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Andrew Jackson Davis papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 677

Scope and Contents

Letters from Andrew Jackson Davis, author and spiritualist to William Green, Jr., his benefactor. The letters deal with personal, family, and financial matters as well as Davis' work with spiritualism and healing.

Dates

  • 1848-1929
  • Majority of material found within 1848 - 1881

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Esther A. Tiffany, 1973.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.0677

Overview

Letters from Andrew Jackson Davis, author and spiritualist to William Green, Jr., his benefactor. The letters deal with personal, family, and financial matters as well as Davis' work with spiritualism and healing.

Biographical / Historical

Andrew Jackson Davis: spiritualist; ran a "clairvoyant clinic" in Poughkeepsie; from 1845 on turned to writing and lecturing; practiced both mesmerism and spiritualism.
Title
Guide to the Andrew Jackson Davis Papers
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Staff of Manuscripts and Archives
Date
April 1973
Description rules
Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
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Location

Sterling Memorial Library
Room 147
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

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