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Todd Mason papers, 1967-1981
PASC 363  
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  • Restrictions on Access
  • Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
  • Provenance/Source of Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • UCLA Catalog Record ID

  • Title: Todd Mason papers
    Collection number: PASC 363
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 2.25 linear ft. (2 boxes and 4 flat boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1967-1981
    Abstract: There is little information available about Todd Mason. During his career, he worked as an actor, did voice overs, and was a newspaper writer. From 1968-1975 Mason was an associate of Mike Connors and worked for the television series Mannix. The collection consists of writings, photographs, correspondence, and audio cassette recordings related related to his career.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.
    Creator: Mason, Todd, d. 1993.

    Restrictions on Access

    RESTRICTED access: use of audio material requires production of listening copies.
    Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. 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.
    RESTRICTED ACCESS: Use of audio material requires production of listening copies.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Williams, 1993.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Todd Mason Papers (Collection PASC 383). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Biography

    There is little information available about Todd Mason. The following information was determined by the processor from materials found in the collection. Todd Mason, also known as William Todd Mason, Todd Howland, and Todd Mason Howland received a BS in Theatre from Florida State University and an MA in Theatre Arts from the University of California, Los Angeles. He worked in theater as both actor and director and also appeared on television and in feature films. From 1968-1975, Mason was an associate of Mike Connors and worked for the television series Mannix as an actor and doing voice-overs. He also wrote for the Transworld Feature Syndicate, and contributed interviews on celebrities and political figures to the Chicago Daily News and The San Francisco Chronicle among other publications.

    Scope and Content

    The collection consists of writings, photographs, correspondence, and audio cassette recordings related to the career of actor and writer Todd Mason. Included are clippings and typescript copies of articles written by Mason; photographs of Mason and others including Mike Connors and Jim Nabors; transcripts of interviews done by Mason with Robert Conrad, Mike Connors, Jim Nabors, Steve Kanaly, and Lindsay Wagner; and letters and/or notes to and from Mason. Additionally there are one hundred-plus audio cassette recordings. The tapes are described by information found on tape labels; some recordings may be related to work and/or writing projects in which Mason was involved in some capacity; others appear to be personal in nature. Materials in the collection are identified with the names Todd Mason, William Todd Mason, Todd Howland, and Todd Mason Howland.

    Organization and Arrangement

    There is no particular arrangement to the collection.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 7242469 

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Mason, Todd, d. 1993
    Actors--United States--Archives
    Journalists--United States--Archives