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MS Am 2742

Hamlin, Irving. Irving Hamlin papers concerning psychical research, 1910-1926: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 2742
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Hamlin, Irving.
Title: Irving Hamlin papers concerning psychical research,
Date(s): 1910-1926.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.05 linear ft.)
Language of materials: English
Abstract: Irving Hamlin's copy of "The Strange Experience of Mrs. Rockway" by Psychicticus, with letters to him, including one from William James, and printed material concerning this and other cases of parapsychological phenomena.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2011M-11. Purchased with funds from the Harmand Teplow Class of 1920 Book Fund; received: 2011 July 28.

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Processed by: Melanie Wisner

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There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Irving Hamlin Papers Concerning Psychical Research, 1910-1926 (MS Am 2742). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Related Materials

Additional material concerning William James and psychical research, particularly his involvement with Mrs. Piper, may be found in the William James papers at the Houghton Library.

Biographical / Historical

Irving Hamlin (1873-) lived in Evanston, Illinois, where he was associated with the Evanston Sound Proof Door Company. He was an avid researcher of the paranormal, traveling frequently to participate in seances.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Irving Hamlin's copy of "The Strange Experience of Mrs. Rockway" by Psychicticus, with letters to him, including one from William James, and printed material concerning this and other cases of parapsychological phenomena.

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