Thomas																 Mason

Thomas Mason

Associate Faculty, Lecturer in History
Department: History
(317) 274-3811
Cavanaugh Hall (CA) 313



Part-time Lecturer in the department of History. Acting Editor, 1986–87, Associate Editor, 1979–86, The Papers of James Madison, University of Virginia. Responsible for volumes 14 through 16 of the Congressional Series. Assisted the editor with the Presidential Series.



  • 1975 Ph.D., University of Virginia.
  • 1970 M.A., University of Virginia.
  • 1966 B.A. with Highest Honors in History, Kenyon College.



Selected Publications

Project Director, The Papers of Lew and Susan Wallace (Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society Press, in cooperation with the Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, 2018; an edition of 9,500 documents on CONTENTdm:; made possible by a grant from the Lilly Endowment, 2016).

With J. Kent Calder, Writing Local History Today: A Guide to Researching, Publishing, and Marketing Your Book (American Association for State and Local History Book Series) (Lanham, Md.: AltaMira Press, 2013).

Edited, with Robert A. Rutland et al., The Papers of James Madison, Congressional Series, vol. 14, 1791–93 (1983), vol. 15, 1793–95 (1985), vol. 16, 1795–97 (1989), Presidential Series, vol. 1, Mar.–Sept. 1809 (1984) (Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia).

Serving God and Mammon: William Juxon, 1582–1663, Bishop of London, Lord High Treasurer of England, and Archbishop of Canterbury (Newark: University of Delaware Press, 1985).

Editorial Boards

AASLH Book Series, 2002–12, Chair, 2006–8; Documentary Editing, 2002–6; The Papers of Philander Chase, 1997–2005; Journal of the Early Republic, 1991–95; Encyclopedia of Indianapolis, 1990–94.