5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Spiritualism.

  1. McManus-Young clipping collection of materials on magic, 1870-1955

    42 boxes. Approximate number of items: 17,000. -- Rare Book & Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    With a date span of 1779 through 1955, the McManus-Young Collection provides a rich survey of the literature of "illusion practices," which includes works on conjuring, ventriloquism, fortune-telling, spiritualism, witchcraft, gambling, hypnotism, automata, and mind reading comprised of a gathering of thousands of pamphlets and offprints. This ephemeral literature is the backbone of modern...

  2. Phineas P. Quimby papers, 1841-1887

    100 items ; 6 containers ; 1.2 linear feet ; 4 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Healer and spritualist. Drafts of letters, notebooks, handwritten copies of essays, and notes for essays or lectures by Quimby on such subjects as wisdom, happiness, religion, life and death, and mind and matter, as well as accounts of his experiences in healing. Includes letters from Mary M. Patterson (Mary Baker Eddy) to Quimby and a private journal of Lucius E. Burkmars.

  3. David Rapaport papers, 1911-1997

    23,500 items ; 91 containers ; 43 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Psychologist and author. Correspondence, drafts of speeches, lectures, and writings, memoranda, reports, legal documents, and printed matter concerning Rapaport's research and writings in the fields of psychology and psychoanalysis and his association with the Austen Riggs Center, Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

  4. Myrtilla Miner papers, 1825-1960

    600 items ; 4 containers plus 1 oversize ; 1.2 linear feet ; 4 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Educator. Correspondence, school essays, notes, clippings, printed matter, an unfinished biography of Miner by Lester Grosvenor Wells, and other papers relating to the Normal School for Colored Girls in Washington, D.C., slavery, the Civil War, feminism, and spiritualism.

  5. Nathan W. Daniels diary and scrapbook, 1861-1867

    5 items ; 2 containers ; 0.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Union army officer and lecturer and advocate for civil rights and the Freedmen's Bureau. Married Cora Hatch, Spiritualist medium and lecturer. Handwritten diary with photographs, illustrations, and newspaper clippings in three volumes kept by Daniels during his Civil War service and Reconstruction. The third volume was written primarily by his wife, Cora Hatch. Also included are a typescript of...