Heard, Gerald, 1889-1971

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Born Henry Fitzgerald Heard on Oct. 6, 1889 in London, England; took honors in history at Cambridge, 1911, where he did postgraduate work in philosophy of religions from 1911-1912; lecturer at Oxford Univ.; lectured on the radio 1929-1971; wrote Ascent of humanity; came to US in 1937 with Aldous Huxley; was briefly chairman of Dept. of Historical Anthropology at Duke; moved to CA, working with the Society of Friends and the Pacific Coast Institute of International Affairs; directed Conference of the Spiritual Life, La Verne College, 1941; founded Trabuco College as a center for spiritual studies; as Gerald Heard, wrote philosophical works such as The emergence of man and The creed of Christ; wrote mysteries under the name H.F. Heard; died Aug. 14, 1971 in Santa Monica, CA.

From the description of Papers, 1935-1971. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 38060655

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Born Henry Fitzgerald Heard on October 6, 1889 in London, England; took honors in history at Cambridge, 1911, where he did postgraduate work in philosophy of religions from 1911-1912; lecturer at Oxford University; lectured on the radio 1929-1971; wrote Ascent of Humanity ; came to the United States in 1937 with Aldous Huxley; was briefly chairman of the Department of Historical Anthropology at Duke; moved to California, working with the Society of Friends and the Pacific Coast Institute of International Affairs; directed Conference of the Spiritual Life, La Verne College, 1941; founded Trabuco College as a center for spiritual studies; as "Gerald Heard," wrote philosophical works such as The Emergence of Man and The Creed of Christ ; wrote mysteries under the name "H.F. Heard;" died August 14, 1971 in Santa Monica, California.

From the guide to the Gerald Heard papers, 1935-1971, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Luce, Clare Boothe, 1903-1987. Papers of Clare Boothe Luce, 1862-1988 (bulk 1930-1987). Library of Congress
creatorOf Mullendore, William Clinton, 1892-. William C. Mullendore papers, 1930-1968. University of Oregon Libraries
creatorOf Vidyatmananda, Swami. Swami Vidyatmananda Collection, 1923-1986. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963. Aldous Huxley oral history papers 1985-1990. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn James C. Ingebretsen papers, 1941-1977 University of Oregon Libraries. Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Fritz, Bernardine, d. 1982. Papers, 1925-1974. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn Sir William Rothenstein correspondence and other papers, 1887-1957. Houghton Library
referencedIn Elmhirst, Dorothy Whitney Straight, 1887-1968. Dorothy Whitney Straight Elmhirst papers from Dartington Hall, 1890-1976, 1920-1958 (bulk). Cornell University Library
referencedIn Isherwood, Christopher, 1904-1986. Papers of Christopher Isherwood, 1864-1997, (bulk 1925-1985). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Journey into Consciousness : manuscript, 1956 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Crane, Henry Hitt, 1890-1977. Henry Hitt Crane papers, 1902-1969 (bulk 1938-1958). University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Gerald Heard papers, 1935-1971 University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
referencedIn William C. Mullendore papers, 1930-1968 University of Oregon Libraries. Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Henry Hitt Crane Papers, 1902-1977, 1938-1964 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963. Aldous Huxley Collection, 1915-1973. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Dorothy Whitney Straight Elmhirst papers from Dartington Hall, 1890-1976, 1920-1958 (bulk) Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Heard, Gerald, 1889-1971. Papers, 1935-1971. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn Straight, Michael Whitney. Michael Whitney Straight papers, 1931-2002. Cornell University Library
referencedIn William Ernest Hocking papers Houghton Library
creatorOf Crane, Henry Hitt, 1890-1977. Henry Hitt Crane papers, 1902-1977 (bulk 1938-1958). University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Huston Smith Papers 1919-2011. Syracuse University
referencedIn Aldous Huxley Collection TXRC06-A25., 1915-1973 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Bernardine Fritz Papers, 1925-1974 University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
referencedIn Victoria Ocampo papers, 1908-1979. Houghton Library
referencedIn William Ernest Hocking papers Houghton Library
referencedIn Clare Boothe Luce Papers, 1862-1988, (bulk 1930-1987) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Luce, Clare Boothe, 1903-1987. Papers, 1862-1988 (bulk 1930-1987). Library of Congress
creatorOf Heard, Gerald, 1889-1971. Letter, 1963, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
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associatedWith Cohen, Sidney, 1910- person
associatedWith Crane, Henry Hitt, 1890-1977. person
associatedWith Elmhirst, Dorothy Payne Whitney Straight. person
associatedWith Elmhirst, Dorothy Whitney Straight, 1887-1968. person
associatedWith Fritz, Bernardine, d. 1982- person
associatedWith Fritz, Bernardine, d. 1982. person
correspondedWith Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966 person
associatedWith Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963 person
associatedWith Ingebretsen, James C., 1906- person
correspondedWith Isherwood, Christopher, 1904-1986. person
correspondedWith Luce, Clare Boothe, 1903-1987. person
associatedWith Mullendore, William Clinton, 1892- person
correspondedWith Ocampo, Victoria, 1891- person
correspondedWith Rothenstein, William, Sir, 1872-1945 person
associatedWith Straight, Michael Whitney. person
associatedWith Vidyatmananda, Swami. person
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Hallucinogenic drugs
Hallucinogenic drugs and religious experience
LSD (Drug)
LSD (Drug)
Parapsychology
Philosophy and religion
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Philosophers
Psychiatrists
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Birth 1889-10-06

Death 1971-08-14

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