Constance Luprille Dillon photograph collection, 1970-1999

Overview of the Collection

Dillon, Constance Luprille, 1918-2005
Constance Luprille Dillon photograph collection
1970-1999 (inclusive)
2 boxes
Collection Number
Constance "Connie" Luprille Dillon (1918-2005) was an artist who specialized in watercolor andc was active in the art community in Salt Lake City, Utah. This collection contains color slides and prints of Dillon paintings, involvement in community art classes and events, family, friends, and the Utah landscape and cityscape.
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT

Telephone: 8015818863
Access Restrictions

Twenty-four hour advanced notice encouraged. Materials must be used on-site. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Constance "Connie" Luprille Storer Dillon (1918-2005) was born on March 31, 1918 in Milo, Idaho, to Ivan Storer and Martha Ann Simmons. She married Elmo Veloy Hansen (1915-1952) on May 29, 1935; together, the couple had two children. After Elmo’s death, she remarried to Thomas LeRoy Dillon on June 22, 1957. Connie Dillon was an artist who first studied oils and then changed her focus to watercolor. She participated in workshops with Osral Allred, Harrison Groutage, Thomas Leek, and others. She also took classes from Zelda Bills, Nola Sullivan, Nancy Lund, and Norma Forsberg. Dillon exhibited in several group shows and received awards for her work. She was active in the art community in Salt Lake City, Utah. She worked as a secretary for the Chamber of Commerce, the University of Utah Department of Education and other departments, and the Veteran's Administration Medical Center. Connie Dillon died on September 6, 2005.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Constance Luprille Dillon photograph collection consists of 2 boxes containing color slides of Dillon's artwork and color prints depicting landscapes, city scapes, unidentified people, Utah art community events and classes, and photographs of artwork. The collection dates from approximatley the 1970s to 1990s.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the Constance Luprille Dillon photograph collection must be obtained from the Special Collections Manuscript Curator.

Preferred Citation

Initial Citation: Constance Luprille Dillon photograph collection, P1639, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Following Citations: P1639.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Arranged by subject

Acquisition Information

Donated by Judith F. Jarrow in 2010.

Processing Note

Processed by Special Collections staff.

Separated Materials

See also the Constance Luprille Dillon papers (ACCN 2573) in the Manuscripts Division of Special Collections.

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box Folder
1 1 Portraits of Constance
1 2 Mountain Scapes
1 3 Landscapes: Mountains, Red rocks
1 4 Waterscapes
1 5 Waterscapes and Street views
1 6 Objects, Animals and Plants
1 7 Nature
1 8 Nature
1 9 Houses and Neighborhoods
1 10 Cityscapes, Paintings and Painters
1 11 Flower Gardens
1 12 Flower Gardens
1 13 Flower Gardens
1 14 Flower Gardens
1 15 Flower Gardens
1 16 Trees, Indoor Plants and General
1 17 People and Kids
1 18 Edward Minchin Watercolor Workshop
1 19 Putting People In your Paintings
1 20 Family reunion, Swimmers, Council Meeting
2 1 Utah and General Locations
2 2 People
2 3 Beaches and Ships
2 4 Waterscapes and Trees
2 5 Mountain Landscapes
2 6 Mountains and Landscapes
2 7 Buildings
2 8 Buildings
2 9 General
2 10 Constance Dillon Portfolio Slides
2 11 Polaroids

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Artists--Utah--Photographs

Personal Names

  • Dillon, Constance Luprille, 1918-2005

Geographical Names

  • Salt Lake City (Utah)

Form or Genre Terms

  • color prints (photographs)
  • color slides