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Jeanne Shapiro Bamberger papers

Identifier: MC-0620

Scope and Contents

Materials within this collection includes but is not limited to notebooks, articles, teaching materials, research notes, and interview transcripts produced during Jeanne Shapiro Bamberger's time at MIT. The collection also includes slides as well as audiovisual recordings primarily in casette form.


  • circa 1970s-2005


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This collection is open.

Conditions Governing Use

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Biographical Note

Jeanne Shapiro Bamberger, born 1924, is professor emerita of music and urban education at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She earned a BA, 1948, from the University of Minnesota and an MA, 1951, in Musicology from the University of California, Berkeley. At MIT she was a research associate in the Artificial Intelligence Group, 1970-1974; Associate Professor of Education and Music in Humanities and the Division for Study and Research in Education, 1974-1981; associate professor in the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Science (SHASS), 1981-1989; professor in the Music and Theater Arts Section, 1989-1994; professor of music and urban education, 1994-2002; and professor emerita since 2002. From 1989 to 1990, she also served as chair of the Music and Theater Arts Section of the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Science.


4 Cubic Feet (4 record cartons)

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Physical Location

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Processing Information

Some collection descriptions are based on legacy data and may be incomplete or contain inaccuracies. Description may change pending verification. Please contact the MIT Department of Distinctive Collections if you notice any errors or discrepancies.

Preliminary Inventory to the Papers of Jeanne Shapiro Bamberger
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Script of description

Revision Statements

  • 2021: Edited by Lana Mason for compliance with DACS single-level optimum requirements.

Repository Details

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