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Frances Breeze Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2014.003
Book and individual sheet music of musical scores, probably collected by Frances Breeze.  Scrapbooks created by Josephone Carey Stanton and possibly others. Roland Halstead's collection of ephemera from trips abroad and musical production programs and guides.  Undetermined parts of the collection were given by Dianne Webb (via Frances Breeze) in memory of Manny and Harold Chapman.  Includes a handwritten score by Harold Chapman.

Dates

  • 1890-1980

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Extent

1.25 Linear Feet

Biographical Information:

Frances was a soprano who performed with many of the world's leading musical companies and on the Broadway stage. She attended Julliard School of Music in NYC. She was a faculty member at William and Mary from 1973 to 1981.

Also known as Patricia Neway.

Arrangement of Materials:

Arranged in series by name of creator and subseries by type of material.  Series 4 contains list of items removed from collection and filed elsewhere.

Acquisition Information:

Gift.

Related Materials:

The following items were removed from this collection and were added to the University Archives Audiovisual Collection (UA 58) on 6/16/2009:

Recording tape:  Track 1 and 3, "Fairy Stones" and Track 2 and 4, blank.

Scotch 3m Music Mastering tape:  "Chapman Tape I"

3M Music Mastering Tape: "Chapman II"

Separated Materials:

The following items were removed from this collection and were added to the Manuscripts Audiovisual Collection under Mss. Acc. 2014.003 on 6/16/2009:

Recording tape: Track 1 and 3, "Fairy Stones" and Track 2 and 4, blank.

Scotch 3m Music Mastering tape: "Chapman Tape I"

3M Music Mastering Tape: "Chapman II"

General

Other Information:

Frances Breeze was known as Patricial Neway during her performing years.  There is a Frances Breeze Endowment Fund at the College of William and Mary where she was a voice coach.

Processing Information:

Processing and finding aid completed by Anne Johnson, Special Collections Assistant, in January 2014.
Title
Guide to the Frances Breeze Music Collection
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Anne Johnson.
Date
2014-01-14
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Revision Statements

  • May 24th, 2018: Originally accessioned with Mss. Acc. 1992.038 Howard Scammon Papers. The material was pulled from the Howard Scammon Papers and are now described in this collection.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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