Emma Lucy Gates Bowen papers

Emma Lucy Gates Bowen papers

Dates: 1896-1950

Correspondence, concert programs, music scores, and miscellaneous items. Includes correspondence of Bowen when she was in Germany as an opera singer from 1898 to 1914 and later when she was a voice and music teacher in Salt Lake City, Utah. Also included are letters from her husband, Albert E. Bowen from 1897 to 1923 and Lucy's agent, Catherine A. Bowman. Some of the materials relate to the Lucy Gates Opera Company.

  • Extent: 10 boxes (5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Bowen, Emma Lucy Gates, 1880-1951
  • Call Number: MSS 3
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Photographs to photo archives.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 3; Emma Lucy Gates Bowen papers; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3, LTPSC.
Other Finding Aids
Box-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS3.xml
Subject Terms
Bowen, Albert E. (Albert Ernest), 1875-1953; Bowen, Emma Lucy Gates, 1880-1951; Bowman, C. A.; Lucy Gates Opera Company; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Correspondence; Material Types; Music; Opera--Utah--History--Sources; Performing Arts; Women musicians--Utah--Salt Lake City--History--Sources; Women singers--Utah--Salt Lake City--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Letters; Programs
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Bowen (Emma Lucy Gates) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-04-13T04:11-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Singer, actress, and teacher.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts