The Builders: A Story and Study of Freemasonry by Joseph Fort Newton, an uninscribed presentation paperback published in 1973 by the Supreme Council, 33°, A.A.S.R., Northern Masonic Jurisdiction in the US, is part of the collection at the Reading Room.
“This book, The Builders, is published by the Supreme Council, 33° for the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction of the United States of America through its Committee on Masonic Education for the particular purpose of making available to our membership an excellent piece of reference and study media that covers the history, prophecy, interpretation and philosophy of our great Fraternity.
It is hoped that each recipient of this volume will read and reread it and also encourage members of his family, and particularly our young people, to read the book and thereby obtain a better understanding of what so many of us have come to appreciate over a long period of years.
Our forefathers built well when they formed this organization. It is our duty to transmit it, unimpaired, to those who follow.” — back cover