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Contact Infomation:

Special Collections

MSU Libraries

366 W. Circle Drive

East Lansing, MI 48824

517.884.6471

E-mail:spc@mail.lib.msu.edu

URL: http://specialcollections.lib.msu.edu

Date Received:

1976

Date Processed:

June 2008

Preferred Citation:

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information:  Box number, Folder number and/or title, Collection of Esoteric and Metaphysical Literature, MSS 311, Special Collections, Michigan State University Main Library

Copyright Notice:

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this archive, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Usage Restrictions:

There are no restrictions on the access of this collection.

Photoduplication Restrictions:

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Collection Summary:

The Collection of Esoteric and Metaphysical Literature contains 280 pieces. This collection consists of pamphlets, brochures, flyers, newsletters, book catalogues, and other documents, covering such subjects as parapsychology, oriental and alternative medicines, meditation, spiritual healing, UFOlogy, the philosophies of various religious traditions, and various other esoteric and metaphysical topics.

Historical Background:

Dr. Bruce P. Tracy, a professor at The Small College at California State College began in the 1970s to collect various materials pertaining to esoteric and metaphysical studies following his doctoral work on the inner consciousness at Michigan State University. This collection consists of many different subjects within the esoteric and metaphysical sphere. Some of these topics include pseudo-sciences such as astrology and parapsychology, alternative medicines like acupuncture, and material from various fringe religions, primarily in the California area.

Processing Note:

The Collection of Esoteric and Metaphysical Literature was processed by Julia Frankosky – July 2008.

Arrangement:


The Collection of Esoteric and Metaphysical Literature is arranged alphabetically by subject:

  • Acupressure
  • Acupressure News
  • Acupuncture
  • The Aetherius Society
  • The Aetherius Society – Presents/Announces
  • The Aetherius Society – Spiritual Healing Bulletin
  • The Akashic Organization
  • Aletheia
  • Allisonde Center for Spiritual Development through Creative Arts
  • Alwon
  • Amalgamated Flying Saucer Clubs of America, Inc.
  • American Astrology Digest
  • American Meditation Association
  • Ananda
  • Ananda Bookstore
  • Ancient Mediterranean Research Association
  • Andomus/Nademus
  • Anthrosophical Society in America
  • Arcana Workshops
  • Arcanum Wisdom and Research Center
  • Arica
  • Art – Metaphysical
  • Art of Placemaking
  • Assert Consciously Today (ACT) Institute
  • Association for Human Resources
  • Association for Humanistic Psychology
  • Astara
  • Astrological Hotline
  • Atlantic University
  • Aum Esoteric Study Center
  • Aum Temple of Universal Truth (Newberry Springs, CA)
  • Baba, Meher
  • Baha’I
  • Berkeley Psychic Institute
  • The Better Humanity League
  • Book Catalogues – Astrology
  • Book Catalogues – Aurobindo, Sri
  • Book Catalogues – DeVorss & Co.
  • Book Catalogues – Eastern Thought
  • Book Catalogues – Futurism
  • Book Catalogues – Metaphysical
  • Book Catalogues – Self Awareness
  • Borderland Science Research Foundation – Publication List
  • Burchette Brothers
  • C.G. Jung Club of Orange County
  • Canadian Institute of Psychosynthesis
  • Center for Studies of the Person (La Jolla, CA)
  • Center for the Study of the Self
  • Chiropractic Medicine
  • The Church of Inner Wisdom
  • The Church of Light
  • Church of Light – Catalogues
  • Church of Light – Education Council
  • Church of Light – Evangelical Work
  • Church of Light – Financial Statements
  • Church of Light – News & Views
  • The Church of Light – Newsletter
  • The Church of Light – Principles
  • Church of Light – Stone, Wilson
  • Church of Religious Science
  • Cimarron Zen Center – Rinzai-Ji
  • Cold Mountain Institute
  • College of Oriental Studies
  • Common Ground (Bay Area)
  • Community Church by the Bay
  • The Cooperators
  • Cornerstones Foundation
  • Cosmic Circle of Light Center
  • Cosmos
  • Creative Education Foundation, Inc.
  • Delta
  • Directories and Calendars
  • Dreams and Inner SpacesEckankar
  • Ecology and Religion Newsletter
  • The Ecumenical Institute
  • Elysium
  • Emotions Anonymous
  • Energy Unlimited
  • Everding, Karl
  • Experimental Cities, Inc.
  • Extrasensory Perception
  • Fantasy Meets Reality
  • Fellowship of the Inner Light
  • Fellowship for Spiritual Understanding
  • The First Spiritualist Church of Lansing
  • Flying Saucer International
  • Flying Saucer Review
  • Fortune Telling
  • Fortune Telling by Cards
  • The Friends of Jung (San Diego, CA)
  • Fulfillment Centers Healing Clinic (Studio City, CA)
  • Futurology
  • Galacteus
  • Games
  • Gnostica
  • The Golden Dawn
  • Healing
  • The Healing Light Center
  • Healing Light Center – The Light Bearer
  • Health
  • Health Care – Psychic – Clippings
  • Health Care – Psychic – Notes
  • Health Research
  • Highpoint Foundation
  • Himalayan Institute
  • Holistic Health Center (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Homeopathy
  • Horoscopes
  • Howard, Vernon – Publications
  • Human Life Styling
  • Huna International
  • In-sight Foundation
  • Inspiration and Wisdom
  • Institute for Conscious Life
  • Institute for Consciousness and Music (Towson, MD)
  • Institute for the Development of the Harmonious Human Being, Inc.
  • Institute of Reality Awareness
  • International Buddhist Meditation Center
  • International Cooperation Council
  • International Cooperation Council – Festivals
  • International Cooperation Council – Unity in Diversity Centers
  • International Registry of World Citizens
  • International Sivananda Yoga Community
  • Interplanetary Conclave of Light
  • Isomerizer
  • Karmic Astrology
  • Lifespring
  • The Light of the Universe
  • The Lighted Way
  • The Lisle Fellowship, Inc
  • The Listener
  • Living Love Center
  • Living Love Center – Cornucopia Institute
  • The Love Project
  • Lucis Trust
  • Lucis Trust – Arcane School
  • Lucis Trust – Lucis Publishing Co.
  • Lucis Trust – Triangles
  • Lucis Trust – World Goodwill
  • Man-Woman Institute
  • Mandala
  • The Mandala Society
  • Mandelker, Martin Riess
  • Manking Research Center
  • Mankind Research Foundation
  • Manosophy, Inc.
  • Martinus Institute (Mariendalsvej, Denmark)
  • Meditation Mount – Group for Creative Meditation
  • Metaphysical Fellowship Church
  • Mind Science – Church of Psychonomy
  • Mind Science Foundation
  • Mostly Non-Verbal Institute (MONOVIN)
  • Motivation Development Centre
  • The Mountain Astrologer
  • Movement Therapy
  • Music – Metaphysical – Lists
  • Naropa Institute
  • Nevada Association of Humane Studies
  • New Age – Catalogues
  • New Age Center
  • New Age Foundation
  • New England Center
  • New Games
  • New World Academy (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Nexus
  • Nightingale Conant
  • Occult Sciences – Bibliography – Catalogues
  • Pacific Coast Association of the New Jerusalem (Swedenborgian)
  • Palmer Publications – Ray Palmer’s Newsletter
  • Palmistry Workshop
  • Pansophic Institute
  • Parapsychology Association of Rvierside
  • Personal Transformation
  • The Phenix Society
  • Phenomenon of Man Project
  • Philosophical Research Society, Inc (Los Angeles, CA)
  • The Phoenix Institute
  • Pir Al-Wahshi
  • Planetary Citizens
  • Precision Psychodrama Institute
  • Predictions – Psychic – Clippings
  • The Prophet Company
  • The Prosperos
  • The Psychic Mafia – Bibliography
  • Psychic Reader
  • Psychic Times
  • Psychical Aid Foundation
  • Psychosynthesis Associates
  • Psychosynthesis Institute
  • Psychosythesis Press
  • Psynetics Foundation
  • Pyramid Power – Gifts
  • Pyramids and Pyramid Power
  • Radix Institute
  • Rainbow City Express
  • Records and Tapes – Metaphysical
  • Reincarnation – Clippings
  • Rhine Research Center Institute for Parapsychology
  • Robb, Stewart
  • The Roundtable Beacon
  • Sacred Saints
  • San Francisco Ashram
  • San Francisco Ecology Center
  • Sat Sandesh
  • School for Esoteric Studies
  • School of Christian Metaphysics
  • School of the Natural Order
  • Seicho No Le English Department
  • Self Awareness
  • Self Improvement Institute (Beverley Hills, CA)
  • Self-Realization Fellowship
  • Servers of the Great Ones, Inc.
  • Seth
  • The Seven Foundational Principles of the Path
  • Shambhala Publications
  • Shanti Nilaya
  • Shepherdsfield Publications
  • Singh, Sant Darshan – Publications and Biography
  • Society for Psychic Research
  • Solar Cross Fellowship – The Tensor Concepts
  • Solar Yoga Center (Hollywood, CA)
  • Sophia Gnostic Center
  • South Bay Therapeutic Clinic
  • Spindrift, Inc
  • Spiritual Studies Center
  • Spiritualist Episcopal Church – Golden Rays
  • Sri Aurobindo Society and Centers
  • Stonehenge Viewpoint Catalog
  • Success Centers International, Inc.
  • Sutphen, Dick
  • Synthesis
  • Teaching of the Inner Christ
  • Temple of Peace
  • The Temple of Understanding
  • Theosophical Order of Service
  • Thy Kingdom Come
  • Tours and Travel – Metaphysically Oriented
  • Tracy, Bruce P.
  • The Tranquil Planet
  • The Tree – Tales in Psycho-mythology
  • Truth of Life Movement – Mind, Body, and Destiny
  • Twenty-first Century Radio
  • Ubiquity
  • UFO’s
  • The UFO Examiner
  • UFO Information Network
  • UFO International
  • UFO Magazine – News Bulletin
  • UFO Review
  • Unarius Light
  • Understanding
  • The Uni-Com Guide
  • The Unified Science Geometry
  • Unity Church of Truth
  • The Universal Life Alliance
  • The Universal Life Alliance (Venice, CA)
  • Universal Light Expo
  • A Universe of Metaphysics
  • University of Science and Philosophy
  • Urantia
  • Urantian Research
  • Vector Community Church
  • Viewpoints Institute
  • Vital Health Center (Encino, CA)
  • The Vortex Institute
  • Weismann, Conny
  • Westwood Yoga Center (Los Angeles, CA)
  • The White Eagle Lodge
  • Whole Person Calendar
  • The Wonder Woman of Michigan – Sister Ross
  • World Association of World Federalists
  • World Institute of Avasthlolgy of Ojai
  • The World University and the Roundtable
  • World Wide Publishing
  • Yasodhara Ashram
  • Yes Books, Inc.
  • Yes Educational Society
  • Zen Center of Los Angeles
  • The Zen Center – Zen Bow




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