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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 2295

Francis van Wyck Mason novels

Typescripts with autograph corrections and setting copies of Mason's novels.

Dates

  • 1946-1961

Extent

3 linear feet (8 boxes)

Includes typescripts with autograph corrections and setting copies of Mason's novels.

Biographical / Historical

Francis van Wyck Mason was born in Boston on November 11, 1901. He spent most of his childhood in Europe, but obtained his SB from Harvard in 1924. Mason was the author of suspense and historical novels. He was most well known for his popular hero, Hugh North of U.S. Army Intelligence, who stars in 26 of Mason's books. Mason died in Bermuda on August 28, 1978.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by title.

Physical Location

Harvard Depository

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

*49M-228. Gift of F. van Wyck Mason, 920 St. Paul's St., Baltimore, Maryland; received: 1950 May.

*49M-265. Gift of F. van Wyck Mason; received: 1949.

*50M-584. Gift of F. van Wyck Mason, 1020 N. Calvert St., Baltimore, MD; received: 1946. Transferred from Widener Cage, XVA 53.

*51M-75 and *51M-76. Gift of F. van Wyck Mason; received: 1951 Nov. 26.

*51M-278. Gift of F. van Wyck Mason; received: 1952 June.

*56M-155 and *56M-156. Gift of F. van Wyck Mason, "Enfield," Somerset, Bermuda; received: 1956-1957.

*57M-157. Gift of F. van Wyck Mason; received: 1958 Feb.

*60M-195. Gift of van Wyck Mason; received: 1961 June 28.

*61M-7. Gift of F. van Wyck Mason, "Hampton Head," Southampton, Bermuda; received: 1961 Aug. 30.

General note

This collection is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. See access restrictions below for additional information.

Processing Information

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt
Link to catalog
Title
Mason, F. van Wyck (Francis van Wyck), 1901-. Francis van Wyck Mason novels: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou00183

Repository Details

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