Elizabeth Mason (1880-1953) was a sculptor, writer, jewelry maker, and Santa Barbara historian. At the Southwest Museum, Mason
created 28 dioramas of Native American life which adorned the Museum’s entrance hall and Poole Wing. This collection consists
of correspondence, sketches, research notes, transcriptions of published material, manuscripts, and personal documents collected
or created by Elizabeth Mason. The material in this collection was created between 1893 to 1953.
Elizabeth Mason (1880-1953) was born in Jacksonville, Illinois in 1880 June 8. She was a sculptor, writer, jewelry maker,
and Santa Barbara historian. Mason created 28 dioramas of Native American life for the Southwest Museum’s tunnel entrance
and Poole Wing.
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