Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Finding Aid for the Otto Hirschler Collection of correspondence, programs and papers , ca. 1919-1950
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (54.75 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Collection Details
Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Otto Hirschler Collection of correspondence, programs and papers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1919-1950
    Collection number: 103
    Creator: Hirschler, Otto
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: This collection consists of correspondence, programs and papers
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Performing Arts Special Collections for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Performing Arts Special Collections. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to Performing Arts Special Collections Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Performing Arts Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Otto Hirschler Collection of correspondence, programs and papers, 103, Performing Arts Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles.


    Otto Theophilius Hirschler was born on Dec. 16, 1889 in Hillsboro, Kan.; attended Bethel College (1907-8), Pomona College (1911-14), Los Angeles Conservatory of Music (1914-15), and the American Conservatory of Music, Chicago, where he received his B.A. in 1917, along with the Conservatory's gold medal; professor of music at Albion College (1916-17) and at Coe College (1917-19); moved to L.A. in 1919, where he was organist and usually choir director and/or director of music in many churches; he taught organ, piano, and voice privately, as well as teaching at the Bible Institute of L.A. (BIOLA), California Christian College, and Pepperdine College.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of scrapbook of letters, programs, clippings and other documents relating to Hirschler's composing career; loose documents, including Hirschler's resume, biography and obituary; and medal from the American Conservatory of Music, Chicago.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Hirschler, Otto T.--Archives.
    Composers--United States--Archival resources.
    Music teachers--United States.