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MS Am 2295

Mason, F. van Wyck (Francis van Wyck), 1901-. Francis van Wyck Mason novels: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 2295
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Mason, F. van Wyck (Francis van Wyck), 1901-.
Title: Francis van Wyck Mason novels,
Date(s): 1946-1961.
Quantity: 1 collection (8 boxes (3 linear ft.)
Abstract: Typescripts with autograph corrections and setting copies of Mason's novels.

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.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Francis van Wyck Mason Novels (MS Am 2295). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

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.

Scope and Contents

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

General

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

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