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MS/150. New Age Movements, Occultism, and Spiritualism Research Library (NAMOSRL)

 Record Group Term
Collection number: MS/150
Contains individual archival collections, books, periodicals, ephemera, paraphernalia, and research notes related to New age movements, occultism, magic and witchcraft, personal transformation, astrology, spiritualism, & shamanism. There are two parts of the collection: 1. records and papers of people and organizations that could and do stand alone as unique archival collections which will be described individually; 2. books, periodicals, study notes, and other ephemera collected to support its scope. Guy Frost the creator of this collection continues to seek out, accept as donations, and grow with as much digitization of source material as possible for this library.

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Adele and Richard Carmichael Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Collection number: MS-150-9
Abstract

This collection originated from the estate of noted musician and artist Carol Celeste Carmichael Parks (1949-2010), granddaughter of Adele and Richard and daughter of Ralph and Evangeline “Vange” Otto Carmichael [later McPherson]. Although the bulk of this collection revolves around Richard Carmichael and to a lesser extent Adele, there are a few additional items related to Ralph Carmichael, Vangie McPherson and Rolf McPherson.

Dates: 1923 - 1956

Beatrice Maud Hill Collection

 Collection
Collection number: MS-150-11
Scope and Contents

The collection contains nine journals, eight of which was used by Beatrice to record psychic impressions. In particular, readings regarding her son serving in World War II. Two separate items from British lecturer and psychic Horace F. Leaf (1885-1971) are include with Leaf encouraging Beatrice to develop her psychic abilities.

Dates: 1940s-1955

Book of Shadows

 Collection — Box 1
Collection number: MS-150-15
Scope and Contents

This collection comprises of Book of Shadows in manuscript or facsimile form.

Dates: 1981; Majority of material found in 1960's

Chas S. Clifton Vertical File

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-150-13
Scope and Contents The collection contains resources Chas S. Clifton used in writing his various articles, book chapters and in particular the seminal work on contempoary Pagan history Her Hidden Children. Many items are addressed to the Clifton's publishing house Artemisia Press or Iron Mountain, his journal.  The file also includes other miscellaneous New Age items. The original order and file labels have been retained. Contents in each folder are listed in the order found in...
Dates: 1836-2010

Coby Michael Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Collection number: MS-150-14
Scope and Contents

This collection comprises both physical and digital items. It includes published works from the Poisoner's Apothecary, charms and amulets, draft blog posts, and presentations by Coby Michae.

Dates: 2016-2018

David Henry Murgatroyd Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Collection number: MS-150-17

Guy Frost Faerie Faith Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-150-3
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials related to Guy Frost's study of the Faerie Faith under Cliff Landis, including personal notes, biographies, correspondence, paraphernamia, and research materials on a variety of subjects such as: tarot, history of the Craft, and formative causation, and the history of Faerie Faith.There are also papers relating to the creation of NAMOSRL, beginning with the 2004 joint project between Cliff Landis and Guy Frost on an internet inventory New Religious...
Dates: 1933 - 2015

Lester Lear Astrology Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-150-19
Scope and Contents This collection contains the horoscope charts, notes on aspects and transits, dating from 1930 to 1940 (bulk from around 1936) for various people living in the United States responding to advertisements or via word-of-mouth. The collection also contains correspondence and business agreements with Evangeline Adams Studios, including a copy of the MOA designating Lear and the Independent Syndicate rights to distribute horoscopes to newspapers for publication. Astrology periodicals, teaching...
Dates: 1919 - 1940

Linda Kerr Faerie Faith Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-150-2
Scope and Contents Faerie Faith is a Wiccan tradition with a foundation from the McFarland Dianic Tradition developed by Morgan McFarland (1941-2015) and Mark Roberts (1934-2012) circa 1971, Dallas, Texas. Mark Roberts left Dallas and the McFarland Dianics to pursue a new tradition, Hyperborea. Before moving to Atlanta, Georgia, he spent two year in New York. It was in Atlanta in 1979, that Mark met Epona and introduced her to the teachings of Hyperborea. Epona's and Mark's vision of what Hyperborea should be...
Dates: Acquired: Date acquired: 03/22/2016

Loy and Louis Stone Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Collection number: MS-150-16

Max Freedom Long Library and Museum

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-150-4

Modred's In the Drip of an Eave kit

 Collection — Box 1
Collection number: MS-150-20
Scope and Contents The collection contains clues to the riddle that leads the reader to breaking the seal of the "Black Book". Objects include: 2 letters, anthropology syllabus, a diary, 4 blocks, 2 clippings, bank ledger, partially used packet of aster seeds, 2 quotes on separate lined pieces of paper, book of fairy takes and rhymes, and "The Black Book". A unique new way to learn witchcraft, this kit contains three books and handmade items, puzzles, and riddles. Carefully designed to evoke a true witchcraft...
Dates: Acquired: 2021

New Age Movements, Occultism, and Spiritualism Research Library(NAMOSRL)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-150-1
Abstract

Contains individual archival collections (described separately), books, periodicals, ephemera, paraphernalia, and research notes related to New age movements, occultism, magic and witchcraft, personal transformation, astrology, spiritualism, and shamanism.

Dates: Acquired: 2016-03-22

Open Source Alexandrian and Witches' Order of the Golden Dawn Collections

 Collection
Collection number: MS-150-6
Scope and Contents

The Collection contains a variety of born digital items from the activities of Witches' Order of the Golden Dawn (WOGD), teh coven Circle of Cerridwen, and the Open Source Alexandrian tradition including, Podcasts, blog posts, essays, and other miscellenous publications.

Dates: 2010 - 2015

Pagan Society, Salt Lake City, Utah Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Collection number: MS -150-21
Scope and Contents The Pagan Society began as a student organization in 2009 at the University of Utah calling itself the Salt Lake Pagan Society and because of university requirements, University of Utah Pagan Society. Then called the Salt Lake City Pagan Society, the organization moved off campus and changed its name to the current form beginning in December 2018 and officially in 2019. The student group was aimed at practitioners of all Neopagan faiths and continued to embrace this philosophy after becoming...
Dates: 2022

Paul H. Celeste Papers

 Collection
Collection number: MS-150-12

Rowan Tree Church Periodical Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-150-5
Scope and Contents

The Rowan Tree Church is an Earth-focused network of Communities and solitary practitioners dedicated to the study and practice of the Wiccan Tradition they call Lothloriën. They encourage spiritual growth through support, resources and educational opportunities for Members. They also offer formal pathworking leading to an understanding of the Inner Mysteries. This collection contains scans of original periodicals associated with the Rowan Tree Church.

Dates: 1977 - 2016

Sheldon Christian Collection

 Collection
Collection number: MS-150-18
Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence from his mother, wife, siblings, past girlfriends, friends, and colleagues, sermon scripts and notes for sermons, cue sheets for Illustrated Lectures with or without commentary, play scripts, and other miscellaneous items providing a window into the lives of a family in the early Depression years.

Dates: 2021-11-23

Sir Edwin Arnold Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Collection number: MS-150-10
Scope and Contents A collection primarily of correspondence. The exotic descriptions of India in the poetic works of Arnold, influenced by first-hand accounts, must have been alluring to aristocrats. Many of the British noblemen and relatives we eager for Arnold to attend dinners, lunches and other functions particularly to discuss The Light of Asia. Not all correspondences in the collection are dated but those that bare dates are from 1880-1898. A draft of one of his poem...
Dates: Created: 1880-1898