Oral Histories

Interview of Wilhelmina Dickson

Wife of University of California Regent Edward A. Dickson. Interviewed because of connection to UCLA Regent Edward A. Dickson.
Subtitle:
"The Godfather of UCLA": Regent Edward A. Dickson
Series:
"The Godfather of UCLA": Regent Edward A. Dickson
Topic:
UCLA and University of California History
UC Regents
Interviewer:
Wutkee, Winston
Interviewee:
Dickson, Wilhelmina
Supporting Documents:
Records relating to the interview are located in the office of the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research.
Language:
English
Copyright:
Interviewee Retained Copyright
Series Statement:
This series contains reminiscences of individuals who knew University of California Regent Edward A. Dickson.
Abstract:
Wilhelmina Dickson on her memories of Edward A. Dickson: Edward Dickson's first regental appointment; progressive movement and Southern Pacific Railroad Company; Dickson's scoop of San Francisco earthquake story; De Wolff family history; meeting Edward; wedding, 1907; friendship with John R. Haynes; Dickson's pneumonia, 1921; Ann Sumner; Dickson's experiences in Japan; Isaac H. and Emily Jones; Dickson as reporter.