Carlton and Territa A. Lowenberg, Collection on
Title: Carlton and Territa
A. Lowenberg, Collection on Dickinson
Collector: Lowenberg, Carlton
Collector: Lowenberg, Territa A.
Quantity: 53 boxes (24 linear feet)
Collection Number: MS 0090
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Preferred Citation: Carlton and Territa Lowenberg, Collection on Dickinson (MS 0090). Archives &
Special Collections, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries.
Carlton and Territa Lowenberg spent years of their lives avidly collecting materials
that relate to the poet Emily Dickinson. Their enthusiasm for Dickinson and her work
assisted in the creation of the collection. The Lowenbergs collaborated with Carla
L. Brown to create the work Emily Dickinson's
Textbooks. Carlton Lowenberg also wrote Musicians
Wrestle Everywhere: Emily Dickinson and Music.
Scope and Content:
The Lowenberg Collection consists of materials relating to the life and literary work
of Emily Dickinson. It includes selected copies of manuscripts, pamphlets,
periodicals, newspaper clippings, and items dealing with Dickinson's life, her
family, friends, associates, and mentors. Many of the items are associated with
Dickinson's community and the time period in which she lived. Materials in the
collection also document the Lowenberg's work in gathering the collection together.
The Lowenberg Collection has been arranged alphabetically by the title of a work,
journal, or published document, an individual name, or a place name, and by the type
of item. A wide variety of materials are often represented within this arrangement.
There are no original materials created by Dickinson in the collection.
Within the correspondence are thirty letters written by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
(1823-1911) that range from the year 1869 until 1910. The letters were sent to
Higginson's friends and acquaintances, such as Marion Talbot and James Redpath. The
letters discuss Higginson's activities with various clubs or associations and his
work with women colleagues on reforms.
Bianchi, Martha Dickinson, 1866-1943
Bingham, Millicent (Todd) 1880-
Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886 -- Books and
Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886 -- Knowledge and
Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886 -- Musical settings --
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911 --
Textbooks -- Massachusetts -- Amherst -- History -- 19th
Textbooks -- United States -- Bibliography
Series Higginson Letters:
Within the Lowenberg collection is a set of correspondence written by Thomas
Wentworth Higginson (1823-1911). There are thirty letters that range from
the year 1869 until 1910. The letters were sent to Higginson's friends and
acquaintances, such as Marion Talbot and James Redpath, and discuss his
activities with various associations and his work with women colleagues on
reforms. The Higginson materials are located in Box 26, Folder 6 of the
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