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J. Norman (James Norman) Pease Papers

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Pease (J. Norman) Papers

Inventory of the J. Norman (James Norman) Pease papers
MS0097

Summary Information

Repository
University of North Carolina at Charlotte University Archives
Creator
Pease, J. Norman, (James Norman), 1885-1987
Title
J. Norman Pease papers
ID
MS0097
Date [bulk]
Bulk, 1957-1983
Date [inclusive]
1921, 1927, 1957, 1988
Extent
20.0 Items
Language
English
Abstract
Items relating to a prominent Charlotte architect and to J. N. Pease Associates, the firm he founded in 1938. Includes drawings of Charlotte's Central High School, a transcript of an interview with Dean W. Colvard, and advertising brochures about the firm.

Preferred Citation note

J. Norman Pease Papers. J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

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Biographical/Historical note

James Norman Pease, Sr. was born in Columbus, Ga., on November 1, 1885. He attended the Georgia Institute of Technology (ca. 1900) and Washington and Lee University (1907). From 1917 to 1919, he served as a major in the U.S. Army, Quartermaster Corps. In 1920, Pease became managing partner of the Charlotte office of Lockwood Greene Company. In 1938, he founded J. N. Pease & Co. (renamed J. N. Pease Associates in 1962) with architect James Stenhouse. From 1942 to 1945, Pease served as colonel in the U.S. Army, 369th Engineers Regiment. Pease retired in 1975 and died in Charlotte on July 17, 1987.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection contains biographical information, drawings, and profiles. There is no correspondence. Items include drawings of Charlotte's Central High School, a transcript of an interview with Dean W. Colvard, and advertising brochures about the firm.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of North Carolina at Charlotte University Archives

9201 University City Blvd.
Charlotte, NC, 28223
704-687-1170
spec-coll@uncc.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use note

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gifts of J. Norman Pease, Sr., 1984-85. Gift of D. W. Colvard, 1988.

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Pease, J. Norman, (James Norman), 1885-1987

Subject(s)

  • Architects--North Carolina--Charlotte
  • Buildings--North Carolina

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION 1985

Scope and Contents note

newspapers clippings about and an interview of Pease by Dean W. Colvard (10-12-85) [cassette tape and edited transcription].

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BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION circa 1983, 1986, 1987

Scope and Contents note

program commemorating Pease’s 100th birthday, newspaper clippings, and notes regarding Pease quotations. [donation of Mary Norton Kratt].

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Map-case Drawer Folder

DRAWINGS OF CHARLOTTE'S CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL 1921-1927

Scope and Contents note

designed by Pease for Lockwood-Greene.

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Box item

INTERVIEW circa 1983

Scope and Contents note

OHC 1:2 - one cassette tape containing interview of Pease regarding Myers Park, conducted by Mary Norton Kratt. [In Oral History Collection, UNCC Mss 276].

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Box Folder

PROFILES OF J. N. PEASE ASSOCIATES 1978

Scope and Contents note

of J. N. Pease Associates.

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TRAVEL NOTES 1975-1978

Scope and Contents note

Notes of Pease's travels to Egypt, Jordan, Israel and the Mediterranean (1975); the Canadian Rockies (1976); Italy (1977); a Caribbean Cruise (1978); Portugal, Spain and Morocco (undated); and an around-the-world trip (undated).

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