Scope and Contents
The Margery Morgan Lowens collection on Edward MacDowell includes 41 holographs, 77 items of correspondence, seven photographs, and three publications created by MacDowell or his associates. The collection features unpublished works, including the beginnings of a string quartet (noteworthy as MacDowell did not publish any). Dr. Lowens was a musicologist, collector, and MacDowell scholar who amassed this private collection over several decades. The collection spans 1882 through 1956, with the bulk of material appearing between 1891 and 1916.