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bMS 516

Skinner, J. Ralston (James Ralston). Papers, 1863-1887: A Finding Aid.

Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University

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Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: bMS 516
Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University
Creator: Skinner, J. Ralston (James Ralston).
Title: Skinner, J. Ralston (James Ralston). Papers, 1863-1887.
Date(s): 1863-1887.
Quantity: 2 boxes
Abstract: Letters to leading theosophist James Ralson Skinner, including six letters (1887) by Helene Petrovna Blavatsky and six (1871-1880) by James A. Garfield. The papers cover 1863-1887.

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Related Materials

For related collection, please see bMS 34.

Biographical / Historical

James Ralston Skinner was a leading theosophist and colleague of Helene Petrovna Blavatsky, the founder of the theosophist movement. He wrote A Key to the Hebrew-Egyptian Mystery in the Source of Measures (1875).

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Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters to James Ralston Skinner, including six letters (1887) by Helene Petrovna Blavatsky and six (1871-1880) by James A. Garfield. The letters are arranged alphabetically by author's name, and within an individual's letters, the arrangement is by addressee and date.

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