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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 Unpublished Articles by Lowenbach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 Unpublished Articles by Other Authors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


Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Correspondence],
[Series 2: Biographies],
[Series 3: Publications],
[Series 4: Smetana],
[Series 5: Added Material],
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Series 4: SmetanaAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Smetana ResearchAdd to your cart.
Box 8Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence re: Smetana's Book (49 items)Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence re: problems of Smetana's Book, 1959 (24)Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Smetena Film Correspondence (18)Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Articles re: Smetana (5)Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Article by Lowenbach (1)Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Smetana Articles (17)Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Smetana notes, letters, memos, by Lowenbach and others (22)Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Letters to Löwenbach about SmetanaAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Facsimile of letters of Bedrich SmetanaAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Manuscript by Löwenbach on SmetanaAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Manuscript of Ma Vlast, Life of SmetanaPart II -- Movie script (in Czech) (4)Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Smetana (film) II - movie script (ts in Czech) (1)Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Typescripts by Löwenbach on Smetana (17)Add to your cart.
Folder 14: A Cejka: Zvukova Technika, Rok Ceske Hudby - Operas of Bedrich Smetana on the stage of Prague's National Theater, 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Smetana personals: music of notes, letters, pictures (10)Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 2: Smetana Book Drafts by LowenbachAdd to your cart.
Box 9Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Manuscripts, 1848-1856Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Manuscripts in Czech; pp. 1-42, 1856-60 (1)Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Manuscripts in Czech 1863-1878 (4)Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Manuscripts in Czech 1870-1874 (1)Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Manuscripts in Czech 1878-1880 (1)Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Manuscripts in Czech 1880-1884 (2)Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Rough manuscript and notes in Czech by Löwenbach (23)Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Manuscripts in Czech by Löwenbach (8)Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Typescripts in Czech: Posledni Tvoreni-Konec (2)Add to your cart.
Folder 10: English version of some parts of the book (typed) 10Add to your cart.
Folder 11: First part of Smetana book (typescript) (20)Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Typescript; Ch.5 & other parts of book in Czech & parts of it in English (9)Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Typescript of Ch. 9-10 of Smetana's Book (2)Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Typescript by Löwenbach on Smetana (9)Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 3: Smetana BookAdd to your cart.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Research Notes: First Sketches for book (12)Add to your cart.
Folder 2: First Part of Smetana's book: footnotes (21)Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Bibliography & Additional footnotes from Smetana's book in English (19)Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Smetana's Book Dedication (Smetana's personality) (14)Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Smetana's Footnotes and Sources from Ch. 1-17 in English for Smetana: Composer LeaderAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Book typescript of parts of Smetana's book in English (22)Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Smetana: Composer and Leader: typescript of Ch. 1-17 and table of contents (17)Add to your cart.

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