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Collection Overview

Title:
Edward T. Cone and Frances A. Kleeman Correspondence
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/dcqj72pk98c
Dates:
1954-2008
Size:
0.2 linear feet
Storage Note:
  • Firestone Library (scamss): Box B-002050
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists of correspondence from Edward T. Cone to Frances A. Kleeman, a language and music educator and translator.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Consists almost entirely of personal correspondence from Edward Cone to Frances Kleeman, with only one or two letters from other correspondents. There are a few newspaper clippings, event programs, articles, photographic prints, and one offprint of an article written by Edward Cone for the American Scholar that were shared as enclosures in the correspondence. There is a small amount of material relating to Edward Cone's passing, his estate, a scholarship that was set up in his name, and a donation given in his memory.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged in the order in which they were received.

Collection Creator Biography:

Kleeman

Frances Alice Kleeman (1918-2009) was an educator and translator. Born in New York City, she earned a bachelor's degree in music at Barnard College in 1938, and in 1940, a master's degree in music and musicology from Columbia University. She began her career in 1940 teaching music at Miss Fine's School in Princeton, N.J., which is likely where she met Edward T. Cone, a composer and faculty member at Princeton University. She taught music, German, and French at various schools from Baltimore, M.D. and Philadelphia, P.A. to Yokohama, Japan until her retirement in 1980.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Gift of Deborah Frank in December 2023 (AM 2024-038).

Appraisal

No materials were removed from the collection during 2023 processing.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Amy C. Vo in 2023. Finding aid written by Amy C. Vo in 2023.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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Credit this material:

Edward T. Cone and Frances A. Kleeman Correspondence; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/dcqj72pk98c
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
  • Firestone Library (scamss): Box B-002050