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Guide to the Diane Jane Honodel papers
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content Note
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Diane Jane Honodel papers
    Dates: 1904-1982
    Collection number: MC 26
    Creator: Honodel, Diane Jane
    Collection Size: 1 linear ft. (3 archival boxes)
    Repository: Sacramento Public Library. Sacramento Room
    Sacramento, California 95814
    Abstract: : The Diane Jane Honodel papers span the years 1904 to 1982 and document elements of Honodel's personal and professional life, from her time as a Sacramento-area resident to her extensive involvement in theater. Her papers are comprised of a variety of materials, including scrapbooks, handwritten notes and sketches, newspapers, theatrical and musical performance programs, and other personal and printed materials.
    Physical location: For current information on the location of these materials, please contact the Sacramento Room.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Use of the described materials may be subject to U.S. and international copyright laws. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Sacramento Public Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Diane Jane Honodel papers, MC 26, Sacramento Room, Sacramento Public Library, Sacramento, California.

    Biography

    Diane Jane Honodel was born in Chico, California on May 21, 1930 to Thelma Honodel. After graduating from Sacramento's C.K. McClatchy High School in 1947, Honodel attended Sacramento State College and earned both a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts in English and speech. She continued on to complete post-graduate work at the University of California, Berkeley, eventually earning elementary and secondary teaching credentials before spending four years teaching second grade, high school, and junior college.
    Outside of public school teaching, Diane Honodel participated regularly in theater, music, and television. Involved in theatrical productions while attending C.K. McClatchy High School, Sacramento State College, and the University of California, Berkeley, Honodel went on to work as an actress-singer in Sacramento and Los Angeles, performing in hundreds of professional and non-professional shows in theater, radio, and television. In the Sacramento area, Honodel performed with such groups as the Sacramento Music Circus and the California State Fair Orchestra. Diane's other theater and television work included teaching, directing, and choreographing for the Sacramento Civic Repertory Theater; writing and producing for KCRA-TV, Sacramento; and writing television scripts.

    Scope and Content Note

    The Diane Jane Honodel papers span the years 1904 to 1982 and document elements of Honodel's personal and professional life through a variety of materials, including scrapbooks, handwritten notes and sketches, newspapers, theatrical and musical programs, and other personal and printed materials.
    The collection is organized into two series:
    • Series 1. Personal papers (1904-1974)
    • Series 2. Printed materials (1944-1982)

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Honodel, Diane Jane
    Actors -- California -- Sacramento
    Singers -- California -- Sacramento