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   William Mason Autographs of Musicians, 1830-1906

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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); William Mason Autographs of Musicians; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4079084 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Mason, William, 1829-1908, collector.
Title:William Mason Autographs of Musicians, 1830-1906
Physical description:103 items (1 v.)
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection has no restrictions. This collection is located on-site.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

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Description

Scope and Content

This collection of autographed inscriptions and letters from noted 19th century musicians was assembled by Mason. The material includes the signatures of 85 composer, performers, and other musical people, most of whom were Dr. Mason's contemporaries and personal friends. There are 103 items the majority of which are bits of music in script with signatures, and a few autograph letters to Mason. Among those represented are Berlioz, Jenny Lind, Franz Liszt, MacDowell, Paderewski, Rubinstein, Saint-Saens, Samaroff, and the Schumanns.

X780. M38. Folio

Available on microfilm. Signed "William Mason, Orange, N.J., Nov. 15, 1883" on page 1. Book is paginated 1-101

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Using the Collection

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Access Restrictions

This collection has no restrictions.

This collection is located on-site.

Restrictions on Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Curator of Manuscripts/University Archivist, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML). The RBML approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); William Mason Autographs of Musicians; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Van Sindern, Mina Mason Cataloged 08/--/89 Christina Hilton Fenn

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2010-02-16 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.

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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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Subjects

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Berlioz, Hector, 1803-1869.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Composers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lind, Jenny, 1820-1887.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
MacDowell, Edward, 1860-1908.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Music theory.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Musicians.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Paderewski, Ignace Jan, 1860-1941.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Pianists.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Rubinstein, Anton, 1829-1894.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Saint-Sae╠łns, Camille, 1835-1921.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Samaroff Stokowski, Olga, 1882-1948.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Schumann, Clara, 1819-1896.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Teachers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Pianist, teacher, and musical theoretician.

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