Finding Aid for the Fannie Charles Dillon papers, 1900-1943

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Title: Fannie Charles Dillon papers
Collection number: 626
Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 19 boxes (9.5 linear ft.) 2 oversize boxes
Date: 1900-1943
Abstract: Fannie Charles Dillon (1881-1947) was a teacher, pianist and composer of piano, vocal, orchestral and chamber music. She taught at Pomona College (1910-13), and in Los Angeles high schools (1918-41). In 1924, she founded the Woodland Theater at Fawnskin, Big Bear Lake, California and served as the general manager (1926-29). The collection consists of manuscripts, ephemera, photographs, and correspondence.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Creator: Dillon, Fannie Charles, 1881-1947

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Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Library Special Collections.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Aylmer H. Thompson, August 4, 1954.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Fannie Charles Dillon papers (Collection 626). Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4232942 

Biography

Dillon was born on March 16, 1881 in Denver, Colorado; moved with family to Long Beach, California 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 Los Angeles 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, California, 1924, serving as general manager, 1926-29; died on February 21, 1947.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of manuscripts, ephemera, photographs, and correspondence.

Related Material

Fannie Charles Dillon Collection of Musical Compositions and Memorabilia (Collection 15)  . Available at Library Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles.

General note

Description derived from in-house card file.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Dillon, Fannie Charles, 1881-1947--Archives.
Women composers--California, Southern--Archival resources.
Women music teachers--California, Southern--Archival resources.

Container List

 

[Manuscripts, Ephemera, Photos, Correspondence, etc.]

Physical Description: (19 manuscript boxes and 2 oversize packages)