| Psychic Research (8) Psychic Stories (30) |
Learn the basics about the field of psychic research. Learn thought transference through drawing or learn about using photography to capture images of ghosts or other phenomena.
| Spiritualism Introductory|
A short title to a book has its advantages. It has also its
disadvantages. It is almost inevitable that it should, on the one hand,
| The Appearance Of Light Without Any Apparent Physical Cause|
The appearance of Lights at Spiritualistic circles, apparently not due
to any physical cause, is very widely asserted. The character...
| Physical Phenomena Alleged To Have Occurred In The Presence Of Daniel Dunglas Home|
Scientific evidence of the reality of the Physical Phenomena alleged to
have occurred in the presence of D. D. Home is scarcely to b...
| Physical Phenomena Alleged To Have Occurred In The Presence Of William Stainton Moses|
It is mainly due to the labours of Mr. F. W. H. Myers, after Mr.
Stainton Moses' death, that the Physical Phenomena alleged to have
| The Divining Rod|
The reality or otherwise of the pretensions of the "Divining Rod" come
legitimately within the scope of the present inquiry. The phy...
| Thought-transference Drawings|
There is one, and perhaps only one phase of the great subject of
Thought-Transference or Telepathy the manifestations of which can
By "materialisation," in this chapter, is not meant the production of
more or less complete portions of the human body--generally ha...
| Spirit Photography|
For over thirty years photographs have been taken in London, on which,
when they were developed, figures appeared for the presence o...
| When The World Was Young|
BY JACK LONDON
He was a very quiet, self-possessed sort of man, sitting a moment on top
of the wall to sound the damp dark...
| The Return|
BY ALGERNON BLACKWOOD
It was curious--that sense of dull uneasiness that came over him so
suddenly, so stealthily at first he s...
| The Second Generation|
BY ALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Sometimes, in a moment of sharp experience, comes that vivid flash of
insight that makes a platitude sudden...
| Joseph: A Story|
BY KATHERINE RICKFORD
They were sitting round the fire after dinner--not an ordinary fire--one
of those fires that has a little r...
| The Clavecin Bruges|
BY GEORGE WHARTON EDWARDS
A silent, grass-grown market-place, upon the uneven stones of which the
sabots of a passing peasant cla...
BY EDGAR ALLAN POE
"And the will therein lieth, which dieth not. Who knoweth the
mysteries of the will, with its vigor? F...
| The Sylph And The Father|
By ELSA BARKER
[Footnote 5: By permission of the author of War Letters of the Living
Dead Man and Mitchell Kennerley.]
| A Ghost|
BY LAFCADIO HEARN
Perhaps the man who never wanders away from the place of his birth may
pass all his life without knowing g...
| The Eyes Of The Panther|
BY AMBROSE BIERCE
ONE DOES NOT ALWAYS MARRY WHEN INSANE
A man and a woman--nature had done the grouping--sat on a rustic s...
| Photographing Invisible Beings|
BY WM. T. STEAD
"Millions of Spiritual creatures walk the earth
Unseen, both when we wake and when we sleep."
| The Sin-eater|
By Fiona Macleod
Taste this bread, this substance: tell me
Is it bread or flesh?
The Senses approach
| Ghosts In Solid Form|
BY GAMBIER BOLTON
Ex-Pres. The Psychological Society, London, F.R.G.S., F.Z.S., etc.
"A single grain of solid ...
| Working Hypothesis|
That under certain known and reasonable conditions of temperature,
light, etc., entities, existing in a sphere outside our own, have b...
| Precautions Against Fraud|
We are now ready to see what happens at a typical experimental meeting
for these materializations, at hundreds of which I have assiste...
| The Vapor Stage|
In a few moments our clairvoyants both report that the force or power is
issuing from the side of the sensitive, if a man (or from the...
| The Solid But Shapeless Stage|
We are told that the entity wishing to show himself to us passes into
this shapeless mass of dough-like substance, which at once incre...
| Phychic Tests|
The tests given to me and to my fellow-investigators through the six
sensitives who so ably assisted us during our seven years of
| The Phantom Armies Seen In France|
BY HEREWARD CARRINGTON
[Footnote 17: By permission of the author.]
History abounds in cases showing the apparent intrusion of s...
| The Portal Of The Unknown|
BY ANDREW JACKSON DAVIS, "THE SEER"
When the hour of her death arrived, I was fortunately in a proper state
of mind and body to p...
| The Supernormal: Experiences|
BY ST. JOHN B. SEYMOUR
When Mrs. Seymour was a little girl she resided in Dublin; amongst the
members of the family was her pater...
| Nature-spirits Or Elementals|
"Life is one all-pervading principle, and even the thing that
seems to die and putrefy but engenders new life a...
| A Witch's Den|
BY MME. HELENA BLAVATSKY
Our kind host Sham Rao was very gay during the remaining hours of our
visit. He did his best to entertai...
| Remarkable Psychic Experiences Of Famous Persons|
BY WALTER F. PRINCE, PH.D.,
Official Investigator American Society for Psychical Research
It does not necessarily give an occul...
| A Premonition Of Sir H M Stanley|
This incident is related by the famous explorer, Sir Henry M. Stanley,
in his autobiography edited by Dorothy Stanley (Houghton Miffli...
| Coincident Experiences Of General Fremont And Relatives|
These are related on pages 69-72 of Recollections of Elizabeth Benton
Fremont, Daughter of the Pathfinder General John C. Fremont and ...
| Incidents Related By Dean Hole|
The Very Rev. Samuel Reynolds Hole, Dean of Rochester, England, was not
only an effective preacher and popular lecturer, but likewise ...
| Incidents Reported By Serjeant Ballantine|
Serjeant William Ballantine (1812-1887) was one of the foremost lawyers
in England, noted for his skill in cross-examination. He was c...
| Ben Jonson's Premonition By Apparition|
This eminent dramatist, contemporary of Shakespeare (1573?-1637),
visited the Scottish poet, William Drummond, who took notes of his
| Rubinstein's Death Compact|
A pupil of Anton Rubinstein, the great pianist and composer (1829-1894),
tells this story. It may be found in Harper's Magazine for De...
| Previsionary Dream By Charles Dickens|
This incident in the experience of Charles Dickens (1812-1870) is to be
found in the standard biography by Forster, III, pp. 484-5 (Lo...