Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
The papers contain correspondence, drafts of unpublished books, essays, and other writings, together with personal papers documenting Toomer's life, primarily after his Harlem Renaissance period, and papers on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.
Susan M. Watkins was a Seth researcher and author of books including “Conversations with Seth.” She was known for her writings on psychic and spiritual phenomena including extrasensory perception (ESP), as well as for being a long-time friend and associate of Seth channeler Jane Roberts. The papers include correspondence and interviews with Roberts and others in the Seth community, audio and videotapes, manuscripts, publications, and related materials.