Scope and Content
Title: Richard H. Dillon papers
Date (inclusive): 1957-
Collection number: 711
Dillon, Richard H.
137 boxes (68.5 linear ft.)
1 oversize box
Abstract: 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.
Language: Finding aid is written in
University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections
for paging information.
Restrictions on Access
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.
Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
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.
[Identification of item], Richard H. Dillon papers (Collection Number 711). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young
Research Library, UCLA.
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 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).
Scope and Content
Collection consists mostly of literary manuscripts, including Dillon's editing of the reminiscences of Benjamin Butler Harris.
Also includes correspondence with Lawrence Clark Powell and various publishers. Includes magazine articles, books, speeches,
reviews, research materials, royalty statements, photographs, drafts, proofs, ephemera, personal material, and a manuscript
by Roger Larson.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Dillon, Richard H.--Archives.
Genres and Forms of Material
Manuscripts for publication.