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Daniel Jacobs and Derek Mason papers

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Creator:
Jacobs, Daniel  Search this
Mason, Derek, 1927-  Search this
Names:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Extent:
8 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
[circa 1970-1993]
Scope and Contents:
Artists' files; business files; photographs and slides; transcripts and sound recordings; printed material; and miscellany.
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.
Provenance:
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.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Prints, American  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Virginia -- Richmond  Search this
Ceramics -- United States  Search this
Painting -- United States  Search this
Sculpture -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.jacodani
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-jacodani