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Francis Van Wyck Mason (1901–1978) was an American historian and novelist. He traveled extensively as a young man and then turned to writing. Over his career, which spanned more than 50 years, he published 65 novels, including several spy/adventure novels featuring adventurer Hugh North.

From the guide to the F. Van Wyck Mason Manuscripts, before 1964., (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)
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