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John Farnsworth Low:

An Inventory of His Collection at the Harry Ransom Center

Creator: Low, John Farnsworth, 1862-1939
Title: John Farnsworth Low Collection
Dates: 1883-1922, undated
Extent: 2 document boxes (.84 linear feet)
Abstract: Collection contains letters from and autographs of various performers collected by John Farnsworth Low. Low's collection was formerly part of the Ransom Center's Theater Arts Manuscripts Collection, but now forms a separate, discrete collection.
Call Number: Manuscript Collection MS-02557
Language: English and French
Access: Open for research. Researchers must create an online Research Account and agree to the Materials Use Policy before using archival materials.
Use Policies: Ransom Center collections may contain material with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in the collections without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law 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 Ransom Center and The University of Texas at Austin assume no responsibility.
Restrictions on Use: Authorization for publication is given on behalf of the University of Texas as the owner of the collection and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder which must be obtained by the researcher. For more information please see the Ransom Center's Open Access and Use Policies.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation: John Farnsworth Low Collection (Manuscript Collection MS-02557). Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin.
Acquisition: The John Farnsworth Low Collection was formerly a part of the Center’s Theater Arts Manuscripts Collection, but now forms a separate, discrete collection. Items in the Theater Arts Manuscript Collection were mainly acquired from either the Albert Davis Collection of Theater Artifacts in 1956, or the Messmore Kendall Collection in 1958.
Processed by: Kayla Jones and Joan Sibley, 2023. Note: This finding aid replicates and replaces information previously available only in a card catalog. Please see the explanatory note at the end of this finding aid for information regarding the arrangement of the manuscripts as well as the abbreviations commonly used in descriptions.

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