Answered By: Celita Ávila
Last Updated: Nov 18, 2015     Views: 91

Ah, the masons! They are actually referred to as freemasons. Here are a few places to look for info:

1. Keyword search in the library catalog for: freemason* (the * picks up alternate endings = freemason, freemasons, freemasonry) You'll find books, ebooks, and other items here in the library which you can check out with your college ID. Look for any titles which offer a history of the freemasons in Europe. You can also do a keyword search for: freemason* and history

2. Search for freemason in the World History in Context database. Browse the Reference Sources for great background information:

3. And finally, if you haven't already scoured "Cask of Amontillado" literary critiques for mentions of freemasons, do a search in Literature Resource Center EXACTLY LIKE THIS: