MASON, John Young, 1799-1859

Guide to Research Collections

Boston Public Library
Boston, MA
Papers: 13 letters.

Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: 1844. 1 letter.

New-York Historical Society
New York, NY
Papers: 1844-1848. 9 letters.
Personal and official correspondence. Finding aid in repository.

University of North Carolina
Southern Historical Collection
Chapel Hill, NC
Papers: 1843-1898. 300 items.
Official correspondence as Secretary of the Navy and Attorney General, business papers, and family correspondence.

University of Virginia Library
Charlottesville, VA
Papers: 1836?-1856?. ca. 15 items in Mason family and other papers.
Personal and business papers, including microfilm of one letter privately owned. Finding aids for collections in which he is a correspondent.

Virginia Historical Society
Richmond, VA
Papers: In Mason family papers, 1805-1886. 4,175 items.
Chiefly correspondence, accounts, notes, and legal and official documents from his service in the Congress, Cabinet, and as Minister to France. Collection has been analyzed by repository.