINS UNPROCESSED AUDIO MATERIALS: Audio materials are not currently available for access and will require further processing and assessment. If you have questions about this material please email

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Property rights to the physical objects belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. All other rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Michael Burk, 2005.

Processing Information

Collections are processed to a variety of levels depending on the work necessary to make them usable, their perceived user interest and research value, availability of staff and resources, and competing priorities. Library Special Collections provides a standard level of preservation and access for all collections and, when time and resources permit, conducts more intensive processing. These materials have been arranged and described according to national and local standards and best practices.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 5391156 

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of popular music recordings recorded on 7 inch, 45 rpm vinyl records. Performers include Frankie Avalon, Fabian, Ricky Nelson, Roy Orbison, Neil Sedaka, and Dinah Washington.


The collection is arranged alphabetically by performer, and then alphabetically by song title.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Burk, Michael