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Lowell Patton papers, 1929-1958

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Patton, Lowell, 1893-1961
Title
Lowell Patton papers
Dates
1929-1958 (inclusive)
Quantity
1.0 linear feet, (2 containers)
Collection Number
Ax 481
Summary
Lowell Patton (1893-1961) became an organist, working in the Chautauqua and Lyceum circuits in the 1920s, and was organist of the First Methodist Church, Portland, Oregon. He was organist of the First Presbyterian Church, Hempstead, New York from 1932-1957. The collection contains published and manuscript music, biographical material, and photographs.
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Additional Reference Guides

Paper finding aid with additional information is available in Special Collections & University Archives.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Lowell Patton (1893-1961) was born in Portland, Oregon, and studied organ under Carl Denton. He was nationally known as a radio organist.

He was organist in the Chautauqua and Lyceum circuits in the 1920s, and was organist of the First Methodist Church, Portland, Oregon. From 1932-1957, was organist of the First Presbyterian Church, Hempstead, New York.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection contains published and manuscript music, biographical material, and photographs.

The collection is organized into series. The paper finding aid includes title, music publisher, and date of publication information.

Series I: Published Music contains sheet music and songbooks.

Series I: Subseries A: contains published sheet music organized alphabetically by title.

Series I: Subseries B: contains songbooks also organized alphabetically by title.

Series II: contains manuscripts of sheet music organized alphabetically by title.

Series II: contains biographical information, and Series III: contains photographs.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections & University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Archival material may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal and/or state right to privacy laws and other regulations.

Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g. a cause of action for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Oregon assumes no responsibility.

If a researcher finds sensitive personal information in a collection, please bring it to the attention of the reading room staff.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Lowell Patton papers, Ax 481, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top