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Finding Aid for the Zoellner Family Collection of Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Papers , 1890-1990
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Zoellner Family Collection of Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1890-1990
    Collection number: 61
    Creator: Zoellner Collection
    Extent: 9 boxes (4.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: This collection consists of scrapbooks, photographs, correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings, miscellaneous documents, posters, programs, brochures, essays, and memorabilia
    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 Performing Arts Special Collections. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Librarian for Performing Arts Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the 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.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Mr. and Mrs. Hix Jalof; gift; 1986 and 1992.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Zoellner Family Collection of Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Papers, 61, Performing Arts Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Joseph Zollner was born in 1862 in Brooklyn, N.Y.; studied in Germany and N.Y., and established a reputation as a pianist and violinist; formed the Zoellner Quartet in 1903 in Brooklyn with his three children: Antoinette, Amandus, and Joseph, Jr.; they lived in Stockton, Calif. from 1903-6, where Joseph had a music store, and from 1906-12 toured and studied in Europe; returned to the U.S. in 1919, and settled in Los Angeles, where the four founded the Zoellner Conservatory of Music in 1922; Joseph, Sr. died in 1950, but the school continued, while Joseph, Jr. formed another quartet which toured the U.S. throughout the 1950s.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of scrapbooks, photographs, correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings, miscellaneous documents, posters, programs, brochures, essays, and memorabilia relating to the Zoellner Quartet and Zoellner family of musicians.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Zollner family--Archives.
    Zoellner Quartet--Archives.
    Musicians--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.