This collection consists of original scores and arrangements by Lucas Underwood, some of his teaching materials, and 7 scrapbooks
of photos, clippings, and programs.
Born in Germany in 1902, Lucas Underwood earned his Doctorate at the University of Erlangen in 1927. He worked as a professor
of Music Theory and Music History and as a music critic until he fled Nazi persecution in 1939. He joined College of the Pacific
in 1946 as a Professor of Musicology. During his tenure he headed the graduate program in Music History and directed the Opera
Theater until his retirement in 1972. A co-founder of the Stockton Opera Association, he was honored with the Stockton Arts
Commission's STAR Award in 1990. He died on July 22, 1992.
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Collection open for research.