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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Frank LeFevre Reed Papers, 1913-1925



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Reed, Frank LeFevre, 1871-
Title: Reed, Frank LeFevre, Papers
Dates: 1913-1925
Abstract: Composed of correspondence, employment applications, financial records, printed material, newspaper and magazine clippings, sheet music, and faculty documents, the Frank LeFevre Reed Papers, 1913-1925, chronicle Reed’s career as a music professor and composer.
Extent: 2 ft., 1 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Born to Albert Samuel Reed and Ellen Maria LeFevre on Richmond, Indiana, Frank LeFevre Reed (b. 1871) attended Wabash College, the Ithaca Conservatory of Music, and the Cincinnati College of Music. In 1905, he married Marion Courtney Mohler, with whom he had two children. Following Reed’s appointment as professor of piano and music theory at the Pennsylvania College of Music from1906 trough 1913, he served as professor of music at the University of Texas at Austin (UT) from 1913 through 1925. In addition to his role as an educator, he composed symphonies for the Austin Pageant and the Auburn Theological Seminary and was a member of the Texas Music Teachers’ Association.

Source:

"Reed, Frank LeFevre." Vertical File. Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. The University of Texas at Austin.

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Scope and Contents

Composed of correspondence, employment applications, financial records, printed material, newspaper and magazine clippings, sheet music, and faculty documents, the Frank LeFevre Reed Papers, 1913-1925, chronicle Reed’s career as a music professor and composer. Correspondence concerns familial affairs as well as his role as a professor, a musician, and as a member of the Texas Music Teachers’ Association, among other organizations. Employment applications relate to Reed’s prospect as well as potential applicants to UT, while faculty documents include course reports, lists of alumni, memoranda, minutes, outlines, and other course-related material. Financial records consist of receipts, bills, and a ledger pertaining to Reed’s finances as well as those of the Texas Music Teachers’ Association, the Austin Municipal Orchestra, and other agencies with which he was involved. Additionally, the collection contains printed material such as booklets, pamphlets, and programs such as for the Texas Federation of Music Clubs, the Austin Pageant, and various choral concerts; sheet music; and newspaper clippings concerning to the Austin Municipal Orchestra and the music profession.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Reed, Frank LeFevre, 1871- -- Archives.
Subjects (Organizations)
Texas Music Teachers Association.
University of Texas at Austin. Dept. of Music.
Subjects
Choral societies -- Texas -- Austin.
Composers -- Texas -- Austin.
Music -- Instruction and study -- Texas -- Austin.
Places
Austin (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Frank LeFevre Reed Papers, 1913-1925, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3C25 General correspondence
A-M
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3C26 N-Y
Personal correspondence, 1923-1924
Subject classified files
Music received
University orchestra
Texas Artists Concerts
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3C27 Applications for positions, 1921, 1924, 1925
Faculty Council
Faculty records
Texas Music Teacher's Association
Convention of Musical Organizations
Community Professorship
Texas Institute of Applied Music
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3C28 Teachers' agencies
Music memory stories
Standardization Committee
University Orchestral Association
Printed material
Miscellaneous and broadsides
News clippings
Booklets and pamphlets
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3C29 Financial papers
Requisitions, 1915-1925
Stenographic Bureau bills
Bills payable
Finances
Receipts
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4Q250 School of Music Records
Correspondence, A-Z, 1914-1916
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4Q229 Correspondence, reports, A-Z, 1916-1917
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4Q233 Correspondence, A-Z, 1916-1917
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4Q246 Correspondence, programs, catalogs, ca. 1914-1918
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4Q263 Correspondence, printed material, ca. 1922
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4Q252 Correspondence course material, ca. 1914-1917
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4Q247 Accounts, requisitions, receipts, inventory, 1913-1915
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4Q248 Public school music
Correspondence, 1915-1916
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4Q249 Personal papers, clippings, articles, 1915-1916
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4Q251 Musical programs, printed material, 1914-1916
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4Q253 Austin Municipal Orchestra
Correspondence, financial records, clippings, 1917
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4L464 Financial ledger, 1916-1925
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3S143 Oversize sheet music
Austin Pageant musical score
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4M77 Austin Pageant musical score and parts
Auburn Theological Seminary pageant material, 1917

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