Archive for the ‘Parapsychology Organizations/Research’ Category

Parapsychological Assn. 55th Annual Convention & Other Links

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012 Posted in Parapsychology Organizations/Research | No Comments »

I've been so behind posting here I have a few links I want to share. First up, the Parapsychological Association is holding their 55th Annual Convention. "Leading scientists and other academics from around the world will gather to ...

What is the deal with the ASPR?

Sunday, November 20th, 2011 Posted in General, Parapsychology Organizations/Research | 2 Comments »

While I was researching my book about the Duke Parapsychology Laboratory I repeatedly tried to explore the ASPR archives (American Society for Psychical Research) but I was never granted access. For a year and a half they put me ...

A Relatively Untapped Gold Mine

Friday, March 12th, 2010 Posted in Parapsychology Organizations/Research | No Comments »

I wanted to talk about the Parapsychology Laboratory Records which are housed at the Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library of Duke University. There are over 700 boxes of records there and it was impossible for me to go ...

Another Psychic History Mystery

Friday, December 18th, 2009 Posted in Parapsychology Organizations/Research | 1 Comment »

I was exploring the collection of digitized images at the New York Public Library, and I came across this picture of what was called The International School of Psychic Science at 135 West 124th Street. It's dated 1932. A quick ...

Charles Ozanne, the Parapsychology Lab and the Psychical Research Foundation

Friday, July 10th, 2009 Posted in Parapsychology Organizations/Research, People in Parapsychology | 2 Comments »

I originally had a lot more in the book about one of the lab's contributors, a retired history teacher from Cleveland, Ohio, named Charles Ozanne. For a long time Ozanne was glad to give money to the lab. He was ...

Immortal Longings: FWH Myers and the Victorian Search for Life After Death by Trevor Hamilton

Sunday, May 31st, 2009 Posted in Parapsychology Organizations/Research | 5 Comments »

I came across so many interesting people while researching my book, more people than I could possibly research myself. Among them was Frederic W. H. Myers, from the Society of Psychical Research.  It always bothered me that I couldn't spend ...

Ethel Johnson Meyers – The Medium at Bank Street

Friday, May 29th, 2009 Posted in Parapsychology Organizations/Research | 17 Comments »

I wasn't able to find out a lot about Ethel Johnson Meyers, the medium who accompanied Hans Holzer to Bank Street (the story I tell below). But as I say in the preface to the book, it always comes back ...