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Finding Aid for the Dorothy Huttenback Papers, 1941-1977
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Dorothy Huttenback Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1941-1977
    Collection number: 1224
    Creator: Huttenback, Dorothy, 1896-
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Dorothy Huttenback (1896-1987) was the manager of the Music Guild of Los Angeles (1952- ), which brought well-known chamber music ensembles and artists to the Wilshire Ebell Theater. She served for 33 years as president of the organization. The collection consists of correspondence between Huttenback and various persons in the music world, some photographs and ephemera.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

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

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Dorothy Huttenback, 1979.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Dorothy Huttenback Papers (Collection 1224). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Dorothy Alice Marcuse was born on October 30, 1896 in San Francisco, California; her mother took her to Berlin in 1907, where she was rejected entry into the Berlin Conservatory because of her youth; composer Engelbert Humperdinck, one of the audition jury, helped take responsibility for her further musical education; she played on the concert stage until 1922, when she married Dr. Otto Huttenback; with the rise of Hitler, the Huttenbacks moved to London in 1933, and with the threat of war, moved again in 1939 to California; in 1952 she became the manager of the Music Guild of Los Angeles, which brought well-known chamber music ensembles and artists to the Wilshire Ebell Theater; served for 33 years as president of the organization; she died in April, 1987 in Santa Monica, California.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence of Music Guild of Los Angeles concert manager Dorothy Huttenback with various persons in the music world, including George Szell, William Steinberg, Reginald Stewart, Jascha Heifetz, Gregor Piatigorsky, Erich Kleiber, Egon Petri, and Lilly Toch. Also includes some photographs and ephemera.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Huttenback, Dorothy, 1896- --Archives.
    Music Guild of Los Angeles.
    Concert agents--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.