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  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement

  • Title: Bessie Zuckerman papers
    Collection number: 2274
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 3.8 linear ft. (2 document boxes, 5 flat boxes, and 1 oversize flat box)
    Date (bulk): Bulk, 1917-1934
    Date (inclusive): 1870-1964
    Physical Location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Creator: Zuckerman, Bessie

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library 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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Bessie Zuckerman Papers (Collection 2274). Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 7670710 

    Biography/History

    Bessie (Besse) Zuckerman (circa 1886-1968) was a prominent member of the community of music associations in Los Angeles between 1920 and 1940. She founded the Santa Monica Bay Music Association and served as its president. She also served as president of the Bay Cities Music Association, where among other accomplishments she worked to make concerts accessible to school children. In addition, Zuckerman was chairman of the Venice Community Sing and of the Local Convention Board for the California Federation of Music Clubs. In 1926, she accepted an invitation to serve on the Hollywood Bowl Association’s Music Committee, and in 1927 the Hollywood Bowl Audition Board extended an invitation to her. Zuckerman was also a member of the Opera Reading Club of Hollywood and the Santa Monica Bay Woman’s Club, and she organized musical events for the Union League Club of Los Angeles.

    Scope and Content

    This collection consists of material relating to Bessie Zuckerman, a prominent member of the community of music associations in Los Angeles between 1920 and 1940. Items include music scores, sheet music, performance programs, correspondence, photographs, ephemera, and publications. The collection also contains a small amount of material concerning the composer and performer Mana-Zucca, and California music and entertainment figure L. E. Behymer.

    Organization and Arrangement

    This collection is organized into the following series:
    • Series 1. Subject files
    • Series 2. Correspondence
    • Series 3. Photographs
    • Series 4. Music
    • Series 5. Ephemera
    • Series 6. Publications.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Behymer, Lynden Ellsworth
    Hollywood Bowl (Los Angeles, Calif.).
    Mana-Zucca
    Zuckerman, Bessie--Archives