Daniel Jacobs and Derek Mason papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.jacodani
Creators:
Jacobs, Daniel
Mason, Derek, 1927-
Dates:
[circa 1970-1993]
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
8 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Artists' files; business files; photographs and slides; transcripts and sound recordings; printed material; and miscellany.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Daniel Jacobs (1959- 2005) and Derek Mason (1927-) were art collectors based in New York City. They specialized in contemporary American ceramics, but also collected painting, sculpture, and prints. Jacobs and Mason were life partners.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The majority of the collection was donated in 2006 by Derek Mason as part of the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America. Mason donated an additional 4 CDs of images of works of art in 2008.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Prints, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Virginia -- Richmond Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ceramics -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculpture -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Washington, D.C. 20001
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