The adult education holdings are collectively known as the
Alexander N. Charters Library of Resources for Educators of Adults.
Finding aid created by: DCA
Date: Feb 1985
|Aug 2008||Converted to EAD (MRC)|
Overview of the Collection
|Creator:||Mason, W. Dean.|
|Title:||W. Dean Mason Papers|
|Quantity:||3 linear ft.|
|Abstract:||Papers of the American educator specializing in geriatrics and gerontology. Collection includes correspondence, speeches, reports, newsletters, and material relating to the National Geriatrics Society and to the Indiana Commission on Aging and Aged.|
|Repository:||Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010
Wendell Dean Mason was an American educator, specializing in geriatrics and gerontology. He wrote or edited books and articles in his field, and was President of the National Geriatric Society.
The W. Dean Mason Papers contains material relating to gerontology, geriatrics, and nursing home administration with special emphasis on the Kennedy Memorial Christian Home in Martinsville, Indiana. Material includes correspondence, speeches, reports, newsletters, journals, surveys, press releases, clippings, memorabilia, and more. Organizations represented include the Adult Education Association, the National Council on Aging, the National Geriatric Society, and the Indiana Commission on Aging and Aged.
The material remains in original order as received.
The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.
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Mason, W. Dean -- Archives.
Indiana. Commission on the Aging and Aged.
Kennedy Memorial Christian Home (Martinsville, Ind.)
National Council on the Aging.
National Geriatrics Society.
Adult education -- United States.
Geriatrics -- Research.
Geriatrics -- Study and teaching.
Genres and Forms
Clippings (information artifacts)
Preferred citation for this material is as follows:
W. Dean Mason Papers,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
Gift of Mrs. W. Dean Mason, 22 October 1982.
|Box 1||Curriculum vitae|
|Box 1||Correspondence 1964-1980|
|Box 1||Speeches, printed 1966-1977|
|Box 2||Reports, printed, various authors 1958-1976|
|Box 2||Adult Education Association|
|Box 2||Adult Education Association, relating to WDM's secretaryship of AEA|
|Box 2||National Council on Aging 1970s|
|Indiana Commission on Aging and Aged|
|Box 2||Correspondence 1978-1980|
|Box 2||Reports 1970s|
|Box 2||Indiana Regional Medical Program 1975|
|Box 2||Human Services Personnel Association 1974-1977|
|National Geriatric Society|
|Box 3||[Miscellaneous] 1970s|
|Box 3||Conferences 1971-1972|
|Box 3||Newsletters and journals 1960s-1970s|
|Box 3||Middlers 1969|
|Box 3||Wingspread 1971|
|Box 3||White House 1971|
|Box 4||Kennedy Memorial 1960s-1970s|
|Box 4||Reports 1960s-1970s|
|Box 4||Management desk book 1972|
|Box 4||Surveys 1960s-1970s|
|Box 5||Nurses Training Program 1970|
|Box 5||Press releases 1970s|
|Box 5||U.S. Government publications 1966-1976|
|Box 5||Newspaper clippings 1960s-1970s|
|Box 5||Periodicals 1960s-1970s|
|Box 5||Department of Education Title IA grant application 1980|
|Box 5||Transactional Analysis for Managers|
|Box 6||Related books and periodicals|