Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
The University of Manitoba campuses are located on original lands of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene peoples, and on the homeland of the M├ętis Nation. More

Psychical Research and Spiritualism Rare Book Collection: Home


This selection represents just a few of the books that can be found in the Rare Book Room of Archives & Special Collections. To help with further searches please note the suggested subject headings under each listing.

Author: Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir, 1859-1930. 
Title: Debate on spiritualism : Conan Doyle and Joseph McCabe. -- 
Published: Girard, Kansas : Haldeman-Julius Co., [1922].
Description: [i], 63 p. ; 13 cm. -- 
Series: Ten cent pocket series ; no. 122

Author: Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir, 1859-1930 
Title: The history of spiritualism / by Arthur Conan Doyle.
Published: New York : Arno Press, 1975, c1926.
Subjects: Spiritualism--History.

Author: Barker, Elsa, 1869-1954. 
Title: Letters from a living dead man / written down by Elsa Barker ; with an introduction. 
Published: London : William Rider and Son, 1918.
Subjects: Spiritualism

Author: Stead, W. T. (William Thomas), 1849-1912. 
Title: Communication with the next world: The right and the wrong methods / a text-book given by William T. Stead from "beyond the veil" through Madame Hyver (first published in The Weekly dispatch) ; edited by Estelle W. Stead. 
Published: London : Stead's publishing house, 1921 
Subjects: Spiritualism

Author: Lombroso, Cesare, 1835-1909. 
Title: After death--what? : spiritistic phenomena and their interpretation / by Cesare Lombroso ; rendered into English by William Sloane Kennedy.
Published: Boston : Small, Maynard & company, [c1909] 
Subjects: Spiritualism

Author: Bird, J. Malcolm (James Malcolm), b. 1886. 
Title: "Margery" the medium / by J. Malcolm Bird.
Published: Boston : Small, Maynard & company, [c1925] 
Subjects: Crandon, Mina Stinson Spiritualism