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SOPHY BURNHAM PAPERS
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Box: 1 Fold: 52 Stories 1990 (Miscellaneous) - Corres. (Unidentified)
1990

DESCRIPTION: Contains letters received and filed by Ms. Burnham on experiences of various paranormal phenomena. (Correspondence was not categorized by Ms. Burnham.) Letters signed only with first names or unsigned.

Box: 1 Fold: 53 Stories 1991 (Miscellaneous) - Corres. "A-B"
January 1991

DESCRIPTION: Contains letters received by Ms. Burnham from people relating experiences of various paranormal phenomena. (Correspondence was not categorized by Ms. Burnham.)

Box: 1 Fold: 54 Stories 1991 (Miscellaneous) - Corres. "C"
January-March 1991

DESCRIPTION: Contains letters received by Ms. Burnham from people relating experiences with various paranormal phenomena. (Correspondence was not categorized by Ms. Burnham.)

Box: 1 Fold: 55 Stories 1991 (Miscellaneous) - Corres. "D"
January-March 1991

DESCRIPTION: Contains letters received by Ms. Burnham from people relating experiences with various paranormal phenomena. (Correspondence was not categorized by Ms. Burnham.)

Box: 1 Fold: 56 Stories 1991 (Miscellaneous) - Corres. "E-F"
January-March 1991

DESCRIPTION: Contains letters received by Ms. Burnham from people relating experiences with various paranormal phenomena. (Correspondence was not categorized by Ms. Burnham.)

Box: 1 Fold: 57 Stories 1991 (Miscellaneous) - Corres. "G"
January-March 1991

DESCRIPTION: Contains letters received by Ms. Burnham from people relating experiences with various paranormal phenomena. (Correspondence was not categorized by Ms. Burnham.)

Box: 1 Fold: 58 Stories 1991 (Miscellaneous) - Corres. "H"
January-February 1991

DESCRIPTION: Contains letters received by Ms. Burnham from people relating experiences with various paranormal phenomena. (Correspondence was not categorized by Ms. Burnham.)

Box: 1 Fold: 59 Stories 1991 (Miscellaneous) - Corres. "J"
January 1991

DESCRIPTION: Contains letters received by Ms. Burnham from people relating experiences with various paranormal phenomena. (Correspondence was not categorized by Ms. Burnham.)

Box: 1 Fold: 60 Stories 1991 (Miscellaneous) - Corres. "L"
January 1991

DESCRIPTION: Contains letters received by Ms. Burnham from people relating experiences with various paranormal phenomena. (Correspondence was not categorized by Ms. Burnham.)

Box: 1 Fold: 61 Stories 1991 (Miscellaneous) - Corres. "M"
January-March 1991

DESCRIPTION: Contains letters received by Ms. Burnham from people relating experiences with various paranormal phenomena. (Correspondence was not categorized by Ms. Burnham.)

Box: 1 Fold: 62 Stories 1991 (Miscellaneous) - Corres. "O-P"
January-February 1991

DESCRIPTION: Contains letters received by Ms. Burnham from people relating experiences with various paranormal phenomena. (Correspondence was not categorized by Ms. Burnham.)

Box: 1 Fold: 63 Stories 1991 (Miscellaneous) - Corres. "R"
February-March 1991

DESCRIPTION: Contains letters received by Ms. Burnham from people relating experiences with paranormal phenomena.

Box: 1 Fold: 64 Stories 1991 (Miscellaneous) - Corres. "S"
January-February 1991

DESCRIPTION: Contains letters received by Ms. Burnham from people relating experiences with paranormal phenomena.

Box: 1 Fold: 65 Stories 1991 (Miscellaneous) - Corres. "T"
1991

DESCRIPTION: Contains letters received by Ms. Burnham from people relating experiences with paranormal phenomena.

Box: 1 Fold: 66 Stories 1991 (Miscellaneous) - Corres. "W-Z"
January 1991

DESCRIPTION: Contains letters received by Ms. Burnham from people relating experiences with paranormal phenomena.

Box: 1 Fold: 67 Stories 1991 (Miscellaneous) - Corres. (Unidentified)
February 1991

DESCRIPTION: Contains unsigned letters received by Ms. Burnham from people relating experiences with paranormal phenomena.

Box: 2 Fold: 1 "Angels and Ghosts I Have Known" - Fanmail (No Stories)
March-November 1985

DESCRIPTION: Contains fanmail, commentaries sent to Ms. Burnham about her article in "New Woman" entitled, "Angels and Ghosts I Have Known" (1985). Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

Box: 2 Fold: 2 "A Book of Angels" - Fanmail (No Stories)
May-December 1990

DESCRIPTION: Contains fanmail, commentaries on Ms. Burnham's book, "A Book of Angels" (New York: Ballantine Books, 1990). Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

Box: 2 Fold: 3 "A Book of Angels" - Fanmail (No Stories)
January-March 1991

DESCRIPTION: Contains fanmail, commentaries on Ms. Burnham's book, " A book of Angels." Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

Box: 2 Fold: 4 About Angels - Writing Samples Sent to Burnham
c. 1990-91

DESCRIPTION: Contains various samples of prose and poetry about angels or the mystical, inspired by and sent to Ms. Burnham.

Box: 2 Fold: 5 Angels - Miscellaneous Correspondence About
June 1985-March 1991

DESCRIPTION: Contains miscellaneous correspondence to Ms. Burnham relating to bibliographical and scholarly information on the subject of angels.

Box: 2 Fold: 6 "Angels and Ghosts..." - Publisher Correspondence
1984

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence exchanged between Ms. Burnham and publishers concerning her article, "Angels and Ghosts I Have Known."

Box: 2 Fold: 7 "Angels and Ghosts..." - Publisher Correspondence
1985

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence with publishers regarding the publication of the article. Includes TLS (6/20/85) from Pat Miller, editor and publisher of New Woman magazine.

Box: 2 Fold: 8 "Angels and Ghosts..." - Contract
April 1988

DESCRIPTION: Contains copy of publication agreement with Fair Lady magazine for printing the article in South Africa.

Box: 2 Fold: 9 "A Book of Angels" - Publisher Correspondence
July 1988 - November 1989

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence with publisher, Ballantine Books, about the production of Ms. Burnham's book.

Box: 2 Fold: 10 "A Book of Angels" - Contract
October 26, 1988

DESCRIPTION: Contains a copy of the publication agreement signed between Ms. Burnham and Ballantine Books.

Box: 2 Fold: 11 "A Book of Angels" - Artwork (a)
1990

DESCRIPTION: Contains b/w photographs of illustrations used in the book.

Box: 2 Fold: 12 "A Book of Angels" - Artwork (b)
1990

DESCRIPTION: Contains b/w photographs of illustrations used in the book.

Box: 2 Fold: 13 "A Book of Angels" - Artwork (c)
1990

DESCRIPTION: Contains b/w photographs of illustrations used in the book.

Box: 2 Fold: 14 "A Book of Angels" - Artwork (Research file)
c. 1989

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence, photographs, and copies of printed illustrations considered for publication in the book.

Box: 2 Fold: 15 "A Book of Angels" - Permissions
c. 1985-1989

DESCRIPTION: Contains letters of permission to print the stories for the book. Arranged alphabetically.

Box: 2 Fold: 16 "A Book of Angels" - Permissions (Notes)
c. 1985-89

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph notes by Ms. Burnham concerning permissions obtained to use stories in her book.

Box: 2 Fold: 17 "A Book of Angels" - Permissions forms
Undated material

DESCRIPTION: Contains blank permissions forms and acknowlegement cards.

Box: 2 Fold: 18 "A Book of Angels" - Distribution Lists/Notes
1990

DESCRIPTION: Contains lists, notes, some correspondence regarding publication announcement and copy distribution for the book.

Box: 2 Fold: 19 "A Book of Angels" - Announcements/Catalog
1990

DESCRIPTION: Contains printed announcements of the publication and a catalog advertising the book from Ballantine.

Box: 2 Fold: 20 "Angel Letters" - Permissions
November-December 1990

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence regarding permissions to use stories for Ms. Burnham's sequel to "A Book of Angels," entitled, "Angel Letters" (1991).



Box: 2 Fold: 21 "Spiritual Healing" - Publisher Correspondence
April 1985 - January 1986

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence regarding the publication of a proposed work by Ms. Burnham on spiritual healing.

Box: 2 Fold: 22 Sophy Burnham - Biographical Data
Undated material

DESCRIPTION: Contains biographical (primarily professional) data about the author.

Box: 2 Fold: 23 Research file: St. Thomas Aquinas
Undated material

DESCRIPTION: Contains notes and xeroxed printed information used for "A Book of Angels." Here, notes and excerpts are from writings by St. Thomas Aquinas.

Box: 2 Fold: 23 Research file: Christianity/Catholicism
Undated material

DESCRIPTION: Contains notes and xeroxed printed information on the subject of angels in Christianity and Catholicism, compiled by Ms. Burnham for "A Book of Angels."



Box: 2 Fold: 24 Research file: Fallen Angels
Undated material

DESCRIPTION: Contains notes and xeroxed printed information on the subject of fallen angels compiled by Ms. Burnham for "A Book of Angels."

Box: 2 Fold: 25 Research file: Islam (Judaisim) and Hinduism
Undated material

DESCRIPTION: Contains notes and xeroxed printed information on the subject of angels in Judaism and Hinduism compiled by Ms. Burnham for "A Book of Angels."

Box: 2 Fold: 26 Research file: Kabbala
Undated material

DESCRIPTION: Contains notes and xeroxed printed information on the subject of angels in Kabbalistic (Cabalistic) tradition compiled by Ms. Burnham for "A Book of Angels."

Box: 2 Fold: 27 Research file: Angels of Mons (Harold Begbie)
Undated material

DESCRIPTION: Contains notes and xeroxed excerpt from "On the Side of the Angels - The Story of the Angels at Mons..." by Harold Begbie.

Box: 2 Fold: 28 Research file: Oriental/Buddhism
Undated material

DESCRIPTION: Contains notes and xeroxed printed information on the subject of angels in Oriental culture, compiled by Ms. Burnham for "A Book of Angels." See also research data on Islamic and Hindu cultures.

Box: 2 Fold: 29 Research File - Rudolf Steiner
Undated Material

DESCRIPTION: Contains research material (notes and xeroxed printed information) gathered by Ms. Burnham on the writings of Rudolf Steiner (1861-1925), Austrian social philosopher, remembered as the founder of anthroposophy, a spiritualistic doctrine that explains life in terms of man's inner nature and presupposes the possibility of constant improvement in this nature.

Box: 2 Fold: 30 Research File - Emanuel Swedenborg
Undated Material

DESCRIPTION: Contains research material (notes and xeroxed printed information) gathered by Ms. Burnham on Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772), a Swedish scientist and seer.

Box: 2 Fold: 31 Research File - Zoroastra/Zarathustra
Undated Material

DESCRIPTION: Contains research material (notes and xeroxed printed information) gathered by Ms. Burnham on Zoroastra/Zarathustra. Includes a letter to Ms. Burnham that provides quotations from the "Gathas" (hymns by Zoroastra).

Box: 2 Fold: 32 Research File - Bibliographic (library call slips)
Undated Material

DESCRIPTION: Contains library call slips and lists of bibliographic references used by Ms. Burnham for her research on angels and the supernatural.

Box: 2 Fold: 33 Research File - Quotations
Undated Material

DESCRIPTION: Contains autograph, typed, printed quotations abstracted and collected by Ms. Burnham for use in "a Book of Angels."

Box: 2 Fold: 34 Association - Healing Light Center Church
1985

DESCRIPTION: Contains printed information on the Healing Light Center Church, Glendale, California.

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