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Finding Aid for the Joseph Stone Papers, 1785-1835
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Description
Joseph Stone (1758-1837) was a country schoolmaster, poet and composer, music teacher, a land surveyor, a bookbinder, and a representative of the Massachusetts legislature. The collection consists of music manuscripts by Stone including the autograph manuscript and a first edition of The Columbian Harmony (1793), which Stone co-wrote with Abraham Wood. There are also sketchbooks containing verses, hymns, and melodies, and large folio volumes containing poetry and compositions.
Background
Stone was born in Auburn, Massachusetts, in 1758; in addition to being a country schoolmaster, he was also a poet and composer, music teacher, a land surveyor, a bookbinder, and a representative of the Massachusetts legislature; in collaboration with Abraham Wood, he wrote The Columbian Harmony (1793); died in 1837.
Extent
3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.