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vol. I
1882 - 1883
vol. II
1884
vol. III
1885
vol. IV
1886 - 1887
vol. V
1888 - 1889
vol. VI
1889 - 1890
vol. VII
1891 - 1892
vol. VIII
1892
vol. IX
1893 - 1894
vol. X
1894
vol. XI
1895
vol. XII
1896 - 1897
vol. XIII
1897 - 1898
vol. XIV
1898 - 1899
vol. XV
1900 - 1901
vol. XVI
1901
vol. XVII
1901 - 1903
vol. XVIII
1903 - 1904
vol. XIX
1905 - 1907
vol. XX
1906
XXI
n/a
XXII
1908
XXIII
n/a
XIV
1910
XXV
1911
XXVI
1913
XXVII
1914 - 1915
XXVIII
1915
XXIX
1918
XXX
n/a
XXXI
1921
XXXII
1922

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Volume I 1882-1883. Links to individual articles at books.google.com

CONTENTS.

Officers and Council for 1882 1

Objects of the Society 3

Address by the President at the First General Meeting 7

First Report of the Committee on Thought-Reading 13

Note on Thought-Reading. By Professor Balfour Stewart 35

Note on Thought-Reading. By Rev. A. M. Creery 43

Appendix to the Report on Thought-reading. By Professor W.f. Barrett 47

Address by the President at the Second General Meeting 65

Second Report of the Committee on Thought-Transference (with Illustrations) 70

Preliminary Report of the Reichenbach Committee 99

First Report of the Committee on "Haunted Houses" 101

First Report of the Literary Committee 116

On Clairvoyance. By G. Wyld, M.D. (Abstract) 156

Annual Business Meeting, January, 1883 - Report and Financial Statement 158

Third Report of the Committee on Thought-Transference (with Illustrations) 161

First Report of the Committee on Mesmerism 217

First Report of the Reichenbach Committee 230

On Some Phenomena Associated with Abnormal Conditions of the Mind. By Professor W. F. Barrett 238

Address by the President at the Fourth General Meeting 245

Second Report of the Committee on Mesmerism 251

Record of Experiments on Thought-Transference at Liverpool. By Malcolm Guthrie, J.P., And James Birchall 263

Appendix to the Report on Mesmerism 284

Note on Muscle-Reading. By the Rev. E. H. Sugden 291

Circular No 1. On the General Work of the Society 295

Circular No. 2. On Dreaming and Allied States 303

Catalogue of the Library 307

Regulations as to the Lending of Books 319

Officers and Council for 1883 320

List of Members, Associates, Honorary and Corresponding Members 321

Constitution and Rules 331

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Volume II 1884. Links to individual articles at books.google.com .

CONTENTS.

Fourth Report of the Committee on Thought-Transference 1

Third Report of the Committee on Mesmerism 12

Appendix to the same 20

An account of some Experiments in Thought-Transference. By Malcolm Guthrie, J.P. 24

Second Report of the Literary Committee 43

Appendix to the same 53

Note on the Existence of a "Magnetic Sense."By Professor W. F. Barrett 56

The Stages of Hypnotism. By Edmund Gurney 61

Report of Wells Sunk at Locking, Somerset, to Test the Alleged Power o the Diving rod. By W. J. Sollas, M.A., D.Sc 73

The Divining Rod. By Edward R. Pease 79

Appendices (I, II,) to the Divining Rod 90,95

Annual Business Meeting 108

Third Report of the Literary Committee. - A Theory of Apparitions. Part I 109

Second Report of the Committee on Haunted Houses 137

President's Address at the Eighth General Meeting 152

Fourth Report of the Literary Committee. - A Theory of Apparitions. Part II. 157

Professor Balfour Stewart's Address at the Ninth General Meeting 187

An Account of Some Experiments in Thought-Transference. By Oliver J. Lodge, D.Sc. 189

An Account of Some Experiments in Mesmerism. By Edmund Gurney 201

Diagrams Illustrative of Thought-Transference 207

On a Telepathic Explanation of Some So-called Spiritualistic Phenomena. By F. W. H. Myers. Part I. 271

Abstract of the President's Address at the Eleventh General Meeting 238

M. Richet's Recent Researches in Thought-Transference 239

    Note on the same by Professor O. J Lodge and Mr. Alfred Lodge 257

The Problems of Hypnotism. By Edmund Gurney 265

Library Catalogue 293

Rules of the Library 316

List of Members and Associates, December, 1884 317

Constitution and Rules 333

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Volume III 1885. Links to individual articles at books.google.com

CONTENTS.

Automatic Writing. By Frederic W. H. Myers 1

Opening Address at the Thirteenth General Meeting. By Professor Balfour Stewart, F.R.S 64

Notes on the Evidence, collected by the Society, for Phantasms of the Dead. By Mrs. H. Sidgwick 69

Hallucinations. By Edmund Gurney 151

The Calculus of Probabilities applied to Psychical Research By F. Y. Edgeworth 190

Annual Business Meeting 200

Report on Phenomena connected with Theosophy

    (1) Statement and Conclusions of the Committee 201

    (2) Account of Personal Investigations in India, and Discussion of the Authorship of the "Koot Hoomi" Letters (with Appendices). By Richard Hodgson 207

    (3) Report of Mr. F. G. Netherclift on the Blavatsky-Column Correspondence 381

    (4) Note on Certain Phenomena not dealt with in Mr. Hodgson's Account. By Mrs. H. Sidgwick 382

    (5) Details of the Evidence referred to on Page 207 397

      Contents of the above Report 400

Some Higher Aspects of Mesmerism. By Edmund Gurney and Frederic W. H. Myers 401

Further Report on Experiments in Thought-Transference at Liverpool. By Malcolm Guthrie, J.P. 424

Local Anaesthesia induced in the Normal State by Mesmeric Passes 453

Report on an alleged Physical Phenomenon 460

Catalogue of the Library (Abridged.) 464

List of Members and Associates, December, 1885 475

Constitution and Rules 493

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Volume IV 1886 - 1887. Links to individual articles at books.google.com

CONTENTS.

Human Personality in the light of Hypnotic Suggestion. By Frederic W. H. Myers 1

On some Physical Phenomena commonly called Spiritualistic, witnessed by the Author. By Professor W. F. Barrett 25

Note on the above Paper. By Professor Balfour Stewart, F.R.S. . 42

Results of a Personal Investigation into the "Physical Phenomena" of Spiritualism, with some critical remarks on the Evidence for the genuineness of such Phenomena. By Mrs. H. Sidgwick 45

The Possibilities of Mal-Observation in relation to Evidence for the Phenomena of Spiritualism. By Charles C. Massey 75

Note on the above Paper, by Professor H. Sidgwick, and further Discussion 99

Experiments in Muscle-Heading and Thought-Transference. By Max Dessoir 111

On Telepathic Hypnotism, and its relation to other forms of Hypnotic Suggestion. By Frederic W. H. Myers 127

The Calculus of Probabilities applied to Psychical Research. II. By F. Y. Edgeworth 189

Automatic Writing. III. By Frederic W. H. Myers 209

Opening Address at the Twenty-fourth General Meeting. By Professor Balfour Stewart, F.R.S. 262

Peculiarities of Certain Post-hypnotic States. By Edmund Gurney 268

Experiments in Thought-Transference. By Anton Schmoll 324

Accounts of some so-called "Spiritualistic" Seances. By Professor H. Carvill Lewis, M. A., F.G.S., and Others 338

The Possibilities of Mal-Observation and Lapse of Memory from a Practical Point of View : -

    Introduction. By Richard Hodgson 381

    Experimental Investigation. By S. J. Davey 405

Multiplex Personality. By Frederic W. H. Myers .... 496

Stages of Hypnotic Memory. By Edmund Gurney 515

Note on Certain Reported Cases of Hypnotic Hyperaesthesia. By Frederic W. H. Myers 532

Critical Notices :-

    A. Binet and Ch. Fere, Le Magnetisme Animal. By Edmund Gurney 540

    Dr. Gilles de la Tourette, L'Hypnotisme et les Etats Analogues au Point de Vue Medico-legal. By O. Elton 555

    Dr. J. Ochorowicz, De la Suggestion Mentale. By Frank Podmore 562

Library Catalogue 569

List of Members and Associates 587

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Volume V 1888 - 1889. Links to individual articles at books.google.com

CONTENTS.

Recent Experiments in Hypnotism. By Edmund Gurney 3

Relation de Diverses Experiences sur la Transmission Mentale, la Lucidite, et Autres Phenomenes non Explicables par les Donnees Scientifiques Actuelles. Par M. Charles Richet, Professeur de Physiologie a la Faciulte de Medicine de Paris 18

Experiments in Thought-Transference. By A. Schmoll and .J. E. Mabire 109

Hypnotism and Telepathy. By Edmund Gurney 216

Critical Notices. By Frederic W. H. Myers.

    (1) Preliminary Report of the Commission appointed by the University of Pennsylvania to Investigate Modern Spiritualism in accordance with the Bequest of the late Henry Seybert 260

    (2) Hystero-epilepsie Masculine: Suggestion, Inhibition, Transposition des Sens. Par le Professeur Fontan 263

Note relating to some of the Published Experiments in Thought-Transference 269

Opening Address at the Twenty-eighth General Meeting. By Professor Henry Sidgwick 271

The Connection of Hypnotism with the Subjective Phenomena of Spiritualism 279

On the Evidence for Premonitions. By Mrs. H. Sidgwick 288

Experiments in Thought-Transference. By Max Dessoir . . . 355

Supplement.

    I. Edmund Gurney's Work in Experimental Psychology. By F. W. H. Myers 359

    II. French Experiments on Strata of Personality. By F. W. H. Myers . - 374

Opening Address at the Thirtieth General Meeting. By Professor Henry Sidgwick 399

On Apparitions Occurring Soon after Death. By the late Edmund Gurney, completed by F. W. H. Myers 403

Recent Experiments in Crystal-Vision ....... 486

Automatic Writing.—IV.—The Daemon of Socrates. By Frederic W. H. Myers 522

Supplement.

    I. On a Series of Experiments at Pesaro. By H. Babington Smith 549

    II. Dr. Albert Moll's "Hypnotism." By Max Dessoir . . . 566

The Edmund Gurney Library ........ 575

List of Members and Associates 590

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Volume VI 1889 - 1890. Links to individual articles at books.google.com

CONTENTS.

Address by the President, Professor Sidgwick, on The Canons of Evidence in Psychical Research .... . . . .1

Address by the President on The Census of Hallucinations ... 7

On Recognised Apparitions Occurring more than a Year after Death. By F. W. H. Myers 13

Further Experiments in Hypnotic Lucidity or Clairvoyance. By Professor Charles Richet 66

Duplex Personality. An Essay on the Analogy between Hypnotic Phenomena and certain Experiences of the Normal Consciousness. By Thomas Barkworth ......... 84

Notes of Seances with D. D. Home. By William Crookes, F. R. S. 98

Experiments in Thought-Transference. By Professor and Mrs. H. Sidgwick, and Mr. G. A. Smith ....... 128

Supplement.

    I. International Congress of Experimental Psychology. By A. T. Myers, M.D 171

    II. Ad Interim Report on the Census of Hallucinations . . . 183

    III. Professor Pierre Janet's "Automatisme Psychologique." By Frederic W. H. Myers 186

    IV. Binet on the Consciousness of Hysterical Subjects. By F.W.H. Myers 200

    V. "Das Doppel-Ich." By F. W. H. Myers 207

    VI. Dr. Jules Janet on Hysteria and Double Personality. By F. W. H Myers 216

    VII. Professor Liegeois on Suggestion and Somnambulism in Relation to Jurisprudence. By Walter Leaf, Litt. D. . 222

    VIII Two Books on Hypnotism. By Walter Leaf, Litt. D. . . 225

Phantasms of the Dead from Another Point of View. By F. Podmore . 229

A Defence of Phantasms of the Dead. By F. W. H. Myers . . 314

A Record of Telepathic and Other Experiences. By the Author Of "A Record Of Recent Experiments In Crystal Vision" . . 358

Experimental Comparison between Chance and Thought-Transference in Correspondence of Diagrams. By Lieut.-Colonel G. Le M. Taylor 398

Supplement.

    I. Observations on Clairvoyance, &c. By Drs. Dufay and Azam . 407

Address by the President, Professor Sidgwick, on the Census of Hallucinations (his second address on this subject) . . . 429

A Record of Observations of Certain Phenomena of Trance-

    (1) Introduction, by F. W. H. Myers . . . .436

    (2) Part I., by Professor O. J. Lodge, F.R.S. . .443

    (3) Part II., by Walter Leaf, Litt. D. ... 558

    (4) Index to Items in Parts I. and II., specially difficult to explain by direct thought-transference. By Professor O. J. Lodge, F. R. S. . . . 647

    (5) Part III., by Professor William James, of Harvard University 651

Supplement.

    I. Second Ad Interim Report on the Census of Hallucinations . 661

    II. Review of A. Aksakof's Animismus and Spiritismus. By F. W. H. Myers 665

Supplementary Catalogue of the Edmund Gurney Library . . . 675

List of Members and Associates ........ 679

List of Members and Associates of the American Branch . . . 697

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Volume VII 1891 - 1892. Links to individual articles at books.google.com

CONTENTS.

Experimental Studies in Thought-Transference. By Baron Von Schrenck-Notzing, M.D., Munich 3

Some Recent Experiments in Automatic Writing. By Thomas Barkworth 23

On the Evidence for Clairvoyance. Part I. By Mrs. Henry Sidgwick . 30

Apparitions of the Virgin in Dordogne. By Leon Marillier . . . 100

Supplement.

    I. Professor William James's "The Principles of Psychology.'' By F. W. H. Myers 111

    II. Short Notices of Books 134

    III. Circular Letter No. 4. - Hypnotism: Its Conditions and Safeguards . 137

    IV. Circular Letter No. 3. (2nd Edition.) Appeal for Collaboration. .141

    V. Circular Letter No. 5. Importance of Publication of Names . . 144

On Alleged Movements of Objects, without Contact, Occurring not in the Presence of a Paid Medium. Part I. By F. W. H. Myers . . .146

Experiments in Clairvoyance. By Dr. Alfred Backman . . . .199

A Case of Double Consciousness. By Richard Hodgson . . . .221

Supplement.

    I. Third Ad Interim Report on the Census of Hallucinations . . . 259

    II. On Spirit Photographs; A Reply to Mr. A. R. Wallace. By Mrs. Henry Sidgwick 268

    III. Notices of Books. By H. E. Wingfield and W. Leaf . . .290

The Subliminal Consciousness. By F. W. H. MYERS 298

Supplement to the Paper on the Evidence for Clairvoyance. By Mrs. Henry Sidgwick 356

Note on a Visit to Kalmar. By F. W. H. Myers 370

Some Recent Thought-Transference Experiments. By Professor Oliver J. Lodge, F.R.S 374

On Alleged Movements of Objects, without Contact, Occurring not in the Presence of a Paid Medium. Part II. By F. W. H. Myers . . .383

Supplement.

    Reviews -

      I. "Riddles of the Sphinx." Reviewed by C. C. Massey . . 395

      II. "The Occult Sciences" 408

Supplementary Catalogue of the "Edmund Gurney" Library . . .411

List of Members and Associates 413

List of Members and Associates of the American Branch .... 433

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Volume VIII 1892. Links to individual articles at books.google.com

A Record of Observations of Certain Phenomena of Trance. By Richard Hodgson, LL.D : -

    § 1. Introductory .......... 1

    § 2. Some Peculiarities of the Trance State ..... 4

    § 3. Hypothesis of Fraud 6

    § 4. Hypothesis of Thought-Transference from the Sitters . . 9

    § 5. Clairvoyance and Prophecy ....... 27

    § 6. The " Spirit " Hypothesis Concerning Phinuit and other "Controls" 28

    § 7. Mrs. Piper's Early Trances ....... 46

    § 8. Phinuit's Account of Himself ...... 50

    § 9. Relation of Phinuit to Mrs. Piper 54

    § 10. Conclusion .......... 56

    Detailed Reports of Sittings . . . . . . . .59

General Meetings 169

On Indications of Continued Terrene Knowledge on the part of Phantasms of the Dead. By F. W. H. Myers . . . .170

Mr. Davey's Imitations by Conjuring of Phenomena sometimes attributed to Spirit Agency. By Richard Hodgson, LL.D. . . 253

Record of a Haunted House. By Miss R. C. Morton . . . 311

The Subliminal Consciousness. Chap. III. The Mechanism of Genius. Chap. IV. Hypermnesic Dreams. By F. W. H. Myers . 333

Further Information as to Dr. Backman's Experiments in Clairvoyance 405

General Meetings .......... 413

De l'Appreciation du Temps par les Somnambules. Par M. J. Delboeuf, Professeur a l'Universite de Liege .... 414

Some Experiments in Thought-Transference. By Dr. A. Blair Thaw 422

The Subliminal Consciousness. Chap. V. Sensory Automatism and Induced Hallucinations. By F. W. H. Myers . . . 436

Experiments in Thought-Transference. By Mrs. H. Sidgwick and Miss Alice Johnson 536

Supplement.

    I. William Stainton Moses. By F. W. H. Myers . . .597

    II. The Second International Congress of Experimental Psychology. 601

Supplementary Catalogue of the Edmund Gurney Library . . . 612

List of Members and Associates 615

List of Members and Associates of the American Branch . . . 636

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Volume IX 1893 - 1894. Links to individual articles at books.google.com

CONTENTS.

General Meetings .......... 1

The Subliminal Consciousness. By Frederic W. H. Myers.

    Chap. VI. The Mechanism of Hysteria .... 3

    Chap. VII. Motor Automatism 26

The Defence of the Theosophists. By Richard Hodgson, LL.D. . 129

Mind-Cure, Faith-Cure, and the Miracles of Lourdes. By A. T. Myers, M.D., F.R.C.P., And F. W. H. Myers .... 160

Supplement.

    Notices of Books : -

      Dr. Moll's " Rapport in der Hypnose." By Waiter Leaf, Litt.D 211

      Dr. Schmidkunz's " Psychologie der Suggestion." By Walter Leaf, Litt.D 214

      Professor Brofferio's "Per lo Spiritismo." By Walter Leaf, Litt.D 216

      Experiments at Milan with Eusapia Palladino. By Frank Podmore 218

      Professor Tamburini's "Spiritismo e Telepatia." By H. Babington Smith 225

      Mr. T. J. Hudson's "The Law of Psychic Phenomena." . 230

General Meetings .......... 235

Partial Anaesthesia. By Professor William Ramsay, PH.D.,F.R.S. 236

The Experiences of W. Stainton Moses. - I. By Frederic W. H. Myers 246

Indian Magic and the Testimony of Conjurers. By Richard Hodgson, LL.D 354

Supplement.

    Review :—

      Mr. Andrew Lang's (1) Introduction to Kirk's "Secret Commonwealth of Elves, Fauns, and Fairies." (2) Essay on "Comparative Psychical Research." By H. Babington Smith 367

Supplementary Catalogue of the Edmund Gurney Library . . 370

List of Members and Associates 371

List of Members and Associates of the American Branch . . 394

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Volume X 1894. Links to individual articles at books.google.com

CONTENTS.

General Meetings 1

I. Address by the President, the Right Hon. Arthur J. Balfour, M.P., F.R.S 2

II. On the Difficulty of Making Crucial Experiments as to the Sources of the Extra or Unusual Intelligence Manifested in Trance- Speech, Automatic Writing, and other States of Apparent Mental Inactivity. By Professor Oliver J. Lodge, F.R.S. 14

III. Report on the Census of Hallucinations. By Professor Sidgwick's Committee ... ... 25

    Chapter I - Introductory... ... ... 25

    „ II. - Method of Conducting the Enquiry and General Results 33

    „ III. - Discussion of the Trustworthiness of our Results ... ... 54

    „ IV. - Hallucinations and Pseudo-Hallucinations 70

    „ V. - The Relation of Illusions to Hallucinations 94

    „ VI. - Form and Development of Hallucinations 113

    „ VII. - Physiology of Hallucinations 134

    „ VIII. - Age, Sex, Heredity, Nationality, and Health. Recurrent Hallucinations ... ... ... ... 149

    „ IX. - Mental and Nervous Conditions in connexion with Hallucinations ... 166

    „ X. - Expectancy and Suggestion ... ... 174

    „ XI. - Organic Effects accompanying Hallucinations 198

    „ XII. - Death-Coincidences 207

    „ XIII. - Chance Coincidence ... ... 245

    „ XIV. - Veridical Hallucinations continued : Further Coincidental Cases ... 252

    „ XV. - Collective Hallucinations 303

    „ XVI.- Premonitions and Local Apparitions ... 331

    „ XVII. - Phantasms of the Dead 364

    Conclusion ... ... ... ... 392

    Appendix ... ... ... ... ... 402

Supplement.

    Review :—Mr. Andrew Lang's " Cock Lane and Common Sense." By Walter Leaf, Litt.D. ... ... ... 423

Supplementary Catalogue of the Edmund Gurney Library ... ... 427

List of Members and Associates ... ... ... ... ... ... 431

List of Members and Associates of the American Branch ... ... 454

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Volume XI 1895. Links to individual articles at books.google.com

CONTENTS.

General Meetings .... 1

Experiments in Thought-transference. By Henry G. Rawson, Barrister-at-Law . . 2

Dipsomania and Hypnotism. By John Gordon Dill, M. A., M.D., and a Case by C. Theodore Green, M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P. (Lond.) 18

The Experiences of W. Stainton Moses. - II. By Frederic W. H. Myers . . 24

On the Apparent Sources of Subliminal Messages. By " Miss X." 114 Supplement.

    Reviews : -

      Recent Books on Hypnotism. By C. Lloyd Tuckey, M.D. 145

      Mr. F. Podmore's "Apparitions and Thought-transference." By Wm. Romaine Newbold, Ph. D. . 149

      Mr. W. Leaf's " Modern Priestess of Isis " (translation from W. S. Solovyoff), and Mr. E. Garrett's "Isis. very much Unveiled." By Frank Podmore . . 155

      Herr Edmund Parish's " Ueber die Trugwahrnehmung." By Miss Alice Johnson 162

      " Rivista di Studi Psichici." By Walter Leaf, Litt. D. 171

General Meetings 173

Some Experiments on the Supernormal Acquisition of Knowledge. By Mrs. A. W. Verrall 174

Analysis of Mrs. Verrall's Card Experiments. By C. P. Sanger, F.S.S. 193

The Voices of Jeanne d'Arc. By Andrew Lang .... 198

Resolute Credulity. By Frederic W. H. Myers .... 213

Telepathic Dreams Experimentally Induced. By Dr. G. B. Ermacora 235

Some Psychical Phenomena bearing upon the question of Spirit Control. By Charles Hill-tout ..... 309

Supplement.

    Subliminal Self or Unconscious Cerebration ?

      I. By Arthur H. Pierce ...... 317

      II. By Frank Podmore 325

General Meeting 333

The Subliminal Self. By Frederic W. H. Myers.

    Chapter VIII. The Relation of Supernormal Phenomena to Time ; - Retrocognition ..... 334

    Chapter IX. The Relation of Supernormal Phenomena to Time ; - Precognition . . .... 408

Report of the Hypnotic Committee for 1894—5 .... 594

Supplement.

    Review :-

      Professor Boirac's " L'Hypothese du Magnetisme Animal." By Walter Leap, Litt. D 599

Supplementary Catalogue of the Edmund Gurney Library . 601

List of Members and Associates ... 602

List of Members and Associates of the American Branch . 626

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Volume XII 1896 - 1897. Links to individual articles at books.google.com

CONTENTS.

PART XXX

General Meetings ........... 1

Address by the President, Professor William James .... 2

Sub-conscious Reasoning. By Wm. Romaine Newbold ... 11

Suggestion without Hypnotism, an Account of Experiments in preventing or suppressing Pain. By C. M. Barrows ... 21

Poltergeists. By Frank Podmore ....... 45

A Case of Information Supernormally Acquired. By Miss Alice Johnson 116

Supplement.

    James Braid ; His Work and Writings. By Dr. J. Milne Bramwell .......... 127

    Glossary of Terms used in Psychical Research. By P.W.H. Myers 166

PART XXXI.

General Meetings ..... .... 175

Personally Observed Hypnotic Phenomena. By Dr. J. Milne Bramwell .......... 176

What is Hypnotism? By Dr. J. Milne Bramwell .... 204

Some Experiments in Crystal-Vision. By Professor James H. Hyslop 259

A Case of Psychic Automatism, including " Speaking with Tongues." By Albert Le Baron. Communicated by Professor William James ......... 277

Supplement.

    Involuntary Whispering Considered in Relation to Experiments in Thought-Transference. By Professor Henry Sidgwick 298

    Recent Experiments in Normal Motor Automatism. By F. W. H. Myers 316

    Reviews : -

      Mr. Aksakoff's " The Precursors of Spiritism for the last 250 years." By Walter Leaf, Litt. D. . . . 319

      Mr. T. J. Hudson's " A Scientific Demonstration of the Future Life." By Harlow Gale .... 330

Appendix To Part XXXI.

General Meeting 337

Address by the President, William Crookes, F.R.S. . . . . 338

Supplementary Catalogue of the Edmund Gurney Library . . 357

Officers and Council for 1897 358

List of Members and Associates ....... 359

List of Members and Associates of the American Branch . 381

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Volume XIII 1897 - 1898. Links to individual articles at books.google.com

General Meetings ..........1

On the So-called Divining Rod, or Virgula Divina. By Professor W. F. Barrett.

    Book I.

    Part I. Introductory 2

    Part II. Moder n Literature on this Subject ... 12

    Part III. Examination of Evidence 24

    Part IV. Geological Opinion 220

    Part V. Brief Survey of the Evidence . . . .237

    Part VI. Theoretical Conclusions 243

    Appendix A. The Words "Dowse" and "Dowser". . 256

    Appendix B. Geological Opinion upon Underground Water 262

    Appendix C. How the Rod is Held . . . . . 266

    Appendix D. The Sensations Alleged to Occur in Dowsing 272

    Appendix E. Note on the Horsham Experiments . . 278

    Table of Contents 281

PART XXXIII.

General Meetings .......... 283

A Further Record of Observations of Certain Phenomena of Trance. By Richard Hodgson, LL.D.

Part I.

    § 1. Introductory ......... 284

    § 2. Development of Automatic Writing in Mrs. Piper's Trance 291

    § 3. History of the G. P. Communications .... 295

    § 4. Brief Accounts of Other Communicators . . 335

    § 5. The " Spirit " Hypothesis and the Hypothesis of Telepathy from the Living ..... 357

    § 6. Indications that the " Spirit" Hypothesis is True . 370

    §7. Recent Changes in Mrs. Piper's Trance . . . 407

    Detailed Reports of Sittings. Appendices I-IV. . . . 413

Supplement.
    I. Psychical Research in American Universities. By Professor Harlow Gale of the University of Minnesota . . 583

    II. Reviews: -

      Herr Edmund Parish's "Zur Kritik des Telepathischen Beweis Materiels." By Mrs. H. Sidgwick . . 589

      Dr. John L. Nevius's " Demon Possession and Allied Themes." By Professor W. Romaine Newbold . 602

      Mr. F. Podmore's "Studies in Psychical Research." By Andrew Lang ....... 604

      Dr. R. Osgood Mason's " Telepathy and the Subliminal Self." By Professor James H. Hyslop . . 610

      Mr. W. T. Stead's "Letters from Julia : or, Light from the Borderland." By F. W. H. Myers . . 612

      Dr. Louis Waldstein's "The Subconscious Self and its Relation to Education and Health." By F. Podmore 614

      Mr. Andrew Lang's "The Book of Dreams and Ghosts." By J. G. Smith 6l6

Supplementary Catalogue of the Edmund Gurney Library . . 619

Officers and Council for 1898 621

List of Members and Associates ....... 622

List of Members and Associates of the American Branch . . 644

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CONTENTS.

PART XXXIV.

General Meetings .......... 1

    I. Part of the Presidential Address delivered to the British Association at Bristol, September, 1898. By Sir Wm. Crookes, F.R.S 2

    II. A Further Record of Observations of Certain Phenomena of Trance. Part II. A.—By Professor Wm. Romaine Newbold 6

    III. Discussion of the Trance-Phenomena of Mrs. Piper. I - By Frank Podmore 50

    IV. A Contribution to the Study of Hysteria and Hypnosis ; being Some Experiments on Two Cases of Hysteria, and a Physiologico-Anatomical Theory of the Nature of these Neuroses. By Morton Prince, M.D. . . 79

Supplement.

    I. The British Medical Association and Hypnotism.

      I. - Address by Dr. J. Milne Bramwell .... 98

      II. - Frederic W. H. Myers. The Psychology of Hypnotism 100

      III. - David Yellowlees, LL.D., M.D. The Uses and Dangers of Hypnotism ...... 109

      IV. - John F. Woods, M.D. Hypnotism in Organic Disease 109

      V.- CHAS. A. Mercier, M.B., F.R.C.S. Eng. Suggestion and Crime ........ 110

    II. Note on "Fisher's Ghost." By H. Arthur Smith . . .111
      Note on a Case in Phantasms of the Living .... 114

    III. Reviews :—

      Some Cases Recorded in the Annales des Sciences Psychiques. By J. G. Smith 115

      Mr. Andrew Lang's "The Making of Religion." By Frank Podmore 128

      Dr. Otto George Wetterstrand's ' Hypnotism and its Application to Practical Medicine." La Revue de Psychologie. Dr. Edgar Berillon's " L'Hypnotisme et l'Orthopedie Mentale." By Dr. Chas. Lloyd Tuckey . . .139

      Mr. E. W. Scripture's "The Now Psychology." By Professor James H. Hyslop ...... 144

      L'Annee Psychologique. By F. W. H. Myers . . . 146

      Mr. Henry Ridgely Evans's "Hours with the Ghosts." By Richard Hodgson, LL.D 147

General Meetings 151

I. On the Conditions of Certainty. By Professor Charles Richet 152

II. Coincidences. By Alice Johnson.

    Summary and Introduction ....... 158

    Chapter I. Classification of Coincidences .... 165

    Chapter II. General Discussion of Chance .... 178

    Chapter III. Examples 193

    Chapter IV. Examples,—continued ..... 261

    Appendix I. (written jointly with W. E. Johnson) On the Construction of Artificial Chance Series . 293

    Appendix II. Examination of a Premonitory Case . . 309

    Appendix III. Some Premonitory Dreams .... 317

    Appendix IV. A Guessing Competition. Was it a "lottery"? 322

Supplement.

I. The Forms of Apparitions in West Africa. By Mary H. Kingsley 331

II. A Few Notes on Occultism in West Africa. By J.Shepley Part,M.D. 343

III. Psychology and Psychical Research: a Reply to Professor Munsterberg. By F. C. S. Schiller 348

IV. Dr. Morton Prince's " Experimental Study of Visions." By F. W. H. Myers 366

V. Extract from J. E. de Mirville's "Des Esprits et de leurs Manifestations Fluidiques." With Introductory Note by Alfred R. Wallace, F.R.S 373

VI. Reviews:—

    Professor G. T. W. Patrick's "Some Peculiarities of the

    Secondary Personality." By F. W. H. Myers . . 382

    Dr. Boris Sidis' "Psychology of Suggestion." By Dr. E. W. Taylor 386

    Herr R. Muller's " Naturwissenschaftliche Seelenforschung." By Professor Harlow Gale ...... 389

    Dr. G. B. Ermacora's "La Telepatia." By Professor Harlow Gale ........ 392

    Miss X. (A. Goodrich-Freer)'s "Essays in Psychical Research." By Richard Hodgson, LL.D. 393

    Judge Dailey's " Mollie Fancher ; the Brooklyn Enigma." By Professor W. Romaine Newbold .... 398

Supplementary Catalogue of the Edmund Gurney Library . . 399

Officers and Council for 1899 ........ 401

List of Members and Associates. . 402

List of Members and Associates of the American Branch . . . 426

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CONTENTS.

PART XXXVI.

General Meetings .......... 1

I. The Fire Walk. By Andrew Lang 2

II. Discussion of the Trance Phenomena of Mrs. Piper. II.—By Mrs. Henry Sidgwick ........ 16

III. Discussion of the Trance Phenomena of Mrs. Piper. III.— Reflections on Mrs. Piper and Telepathy. By Andrew Lang 39

IV. On Some Philosophic Assumptions in the Investigation of the Problem of a Future Life. By F. C. S. Schiller . . 53

Supplement.

I. A Study in Spiritistic Hallucinations. By Professor Harlow Gale 65

II. A Case of Alleged Loss of Personal Identity .... 90

III. Note by Mr. F. C. S. Schiller on his Review of Professor Munsterberg's " Psychology and Mysticism " ... 96

IV. Reviews:—

    Miss A. Goodrich-Freer and the Marquis of Bute's "The Alleged Haunting of B-- House." By Frank Podmore 98

    James Braid's " Neurypnology," edited by A. E. Waite. By J. Milne Bramwell 101

    Dr. J. M. Creed's "My Experience of Hypnotic Suggestion as a Therapeutic Agent." By Chas. Lloyd Tuckey, M.D. 103

    Mr. H. H. Goddard's "The Effects of Mind on Body as evidenced by Faith Cures." By Professor Harlow Gale 105

    "L'Annee Psychologique." By F. W. H. Myers . . 105

PART XXXVII.

General Meetings 109

Presidential Address. By F. W. H. Myers 110

PART XXXVIII.

General Meetings .......... 129

I. On the So-called Divining Rod. By Professor W. F. Barrett, F.R.S.

Book II.

    Table of Contents 130

    Part I. Introductory 132

    Part II. Experiments by the Author .... 144

    Part III. Cases of Good Water Supply Found. . . 1G4

    Part IV. Experiments with several Dowsers Independently 187

    Part V. Experiments in Blindfolding the Dowser . . 200

    Part VI. Cases of Amateur Dowsers .... 214

    Part VII. Miscellaneous Cases 226

    Part VIII. Professional Dowsers and Their Failures . . 234

    Part IX. Continental, Colonial, and Californian Cases . 243

    Part X. Bleton, the Notable French Dowser. . . 257

    Part XI. Automatic Motion of the Rod .... 276

    Part XII. The Malaise of the Dowser and its Origin . . 299

    Part XIII. Origin of the Stimulus to Motion of the Rod . 303

    Appendices 315

Supplement.

I. Pseudo-possession. By F. W. H. Myers ..... 384

II. Reviews :—

    Mr. M. M. Petrovo-Solovovo's " The Scientific Investigation of Physical Phenomena with Mediums." By Walter Leaf, Litt. D 416

    M. Camille Flammarion's " L'Inconnu et les Problemes Psychiques." By Frank Podmore .... 422

    Dr. C. Lloyd Tuckey's "Treatment by Hypnotism and Suggestion." By G. F. Rogers, M.D. ... 433

    Mr. Percival Lowell's "Occult Japan ; or, the Way of the Gods." By the Hon. Everard Feilding . . . 434

    Dr. A Lehmann's " Aberglauben und Zauberei." By F. C. S. Schiller ......... 437

    Dr. Paul Gibier's "Psychism ; Analysis of Things Existing." By Frank Podmore . . . . . . . 441

    Miss Alice Feilding's "Faith-Healing and Christian Science." By G. F. Rogers, M.D 443

III. The Fourth International Congress of Psychology. By Dr. Frederik Van Eeden ....... 445

PART XXXIX.

In Memory of Henry Sidgwick.—(With Portrait.) By F. W. H. Myers 449

PART XL.

General Meetings ......... 465

The Development and Genealogy of the Misses Beauchamp : a Preliminary Report of a Case of Multiple Personality. By Dr Morton Prince 466

Supplementary Catalogue of the Edmund Gurney Library 484

Officers and Council for 1900 ..... 485

List of Members and Associates ..... 486

List of Members and Associates of the American Branch 510

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CONTENTS.

PART XLI.

A Further Record of Observations of Certain Trance Phenomena. By Professor James Hervey Hyslop, Ph.D.

    Table of Contents 1

    Chapter I. Introduction ....... 4

    Chapter If. General Account of the Facts .... 20

    Chapter III. The Telepathic Hypothesis 124

    Chapter IV. The Spiritistic Hypothesis 158

    Chapter V. Difficulties and Objections .... 24^

    Chapter VI. Conclusion 280

      Preliminary Note to Appendices ..... 2f)7

      Appendix I. Detailed Record of Sittings . . . 803

      Appendix II. Record of Sittings, continued . . . 3I,7

      Appendix III. Record of Sittings, concluded . . . 417

      Appendix IV. Experiments on the Identification of Personality ..... 537

      Appendix V. Experiments in Communication through a Tube 624

      Appendix VI. Experiments in Hypnosis . . . 635

      Appendix VII. Quotations bearing on the Mental Condition of the Communicator while Communicating 643

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CONTENTS.

PART XLII.

May, 1901.

In Memory of F. W. H. Myers,—(With Portrait.)

    I. By Oliver Lodge, D.Sc., F.R.S. - - 1

    II. By Professor William James.—Frederic Myers' Service to Psychology 13

    III. By Professor Charles Richet ------ 24

    IV. By Frank Podmore.—F. W. H. Myers and the Society for Psychical Research 29

    V. By Walter Leaf, Litt.D.—F. W. H. Myers as a Man of Letters 33

PART XLIII.

March, 1902.

Address by the President, Dr. Oliver Lodge, F.R.S. 37

PART XLIV.

June, 1902.

General Meetings 59

I. Introduction to the Reports of Sittings with Mrs. Thompson. By Sir Oliver Lodge, F.R.S. 61

II. On the Trance Phenomena of Mrs. Thompson. By the late F. W. H. Myers 67

III. Account of Sittings with Mrs. Thompson. By Dr. F. Van Eeden 75

IV. A Record of Two Sittings with Mrs Thompson. By J.O. Wilson and J. G. Piddington 116

V. Report on Six Sittings with Mrs. Thompson. By Richard Hodgson, LL.D. - - 138

VI. Note on a Possibly Automatic Incident observed in the case of Mrs. Thompson. By Alice Johnson - 162

VII. Notes on the Trance Phenomena of Mrs. Thompson. By Mrs. A. W. Verrall 164

Supplement.—Reviews :

    Professor Flournoy's " Nouvelles Observations sur un Cas de Somnambulisme avec Glossolalie." By F. C. S. Schiller - - 245

    Professor Jastrow's " Fact and Fable in Psychology." By F. N. Hales "----. 252

    Dr. A. Binet's" La Suggestibilite." By Dr. F. Van Eeden - - 263

    Dr. Osgood Mason's " Hypnotism and Suggestion in Therapeutics, Education and Reform." By the Hon. E. Feilding - - 265

    M. Sage's " Madame Piper et la Societe Anglo-Americaine pour les Recherches Psychiques." By Mrs. A. W. Verrall - 268

    Mr. Andrew Lang's " Magic and Religion." By E. N. Bennett - 269

    Mr. H. G. Hutchinson's " Dreams and their Meanings." By N. W. Thomas 272

    Herr P. N. Cossmann's "Elemente der empirischen Teleologie." By Dr. F. Van Eeden 273

    Mr. G. C. Hubbell's " Fact and Fancy in Spiritualism, Theosophy, and Psychical Research." By N. W. Thomas - - - 274

PART XLV.

February, 1903.

General Meetings, 277

I. Some Experiments in Hypnotism. By " Edward Greenwood " 279

II. Malay Spiritualism. By Walter Skeat .... 290

III. The Poltergeist, Historically Considered. By Andrew Lang - 305

    Remarks on Mr Lang's Paper. By Frank Podmore - - 327

    Further Remarks. By Andrew Lang 333

IV. Discussion of the Trance Phenomena of Mrs. Piper. By Hereward Carrington ... . 337

      Remarks on Mr. Carrington's Paper. By Professor J. H. Hyslop - 360

      On Professor Hyslop's Report on his Sittings with Mrs. Piper. By Frank Podmore 374

    Mr. F. Podmore's " Modern Spiritualism : a History and a Criticism." By Alice Johnson 389

    Professor W. James' "The Varieties of Religious Experience." By F. C. S. Schiller 403

    M. Maurice Maeterlinck's "Le Temple Enseveli." By J. G. Piddington ... 411

    M. Ch. de Coynart's " Une Sorciere au XVIII Siecle." By J. G. Piddington 416

    "Deuxieme Congres International de l'Hypnotisme. Comptes Rendus." By Dr. C. Lloyd Tuckey 422

    Mr. R. J. Ebbard's " Will-Power." By Dr. C. Lloyd Tuckey - 423

    M. C. G. Leland's " Have You a Strong Will ?" By Dr. C. Lloyd Tuckey - ... 424

    Dr. A. Moll's "Christian Science, Medicine, and Occultism." By Dr. C. Lloyd Tuckey 434

    Dr. C. G. Jung's " Zur Psychologie und Pathologic sogenannter occulter Phanomene." By N. W. Thomas .... 425

    Mr. G. Spiller's"The Mind of Man." By N. W. Thomas - - 426

Edmund Gurney Library : Supplementary Catalogue - 428

Officers and Council for 1902, 429

List of Members and Associates 430

List of Members and Associates of the American Branch - - - 455

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CONTENTS.

PART XLVI.

June, 1903.

Presidential Address. By Sir Oliver Lodge, F.R.S. ... 1

Supplement.—Reviews:

    Mr. F. W. H. Myers's " Human Personality and its Survival of Bodily Death":

      I. By Professor William James 22

      II. By Sir Oliver Lodge, F.R.S. 34

      III. By Professor Th. Flournoy 42

      IV. By Walter Leaf, Litt.D. -, - 53

"The Nineteenth Century" and Mr. Frederic Myers. By Andrew Lang 62

Reply to Mr Podmore's Criticism. By Professor James H. Hyslop - 78

PART XLVII.

January, 1904.

General Meetings ... 103

I. On the Types of Phenomena displayed in Mrs. Thompson's Trance. By J. G. Piddington 104

II. On Certain Unusual Psychological Phenomena. By John Honeyman, R.S.A. 308

PART XLVIII.

March, 1904.

Address by the President, Professor W.F. Barrett, F.R.S. 323

PART XLIX.

October, 1904.

General Meetings - 351

I. A Case of Multiple Personality (with Illustrations). By Albert Wilson, M.D.

    Introduction 352

    History of the Case 355

    Theory of Cerebral Changes connected with Changes of Personality 380

    Appendix I. :

      Writings of the different Personalities - ... 387

      Comments on the Writings and Drawings of the Secondary Personalities. By Alice Johnson - - 393

      Diary of Appearances of different Personalities - - 398

      Diary of Appearances of the Normal State ... 400

      Description of Illustrations 402

    Appendix II. :

      Letter from Mr. Piddington to Dr. Wilson - - - 405

      Comments by Dr. C. Lloyd Tuckey '- - - - 412

      Comments by Dr. Robert Jones - - - - 413

II. The Answers to the American Branch's Questionnaire regarding Human Sentiment as to a Future Life. By F. C. S. Schiller 416

III. The Poltergeist at Cideville. By Andrew Lang - - - 454

Supplement.

I. The History of a Haunted House. By Dr. J. Grasset. Translated and Abridged by Vera Larminie - - - 464

II. Reviews:

    Dr. J. Milne Bramwell's " Hypnotism: its History, Practice, and Theory." _ By Walter Leaf, Litt.D. - 481

    Dr. J. Maxwell's " Les Phenomenes Psychiques: Recherches, Observations, Methodes." By The Hon. E. Feilding 490

    Editorial Note - - - - 501

    Mr. F. C. S. Schiller's "Humanism: Philosophical Essays." By F. N. Hales ... - 501

Officers and Council for 1904 505

List of Members and Associates 506

List of Members and Associates of the American Branch 533

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CONTENTS

PART L.

April, 1905.

General Meeting, 1

I. La Metapsychique. Par Professeur Charles Richet, - - 2

II. Report on Various Spiritualistic Phenomena. By Lieut.- Colonel G. L. Le M. Taylor, 50

III. The Light thrown on Psychological Processes by the Action of Drugs. By Ernest Dunbar, 62

PART LI.

December, 1905.

General Meeting, - - 79

II Psychological Aspects of the Welsh Revival, 1904-5. By the Rev. A. T. Fryer, 80

II. Xenoglossie : l'Ecriture Automatique en Langues Etrangeres. Par Professeur Charles Richet, 162

III. Discussion of Professor Richet's Case of Automatic Writing in a Language unknown to the Writer :

    I. By Sir Oliver Lodge, 195

    II. By Mrs. A. W. Verrall, 205

    III. By the Hon. Everard Feilding and Alice Johnson, 245

    IV. Reponse aux Observations de M. Feilding et Mdlle. Johnson. Par Professeur Charles Richet, - 262

Supplement.

I. Dr. Henry Head's "Goulstonian Lectures for 1901." By J. G. Piddington, 267

II. Reviews:

    Mr. F. W. H. Myers's "Fragments of Prose and Poetry." By Walter Leaf, Litt.D., 342

    Drs. Boris Sidis and S. P. Goodhart's "Multiple Personality." By W. M'Dougall, ... 345

PART LII.

February, 1907.

General Meetings, 355

I. Richard Hodgson : In Memoriam (with Portrait):

    I. By Mrs. Henry Sidgwick, 356

    II. By J. G. Piddington, ... - - 362

    III. By M. A. De Wolfe Howe, 368

II. Presidential Address. By The Right Hon. Gerald W. Balfour, 373

Supplement.

I. Mr. Petrovo-Solovovo on Spiritism. By Walter Leaf, Litt.D., 397

II. The Case of Sally Beauchamp. By W. M'Dougall, M.Sc., M.B., 410

III. Reviews:

    "Henry Sidgwick : a Memoir. By A. S. and E. M. S." By Frank Podmore, 432

    Professor J. H. Hyslop's " Borderland of Psychical Research," " Enigmas of Psychical Research," and " Science and a Future Life." By Hereward Carrington, - - - 451

    Professor Jastrow's "The Subconscious." By Frank Podmore, 455

APPENDIX TO PART LII.

March, 1907.

Officers and Council for 1907, 461

List of Members and Associates, - 462

Index to Vol. XIX., 500

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CONTENTS

PART LIII.

October, 1906.

On A Series Of Automatic Writings. By Mrs. A. W. Verrall - 1

Table Of Contents.

Part I. General Description Of The Script.

    Chapter I. Introductory 6

    Chapter II. Form and Style of the Script 18

    Chapter III. Other General Characteristics .... 47

    Chapter IV. Varieties of Dramatic Form Assumed 67

    Chapter V. Comments in the Script on the Phenomena 84

    Chapter VI. Unverifiable Statements and Allusions - - - 105

Part II. Verifiable Matter Contained is The Script.

    Chapter VII. Reminiscences and Connexion with Dreams, etc. - 133

    Chapter VIII. Experiments in Conveying Information Telepathically to the Script 156

    Chapter IX. Spontaneous References to Living Acquaintances - 177

    Chapter X. References to other " Sensitives"; Cross-correspondences 205

    Chapter XI. Cross-correspondences, Continued - ... 219

    Chapter XII. Miscellaneous References to Past Events - - 276

    Chapter XIII. Miscellaneous References to Future Events - - 319

Illustrative Appendix 340

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CONTENTS

PART LVII.

October, 1908.

I. Presidential Address. By Mrs. Henry Sidgwick, - - - 1

II. A Series of Concordant Automatisms. By J. G. Piddington.

    Introduction, 19

    List of Sittings with Mrs. Piper, 27

    Explanation of Abbreviations and Terms, 29

    Cases of Cross-Correspondence.

      I. St. Paul, ... - - - 31

      II. Francis and Ignatius, 36

      III. Triangle within a Circle, - ... 36

      IV. Steeple, 38

      V. Library, my own Name and Mrs. Sidgwick's, - - 46

      VI. Hope, Star and Browning, 59

      VII. Arrow, 77

      VIII. Giant and Dwarf, - - 87

      IX. Laurel Wreath, - - 94

      X. Celestial Halcyon Days, ------- 103

      XI. Crossing the Bar. The [Greek text omitted] Incident, - 107

      XII. Violets, - ' - 172

      XIII. Cup, - - - 179

      XIV. Diana, 193

      XV. Heaven lies about us in our Infancy, and Faith, Hope and Charity, - - 209

      XVI. Euripides, - - - - 210

      XVII. Spirit and Angel, 220

      XVIII. O'er Mountains, Seas and Lakes and Rivers, - 230

      XIX. Light in West, 241

      XX. Azure and Horizon, - 281

      XXI. Thanatos, - 295

      XXII. Laus Deo, - 304

      XXIII. Music, - 307

      The Latin Message, 312

III. An Incident in Mrs. Piper's Trance : being an attempt to elicit from Myers, evidence of acquaintance with a circumstance in the life of Frederic Myers. By Mrs. Henry Sidgwick, - - - 417

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CONTENTS.

PART LX.

March, 1910.

General Meeting, .......... 1

Supplementary Notes on the First Report on Mrs. Holland's Script. By Alice Johnson, 2

Supplementary Notes on "A Series of Concordant Automatisms." By J. G. Piddington, 11

Further Experiments with Mrs. Piper in 1908 :

    Introduction. By Mrs. Henry Sidgwick, Mrs. A. W.

    Verrall, and J. G. Piddington, 31

    I. Classical and Literary Allusions in Mrs. Piper's Trance. By Mrs. A. W. Verrall, 39

    II. Three Incidents from the Sittings : Lethe ; The Sibyl; The Horace Ode Question. By J. G. Piddington, - 86

    III. Cross-Correspondences between Mrs. Piper and Other Automatists. By Mrs. Henry Sidgwick, - - 170

Second Report on Mrs. Holland's Script. By Alice Johnson, - - 201

A New Group of Experimenters. By Mrs. A. W. Verrall, - - 264

Sequel to the " Sesame and Lilies" Incident. By Alice Johnson, - 319

Postscript to the Lethe Incident. By J. G. Piddington, - - - 327

PART LXI.

August, 1910.

General Meeting, 329

Presidential Address. By H. Arthur Smith, 330

Report on the Junot Sittings with Mrs. Piper. By Helen De G. Verrall.

    Introduction, - - 351

    Detailed Record of Sittings, 355

Supplement.

    I. Some Recent Developments in Psychotherapy. By T. W. Mitchell, M.D., 665

    II. Review:

      Mr. Frank Podmore's " Mesmerism and Christian Science." By T. W. Mitchell, M.D., 687

APPENDIX TO PART LXI.

November, 1910.

Officers and Council for 1910, 699

List of Members and Associates, 700

Index to Vol. XXIV., 741

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CONTENTS

PART LXII.

March, 1911.

I. Commemorative Address: William James and Frank Podmore. By H. Arthur Smith, 1

II. Frank Podmore and Psychical Research. By Mrs. Henry Sidgwick, - 5

III. In Memory of William James. By W. M'Dougall, - - 11

IV. William James as Philosopher. By Professor J. H. Muirhead, 30

V. Professor Pigou on Cross-Correspondences. By the Right Hon. Gerald W. Balfour, - 38

VI. Report on a Further Series of Sittings with Eusapia Palladino at Naples :

    I. General Report. By the Hon. Everard Feilding and W. Marriott, 57

    II. Statement by Count Perovsky-Petrovo-Solovovo, 59

    III. Detailed Account of the Table-lifting Incident, - 63

    IV. Comments on the Above. By Alice Johnson, - 67

    V. Note on the Report. By W. W. Baggally, - - 69

Supplement :

Reviews :

    Mr. F. Podmore's " The Newer Spiritualism." By the Rev. M. A. Bayfield, - ... ... 70

    Open Letter to Dr. Stanley Hall. From Andrew Lang, - 90

    Dr. Tanner's "Studies in Spiritism." By Mrs. Henry Sidgwick, 102

"The One-Horse Dawn": Additional Note on an Experiment described in Proc. Vol. XX. By Mrs. A. W. Verrall, - 109

PART LXIII.

June, 1911.

I. Evidence of Classical Scholarship and of Cross-Correspondence in some New Automatic Writings. By Sir Oliver Lodge :

    Introduction, 113

    Part I. Concerning the Script of February 4, 1910, , - 120

    Part II. Concerning the Script of February 10, 1910, - - 147

II. Notes 011 Mrs. Willett's Scripts of February, 1910. By Mrs. A. W. Verrall, 176

    I. History of the Period from March, 1908, to March, 1910, 177

    II. Sources and Correspondences of Phrases in Mrs. Willett's Script, 190

III. Third Report on Mrs. Holland's Script. By Alice Johnson : Introduction, 218

    Cross-Correspondences, -------- 229

    The Principle of Selection in the Production of Scripts, - 282

    Appendices, 293

IV. Note on the Cross-Correspondence "Cup." By Mrs. A. W. Verrall, 304

V. Miss Verrall's Script of March 16, 1908: a Correction and an Addition. By Mrs. A. W. Verrall, - 320

VI. The Hypnoidal State of Sidis. By T. W. Mitchell, M.D., - 338

Supplement :

Reviews:

    "An Adventure," - 353

    Professor Robinson Ellis's " The Tenth Declamation of (Pseudo-) Quintilian." By F. C. S. Schiller, D.Sc., - - 361

PART LXIV.

August, 1911.

General Meetings, 363

I. Presidential Address. By Andrew Lang, - 364

II. Poltergeists,Old and New. By Professor W. F. Barrett, F.R.S., 377

III. Les Phenomenes Physiques de Spiritisme: Quelques Difficultes. Par le Comte Perovsky-Petrovo-Solovovo, - - - - 413

IV. On the a priori Argument against Physical Phenomena. By Sir Oliver Lodge, 447

V. A Case of Emergence of a Latent Memory under Hypnosis. By G. Lowes Dickinson, 455

Supplement :

Review :

    Professor Flournoy's " Esprits et Mediums." By the Rev. M. A. Bayfield, 468

APPENDIX TO PART LXIV.

December, 1911.

Officers and Council for 1911, - - 477

List of Members and Associates, - 478

Index to Vol. XXV., 520

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CONTENTS

PART LXV.

September, 1912.

General Meetings, 1

I. Presidential Address. By the Right Rev. Bishop W. Boyd Carpenter, D.D., 2

II A Month's Record of Automatisms. By Mrs. A. W. Verrall, 24

III. Correspondences Croisees. By Joseph Maxwell, M.D., . . 57

    Editorial Note, ' 145

IV. The Latin Message Experiment. By Mrs. Anna Hude, . . 147

    Note on Mrs. Hude's Paper. By J. G. Piddington, . . . 171

V. A Hitherto Unsuspected Answer to the Horace Ode Question. By J. G. Piddington, 174

    Some Observations on Mr. Piddington's Paper. By the Right Hon. G. W. Balfour, 221

    A Reply to Mr. Balfour's Observations. By J. G. Piddington, 231

VI. Two Tennysonian Quotations in Mrs. Verrall's Scripts. By J. G. Piddington 245

Supplement: Review:

    N. Vaschide's "Les Hallucinations Telepathiques." By Mrs. Henry Sidgwick, 251

PART LXVI.

November, 1912.

I. Some Types of Multiple Personality. By T. W. Mitchell, M.D., 257

II. A Study in Hysteria and Multiple Personality, with Report of a Case. By T. W. Mitchell, M.D., 286

III. A Note on the Unconscious in Psycho-Analysis. By Professor Sigm. Freud, M.D., LL.D. (Vienna), 312

IV. The Theory of the Subconscious. By Boris Sidis, M.A., Ph.D., M.D., 319

Supplement: Reviews:

    Mr. M'Dougall's " Body and Mind, a History and a Defence of Animism." By the Right Hon. Gerald W. Balfour, . 344

    Prof. Dr. E. Bleuler's " Die Psychanalyse Freuds." By V. J. Woolley, M.D., 367

    Dr. Edwin Ash's " Faith and Suggestion." By C. Lloyd Tuckey, M.D., 370

    The Liverpool Psycho-Therapeutic Clinic. By A. Betts Taplin, L.R.C.P., 373

PART LXVII.

July, 1913.

I. A Reply to Dr. Joseph Maxwell's Paper on "Cross-Correspondences and the Experimental Method." By Mrs. Henry Sidgwick, 375

    Appendix I. By Mrs. A. W. Verrall, .... 401

    " II. By Alice Johnson, 409

    " III. By J. G. Piddington, 415

II. Andrew Lang and Psychical Research. By the Rev. M. A. Bayfield, 419

III. A Study of Dreams. By Dr. Frederik Van Eeden, . . 431

IV. Presidential Address. By Professor Henri Bergson, . . 462

Officers and Council for 1913, 481

List of Members and Associates, 482

Index to Vol. XXVI., 522

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CONTENTS

PART LXVIII.

January, 1914.

I. A Reconstruction of some " Concordant Automatisms." By Alice Johnson.

    Synopsis, 1

    Introduction, 4

    Chapter I. Cross-correspondence : " Ave Roma Immortalis," 11

    „ II. The Theory of Cross-correspondences and the Latin Message, ...... 24

    „ III. Cross-correspondence: " Hope, Star and Browning," ....... 28

    „ IV. Cross-correspondence : " Alexander's Tomb," 50

    „ V. The [Greek text omitted] Incident, . . 77

    „ VI. Cross-correspondence : " The Clavigers," . 127

    " VII. Some General Conclusions, .... 143

    List of Illustrations, . . . . . . . .156

II. Presidential Address. By Professor Henri Bergson. Translated by H. Widon Carr, D.Litt 157

Supplement : Review :

    Mr. Hereward Carrington's " Personal Experiences in Spiritualism." By Count Perovsky-Petrovo-Solovovo, 176

    Thought-Transference—Experimental. By John E. Coover, Ph.D 186

PART LXIX.

July, 1914.

I. Philosophy, Science, and Psychical Research : A Presidential Address. By F. C. S. Schiller, D.Sc., . . .191

II. Some Recent Scripts affording Evidence of Personal Survival. By the Right Hon. Gerald W. Balfour, . 221

III. Note on the Same Scripts. By the Rev. M. A. Bayfield, 244

IV. A Further Study of the Mac Scripts. By Helen De G. Verrall 250

V. Experiments in Thought-Transference. By Clarissa Miles and Hermione Ramsden 279

VI. To Clear the Air. By the Rev. M. A. Bayfield, . . 318

VII. The History of Marthe Beraud. By Helen De G. Verrall, 333

SPECIAL MEDICAL SUPPLEMENT.

VIII. Recent Experience in Hypnotic Practice. By Sidney Wilkinson, M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P 370

IX. Some Auto-Suggested Visions as illustrating Dream- Formation. By V. J. Woolley, M.D., . . . 390

X. Pseudo-Physical Phenomena in the Case of Mr. Grunbaum. By Alice Johnson, 400

Review : Professor S. Freud's " Psychopathology of Everyday Life " (Translated by Dr. A. A. Brill). By Constance E. Long, M.D., 411

PART LXX.

May, 1915.

I. Some Recent Experiments in Thought-Transference. By Helen De G. Verrall, 415

II. A Discussion of the Willett Scripts.

    I. By Hereward Carrington, 458

    II. By Ivor Lloyd Tuckett, M.D., .... 466

    III. By the Rev. M. A. Bayfield, 474

Review : Dr. Morton Prince's " The Unconscious, The Fundamentals of Human Personality, Normal and Abnormal." By F. C. S. Schiller, D.Sc 492

Officers and Council for 1915 507

List of Members and Associates 508

Index to Vol. XXVII 548

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CONTENTS

PART LXXI.

December, 1915.

A Contribution to the Study of the Psychology of Mrs. Piper's Trance Phenomena. By Mrs. Henry Sidgwick.

Preface, ..-.--..-... i

List of Papers concerning Mrs. Piper previously published in the Proceedings, ii

Synopsis of Contents, - - ... - - - - v

Explanations concerning Treatment of the Records, - - xvii

Dates of some Events bearing on the History of Mrs. Piper's Trance, xix

Chapter I. Introductory, -.-..--- 1

" II. Theories of Controls as to their Relation to the Body and Spirit of the Medium, 29

„ III. Individual Controls, - - - - - - 75

" IV. Indications (1) of Artificiality in the Language of the Controls, and (2) of Common Memories and Associations of Ideas in different Controls, - 130

„ V. Communicators, 159 „ VI. The Waking-Stage, and the Corresponding Stage in going into Trance, 205

„ VII. Relation to each other of Mrs. Piper's different States of Consciousness, ..... 258

„ VIII. Effect of Sitters and of so-called " Influences" on the Trance Phenomena, .... 294

" IX. Conclusion, 315

Appendix to Chapter I.: Some Prophecies, .... 332

„ „ „ II. : Theories of Controls as to their relation to the Body and Spirit of the Medium, .... 335

Appendix to Chapter III. : Specimens of Individual Controls, - 437

" „ „ IV.: Some Passages about Speaking by Thought, - - 518

„ „ „ V. : Communicators, .... 520

„ VI. : The Waking-Stage and the Corresponding Stage in going into Trance, 549

" " „ VII. : Relation to each other of Mrs. Piper's different States of Consciousness, - 614

„ „ VIII. : Effect of Sitters and of so-called " Influences " on the Trance Phenomena, - - 619

Chronological List of Page References to Sittings, - - 646

Index to Vol. XXVIII., 653

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CONTENTS.

PART LXXII.

November, 1916.

I. Cross-Correspondences of a Gallic Type. By J. G. Piddington, 1

II. Presidential Address. By Professor Gilbert Murray, LL.D., Litt.D., ....... 46

III. Report on a Series of Experiments in "Guessing." By Mrs. A. W. Verrall, ...... 64

IV. Recent Evidence about Prevision and Survival. By Sir Oliver Lodge, F.R.S., ....... III

V. Obituary Notice: Mrs. A. W. Verrall, . . . .170

Supplement : Reviews :

    Mr. Henry Holt's "On the Cosmic Relations." By Professor W. R. Newbold, . . . . .177

    Professor Boris Sidis's "The Foundations of Normal and Abnormal Psychology." By F. C. S. Schiller, D.Sc., . 186

    Professor Juno's "Collected Papers on Analytical Psychology" (translated by Dr. Constance Long). By T. W. Mitchell, M.D., . . . . . .191

PART LXXIII.

March, 1917.

The Ear Of Dionysius : Further Scripts affording Evidence of Personal Survival. By The Right Hon. G. W. Balfour, . 197

PART LXXIV.

December, 1917.

I. On the Development of Different Types of Evidence for Survival in the Work of the Society. By Mrs. Henry Sidgwick, . . . . . . 245

II The Ear of Dionysius : A Discussion of the Evidence. By Miss F. Melian Stawell, ..... 260

III The Ear of Dionysius : A reply. By The Right Hon. G. W. Balfour, ....... 270

IV. Presidential Address : The Theory of Survival in the Light of its Context. By L. P. Jacks, LL.D., . . . 287

V. Some Experiments with a New Automatist. By Mrs. W. H. Salter, ....... 306

VI. Some Recent Oases of Premonition and Telepathy. By the Rev. M. A. Bayfield, ..... 350

Supplement.

VII. In Memoriam—Mrs. A. W. Verrall, .... 376

VIII. Reviews:

    Proceedings of the American Society for Psychical Research, "The Doris Fischer Case of Multiple Personality." By F. C. S. Schiller, D.Sc., . . . . .386

    Sir Oliver Lodge's " Raymond." By Mrs. Henry Sidgwick, 404

APPENDIX TO PART LXXIV.

March, 1918.

Officers and Council for 1918, ...... 410

List of Members and Associates, . . . . . .411

Index to Vol. XXIX., .451

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CONTENTS.

PART LXXIX.

May, 1920.

I. In Memory of Lord Rayleigh, O.M., F.R.S. By Sir Oliver Lodge, F.R.S. 1

II. In Memory of Sir William Crookes, O.M., F.R.S. By Sir William Barrett, F.R.S. 12

III. The Doris Fischer Case of Multiple Personality. By T. W. Mitchell, M.D. 30

IV. The Psychological Foundations of Belief in Spirits. By C. G. Jung, M.D., LL.D. 75

Supplement.

    Review :—Dr. Ernest Jones's " Papers on Psycho-Analysis." By T. W. Mitchell, M.D. 94

    Note on " A Record of Observations of Certain Phenomena of Trance" (Proc. S.P.R., Vol. VI.). By Sir Oliver Lodge, F.R.S. 103

PART LXXX.

November, 1920.

I. Presidential Address. By William McDougall, F.R.S., M.Sc., M.B. 105

II. Report on a series of Cases of Apparent Thought-Transference without Conscious Agency. By Hubert Wales - 124

Supplement—Reviews :

    Dr. Troland's " A Technique for the Experimental Study of Telepathy and other Alleged Clairvoyant Processes." By F. C. S. Schiller, D.Sc. 218

    Professor Sigmund Freud's " Totem and Taboo. Resemblances between the Psychic Lives of Savages and Neurotics." By J. C. Flugel 224

    Lieut. E. H. Jones's " The Road to Endor." By W. H. Salter 229

PART LXXXI.

April, 1921.

An Examination of Book-tests Obtained in Sittings with Mrs. Leonard. By Mrs. Henry Sidgwick.

§ 1. Introductory 242

§ 2. A Case where the Communicator's Memory seems the Probable Source of Information .... - 253

§ 3. Mrs. Beadon's Book-Tests ... - 260

§ 4. Instances of Statements about Words or Sentences in a Book which turn out to be Verbally Accurate - - - 270

§ 5. Some Miscellaneous Cases - - - 289

§ 6. Special Experiments .... - 300

§ 7. Question of Cross-Correspondences - - - - 313

§ 8. Seemingly Genuine Mistakes, and others - - - 338

§ 9. Discussion of Statements which may throw Light on the Mode of Perception of a Page in a Closed Book - - 349

§ 10. Conclusion ... - 375

Appendix A : Note on Chance in Book-Tests - - - 379

" B : Cases of Accurate Description of Objects in connection with Book-Tests .... 386

" C : Supplementary to § 8 - 393 „ D : Supplementary to § 9 - - 398

APPENDIX TO PART LXXXI.

Officers and Council for 1921 - - 417

List of Members and Associates - - - - - - 419

Index to Vol. XXXI. 465

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CONTENTS.

PART LXXXII.

July, 1921.

I. A Further Report on Sittings with Mrs. Leonard. By Mrs. W. H. Salter 1

Supplement : Reviews :

I. Dr. A. v. Schrenck-Notzing's " Physikalische Phaenomene des Mediumismus." By F. C. S. Schiller, D.Sc. - 144

II. Dr. Max Dessoir's " Vom Jenseits der Seele." By F. C. S. Schiller, D.Sc. .------- 146

III. Dr. W. J. Crawford's " The Psychic Structures at the Goligher Circle." By E. J. Dingwall - - - 147

PART LXXX1II.

July, 1921.

I. Problems of Hypnotism : An Experimental Investigation. By Dr. Sydney Alrutz 151

II. The Phenomena of Stigmatization. By the Rev. Herbert Thurston, S.J. 179

PART LXXXIV.

January, 1922.

I. Report on a Series of Sittings with Eva C. - - - - 209

II. The Modus Operandi in so-called Mediumistic Trance. By (Una) Lady Troubridge 344

Supplement : Review :

Dr. William Brown's " Psychology and Psychotherapy" ; Dr. Constance E. Long's " Collected Papers on the Psycho- logy of Phantasy " ; Mr. A. G. Tansley's " The New Psychology and its Relation to Life." By T. W. Mitchell, M.D. 379

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