Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Finding Aid for the Richard H. Dillon papers, 1957-
View entire collection guide What's This?
Search this collection
Collection Overview
Table of contents What's This?
Richard Hugh Dillon (1924- ) wrote many articles and books on California. The collection consists of literary manuscripts, correspondence with various publishers, magazine articles, books, speeches, reviews, research materials, royalty statements, photographs, drafts, proofs, ephemera, personal material, and a manuscript by Roger Larson.
Richard Hugh Dillon was born January 16, 1924 in Sausalito, California; AB (1948), AM (1949), and BLS (1950), UC Berkeley; assistant librarian (1950-53) and librarian (1953-79), Sutro Library, San Francisco; author of many articles and books on California, including: California Trail Herd (1961), The Legend of Grizzly Adams (1966), Fool's Gold: The Biography of John Sutter (1967), Humbugs and Heroes: a Gallery of California Pioneers (1970), and Delta Country (1982).
137 boxes (68.5 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. 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.
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.