Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Daniel Gregory Mason papers, 1894-1953

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0849
Bib ID 4079723 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Mason, Daniel Gregory, 1873-1953
Title Daniel Gregory Mason papers, 1894-1953
Physical Description 35 linear feet (74 boxes)
Language(s) English .

This collection is located on-site.

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Correspondence to D. G. Mason (Boxes 1-14); Correspondence from D. G. Mason (Boxes 15 & 16); Journals (Boxes 17-24); Manuscripts and printed versions of Mason's musical compositions arranged by type of composition (Boxes 25-36); Sketchbooks, compositions, typescripts, pamphlets, periodical articles by Mason, and clippings (Boxes 37-40); Mason's published works (some of them heavily annotated) (Boxes 41-43); Business papers (Boxes 44 & 45); Phonograph records (Box 46); Photographs (Boxes 47 & 48); Scrapbooks (Boxes 48-55); Books from the library of D. G. Mason (Boxes 56-67); Printed and manuscripts scores for other composers (Boxes 68-74).



Manuscript materials which include correspondence, business papers, composition scrapbooks and musical scores; books; clippings; records; and photographs.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Mason Daniel Gregory papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Mrs. Daniel Gregory Mason, 1954.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Entered in AMC 10/26/90.

Revision Description

2020-06-08 EAD document created by CCR.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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"CUL Collections:"
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Articles Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Clippings (Information Artifacts) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Contracts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Indexes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journals Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Phonograph records Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Reviews Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scores (documents for music) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scripts (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sheet music Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID


Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Composers -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Music -- United States -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Musicians Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Musicians -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scrapbooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Eminent American musician and composer.