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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 2742

Irving Hamlin papers concerning psychical research

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.

Dates

  • 1910-1926

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

.05 linear feet (1 box)

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.

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.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

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.

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Link to catalog
Title
Hamlin, Irving. Irving Hamlin papers concerning psychical research, 1910-1926: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
Description rules
dacs
EAD ID
hou02301

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