Jan Lowenbach Papers, 1948-1973
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Brief Description: The collection consists of correspondence, articles, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, manuscripts, books and photographs.
Held at:
Special Collections & University Archives
5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
San Diego, CA 92182 8050
Phone: 619-594-6791
Email: askscua [at] mail.sdsu.edu
Created by: Lowenbach, Jan (1880-1972)
Volume: 6.79 Linear Feet
Acquired: 1979, 1988, 1998, 2017-038

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 Unpublished Articles by Lowenbach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 Unpublished Articles by Other Authors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

Biographical Note for Lowenbach, Jan (1880-1972) : 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.
Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Lowenbach, Jan, 1880-1972
Smetana, Bedřich, 1824-1884
Genres/Forms of Material
Personal Papers
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Czech [ces]
German [ger]
Rights/Use Restrictions: 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.
Acquisition Notes: Vera J. Bala
Related Materials: Lida Brodenova Papers
PreferredCitation: Identification of item, folder title, box number, Jan Lowenbach Papers, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.