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Mason (Todd) papers
PASC.0363  
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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Preferred Citation
  • Provenance/Source of Acquisition
  • Processing Information
  • UCLA Catalog Record ID
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement

  • Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Title: Todd Mason papers
    Creator: Mason, Todd
    Identifier/Call Number: PASC.0363
    Physical Description: 2.25 Linear Feet (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. All requests to access special collections material must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.
    Language of Material: English .

    Conditions Governing Access

    Open for research. All requests to access special collections materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.

    Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

    CONTAINS AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS: This collection contains both processed and unprocessed audiovisual materials. Audiovisual materials are not currently available for access, unless otherwise noted in a Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements note at the file level. All requests to access processed materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.

    Conditions Governing Use

    Property rights to the physical objects belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. All other 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.

    Preferred Citation

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

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Williams, 1993.

    Processing Information

    Collections are processed to a variety of levels depending on the work necessary to make them usable, their perceived user interest and research value, availability of staff and resources, and competing priorities. Library Special Collections provides a standard level of preservation and access for all collections and, when time and resources permit, conducts more intensive processing. These materials have been arranged and described according to national and local standards and best practices.
    Processed by Cheryl Clayton with assistance from Julie Graham; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé after initial encoding by Julie Graham.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 7242469 

    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.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

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