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Richard Ortner collection, 1988-2018

Identifier: BCB-016


  • 1988-2016

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research by appointment, with the exception of Series 3 (Berklee merger files), which is restricted except to executive officers or by special permission by the Associate Director of the Archives. Advance notice is required for access because materials are stored offsite. Use of audiovisual materials may require production of listening or viewing copies.


2 boxes

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Custodial History

The majority of materials in this collection were held in multiple offices of the Conservatory and transferred to the archives upon its creation in 2015.

Acquisition History

Compiled from materials previously housed in the Albert Alphin Library and materials donated from the President's and Development offices. Additional material (Series 4) were given by Ortner's estate and the Exectuive Director of the Conservatory's office in 2021.

Processing Information

Processed by Brendan Higgins, May 2016-June 2019; prepared for ArchivesSpace by Ashley Gray and Thomas Wandborg, 2021.

Brendan Higgins, with Ashley Gray and Thomas Wandborg
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Repository Details

Part of the Berklee Archives Repository

Berklee College of Music
1140 Boylston St
Boston MA 02215 USA