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Guide to the Phil Dike Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Information for Researchers
  • Biography of Phil Dike
  • Scope and Contents of the Collection
  • Series Arrangement
  • Subject Headings

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Phil Dike Collection next hit
    Creator: Dike, Phil
    Dates: 1932-2000
    Extent: 4.5 feet
    Repository: Claremont Colleges. Library.
    1090 Columbia Avenue
    Claremont, California 91711
    Abstract: The collection contains correspondence with colleagues, exhibitors, correspondence with Disney studios, art work, publications, exhibition pamphlets, and personal documents, lecture notes, and ephemera.
    Collection Number: D2007.2
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English
    Physical Location: Ella Strong Denison Library, Scripps College, Claremont University Consortium.

    Information for Researchers

    Restrictions on Access

    This collection is open for research with permission from Ella Strong Denison Library staff.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with Scripps College. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact Ella Strong Denison Library staff.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Phil previous hit Dike Collection next hit . Ella Strong Denison Library, Scripps College, Claremont, California.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift received in 2007 from Dike family

    Processing Information

    Arranged and Processed by Russell Michalak

    Accruals

    No addition to the previous hit collection is anticipated. next hit

    Biography of Phil Dike

    Phil Dike is a native to Southern California; he was born in Redlands, California. He taught art to artists at Disney studios and students from the Brandt-Dike School of Art and Scripps College. He was a professional watercolor painter, muralist and an animator for Disney Studios. He coordinated such Disney animated films as Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs in 1937 and Fantasia in 1940. His art work is displayed in many museums, art galleries, private collections and at Scripps College. He was a founding member of the California National Water Color Society, which became later the National Watercolor Society (U.S.). He corresponded with Disney studios, gallery from around the United States, Lamar Dodd from the University of Georgia, California watercolorists Rex Brandt, Millard Sheets (who was affiliated with the Claremont Colleges), and Clarence Hinkle, as well as personal letters to his family from Europe.

    Scope and Contents of the Collection

    The collection contains correspondence with colleagues, exhibitors, correspondence with Disney studios, art work, publications, exhibition pamphlets, and personal documents, lecture notes, and ephemera.

    Series Arrangement

    Series 1, Correspondence
    Subseries 1.1, Correspondence
    Series 2, Art Gallery Publications
    Series 2.1, Art Gallery Exhibition Catalogs
    Subseries 2.2, Art Gallery Exhibition Pamphlets
    Series 3, Disney Studios
    Series 4, Personal documents, 1865-1925
    Series 5, Art Instruction
    Subseries 5.1, Scripps College
    Subseries 5.2, Summer School
    Series 6, Personal Documents
    Series 7, Artwork
    SubSeries 7.1, Phil Dike
    SubSeries 7.2, Photographs
    SubSeries 7.3, Unknown Artists
    Series 8, Cover Art by Phil Dike
    Series 9, Ephemera

    Subject Headings

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    Brandt, Rex (American painter, 1914-2000)
    Dike , Phil, 1906-1990
    Disney, Roy O. (Roy Oliver), 1893-1971
    Dodd, Lamar
    Sheets, Millard (American muralist and teacher, 1907-1989)
    California National Water Color Society
    Scripps College
    art catalogs
    mural paintings (visual works)
    Walt Disney Training and Development Programs (Firm)
    watercolors (paintings)
    Western Americana,1900-1999
    Balboa Island (Newport Beach, Calif.)--Social life and customs--Pictorial works.
    Cambria (Calif.)