Skip to main content

Mason family


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

C. Mortimer Mason papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS1054
Scope and Content The bulk of the personal papers of C. Mortimer Mason pertain to a cotton claim owned by the descendants of Thomas J. and Richard R. Holmes of Hinds County, Mississippi. The collection also contains geneological research materials gathered by Newel Mason to show lineage for entry into the Daughters of the American Revolution, United Daughters of the Confederacy, and the Colonial Dames. Lastly, there is a small amount of personal letters, newspaper clipping, and legal certificates and licenses.
Dates: 1891-1960, undated

James and Katherine Mason correspondence and book of poetry

Identifier: ahc.MSS1155
Scope and Content This collection contains correspondence between James Walter Mason and Martha Katherine (nee Christian) Mason. These letters cover their courtship and first three years of marriage. Contents include poems that James wrote to Katherine, as well as topics such as the death of Katherine's mother and everyday life while James was away on business. James used a variety of names and nicknames for his wife, including Katherine, Kate, Mattie Kate, Sweetheart, and Kiddy. The...
Dates: 1902-1927, undated