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Finding Aid for the Joseph Stone Papers, 1785-1835
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  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Joseph Stone Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1785-1835
    Collection number: 939
    Creator: Stone, Joseph, 1758-1837
    Extent: 3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: 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.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    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.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    William Salloch, purchase, 1966.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Joseph Stone Papers (Collection 939). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    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.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of music manuscripts by Stone. Includes the autograph manuscript and a first edition of The Columbian Harmony (1793), which Stone co-wrote with Abraham Wood. Also includes sketchbooks containing verses, hymns, and melodies. Large folio volumes contain poetry and compositions.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Stone, Joseph, 1758-1835--Archives.
    Composers--New England--Archival resources.
    Hymns--Manuscripts.
    Music--Manuscripts.
    Stone, Joseph, 1758-1837-- Columbian harmony.