This collection consists of the personal papers of Margaret Tante Burk, author, and long-time publicist and champion of Los
Angeles' famed Ambassador Hotel. Besides these notable accomplishments, Margaret Tante Burke 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. The Burk Papers consist of correspondence,
photographs, flyers, brouchures, postcards, memoranda, and ephemera.
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.
102 archival boxes
15 oversize boxes,; 1 map case drawer
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