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Mason Science College was founded by Josiah Mason in 1875, the buildings of which were opened in Edmund Street, Birmingham, United Kingdom on 1 October 1880. In 1900, it was incorporated into the new University of Birmingham. Sir Josiah Mason (February 23, 1795 - June 16, 1881) was an English pen-manufacturer. ... 1875 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... The city from above Centenary Square. ... Look up October in Wiktionary, the free dictionary October is the tenth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... 1880 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1900 (MCM) is a common year starting on Monday. ... The University of Birmingham is the oldest of three universities in the English city of Birmingham. ...

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Despite being a fine Victorian Neo-Gothic building, the building was destroyed in 1962 to make way for a ringroad and a concrete shopping centre. The Right Honourable Arthur Neville Chamberlain (18 March 1869 – 9 November 1940) was a British politician and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1937 to 1940. ... In the United Kingdom, the Prime Minister is the head of government, exercising many of the executive functions nominally vested in the Sovereign, who is head of state. ... Sir Henry Fowler (July 29, 1870–October 16, 1938) was a Chief Mechanical Engineer of the Midland Railway and subsequently the London, Midland and Scottish Railway. ...

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Charlotte Mason @ the informal education homepage (2665 words)
Mason is referring to a practice that was becoming popular in her time, spearheaded by Friedrich Froebel and his Kindergartens and Maria Montessori and her Children's Houses, that of making the young child's school environment one that is scaled down to his size, including the furniture, equipment, and materials.
Mason makes clear when she speaks of the atmosphere or environment, that this is not what she has in mind, but is speaking of the child's home, both who and what is in it, and what effect this plays in the child's education.
Mason believed a child's natural home environment to be superior primarily because of the lack of freedom and the artificiality she felt existed in infant schools or kindergartens.
Dr. A.Z. Mason Resume (684 words)
MASON, A.Z. and NOTT, J.A. A rapid, routine technique for the X-ray microanalysis of microincinerated cryosections: an SEM study of inorganic deposits in tissues of the marine gastropod Littorina littorea (L.).
MASON, A.Z. and NOTT, J.A. The association of the blood vessels and the excretory epithelium in the kidney of Littorina littorea (L.) (Mollusca, Gastropoda).
MASON, A.Z. The uptake, accumulation and excretion of metals by the marine prosobranch gastropod mollusc Littorina littorea (L.) Ph.D. Thesis pp 960.
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