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  • Scope and Contents
  • Arrangement Note
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Source of Acquisition
  • Accruals and Additions
  • Related Materials
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biographical Note

  • Contributing Institution: Special Collections & University Archives
    Title: Jan Lowenbach Papers
    Creator: Lowenbach, Jan
    Identifier/Call Number: MS-0003
    Physical Description: 6.79 Linear Feet
    Date (inclusive): 1948-1973
    Language of Material: English .

    Scope and Contents

    The collection consists of correspondence, articles, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, manuscripts, books and photographs.

    Arrangement Note

    I. Correspondence
    II. Biographies
    III. Articles
        1. Unpublished Articles by Lowenbach
        2. Unpublished Articles by Other Authors
        3. Articles, Majority by Lowenbach
    IV. Pamphlets
    V. Various works by other authors
        1. Various Works by Frantisek Langer
        2. Programs and Flyers
    VI. Lowenbach Works
        1. Pamphlets collected by Lowenbach
        2. Smetana
        3. Smetana Book Drafts by Lowenbach
        4. Smetana Book
    VII. Added Material
        1. Manuscripts
        2. Typescripts
        3. Articles on Music and Musicians by Lowenbach
        4. Articles on Copyright by Lowenbach
        5. Articles, Notes, etc. About Lowenbach
        6. Articles and Publications containing Lowenbach's name
        7. Material Not Related to Lowenbach
        8. Photographs and Postcards
        9. Typescripts of Smetana: Composer and Leader

    Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Conditions Governing Use

    The copyright interests in the materials found in this collection have been transferred to San Diego State University.  Special Collections and University Archives can only grant permission to publish materials for which it is the copyright holder.  For further information, please consult the section on copyright in the rules for using the collections, or contact the United States Copyright Office at (202) 707-3000 or http://www.copyright.gov.

    Source of Acquisition

    Vera J. Bala

    Accruals and Additions

    1979-007, 1988, 1998, 2017-038

    Related Materials

    Lida Brodenova Papers

    Preferred Citation

    Identification of item, folder title, box number, Jan Lowenbach Papers, Special Collections and University Archives, San Diego State University Library.

    Biographical Note

    Dr. Jan Lowenbach (1880-1972) was a native of Czechoslovakia who resided in the United States from 1941 until his death in 1972. He was a Czech music critic, writer and attorney. The papers contain information on persons such as Bedrich Smetana, Antonin Dvorak, Leos Janacek, Max Brod, and Bohuslav Martinu. The papers also include newspaper clippings, autographed scores from composers, and personal papers of Lowenbach.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Personal Papers
    Lowenbach, Jan, 1880-1972
    Smetana, Bedřich, 1824-1884