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Spiritualism

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

George Miller Beard papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 584
Overview: Correspondence, writings, biographical material and other papers of George M. Beard, physician and specialist in the treatment of mental and nervous disorders. Included are materials relating to his work on the medical uses of electricity and his pioneering work in the definition of criminal insanity, as well as papers relating to his interest in spiritualism. Also included are a number of letters received by his daughter, Grace Alden Beard, related to a biographical study of her father.
Dates: 1853-1923

Andrew Jackson Davis papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 677
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.
Dates: 1848-1929, bulk 1848-1881

Mary Dillman papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 2119
Overview: The Mary Dillman Papers contain research files, interview materials, correspondence, class materials, presentations, conference papers, and photographs related to Jane Roberts, a spiritualist who claimed to channel a spirit known as Seth. This material details Dillman's research into Jane Roberts and Seth and documents Dillman's relationships with the larger network of Seth researchers. Also included are materials created by members of the community that surrounded Roberts, Seth, and Roberts'...
Dates: 1950-2020

George Sherwood Eddy Papers

 Collection
Call Number: RG 32
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, collected material, personal items, and memorabilia that document the activities and associations of George Sherwood Eddy throughout his career as a YMCA secretary, seminar leader, author, lecturer, and evangelist. George Sherwood Eddy was born in Leavenworth, Kansas on January 19, 1871. He earned a Ph.B. degree from Sheffield Scientific School, Yale University in 1891, attended Union Theological Seminary and graduated from Princeton...
Dates: 1851-1981

Elizabeth Hudson collection of E. Œ. Somerville and personal papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 28
Overview: Collection contains correspondence, writings, drawings and paintings, and other papers documenting the life of E. Œ. Somerville, as well as materials related to Elizabeth Hudson's interest in the military and her involvement in the relief efforts of World Wars I and II. Correspondence includes letters to Hudson from the Chiswick Press, Hildegarde Coghill, Geraldine Cummins, Edith Somerville, Moira Somerville, and A. J. A. Symons concerning the Somerville family's life in Ireland, Edith...
Dates: 1879-1970

Jane Roberts papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1090
Overview: Jane Roberts was an author of fiction, and of non-fiction works dealing with Seth and her role as a channeler. The papers consist of correspondence, printed material, audio and videotapes, journals, poetry, and other material documenting her personal life and literary career. Many of the documents are photocopies of originals.
Dates: 1915-2017

Jean Toomer papers

 Collection
Call Number: JWJ MSS 1
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, drafts of unpublished books, essays, and other writings, together with personal papers documenting Toomer's life, primarily after his Harlem Renaissance period, and papers on Marjory Latimer Toomer. Correspondents include Charles Dupee, Waldo Front, Mabel Dodge Luhan, Margaret Naumberg, and Russell S. Walcott.
Dates: 1898-1963 (inclusive), bulk 1920-1954

Bennett Upson papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 678
Overview: Correspondence between Bennett Upson of Wolcott, Connecticut, and his wife, Ursula Hotchkiss Upson, who, after her husband's death, became a spiritualist. There is also correspondence with other family members in addition to some business correspondence and miscellaneous papers. The correspondence is largely concerned with his work as an agent travelling through the South for Atkins, Allen & Co. of Bristol, Connecticut. There is much about his long absences from home and his business...
Dates: 1836-1858