Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America Search this
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8 Linear feet
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Artists' files; business files; photographs and slides; transcripts and sound recordings; printed material; and miscellany.
Daniel Jacobs and Derek Mason papers, [circa 1970-1993]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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.
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.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001