Answered By: Gloria Korsman
Last Updated: Aug 05, 2015     Views: 70

The Andover-Harvard Theological Library does have one of the largest collections of 19th c. Theosophical literature.  The books, which are cataloged in HOLLIS, came mostly from members o the former Theosophical Society in America.  We also have letters of an important Theosophical leader -- Helena Petrovna Blavatsky.  The Blavatsky collection includes correspondence between Madame Blavatsky and William Quan Judge, who was general secretary of the American Section of the Theosophical Society. Background information about these letters appeared in the October-January,1992-1993, double issue of Theosophical History, and the letters themselves were transcribed and published in volumes 5-6, 1994-1996, of this publication.

For more information about Theosophy sources, see Theosophy in the Nineteenth Century: An Annotated Bibliography (1994).

 

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