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
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.
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Creator: Dillon, Fannie Charles, 1881-1947
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Gift of Mrs. Aylmer H. Thompson, August 4, 1954.
[Identification of item], Fannie Charles Dillon papers (Collection 626). Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
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.
Collection consists of manuscripts, ephemera, photographs, and correspondence.
Fannie Charles Dillon Collection of Musical Compositions and Memorabilia (Collection 15) . Available at Library Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles.
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.