Classic Highlights


The following books are a sample of the wonderful old classics of psychical research housed at the Eileen J. Garrett Library.

Catherine Crowe, The Night-Side of Nature (n.d. and 1986 editions, first published in 1848)

Robert Hare, Experimental Investigation of the Spirit Manifestations (1855)

Robert Dale Owen, Footfalls on the Boundary of Another World (1860)

William Crookes, Researches in the Phenomena of Spiritualism (1874)

Alfred Russel Wallace, On Miracles and Modern Spiritualism (1875)

Edmund Gurney, Frederic W.H. Myers, and Frank Podmore
Phantasms of the Living (1886)

Alexander Aksakov, Animismus und Spiritismus (1894 edition, first published in 1890)

Frederic W.H. Myers, Human Personality and its Survival of Bodily Death (1927, 1954 and 1975 editions, first published in 1903)

Joseph Maxwell, Metapsychical Phenomena (1905, first published in French in 1903)

Émile Boirac, La psychologie inconnue (1908)

Théodore Flournoy, Esprits et médiums (1911)

Gustave Geley, De l’inconscient au consciente (1919)

Cammille Flammarion, La mort et son mystére (3 vols.) (1920-1922)

Charles Richet, Traité de métapsychique (1922)

Eugène Osty, La conaissance supra-normale (1923)

William Mackenzie, Metapsichica Moderna (1923)

Upton Sinclair, Mental Radio (1971 and 1991 editions, first published in 1930)

J.B. Rhine, Extra-sensory Perception (1934)

J.G. Pratt, J.B. Rhine, B.M. Smith , & J. Greenwood,
Extrasensory Perception After Sixty Years (1966 edition, first published in 1940)

G.N.M. Tyrrell, Apparitions (1942)

Whately Carington, Telepathy: An Outline of its Facts, Theory and Implications (1945)