Scope and Content
Title: Dorothy Huttenback Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1941-1977
Collection number: 1224
Huttenback, Dorothy, 1896-
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library.
Dept. of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Dorothy Huttenback (1896-1987) was the manager of the Music Guild of Los Angeles (1952- ), which brought well-known chamber
music ensembles and artists to the Wilshire Ebell Theater. She served for 33 years as president of the organization. The collection
consists of correspondence between Huttenback and various persons in the music world, some photographs and ephemera.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department
of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
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copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds
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Restrictions on Access
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Gift of Dorothy Huttenback, 1979.
[Identification of item], Dorothy Huttenback Papers (Collection 1224). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young
Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
Dorothy Alice Marcuse was born on October 30, 1896 in San Francisco, California; her mother took her to Berlin in 1907, where
she was rejected entry into the Berlin Conservatory because of her youth; composer Engelbert Humperdinck, one of the audition
jury, helped take responsibility for her further musical education; she played on the concert stage until 1922, when she married
Dr. Otto Huttenback; with the rise of Hitler, the Huttenbacks moved to London in 1933, and with the threat of war, moved again
in 1939 to California; in 1952 she became the manager of the Music Guild of Los Angeles, which brought well-known chamber
music ensembles and artists to the Wilshire Ebell Theater; served for 33 years as president of the organization; she died
in April, 1987 in Santa Monica, California.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of correspondence of Music Guild of Los Angeles concert manager Dorothy Huttenback with various persons
in the music world, including George Szell, William Steinberg, Reginald Stewart, Jascha Heifetz, Gregor Piatigorsky, Erich
Kleiber, Egon Petri, and Lilly Toch. Also includes some photographs and ephemera.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Huttenback, Dorothy, 1896- --Archives.
Music Guild of Los Angeles.
Concert agents--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.