Finding Aid for the Fannie Charles Dillon collection of manuscripts, transparencies, and ozalid reproductions , 1897-1947

Collection processed and machine-readable finding aid created by UCLA Music Library staff.
UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections
University of California, Los Angeles, Library
Performing Arts Special Collections, Room A1713
Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Phone: (310) 825-4988
Fax: (310) 206-1864
Email: speccoll-paging@library.ucla.edu
http://www2.library.ucla.edu/specialcollections/performingarts/index.cfm
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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Arts and Humanities--Music

Finding Aid of the Fannie Charles Dillon collection of manuscripts, transparencies, and ozalid reproductions, 1897-1947

Collection number: 15

UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections



University of California, Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • University of California, Los Angeles, Library
  • Performing Arts Special Collections, Room A1713
  • Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Phone: (310) 825-4988
  • Fax: (310) 206-1864
  • Email: speccoll-paging@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www2.library.ucla.edu/specialcollections/performingarts/index.cfm
Processed by:
UCLA Music Library staff
Date Completed:
1987
Encoded by:
Bryan Griest
© 2002 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Fannie Charles Dillon collection of manuscripts, transparencies, and ozalid reproductions,
Date (inclusive): 1897-1947
Collection number: 15
Creator: Dillon, Fannie Charles
Extent: 22 boxes (11 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: This collection consists of manuscripts, manuscript transparencies, ozalid reproductions, and publications
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 UCLA Music Library. 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], Fannie Charles Dillon collection of manuscripts, transparencies, and ozalid reproductions, 15, Performing Arts Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

Dillon was born on March 16, 1881 in Denver, CO; moved with family to Long Beach, CA in 1890; studied composition with Heinrich Urban, Hugo Kaun and Rubin Goldmark, and piano with Leopold Godovsky, Berlin, Germany, 1900-06; teacher, pianist and composer, Los Angeles, 1906-10; taught at Pomona College, 1910-13, and in LA high schools, 1918-41; composer of piano, vocal, orchestral and chamber music, as well as for the outdoor dramas Nevertheless--Old Glory, The desert calls, and Tahquitz; founded Woodland Theater at Fawnskin, Big Bear Lake, CA, 1924, serving as general manager, 1926-29; died on Feb. 21, 1947.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of manuscripts, manuscript transparencies, ozalid reproductions, and publications representing about 140 compositions by Dillon. Also includes programs, newspaper clippings, poems, correspondence, and other miscellaneous documents.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in the following series:
  1. Songs
  2. Piano music
  3. String quartets (box 3)
  4. Choral music (box 4)
  5. Orchestral music (boxes 5-7)
  6. Miscellaneous manuscripts (boxes 8,13)
  7. Twilight silhouettes (box 10)
  8. Ozalid masters of miscellaneous works, miscellaneous manuscripts (box 12)
  9. Dittoed scores (box 13)
  10. Trio in D minor; A western saga (box 14)
  11. Letter from the Southland (box 15)
  12. Tiny diaries and letters (boxes 18-19)
  13. Sheet music by Dillon and others, music appreciation lecture (box 19)
  14. A western saga, piano concerto, score (oversize package 1)
  15. Pictures (oversize package 2)

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Dillon, Fannie Charles, 1881-1947--Archives.
Women composers--California--Archival resources.
Music--Manuscripts.


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