Hereward Carrington

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Hereward Carrington
Hereward Carrington - frontis - 1909.jpg
As pictured in "Eusapia Palladino and her phenomena" (1909)
Born Hereward Hubert Lavington Carrington
17 October 1880(1880-10-17) [1]
St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands, U.K.
Died 26 December 1958 (78) [2]
Los Angeles, California
Occupation(s) Author, Investigator
Alma mater Oskaloosa College (1918)
Affiliations Society for Psychical Research (SPR); American Psychical Institute

Hereward Carrington (October 17, 1880 - December 26, 1958) was a British American parapsychologist and Spiritualist, one of the leading figures in the field of psychical research during his lifetime.

Background

Psychical Research

Selected Bibliography

A prolific writer, Carrington published over one hundred books and articles in the course of his life, the majority related to his work investigating mediums and discussing psychical research and Spiritualism, with some better living through hygiene and diet books thrown in for good measure.

  • "The Physical Phenomena of Spiritualism" (1907)
  • "The Coming Science" (1908)
  • "Eusapia Palladino and her Phenomena" (1909)
  • "Death - Its Causes and Phenomena" (1911) — with J.R. Meader
  • "The Natural Food of Man" (1912)
  • "Hindu Magic" (1913)
  • "The Problems of Psychical Research" (1914)
  • "True Ghost Stories" (1915)
  • "Personal Experiences in Spiritualism" (1918)
  • "Your Psychic Powers, and How to Develop Them" (1920)
  • "Life: Its Origin and Nature" (1923)
  • "Spiritualism" (1925) — with Dr. James J. Walsh
  • "The Projection of the Astral Body" (1929) — with Sylvan Muldoon
  • "The Story of Psychic Science" (1930)
  • "A Primer in Psychical Research" (1933)
  • "The Invisible World" (1946)
  • "The Hygienic Way Of Life" (1956)
  • "The Case for Psychic Survival" (1957)
  • "Essays in the Occult" (1958)

In addition to his non-fiction writings, Carrington also authored works of occult fiction, including "The Mysteries of Myra" (1916) – which was adapted into a serial by the Wharton Bros. – and "Zenobia: A Dream of Ancient Egypt" (1916)

Resources

References

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  2. "California, Death Index, 1940-1997," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VPKD-HHM : accessed 20 Feb 2014), Hereward Hubertlaving Carrington, b. 17 October 1880, d. 26 December 1958