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Jan Lowenbach Papers, 1948-1973 | Special Collections & University Archives

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Collection Overview

Title: Jan Lowenbach Papers, 1948-1973Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: Lowenbach, Jan (1880-1972)

Extent: 6.79 Linear Feet

Arrangement:

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 Unpublished Articles by Lowenbach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 Unpublished Articles by Other Authors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

Subjects: Lowenbach, Jan, 1880-1972, Music--Czechoslovakia--Sources, Smetana, Bedřich, 1824-1884

Forms of Material: Personal Papers, Photographs

Languages: English, Czech, German

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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

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.

Subject/Index Terms

Lowenbach, Jan, 1880-1972
Music--Czechoslovakia--Sources
Smetana, Bedřich, 1824-1884

Administrative Information

Repository: Special Collections & University Archives

Accruals: 1979, 1988, 1998, 2017-038

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

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 Source: Vera J. Bala

Related Materials: Lida Brodenova Papers

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


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series 1: Correspondence],
[Series 2: Biographies],
[Series 3: Publications],
[Series 4: Smetana],
[Series 5: Added Material],
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Series 3: PublicationsAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: ArticlesAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Re: Löwenbach's 50th birthday (2)Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Re: Löwenbach's 70th and 75th birthday (9)Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Re: Löwenbach's 80th and 90th birthday (8)Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Obituaries for Löwenbach and material concerning his death (6)Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Obituaries (20)Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Lectures by Löwenbach and Announcements of lectures (7)Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Ecole Libre Des Hautes-tables of Courses, some by Löwenbach (4)Add to your cart.
Folder 8: World Copyright-Contributors; Translations (7)Add to your cart.
Folder 9: World-Copyright-Translations by Löwenbach (3)Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Documents about Löwenbach (5)Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 2: Unpublished Articles by LowenbachAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Re: A radio broadcast (12)Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Re: Rusalka (9)Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Re: Rusalka (5)Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Re: Encyclopedia America; Leitner (5)Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Re: War Crimes; B. Martinu (7)Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Re: Friendship between M. Brod and J. Löwenbach (7)Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Re: Rusalka and Libuse (7)Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Re: Bohuslav Martinu (4)Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Unpublished articles (5)Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Re: Czech Music (4)Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Re: Czech Music (4)Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Re: Dvorak (6)Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Unpublished Articles (6)Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Re: Jaroslav Jezek (5)Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Unpublished Articles (3)Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Unpublished Articles (4)Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Re: Dvorak (7)Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Re: Richard Wagner (5)Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Re: War Crimes (3)Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Re: Rusalka (3)Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Unpublished articles (5)Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Re: Smetana and DvorakAdd to your cart.
Folder 23: Research material for an article (7)Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Drafts of articles (5)Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 3: Unpublished Articles by Other AuthorsAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Re: Stolarik's works (3)Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Re: Löwenbach (9)Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Unpublished articles (9)Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Articles by Löwenbach and other authors (6)Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 4: Articles by LowenbachAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: March-August, 1941 (3 items)Add to your cart.
Folder 2: September 3-19, 1941 (8)Add to your cart.
Folder 3: October 9-30, 1941 (7)Add to your cart.
Folder 4: November 5-21, 1941 (8)Add to your cart.
Folder 5: December 10-21, 1941 (8)Add to your cart.
Folder 6: c. 1942 (6)Add to your cart.
Folder 7: January 4-31, 1942 (12)Add to your cart.
Folder 8: February 5-22, 1942 (6)Add to your cart.
Folder 9: March 6-22, 1942 (12)Add to your cart.
Folder 10: April 5-14, 1942Add to your cart.
Folder 11: April 15-19, 1942 (6)Add to your cart.
Folder 12: May 9-26, 1942 (9)Add to your cart.
Folder 13: June & July, 1942 (7)Add to your cart.
Folder 14: August & September, 1942 (5)Add to your cart.
Folder 15: October 2-10, 1942 (5)Add to your cart.
Folder 16: October 11-20, 1942 (7)Add to your cart.
Folder 17: October 20-25, 1942 (8)Add to your cart.
Folder 18: November 4-11, 1942 (5)Add to your cart.
Folder 19: November 14-29, 1942 (6)Add to your cart.
Folder 20: December 1-9, 1942 (8)Add to your cart.
Folder 21: December 12-17, 1942 (7)Add to your cart.
Folder 22: December 19-29, 1942 (5)Add to your cart.
Folder 23: c. 1943-January 9, 1943 (6)Add to your cart.
Folder 24: January 12-19, 1943 (6)Add to your cart.
Folder 25: January 20-31, 1943 (7)Add to your cart.
Folder 26: c. February- February 17,1943 (8)Add to your cart.
Folder 27: February 18-28, 1943 (8)Add to your cart.
Folder 28: March 2-7, 1943 (8)Add to your cart.
Folder 29: March 9-21, 1943 (7)Add to your cart.
Folder 30: March 24-30, 1943 (8)Add to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: April 1-9, 1943 (7 items)Add to your cart.
Folder 2: April 10-16, 1943 (6)Add to your cart.
Folder 3: April 17-30, 1943 (6)Add to your cart.
Folder 4: May-December, 1943 (7)Add to your cart.
Folder 5: January-October, 1944 (13)Add to your cart.
Folder 6: April-December, 1945 (11)Add to your cart.
Folder 7: January-December, 1946 (9)Add to your cart.
Folder 8: January-April, 1947 (7)Add to your cart.
Folder 9: May-June, 1947 (7)Add to your cart.
Folder 10: August, 1947-1948 (7)Add to your cart.
Folder 11: c. 1958 (8)Add to your cart.
Folder 12: c. 1958 Praske Jaro 1958 from N.Y. Listy (6)Add to your cart.
Folder 13: c. 1958 (5)Add to your cart.
Folder 14: c. 1960-1970; Undated-Untitled (9)Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Undated-By Title A-J (9)Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Undated-By Title K-N (8)Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Undated-By Title P-R (8)Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Undated-By Title S-W (6)Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 5: PamphletsAdd to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Misc. Pamphlets written by Jan Lowenbach (9 items)Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Misc. Pamphlets written by authors other than Lowenbach (15 items)Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Autorskopravni Abeceda by Lowenbach, c. 1848, p. 111 (1)Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Hubda V Americe by Lowenbach; c. 1848, p. 120Add to your cart.
Folder 5: L'Droid' Auteur by Lowenbach-manuscript, p. 97Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Bily Pan aneb Tezko se Dnes Duchum Strasi by Jaroslav Kricka; c. 1929, p.44Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Spuk Im Scholss, Text nach einem motiv Oscar Wildes von Jan Lowenbach. Musik von Jaroslav Kricka OP. 50; c. 1932, p. 45Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Translations by Jan Lowenbach (4)Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Umlklý hlas, poems by Lowenbach published for his memorial service, 1972Add to your cart.
Handwritten poem addressed to Joseph Winn laid in.
Sub-Series 6: Various Works by Other AuthorsAdd to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Various Works by Frantisek Langer (3)Add to your cart.
Item 1: No. 72, 4 p. sketchAdd to your cart.
Item 2: No. 72, 21 p.Add to your cart.
Item 3: Dvaasedmdesatka, play, c. 1937Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Misc. Music by different composers (9)Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Publications by other authors (12)Add to your cart.
Item 1: Korespondence Leose Janacka s Otakarem Ostrcilem. vydal/ Artus Rektorys, 1948, 1950. (2)Add to your cart.
Item 2: Zen Hudebni Matice, 1949Add to your cart.
Item 3: J.B. Foerster a Morava, 1947Add to your cart.
Item 4: Ceska Moderni Hudba by Vladimir Helfert, 1937Add to your cart.
Item 5: Dopisy Leose Janacka by Artusi Rektorysovi, 1934Add to your cart.
Item 6: Rok Ceske Hudby, 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Programs and Flyers (12), 1925, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1944, 1945, 1958, 1963, 1965Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Vzboureni Na Vsi play by Lope de Vega. Translation by O. Fischer (1)Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Jaroslav Kvapil worksAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Pampeliska (text zpevoherni), 40 pp.Add to your cart.
Item 2: RusalkaAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 7: Lowenbach WorksAdd to your cart.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Pamphlets collected by Jan Löwenbach (6 items)Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Hudebni Rozhledy; v. 2-5 (3), 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Hudebni Rozhledy; v. 6-8 (3), 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Hudebni Rozhledy; v. 1-4 (3), 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Hudebni Rozhledy; v. 1, 3 (2), 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Hudebni Rozhledy;  v. 6, 7 (2), 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Articles by Löwenbach (2)Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Obchod Znamkami cili: Hlas Ameriky by Löwenbach; play, c. 1934 (1)Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Dar Svateho Floriana by Löwenbach; a play (comedy); c. 1943 - New York (2)Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Jan Löwenbach personals (3)Add to your cart.
Item 1: Muzikantske Dusicky by J.L. Budin; c. 1922Add to your cart.
Item 2: (photostat); includes writings on LöwenbachAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Writings by LöwenbachAdd to your cart.

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[Series 4: Smetana],
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