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Doyle, Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan, 1859-1930 (British writer)


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Letter by Arthur Conan Doyle on the value of spiritualism, 8 March 1926

 Item — Box CLX-A-345
Identifier: Coll-1848/18-0167
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed, sent by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle to General Henrik Enesy, Librarian of the Spirit Researchers' Society, Budapest. In the letter dated 8 March 1926, Doyle thanks Enesy for his invitation to Vienna, and rejoices to hear of 'the progress which our movement - the greatest in the history of the human race - makes among you...'. He also comments on spiritualism, saying that 'more and more [he] sees that the phenomena are nothing - mere signals in order to call our attention...
Dates: 8 March 1926

Letter from Arthur Conan Doyle to unidentified recipient

Identifier: Coll-1545
Scope and Contents The signed letter of two manuscript pages is on a printed letterhead - Windlesham, Crowborough, Sussex. It is dated 14 February, no year. The recipient is unidentified but the letter is in response to a question on Spiritualism. The letter states that, 'the reports of the psychic disturbances at Mount Sorrel are very consistent with those which break out so often in what are called polter-geist hauntings. Many hundreds of these are on record, the more famous being that at Epworth in 1716...
Dates: 1902-1930