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Gabriel R. Mason Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: Li-Ma, Box 10, Folder: 11
Identifier: LP000414
The papers of Mr. Mason consist of a manuscript copy of a chapter of his autobiography, entitled "The Teachers' Union," plus a draft of a dedicatory note to Albert Shanker.

Contents: 1. Chapter IX, "The Teachers' Union"

Dates

  • 1970

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials.

Extent

.25 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

Gabriel Mason was a teacher and administrator in the New York City Public School System for over fifty years. He lectured in philosophy and education, was active in teachers unions, and was the author of a number of books. His papers consist of a manuscript copy of a chapter of his autobiography, "The Teachers' Union," plus a draft of a dedicatory note to Albert Shanker.

History

Gabriel R. Mason taught in the New York City School system for over fifty years, and for the last twenty-five years of his career was principal of Abraham Lincoln High School, Brooklyn, N.Y. He also lectured in philosophy and education at Hunter, Brooklyn, City College, and the New School for Social Research. Mr. Mason was active in various teachers unions and was president of the American Teachers Publishing Company before it was taken over by the American Federation of Teachers. He was the author of a number of books including Spinoza's Idea of God and A Study of the Pantheon of Spinoza. His autobiography entitled Gabriel Blows His Horn was published in 1972.

Arrangement

Material arranged in 1 folder.

Acquisition

The papers of Gabriel R. Mason were placed in the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs in September of 1970 and were opened for research in April of 1985.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library in April, 1985.
Title
Guide to the Gabriel R. Mason Papers
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Date
1985-04
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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