Records, 1884-1922.

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Records, 1884-1922.

Collection consists of 9 series. External Correspondence (3 boxes) includes letters from mediums and spiritualists such as John Bellerjeau, Joseph Caffray, Andrew Jackson Davis, Fred Evans, Margaret Fox, W.M. Keeler, Henry Kiddle, Maud E. Lord, J.V. Mansfield, Mayer May, A.E. Newton, R.C. Simpson, Henry Slade, Hudson Tuttle, and Alfred Russel Wallace.

8 boxes + 1 oversize chart.

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Leidy, Joseph, 1823-1891

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Philadelphia-born naturalist. Leidy studied medicine and anatomy and received the degree of M.D. at the University of Pennsylvania in 1844. He died in 1891 recognized as the foremost American anatomist of his time. Among many interests, parasitology had been a favorite study of Leidy. From the description of Joseph Leidy journal: Researches on rhizopods, 1875-1877. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 214283687 ...

Davis, Andrew Jackson, 1826-1910

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Andrew Jackson Davis: spiritualist; ran a "clairvoyant clinic" in Poughkeepsie; from 1845 on turned to writing and lecturing; practiced both mesmerism and spiritualism. From the description of Andrew Jackson Davis papers, 1848-1929 (inclusive), 1848-1881 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702168586 From the guide to the Andrew Jackson Davis papers, 1848-1929, 1848-1881, (Manuscripts and Archives) ...

Owen, James J., b. 1827.

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Collyer, Robert H. (Robert Hanham)

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University of Pennsylvania. Seybert Commission for Investigating Modern Spiritualism

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Commission convened by the University of Pennsylvania in 1884 for the investigation of spiritualistic phenomena. Active through the publication of a preliminary report in 1887. William Pepper, Horace Howard Furness, George S. Fullerton, Joseph Leidy, George Augustus Koenig, Robert Ellis Thompson, Coleman Sellers, James William White, Calvin B. Knerr, S. Weir Mitchell, and Thomas R. Hazard were the members of the Commission. From the description of Records, 1884-1922. (University of P...

Pepper, William, 1843-1898

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William Pepper was provost of the University of Pennsylvania from 1880 to 1890. The University commissioned Muybridge to complete his animal locomotion studies under their auspices. The results were published in 1887. From the description of William Pepper papers on Eadweard Muybridge, 1883-1898. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122566066 Physician and professor of medicine of Philadelphia. From the description of Papers, 1872-1886, Philadelphia. (Duke University)....

Bellerjeau, John.

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Richmond, A. B. (Almon Benson)

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Koenig, George Augustus, 1844-1913

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George A. Koenig delivered a paper "On the composition of Schorlomite" before the National Academy of Sciences in Philadelphia in November 1875, according to the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. In this notebook, Koenig mentions delivering a paper to the Academy September 5, 1876. From the description of On the oxyds of s[c]horlomite, current notes of the investigation : manuscript, 1875-1878. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155904578 ...

Fullerton, George S.

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Daland, Judson

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Hodgson, Richard, 1855-1905

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Australian psychologist and psychical researcher. From the description of Papers, 1887-1906. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155488038 ...

Savage, Minot J. (Minot Judson), 1841-1918

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Minot Judson Savage was an American Unitarian clergyman and writer. He led congregations throughout the United States, including California, Chicago, Boston, and New York, openly supporting Darwin's evolutionary theories and social reform. Some of his most popular books discussed his views on life after death. From the description of Minot J. Savage letter to Mrs. King, 1904. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 51590010 Church of the Unity minister...

Smith, Robert Pearsall, 1827-1898

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Clergyman. From the description of Robert Pearsall Smith note, 1875. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980492 ...

White, James William, 1826-1891

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Tuttle, Hudson, 1836-1910

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Sellers, Coleman, 1827-

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Coleman Sellers was an engineer and inventor. From the description of Letterbooks ; letters, 1863-1899. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122644639 ...

Conway, Moncure Daniel, 1832-1907

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Clergyman, editor, and abolitionist. From the description of Moncure Daniel Conway correspondence, 1889-1895. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453541 American author and clergyman. From the description of Moncure Daniel Conway papers, 1847-1907. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 489376233 American author, publisher, clergyman. From the description of Papers of Moncure D. Conway [manuscript], 1859-1906. (Univer...

Crookes, William, 1832-1919

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Chemist and Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Papers. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79021310 ...

Bundy, John C., 1841-1892.

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Editor of the Religio-Philosophical Journal in Chicago; Civil War veteran who served in Missouri and Arkansas. From the description of Papers, 1854-1893 (bulk 1877-1892). (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 84680031 ...

Fox, Margaret, 1833-1893

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Ramborger, Annie D.

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Jastrow, Joseph, 1863-1944

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Joseph Jastrow (1863-1944), was a psychologist and professor at the University of Wisconsin. He was married to Rachel (Szold) Jastrow. From the guide to the Joseph Jastrow papers, 1875-1961, (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University) Psychologist and professor at the University of Wisconsin. From the description of Papers, 1875-1961. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19933817 ...

Simpson, R. C. (Robert Cecil)

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Slade, Henry.

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Epithet: Reverend; DD British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001130.0x0002aa ...

Gregory, Caspar René, 1846-1917

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Wood, H. C. 1841-1920.

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May, Mayer.

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Thompson, Robert Ellis, 1844-1924

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Professor Robert Ellis Thompson was editor-in-chief of the American Supplement to the Encyclopaedia Britannica, for J. M. Stoddart & Co., Publishers, in Philadelphia. From the description of Letters to Horace Howard Furness, 1882. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155884013 ...

Adams, John, 1893-

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American society for psychical research

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Evans, Fred, b. 1862.

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Kiddle, Henry, 1824-1891

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Coues, Elliott, 1842-1899

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American naturalist. From the description of ALS, 1874 Aug. 25, Rocky Mountains, lat. 40° N [Montana], to Thomas George Gentry. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122617038 William Clark requested that Nicholas Biddle, scholar, statesman, and financier, write a narrative of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, which was published in 1814 as "History of the Expedition of Captains Lewis and Clark." From the guide to the Nicholas Biddle correspondence,...

Walter, Joseph B. (Joseph Beek), 1840-1917

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Physician, of Bucks County, Pa. From the description of Account book, 1878-1889. (Bucks County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 70954388 From the description of Poems, 1873-1878. (Bucks County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 70954389 From the description of Record book, 1823-1893. (Bucks County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 154692204 From the description of Papers, 1754-1926. (Bucks County Historical Society). WorldCat record id:...

Knerr, Calvin B. (Calvin Brobst), 1847-1940

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Constantine Hering, M.D., the father of homeopathy in America, was born on January 1, 1800 in Oschatz, Saxony, in Germany, the son of Magister Karl Gottlieb Hering who was both a musician and an author, and known for developing a “simplified system of teaching music to children, which was adopted by the schools in Germany,” (Eastman, p. 2). Hering’s earliest education was in classical studies, though he began his education in medicine at an early age at a surgical academy in Dresden...

Hazard, Thomas R. (Thomas Robinson), 1797-1886

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Caffray, Joseph.

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Furness, Horace Howard, 1833-1912

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American Shakespeare scholar. From the description of Letters : to Dr. John C. Rolfe, 1910. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 79028412 Shakespearean scholar. From the description of Papers of Horace Howard Furness, 1872-1899. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 56349747 Horace Howard Furness was a lawyer and Shakespeare scholar. From the description of Scrapbook, 1869-1911. (American Philosophical Society Library). Wor...

Lord, Maud E. (Maud Eugenia), 1852-1924

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James, William, 1842-1910

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William James was the preeminent American philosopher of his day. His reinterpretations of psychology and pragmatism were among his major contributions to world thought, and his work continues to reward study and inspire analysis. From the description of William James letter to A.G. Dew-Smith, 1883 Dec. 1. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50757824 From the description of William James letter to Violet Paget, 1908 July 29. (Pennsylvania State Uni...

Genth, F. A. 1820-1893.

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Dercum, Francis X. 1856-1887.

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Wallace, Alfred Russel, 1823-1913

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Wallace was a naturalist and collaborator with Darwin on the theory of evolution. From the description of Letter, 1895, January 16, Parkstone, Dorset, to Wallis Mansford, Esq. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 123275202 Epithet: FRS British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000751.0x00011f British naturalist. From the description of Letters to E. D. Girdlestone : ALS, 18...

Buddington, Thomas Cushman, 1846-

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Sartori, Giuseppe, 1852-1907.

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Newton, A. E. 1821-1889.

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Norbury, Frank Parsons, 1863-1939

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Physician specializing in the care and treatment of mental and nervous disorders. Founder of the Norbury Sanatorium (1901) in Jacksonville, Illinois. From the description of Papers, 1886-1954. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 21074112 ...

Colby, Luther.

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Sanford, Carlton E. b. 1847.

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Hall, Arethusa, 1802-1891

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Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir), 1829-1914

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Silas Weir Mitchell (1829-1914) was a physician, neurologist, poet, and novelist. From the description of S. Weir Mitchell correspondence, 1887-1913. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122570940 From the guide to the S. Weir Mitchell correspondence, 1887-1913, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) From the guide to the Letters from Silas Weir Mitchell to John Hay, 1897-1905, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Mansfield, J. Victor

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Keeler, W. M.

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Livezey, Abraham, 1821-1896

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Parker, Andrew J., -1892

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Kellar, Harry, 1849-1922

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