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Guide to the Gary Hickling Collection on Lotte Lehmann
PA Mss 83  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Gary Hickling collection on Lotte Lehmann
    Dates: 1930-2008
    Collection number: PA Mss 83
    Collector: Hickling, Gary
    Collection Size: 11 linear feet (10 document boxes, 5 flat boxes).
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, CA 93106
    Abstract: Materials by and related to Lotte Lehmann, collected by Gary Hickling (1941-), Lotte Lehmann discographer, radio host, bassist and founder and past president of the Lotte Lehmann Foundation and Lotte Lehmann League.
    Physical location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English


    Use of the collection is unrestricted.

    Publication Rights

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

    Preferred Citation

    Gary Hickling collection on Lotte Lehmann. PA Mss 83, Department of Special Collections, University Libraries, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Gary Hickling, 2010.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This collection includes photographs, programs, and clippings related to German soprano Lotte Lehmann (1888-1976). Manuscripts include multiple copies of Lotte Lehmann: A Documentary Biography by Beaumont Glass. Correspondence includes letters between Gary Hickling and former students of Lotte Lehmann. Writings, correspondence and other materials by and relating to Shirley Sproule, former student of Lotte Lehmann, have been gathered into one series.
    Research files include programs and clippings from the National Archives of Australia, and relate to Lotte Lehmann's performances on that continent, as well as materials related to American performances in New York and Chicago.


    The collection is divided into the following series: I. Photographs II. Writings III. Booklets and postcards IV. Programs V. Clippings and newsletters VI. Correspondence VII. Shirley Sproule VIII. Research files IX. Biographies X. Oversize

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Lehmann, Lotte
    Press clippings