Carl H. Claudy


Carl H. Claudy

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Carl Harry Claudy (1879–1957) was an American magazine writer, a journalist for the New York Herald and author of a number of books relating to photography and to aviation, including First Book of Photography: A Primer of Theory and Prize Winners’ Book of Model Airplanes. During the early 1900s, Claudy photographed many important aeronautical events such as Alexander Graham Bell’s tetrahedral kite experiments and the Wright Flyer Army Trials at Fort Meyer, Virginia.[1] Claudy wrote many science fiction stories for The American Boy magazine during the early 1930s. Four novelization books were printed from some of those stories. From 1939-1941, he wrote for DC Comics. He was also a Masonic leader, speaker, playwright, and essayist. He wrote several handbooks for Masons.[2][3]



Science fiction

  • The Mystery Men of Mars
  • A Thousand Years a Minute
  • The Land of No Shadow
  • The Blue Grotto Terror


  • Pocket Masonic Dictionary
  • Foreign Countries
  • Old Tiler Talks
  • The Old Past Master
  • A Master’s Wages
  • These Were Brethren
  • Where Your Treasure Is
  • The Lion’s Paw
  • Masonic Harvest
  • Introduction to Freemasonry—Vol. I Entered Apprentice
  • Introduction to Freemasonry—Vol. II Fellowcraft
  • Introduction to Freemasonry—Vol. III Master Mason
  • The Master’s Book



  • “CLAUDY, CARL H”. Smithsonian Institution Research Information System. Retrieved 6 March 2012.
  • Nichols; Clute. “CLAUDY, CARL H”. The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. Retrieved 4 December 2011.


  1. “Carl H. Claudy, Father of the Short Talk”. A page about Freemasonry (Gary L. Dryfoos). The Masonic Service Organization. Retrieved 4 December 2011.

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