Geiringer (Bernice) Papers, 1930s-2001 (PA Mss 40)

Personal papers of pianist and philanthropist Bernice Geiringer, second wife of musicologist Karl Geiringer. The collection contains correspondence, files related to her philanthropic activity with the Music Academy of the West, Hadassah and The Santa Barbara Music Clubs. Geiringer (then Bernice Abrahms) also studied composition with Arnold Schoenberg in the 1930s and her notebooks from these courses are also in the collection.

For an inventory of the collection, consult the accession list. A paper copy of the accession list is also available in the Special Collections Reading Room.