Guide to the Remey-Mason Family Papers M0114

Processed by Special Collections staff ; machine readable finding aid created by Steven Mandeville-Gamble
Department of Special Collections and University Archives
1997; revised 2019
Green Library
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford 94305-6064

Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Title: Remey-Mason Family Papers
creator: Remey, Charles Mason
Identifier/Call Number: M0114
Physical Description: 3.5 Linear Feet (7 boxes)
Date (inclusive): 1804-1938

Scope and Contents

The papers document the Remey and Mason Families and were edited and arranged by Charles Mason Remey.


Arranged into four series: (1) the Charles Mason Papers, 1804-1822; (2) the George Collier Remey Papers, 1841-1928; (3) the Mary Josephine Remey Papers, 1845-1938; and (4) the Gertrude Heim Remey wardrobe, 1888-1932

Processing Information

Processed by Ralph W. Hanson, 1965 May

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item] Remey-Mason Family Papers, 1804-1938 (M0114), Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Conditions Governing Use

While Special Collections is the owner of the physical and digital items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns. See:

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research. Note that material is stored off-site and must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Charles Mason Remey. Between twenty-five and thirty copies of each record was produced and placed in libraries in the United States, England, and the European continent.


Gift of Charles Mason Remey, 1940.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Clothing and dress
Social history -- 19th century.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Remey, Charles Mason


Series I. Life and letters of Charles Mason, Chief Justice of Iowa 1804-1822

Physical Description: 12 volume(s)

General note

Copy 19
box 1

Volumes 1 - 4

box 2

Volumes 5 - 9

box 3

Volumes 9 - 12


Series II. Life and letters of Rear Admiral George Collier Remey, United States Navy 1841-1929

Physical Description: 10 volume(s)
box 3

Volumes 1 - 2

box 4

Volumes 3 - 7

box 5

Volumes 8 - 10


Series III. Life and letters of Mary Josephine Remey, wife of Rear Admiral George C. Remey, daughter of Chief Justice Charles Mason 1845-1938

Physical Description: 12 volume(s)
box 5

Volumes 1 - 2

box 6

Volumes 3 - 7

box 7

Volumes 8 - 12


Series IV. The wardrobe of Gertrude Heim Remey 1888-1932

box 1