Guide to the Jan Lowenbach Papers

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Guide to the Jan Lowenbach Papers 1948/1973

Special Collections & University Archives

Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Jan Lowenbach Papers
Dates: 1948-1973
Identification: MS-0003
Creator: Lowenbach, Jan, 1880-1972
Physical Description: 5.00 linear ft
Language of Materials: English Czech German
Repository: Special Collections & University Archives
5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
San Diego, CA, 92182-8050
URL: http://library.sdsu.edu/scua
Email: scref@rohan.sdsu.edu
Phone: 619-594-6791

Biographical Information:

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 Terms

This collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Genre/Form of Material:

Personal Papers
Photographs
Publications

Personal Name:

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

Topical Term:

Music -- Czechoslovakia -- Sources

Administrative Information

Accruals:

1979, 1988, 1998

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.

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is open for research.

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.

Related Materials:

Lida Brodenova Papers

Arrangement of Materials:

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 Unpublished Articles by Lowenbach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 Unpublished Articles by Other Authors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. Correspondences
    2. Typescripts
    3. Articles on Music and Musicians by Lowenbach
    4. Articles on Copyright by Lowenbach
    5. Articles, Notes, etc. About Lowenbach
    6. Broadcasts on birthdays of J. Lowenbach
    7. Articles and Publications containing Lowenbach’s name
    8. Material Not Related to J. Lowenbach
    9. Photographs and Postcards

Scope and Contents

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

Detailed List of Contents

 

Correspondence

Box 1, Folder 1

Box 1, Folder 1

M. Brodenova to J. Löwenbach 1912-1926, 1973

Box 1, Folder 2

Box 1, Folder 2

K. Synek, V. Mayer, and J. Haskova to M. Bredonova and H. Reimann 1929

Box 1, Folder 2

M. Underwood to J. Löwenbach 1939

Box 1, Folder 2

A. Dreyfuss to J. Löwenbach 1939

Box 1, Folder 2

Dr. K.S. to J. Löwenbach 1939

Box 1, Folder 2

P.M. Dienstag and H.L. Pinner to Löwenbach 1939

Box 1, Folder 2

Ruth Scott to Löwenbach 1939

Box 1, Folder 2

Löwenbach to the Committee for refugee members of the Legal Profession 1939

Box 1, Folder 2

Affidavit of Support 1939

Box 1, Folder 3

Box 1, Folder 3

V. Löwenbach to the Editor of the Radio Times 1940

Box 1, Folder 3

A. Vaughn Williams to V. Löwenbach 1920 (2)

Box 1, Folder 3

Inglis Gundry to Löwenbach 1940

Box 1, Folder 4

Box 1, Folder 4

R. Morawetz to Löwenbach 1941

Box 1, Folder 4

Mock to Mima (Vera Bala) 1941

Box 1, Folder 4

J.E. Voján to Löwenbach (3) 1941

Box 1, Folder 4

Paul Stefan to Löwenbach (3) 1941

Box 1, Folder 4

Löwenbach to Stefan (2) 1941

Box 1, Folder 4

Felix Greissle (Schirmer) to Löwenbach 1941

Box 1, Folder 5

Box 1, Folder 5

A. Laurin to Löwenbach 1941

Box 1, Folder 5

Voján to Löwenbach 1941

Box 1, Folder 5

Karen Seitner to Löwenbach 1941

Box 1, Folder 5

J. Fierlinger to Löwenbach 1941

Box 1, Folder 5

Voján to Löwenbach 1941

Box 1, Folder 5

Fierlinger to Löwenbach 1941

Box 1, Folder 5

J. Fierlinger to Mr. Weiss 1941

Box 1, Folder 6

Box 1, Folder 6

O. Downes to Löwenbach 1941

Box 1, Folder 6

O. Downes to V. Löwenbach 1941

Box 1, Folder 6

O. Downes to Jenda 1941

Box 1, Folder 6

E. Nicues to Löwenbach 1941

Box 1, Folder 6

R. Firkusny 1941

Box 1, Folder 6

Voján to Löwenbach 1941

Box 1, Folder 6

Milos Safránek to Löwenbach 1941

Box 1, Folder 6

O. Downes to Löwenbach 1941

Box 1, Folder 6

Y.W. Vance to Löwenbach 1941

Box 1, Folder 6

Voján to Löwenbach 1941

Box 1, Folder 7

Box 1, Folder 7

V. Löwenbach to an unknown party c. 1942

Box 1, Folder 7

J.J Reichman to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 7

Oskar Morawetz to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 7

Dr. W. Thau to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 7

H.W. Heinscheimer to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 7

O. Downes to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 7

Löwenbach to Heinsheimer 1942

Box 1, Folder 7

Löwenbach to Dr. Louis Biancolli 1942

Box 1, Folder 7

Löwenbach to W. Thau 1942

Box 1, Folder 7

Leonard Lyons to Dr. Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 8

Box 1, Folder 8

Max Winkler to Martinu 1942

Box 1, Folder 8

H.W. Heinscheimer to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 8

Löwenbach to F. Busch 1942

Box 1, Folder 8

Löwenbach to K. Mann 1942

Box 1, Folder 8

Löwenbach to H. Gerstle

Box 1, Folder 8

H. Gerstle to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 8

Voján to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 8

K. Hudec to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 8

Löwenbach to Gerstle 1942

Box 1, Folder 8

H. Adler to Lowenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 8

Löwenbach to Radio Editor, N.Y. Times 1942

Box 1, Folder 8

Löwenbach to the Czech National Council

Box 1, Folder 8

Löwenbach to H. Gerstle 1942

Box 1, Folder 9

Box 1, Folder 9

Löwenbach to Sir Thomas Beecham 1942

Box 1, Folder 9

Löwenbach to Klaus Mann 1942

Box 1, Folder 9

Barbara Allan To Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 9

Löwenbach to Thomas Litto 1942

Box 1, Folder 9

B. Benes to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 9

Löwenbach to J. Masaryk 1942

Box 1, Folder 9

Czech Consulate General (Montreal) to ? 1942

Box 1, Folder 9

Löwenbach to The Editor of the N.Y. Times 1942

Box 1, Folder 9

T. Capek to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 9

O. Downes to Jenda (Löwenbach) 1942

Box 1, Folder 10

Box 1, Folder 10

Löwenbach to The Editor of the N.Y. Times (N.Y. Post) 1942

Box 1, Folder 10

O. Downes to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 10

Löwenbach to V. Fr. Faltis 1942

Box 1, Folder 10

Löwenbach to Howard Taubman 1942

Box 1, Folder 10

Löwenbach to Vojan 1942

Box 1, Folder 10

Löwenbach to The Editor of the N.Y. Post 1942

Box 1, Folder 10

Löwenbach to Bohus Benes 1942

Box 1, Folder 10

J. Levey-Despas to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 10

H. Taubman to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 10

Löwenbach to J. Levy-Despas 1942

Box 1, Folder 11

Box 1, Folder 11

Löwenbach to Rene Wellek 1942

Box 1, Folder 11

Löwenbach to F. Busch 1942

Box 1, Folder 11

Löwenbach to Taubman 1942

Box 1, Folder 11

R. Wellek to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 11

Löwenbach to A Minister (J. Masaryk) 1942

Box 1, Folder 11

Löwenbach to R. Wellek 1942

Box 1, Folder 11

Löwenbach to T. Capek 1942

Box 1, Folder 11

Löwenbach to F. Kubina 1942

Box 1, Folder 11

R. Wellek to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 12

Box 1, Folder 12

Vojan to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 12

Löwenbach to Vojan 1942

Box 1, Folder 12

Löwenbach to R. Wellek 1942

Box 1, Folder 12

J. Levy-Despas to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 12

Vlastimil Kybal to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 12

Löwenbach to Frank Kubina 1942

Box 1, Folder 12

Löwenbach to O. Downes 1942

Box 1, Folder 12

Löwenbach to Masaryk + Papanek 1942

Box 1, Folder 12

Löwenbach to J. Levy-Despas 1942

Box 1, Folder 12

K. Kubina to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 13

Box 1, Folder 13

William Lindsay to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 13

Löwenbach to Egone Hostovsky 1942

Box 1, Folder 13

E. Hostovsky to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 13

Löwenbach to Vojan 1942

Box 1, Folder 13

R. Wellek to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 13

Odlosilik to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 13

O. Odlosilik to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 14

Box 1, Folder 14

Löwenbach to Arthur Cohn 1942

Box 1, Folder 14

Löwenbach to Mr. + Mrs. T. Martin 1942

Box 1, Folder 14

F.H. Price to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 14

Löwenbach to F.H. Price 1942

Box 1, Folder 14

Löwenbach to K. Mann 1942

Box 1, Folder 14

T. Capek to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 14

Kovarik to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 14

F. Kubina to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 14

R. Gibian to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 14

Löwenbach to Odlosilik 1942

Box 1, Folder 15

Box 1, Folder 15

Löwenbach to Mrs. Pierpont Morgan-Hamilton 1942

Box 1, Folder 15

Brackett Lewis to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 15

J.J. Weisskopf to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 15

Ervin Hexner to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 15

Cowell to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 15

F.H. Price to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 15

Mrs. Thomas Philipp Martin to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 15

K. Mann to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 15

Löwenbach to Papanek 1942

Box 1, Folder 15

J.J. Weisskopf to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 16

Box 1, Folder 16

J.L. Hromadka to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 16

Löwenbach to W. Lindsay 1942

Box 1, Folder 16

Löwenbach to J. Papanek 1942

Box 1, Folder 16

Löwenbach to J.J. Weisskopf 1942

Box 1, Folder 16

The Czechoslovak (London) to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 16

Löwenbach to H. Taubman 1942

Box 1, Folder 16

Löwenbach to F.H. Price 1942

Box 1, Folder 16

Löwenbach to The Editor of the N.Y. Times 1942

Box 1, Folder 17

Box 1, Folder 17

Löwenbach to Bruno Walter 1942

Box 1, Folder 17

Karel Hoffmeister to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 17

Ruth Norden to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 17

The Czech Info Service (Löwenbach) to Mr. + Mrs. T.P. Martin 1942

Box 1, Folder 17

Löwenbach to J. Papanek 1942

Box 1, Folder 17

Czech Info Service (Papanek) to Löwenbach 1942

Box 1, Folder 17

Löwenbach to Vlas. Kybal 1942

Box 1, Folder 17

Löwenbach to The Minister of the Interior of the Czech Republic (London) 1942

Box 1, Folder 17

B. Walter to Löwenbach 1942

 

Biographies

Box 2, Folder 1

Löwenbach biographies for publication (8 items)

Box 2, Folder 2

Bio-bibliographies on Jan and Vilma Löwenbach (8)

Box 2, Folder 3

Manuscript Biographies about J. Löwenbach (3)

 

Publications

 

Articles

Box 2, Folder 1

Re: Löwenbach's 50th birthday (2)

Box 2, Folder 2

Re: Löwenbach's 70th and 75th birthday (9)

Box 2, Folder 3

Re: Löwenbach's 80th and 90th birthday (8)

Box 2, Folder 4

Obituaries for Löwenbach and material concerning his death (6)

Box 2, Folder 5

Obituaries (20)

Box 2, Folder 6

Lectures by Löwenbach and Announcements of lectures (7)

Box 2, Folder 7

Ecole Libre Des Hautes-tables of Courses, some by Löwenbach (4)

Box 2, Folder 8

World Copyright-Contributors; Translations (7)

Box 2, Folder 9

World-Copyright-Translations by Löwenbach (3)

Box 2, Folder 10

Documents about Löwenbach (5)

 

Unpublished Articles by Lowenbach

Box 2, Folder 1

Re: A radio broadcast (12)

Box 2, Folder 2

Re: Rusalka (9)

Box 2, Folder 3

Re: Rusalka (5)

Box 2, Folder 4

Re: Encyclopedia America; Leitner (5)

Box 2, Folder 5

Re: War Crimes; B. Martinu (7)

Box 2, Folder 6

Re: Friendship between M. Brod and J. Löwenbach (7)

Box 2, Folder 7

Re: Rusalka and Libuse (7)

Box 2, Folder 8

Re: Bohuslav Martinu (4)

Box 2, Folder 9

Unpublished articles (5)

Box 2, Folder 10

Re: Czech Music (4)

Box 2, Folder 11

Re: Czech Music (4)

Box 2, Folder 12

Re: Dvorak (6)

Box 2, Folder 13

Unpublished Articles (6)

Box 2, Folder 14

Re: Jaroslav Jezek (5)

Box 2, Folder 15

Unpublished Articles (3)

Box 2, Folder 16

Unpublished Articles (4)

Box 2, Folder 17

Re: Dvorak (7)

Box 2, Folder 18

Re: Richard Wagner (5)

Box 2, Folder 19

Re: War Crimes (3)

Box 2, Folder 20

Re: Rusalka (3)

Box 2, Folder 21

Unpublished articles (5)

Box 2, Folder 22

Re: Smetana and Dvorak

Box 2, Folder 23

Research material for an article (7)

Box 2, Folder 24

Drafts of articles (5)

 

Unpublished Articles by Other Authors

Box 2, Folder 1

Re: Stolarik's works (3)

Box 2, Folder 2

Re: Löwenbach (9)

Box 2, Folder 3

Unpublished articles (9)

Box 2, Folder 4

Articles by Löwenbach and other authors (6)

 

Articles by Lowenbach

Box 3, Folder 1

March-August, 1941 (3 items)

Box 3, Folder 2

September 3-19, 1941 (8)

Box 3, Folder 3

October 9-30, 1941 (7)

Box 3, Folder 4

November 5-21, 1941 (8)

Box 3, Folder 5

December 10-21, 1941 (8)

Box 3, Folder 6

c. 1942 (6)

Box 3, Folder 7

January 4-31, 1942 (12)

Box 3, Folder 8

February 5-22, 1942 (6)

Box 3, Folder 9

March 6-22, 1942 (12)

Box 3, Folder 10

April 5-14, 1942

Box 3, Folder 11

April 15-19, 1942 (6)

Box 3, Folder 12

May 9-26, 1942 (9)

Box 3, Folder 13

June & July, 1942 (7)

Box 3, Folder 14

August & September, 1942 (5)

Box 3, Folder 15

October 2-10, 1942 (5)

Box 3, Folder 16

October 11-20, 1942 (7)

Box 3, Folder 17

October 20-25, 1942 (8)

Box 3, Folder 18

November 4-11, 1942 (5)

Box 3, Folder 19

November 14-29, 1942 (6)

Box 3, Folder 20

December 1-9, 1942 (8)

Box 3, Folder 21

December 12-17, 1942 (7)

Box 3, Folder 22

December 19-29, 1942 (5)

Box 3, Folder 23

c. 1943-January 9, 1943 (6)

Box 3, Folder 24

January 12-19, 1943 (6)

Box 3, Folder 25

January 20-31, 1943 (7)

Box 3, Folder 26

c. February- February 17,1943 (8)

Box 3, Folder 27

February 18-28, 1943 (8)

Box 3, Folder 28

March 2-7, 1943 (8)

Box 3, Folder 29

March 9-21, 1943 (7)

Box 3, Folder 30

March 24-30, 1943 (8)

Box 4, Folder 1

April 1-9, 1943 (7 items)

Box 4, Folder 2

April 10-16, 1943 (6)

Box 4, Folder 3

April 17-30, 1943 (6)

Box 4, Folder 4

May-December, 1943 (7)

Box 4, Folder 5

January-October, 1944 (13)

Box 4, Folder 6

April-December, 1945 (11)

Box 4, Folder 7

January-December, 1946 (9)

Box 4, Folder 8

January-April, 1947 (7)

Box 4, Folder 9

May-June, 1947 (7)

Box 4, Folder 10

August, 1947-1948 (7)

Box 4, Folder 11

c. 1958 (8)

Box 4, Folder 12

c. 1958 Praske Jaro 1958 from N.Y. Listy (6)

Box 4, Folder 13

c. 1958 (5)

Box 4, Folder 14

c. 1960-1970; Undated-Untitled (9)

Box 4, Folder 15

Undated-By Title A-J (9)

Box 4, Folder 16

Undated-By Title K-N (8)

Box 4, Folder 17

Undated-By Title P-R (8)

Box 4, Folder 18

Undated-By Title S-W (6)

 

Pamphlets

Box 5, Folder 1

Misc. Pamphlets written by Jan Lowenbach (9 items)

Box 5, Folder 2

Misc. Pamphlets written by authors other than Lowenbach (15 items)

Box 5, Folder 3

Autorskopravni Abeceda by Lowenbach, c. 1848, p. 111 (1)

Box 5, Folder 4

Hubda V Americe by Lowenbach; c. 1848, p. 120

Box 5, Folder 5

L'Droid' Auteur by Lowenbach-manuscript, p. 97

Box 5, Folder 6

Bily Pan aneb Tezko se Dnes Duchum Strasi by Jaroslav Kricka; c. 1929, p.44

Box 5, Folder 7

Spuk Im Scholss, Text nach einem motiv Oscar Wildes von Jan Lowenbach. Musik von Jaroslav Kricka OP. 50; c. 1932, p. 45

Box 5, Folder 8

Translations by Jan Lowenbach (4)

 

Various Works by Other Authors

Box 6, Folder 1

Various Works by Frantisek Langer (3)

Box 6, Folder 1

No. 72, 4 p. sketch

Box 6, Folder 1

No. 72, 21 p.

Box 6, Folder 1

Dvaasedmdesatka, play, c. 1937

Box 6, Folder 2

Misc. Music by different composers (9)

Box 6, Folder 3

Publications by other authors (12)

Box 6, Folder 3

Korespondence Leose Janacka s Otakarem Ostrcilem. vydal/ Artus Rektorys, 1948, 1950. (2)

Box 6, Folder 3

Zen Hudebni Matice 1949

Box 6, Folder 3

J.B. Foerster a Morava 1947

Box 6, Folder 3

Ceska Moderni Hudba by Vladimir Helfert 1937

Box 6, Folder 3

Dopisy Leose Janacka by Artusi Rektorysovi 1934

Box 6, Folder 3

Rok Ceske Hudby 1954

Box 6, Folder 4

Programs and Flyers (12) 1925, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1944, 1945, 1958, 1963, 1965

Box 6, Folder 5

Vzboureni Na Vsi play by Lope de Vega. Translation by O. Fischer (1)

Box 6, Folder 6

Jaroslav Kvapil works

Box 6, Folder 6

Pampeliska (text zpevoherni), 40 pp.

Box 6, Folder 6

Rusalka

 

Lowenbach Works

Box 7, Folder 1

Pamphlets collected by Jan Löwenbach (6 items)

Box 7, Folder 2

Hudebni Rozhledy; v. 2-5 (3) 1953

Box 7, Folder 3

Hudebni Rozhledy; v. 6-8 (3) 1953

Box 7, Folder 4

Hudebni Rozhledy; v. 1-4 (3) 1954

Box 7, Folder 5

Hudebni Rozhledy; v. 1, 3 (2) 1958

Box 7, Folder 6

Hudebni Rozhledy; v. 6, 7 (2) 1962

Box 7, Folder 7

Articles by Löwenbach (2)

Box 7, Folder 8

Obchod Znamkami cili: Hlas Ameriky by Löwenbach; play, c. 1934 (1)

Box 7, Folder 9

Dar Svateho Floriana by Löwenbach; a play (comedy); c. 1943 - New York (2)

Box 7, Folder 10

Jan Löwenbach personals (3)

Box 7

Muzikantske Dusicky by J.L. Budin; c. 1922

Box 7

(photostat); includes writings on Löwenbach

Box 7

Writings by Löwenbach

 

Smetana

 

Smetana Research

Box 8, Folder 1

Correspondence re: Smetana's Book (49 items)

Box 8, Folder 2

Correspondence re: problems of Smetana's Book, 1959 (24)

Box 8, Folder 3

Smetena Film Correspondence (18)

Box 8, Folder 4

Articles re: Smetana (5)

Box 8, Folder 5

Article by Lowenbach (1)

Box 8, Folder 6

Smetana Articles (17)

Box 8, Folder 7

Smetana notes, letters, memos, by Lowenbach and others (22)

Box 8, Folder 8

Letters to Löwenbach about Smetana

Box 8, Folder 9

Facsimile of letters of Bedrich Smetana

Box 8, Folder 10

Manuscript by Löwenbach on Smetana

Box 8, Folder 11

Manuscript of Ma Vlast, Life of SmetanaPart II -- Movie script (in Czech) (4)

Box 8, Folder 12

Smetana (film) II - movie script (ts in Czech) (1)

Box 8, Folder 13

Typescripts by Löwenbach on Smetana (17)

Box 8, Folder 14

A Cejka: Zvukova Technika, Rok Ceske Hudby - Operas of Bedrich Smetana on the stage of Prague's National Theater, 1974

Box 8, Folder 15

Smetana personals: music of notes, letters, pictures (10)

 

Smetana Book Drafts by Lowenbach

Box 9, Folder 1

Manuscripts, 1848-1856

Box 9, Folder 2

Manuscripts in Czech; pp. 1-42, 1856-60 (1)

Box 9, Folder 3

Manuscripts in Czech 1863-1878 (4)

Box 9, Folder 4

Manuscripts in Czech 1870-1874 (1)

Box 9, Folder 5

Manuscripts in Czech 1878-1880 (1)

Box 9, Folder 6

Manuscripts in Czech 1880-1884 (2)

Box 9, Folder 7

Rough manuscript and notes in Czech by Löwenbach (23)

Box 9, Folder 8

Manuscripts in Czech by Löwenbach (8)

Box 9, Folder 9

Typescripts in Czech: Posledni Tvoreni-Konec (2)

Box 9, Folder 10

English version of some parts of the book (typed) 10

Box 9, Folder 11

First part of Smetana book (typescript) (20)

Box 9, Folder 12

Typescript; Ch.5 & other parts of book in Czech & parts of it in English (9)

Box 9, Folder 13

Typescript of Ch. 9-10 of Smetana's Book (2)

Box 9, Folder 14

Typescript by Löwenbach on Smetana (9)

 

Smetana Book

Box 10, Folder 1

Research Notes: First Sketches for book (12)

Box 10, Folder 2

First Part of Smetana's book: footnotes (21)

Box 10, Folder 3

Bibliography & Additional footnotes from Smetana's book in English (19)

Box 10, Folder 4

Smetana's Book Dedication (Smetana's personality) (14)

Box 10, Folder 5

Smetana's Footnotes and Sources from Ch. 1-17 in English for Smetana: Composer Leader

Box 10, Folder 6

Book typescript of parts of Smetana's book in English (22)

Box 10, Folder 7

Smetana: Composer and Leader: typescript of Ch. 1-17 and table of contents (17)

 

Added Material

 

Manuscripts

Box 11, Folder 1

American Diary, 31 pp. (1 item)

Box 11, Folder 2

Letters and postcards by Löwenbach written to: Max Brod, Vaclav Mikota, Jan Papnek, Vilma Löwenbach (6)

Box 11, Folder 3

Correspondences: Letters to Löwenbach written by- Prokop Drtina, Leonard Lyons, Dr. Mich. Wassermann, Zdenek Nemecek, Jaroslav Drabek, Szell, Louis Gruenberg, Franta Belsky, K.B. Jirak, Ada Hodocova-Golova, Rudolf Firkusny, Arnold Schwab, Olin Downes, Jirka Mala, Valenta, M. Biterman, Alcantara, Affidavit of Support (25)

 

Typescripts

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Obchod Znamkami cili Hlas Ameriky, a comedy in German; c. 1943, 44 pp.

Box 11

Bedrich Smetana, der taube Genius eines freiheitsliebenden Volkes, 8 pp.

Box 11

Muzikantske Dusicky by Jan Löwenbach; c. 1922

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Literary Publication

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Bedrich Smetana V Nasem Zivote Narodnim A Politickem by Löwenbach; New York, 1944 (2 copies)

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Kulturni Zivot V Ceskoslovensku by Löwenbach; Chicago, 1941 (?)

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Martinu pozdravuje domov by Löwenbach; Praha, 1947

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"Czechoslovakia and Her Music" in The Educator, July-August 1946 by Löwenbach.

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"Smetana, The National Spokesman of the Czechs" in New Flashes from Czechoslovakia under Nazi Domination by Löwenbach; New York, March 6, 1944.

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"Music of the Times: Dvorak Centenary" in The New York Times September 7, 1941

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Hudaba v Samostatnem Ceskoslovensku, 1931.

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"Das Musikleben der Tschechoslowakei" in Musikblatter des Anbruch May 1924

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Program of the chamber music of Bedrich Smetana at Times Hall May 14, 1944

Box 11

"The Czech National Theater" in Program-Magazine of the New York City Center, p. 4 February 7, 1944

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"Zdenek Nejedly v Zivote Hudebnim" in Ceskoslovenske Epistoly 1948

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Gluck a Cechy; Umelecka Beseda v Praze 1914

Box 11

Memorial plaque Antonin Dvorak dedication December 13, 1941

Box 11

Dr. Ludevit Prochazka; V Praze 1908

Box 11

Bedrich Smetana; Pisen Svobody (1848); text prepracoval; New York, 1944.

Box 11

"About Two Prokfieff Operas" from New York Times October 26, 1947

 

Articles on Music and Musicians by Lowenbach

Box 11

"Czechoslovak Composer and Musicians in America" in The Musical Quarterly; July, 1943; p. 313.

Box 11

"Junge Tscechische Musik Hic Sunt Leones?" in Der Auftakt 1925

Box 11

Ceskoruske vztahy hudebni; Praha: Hudebni Matice Umelecke Besedy 1947

Box 11

"Glucl and the Czechs" in The Slavonic and East European Review 1944

 

Articles on Copyright by Lowenbach

Box 12

Pravo nakladatelske; Praha 1926

Box 12

"Nejvyssi soud o amplionovych produkcich" in Zpravy O.S.A.; Cerven 1937

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Novela k Zakonu o Pravu Autorskem; Praha: Cekoslovensky Kompas 1937

Box 12

"Pravni Ochrana Vykonnych Umelcu" in Klum Orchestralnich Umelcu v Praze; Praha 1937

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Pravo Autorske v Cinnosti Karla Hermanna-Otavskeho 1936

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"La Critizue en Droit et la Droit a la Critique" in La Revue Francaise de Prague December 15, 1930

Box 12

Bedricha Smetany Boj o prava autorska June, 1947

Box 12

Funkrecht in der Tschechoslowakei (monograph)

Box 12

Zakony a Vyznam revidovane Konvence bernske pro Knihtiskare.

Box 12

"das Czechoslovakisiche Urherber-und Verlagsrecht" in Zeitschrift fur Ostrecht.

Box 12

"Autorskopravni Vztahy Czechoslovenska ke statum latinske Ameriky" in Soutez a Tvorba; proofs of an article by Kan Löwenbach; published in 1947 and 1948.

Box 12

Ochrana Autora v Oboru Radiodiffuse se Zretelem k Clanku 11 bis Usneseni Rimske Konference 1928.

 

Articles, Notes about Lowenbach

Box 12, Folder 1

Broadcasts on birthdays of J. Löwenbach

Box 12, Folder 1

Jan Löwenbach, a distinguished Czech music critic is 75 today... His life and work. April 29, 1955

Box 12, Folder 1

Dr. Jan Löwenbach, 85th birthday April 29, 1965

Box 12, Folder 1

Czechoslovak Desk May 1, 1970

Box 12, Folder 1

Jan Löwenbach, Propagator of Czech Music, died. August 17, 1972

Box 12

Janova Hul by Jaroslav Kricka' poem 1939

Box 12

"News Overseas" in The New York Times November 10, 1946

Box 12

Svornik Svetove Hudby;" Musical Festival in Prague Spring 1947

Box 12

Objevitel Talentu;" Vestnik Zno, Praha 1984-1985?

Box 12

Hudebni Rozhledy, p. 156 March 1970

Box 12

Honorary Membership SVU; New York City 1970?

Box 12

Graphological assessment of Jan Löwenbach's handwriting done by Mrs. Sofie Dostalova.

Box 12

Letter of condolence to Vilma Löwenbach from the Drabeks August 1972

Box 12

Zlata Svatba U Löwenbachu 1961

 

Articles and Publications Containing Lowenbach's Name

Box 12

Hudebni Kalendar A Adresar, name of J. Löwenbach mentioned in passim; p. 76 1959

Box 12

OSA Seznam Zastupovanych, p. 54 1961

Box 12

OSA Seznam Zastupovanych, p. 52 1967

Box 12

Zpravy OSA, p. 62 1936

Box 12

Antonin Dvorak; New York: Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences in America.

Box 12

List of books where J. Löwenbach is mentioned.

 

Material Not Related to Lowenbach

Box 12

Z Repertoiru Sevcikova-Lhotskeho Kvarteta

Box 12

Spolecnost Bedricha Smetany 1939

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Spolecnost Bedricha Smetany 1940

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Ochranny Svaz Autorsky December 31, 1963

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Ochranny Svaz Autorsky December 31, 192?

Box 12

Ochranny Svaz Autorsky 1919-1959

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Patnact Moravskych Lidovyvh Pisni; Praha 1978

Box 12

Leos Janacek (1854-1928)

Box 12

Leos Janacek (includes record and photos) (1854-1928)

 

Photographs and Postcards

Box 12, Folder 1

Group of Musicians (date?) in Czechoslovakia: A. Jiranek, Hofman, Hon, Zamanek, Vaska, Suk

Box 12, Folder 1

Jaroslav Kricka to J. Löwenbach 1959

Box 12, Folder 1

14 pictures of misc. individuals

Box 12, Folder 1

9 postcards of misc. individuals and places

Box 12

Josef Suk 1910 - autograph for Löwenbach.

 

Letters by Greek Composers

Box 12, Folder 1

Letters by different Greek composers to Vaclav Mikota, director Hudebni Matice from Czech composers: Suk, Foerster and others (11 items).

 

Typescripts of Smetana: Composer and Leader

Box 13

Typescript of Smetana: Composer and Leader