William Danmar

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William Danmar
William Danmar - portrait.jpg
As pictured in "Ghostology" (1924)
Born 22 November 1853(1853-11-22)
Died 4 November 1937 (83)
New York City, NY [1][2]
Nationality Danish; American
Workplace(s) Cooper Union; Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences, Architecture Dept.[3]
Known for Galomalism, Nirvanalogy

William Danmar (November 22, 1853 - November 4, 1937) was an Danish-born American architect, professor, and author of varied treatises about the physics of ghosts, galomalism, and nirvanalogy.

Selected Bibliography



  1. "Obituary notice for William Danmar", Brooklyn Daily Eagle (Brooklyn, New York) 97 (307): 15, 1937-11-05, https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/52987410/, retrieved 2016-08-07 
  2. "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2WL3-M41 : 20 March 2015), William Danmar, 04 Nov 1937; citing Death, New York City, Queens, New York, United States, New York Municipal Archives, New York; FHL microfilm 2,184,872.
  3. Spellen, Suzanne (2013-09-19), "Building of the Day: 2883 Atlantic Avenue", brownstoner.com