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Finding Aid for the Fannie Charles Dillon papers, 1900-1943
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  • Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
  • Restrictions on Access
  • Provenance/Source of Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Related Material
  • General note

  • Title: Fannie Charles Dillon papers
    Collection number: 626
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 19 boxes (9.5 linear ft.) 2 oversize boxes
    Date: 1900-1943
    Abstract: Fannie Charles Dillon (1881-1947) was a teacher, pianist and composer of piano, vocal, orchestral and chamber music. She taught at Pomona College (1910-13), and in Los Angeles high schools (1918-41). In 1924, she founded the Woodland Theater at Fawnskin, Big Bear Lake, California and served as the general manager (1926-29). The collection consists of manuscripts, ephemera, photographs, and correspondence.
    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: Dillon, Fannie Charles, 1881-1947

    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.

    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.
    PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Library Special Collections.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Mrs. Aylmer H. Thompson, August 4, 1954.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Fannie Charles Dillon papers (Collection 626). Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Dillon was born on March 16, 1881 in Denver, Colorado; moved with family to Long Beach, California in 1890; studied composition with Heinrich Urban, Hugo Kaun and Rubin Goldmark, and piano with Leopold Godovsky, Berlin, Germany, 1900-06; teacher, pianist and composer, Los Angeles, 1906-10; taught at Pomona College, 1910-13, and in Los Angeles high schools, 1918-41; composer of piano, vocal, orchestral and chamber music, as well as for the outdoor dramas Nevertheless--Old Glory, The desert calls, and Tahquitz; founded Woodland Theater at Fawnskin, Big Bear Lake, California, 1924, serving as general manager, 1926-29; died on February 21, 1947.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of manuscripts, ephemera, photographs, and correspondence.

    Related Material

    Fannie Charles Dillon Collection of Musical Compositions and Memorabilia (Collection 15)  . Available at Library Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles.

    General note

    Description derived from in-house card file.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Dillon, Fannie Charles, 1881-1947--Archives.
    Women composers--California, Southern--Archival resources.
    Women music teachers--California, Southern--Archival resources.