Frederic H. Pease papers
010.FP

Summary Information

Repository
Eastern Michigan University Archives
Creator
Pease, Frederick H., (Pease, Frederick Henery)
Title
Frederic H. Pease papers
ID
010.FP
Date [bulk]
Bulk, 1873-1909
Date [inclusive]
1873-2010
Extent
0.4 Linear feet 1 archive box
Language
English
Abstract
Professor Frederic H. Pease was an instructor of music in the Michigan State Normal College Conservatory. His papers include clippings, correspondence, photographs, and published books on the instruction of music, along with published sheet music and compositions. While there is some biographical material dated as late as 2010, the bulk of the material dates from 1873 to 1909.

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Please cite materials from the University Archives in the following manner: Item. Collection Title. Eastern Michigan University Archives.

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Biography

Frederic H. Pease was born in Farmington, Ohio in 1839, the son of Peter P. and Ruth Crocker Pease, who were among the founders of Oberlin College. Frederic Pease acted as the accompanist to Professor E.M. Foote, the head of commencement music at Oberlin; when Foote accepted a position in Ypsilanti as the director of the Michigan State Normal College Conservatory, Pease traveled with him and taught piano. In 1863, he was made professor of music in the conservatory, and served in this position until his death in 1909. In 1870, he organized a musical society and served as its director.

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Scope and Contents

Professor Frederic H. Pease was an instructor of music in the Michigan State Normal College Conservatory.The  Frederic H. Pease papers include biographies and materials from Pease researchers/genealogists, clippings and news releases, correspondence, programs and flyers from events, as well as photographs. The bulk of the collection is composed of published books and sheet music, which has been divided into its own series  Publications. Items in this series have been arranged chronologically. While there is some biographical material dated as late as 2010, the bulk of the material dates from 1873 to 1909.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Eastern Michigan University Archives 2012 June 20

Halle Library, Room 310
Ypsilanti, Michigan, 48197
734-487-0020

Conditions Governing Access note

Researchers are asked to request materials 24 hours prior to visiting the the University Archives.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Michigan State Normal College
  • Music--Instruction and study.
  • Universities and colleges--Faculty.

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Collection Inventory

Biographies 1894-2010 


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Clippings and news releases 1909-1991 


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Correspondence 1925-1976 


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Events and programs 1873-1909 


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Certificate of Study, signed by Pease 1882 


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Commemorative plate 1909 


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Photographs 


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Graphic materials (32307023989032)   1 7

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Publications 1878-1908 

"Notes on Method of Teaching Vocal Music" 


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Sheet music 1888-1908 


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Harmony Manual by Walter Hewitt and a Treatise on Scales and Intervals for Players and Singers, with Practical Thorough Bass exercises by Frederic H. Pease 1878 


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Pease's Singing Book 1888 


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Pease's Singing Book 1894 


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The Pilgrim and Stranger; mixed chorus of quartet 1898 


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Choral Instruction for High Schools, Normal Schools, and Singing Societies 1904 


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The Choral Song Book, for use in High Schools, Academies, Normal Schools, and Singing Societies 1905 


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Books (32307023989032)   1 15

The Lord's Prayer 1906 


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Books (32307023989032)   1 16

Longfellow's 'Old Clock on the Stairs' 1908 


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Longfellow's 'Old Clock on the Stairs,' 1908 


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Books (32307023989032)   1 18

Public School Music: subjects to be taught in the grades with suggestions regarding methods Undated 


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Books (32307023989032)   1 19

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