Archive / Audio / Philip Mason

Interview number: 047

Interviewer: de Caro, F. and Jordan, R.

Interview date: 1978

Length 170 minutes

Condition notes: Mason speaks very quickly and quietly at times – some background hiss

ICS official and author, interviewed by Frank deCaro and Rosan Jordan etc. Mary Mason speaks occasionally

[See also, Mason obituaries: Daily Telegraph, Independent]

Coverage notes: Lucknow magistrate; Defence Department; Garwhal District; Moradabad, Bareilly; village customs; culture, British, Indian, class/caste; ideal of service; Burma; Mason/Woodruff books; Institute of Race Relations; 1928-48