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Anna E. Pease Diary

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Pease, Anna E.
Title: Anna E. Pease Diary
Inclusive Dates: 1908-1911
Quantity: 1 volume (SC)
Abstract: Diary of a young woman in Central New York, during her last year at Wells College and first two years after graduation. Miss Pease seems to have been very musical as there is frequent mention of piano lessons, recitals, church choirs, singing, etc.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010
http://scrc.syr.edu

Biographical History

Anna E. Pease graduated from Wells College in 1908. Nothing else is know of her beyond the information given in the diary.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Anna E. Pease Diary is the diary of a young woman in Central New York, during her last year at Wells College and continuing for about two years after graduation. Entries are brief, with frequent mention of piano lessons, recitals, church choirs, singing, etc. Typical of the entries are these:

February 1, 1909. Mon. Dad came on early train. Lecture in afternoon. Spent evening at the Sewalls. Learned about chess. Home late. Cold.
February 2, 1909. Tues. Went to subway with Dad -- took the Empire State 8:30. Worked all rest of day. Went to library in P.M. Read all eve.
February 3, 1909. Lesson at 9:30. Theory & Dictation classes. Home at 1. Letters from Laurie & Ethel. Worked all day. Mrs. Sevier[?] called in evening.

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Subject Headings

Persons

Pease, Anna E.

Corporate Bodies

Wells College -- Students.

Subjects

Women college students -- New York (State)
Women pianists -- New York (State)

Genres and Forms

Diaries.

Occupations

Musicians.
Students.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Anna E. Pease Diary,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Unspecified, 1977.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 29 Mar 2010
Revision history:

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Inventory

Memorabilia
SC 416 Diary 1908-1911

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