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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = AMS

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

7.23 Male, Married, 55-64 yrs, Alcoholism, June 1947

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/7
Scope and Contents

"Alcoholic, a bit of a soaker. Was in the 1914-18 war. Said to have been an alcoholic since his wife's illness. Brother whose son is in the material. Wife is "droll" at times. She had a serious illness when her child was born. (Her old mother was senile; her aunt indulged in spiritualism). Excellent living conditions."

Dates: June 1947

8.40 Female, Widowed, 55-64 yrs, Obessional state, June 1947

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/8
Scope and Contents

"Eccentric, very houseproud to the point of peculiarity, ?spiritualist, odd. A widow, no children. Keeps lodgers but they never stay long."

Dates: Other: June 1947

16.140 Female, Single, Over 65 yrs, Senile and Arterio-sclerotic psychoses, December 1946

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/15
Scope and Contents

"Occupation: None. Private Patient. Diagnosis: Senility. Went in for table turning and spiritualism. Nearest relative is in England. Siblings all dead. Died."

Dates: Other: December 1946

Album of cuttings relating to dreams, c.1840-1870

Identifier: MS DRE
Scope and Contents

Album of cuttings and manuscript quotations from various periodicals, regarding dreams, visions, superstitions, and other supernatural phenomena

Dates: c.1840-1870

Exhibition photographs taken by Matt Laver, Second half of the 20th century

 Series — Box CLX-A-760: Series Coll-67/71
Identifier: Coll-67/71
Scope and Contents

This series is composed of 10 black and white exhibition photographs taken by Matt Laver, photographer, Edinburgh. They feature: costume and dance; Wole Soyinka; Julius Nyerere; Jackson Hlungwani; an Adzido dance workshop; a spirit talk; Kinsi Abdulleh; a Lamu snake dance; Lorna and Jenny; and Mara.

Dates: Second half of the 20th century

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