Scope and Content
Title: Zoellner Family Collection of Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1890-1990
Collection number: 61
9 boxes (4.5 linear ft.)
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.
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.
[Identification of item],
Zoellner Family Collection of Scrapbooks, Photographs, and Papers, 61, Performing Arts Special Collections, University of
California, Los Angeles.
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
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.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this
collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Musicians--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.