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Harris-Oliphant papers, 1867-1940

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Call No.: MS#0559
Bib ID 4078869 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Harris, Thomas Lake, 1823-1906 ; Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940 ; Schneider, Herbert W (Herbert Wallace), 1892-1984 ; Lawton, George, 1900-1957
Title Harris-Oliphant papers, 1867-1940
Physical Description 9 linear feet (19 boxes)
Language(s) English .
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Arrangement

This collection is arranged into 6 series.

Description

Summary

Letters written by and to Harris and his associate, Laurence Oliphant. In addition to the correspondence, these papers include manuscripts of books, miscellaneous biographical materials, and photographs.

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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Harris-Oliphant papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Related Archival Materials

Collections related by provenance: Harris-Oliphant Papers at English Dept. of Wagner College, Staten Island. This collection duplicates Columbia holdings in part.

Ownership and Custodial History

The collection was formed in part by the poet Edwin Markham, after whose death it passed to Prof. Herbert Schneider and George Lawton and was used in writing their biography of Harris and Oliphant, A PROPHET AND A PILGRIM.

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Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.

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2010-02-11 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

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American Christian mystic.

Laurence Oliphant (1829-1888) was a British writer and traveller.

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Series I: Correspondence


Subseries I.1: Cataloged Correspondence



Box 1 Laurence Oliphant To [?], London, 10 Feb. [n.y.], 3p. a.l.s.


Box 1 Laurence Oliphant To [?], London, 1 May [n.y.], 2p. (with three related items) a.l.s.


Box 1 Laurence Oliphant To Charles [?], London, 4 April [1865], 2p. a.l.s.


Box 1 M[aria Campbell] (Mrs. Anthony) Oliphant To Mrs. Liddell, [n.p.], [n.d.], 2p. a.l.s.


Subseries I.2: Arranged Correspondence


Box 1 Folder 1 T.L. Harris, Mrs. Emily Harris, and Mrs. Jane Harris To [?], [n.p.], 1867-1892, ca. 20 items, In 1 folder


Box 1 Folder 2 T.L. Harris, Mrs. Emily Harris, and Mrs. Jane Harris To [?], [n.p.], 1893-1914, ca. 25 items, In 1 folder


Box 1 Folder 3 T.L. Harris and Mrs. Jane Harris To [?], [n.p.], [n.d.], ca. 10 items, In 1 folder


Box 1 Folder 4 Misc. Harris Material To [?], [n.p.], [n.d.], ca. 75 items, In 1 folder


Box 1 Folder 5 Arthur A. Cuthbert To T.L. Harris and [?], [n.p.], 1879-1906, ca. 15 items, In 1 folder


Box 1 Folder 6-8 Various writers (C-W) To Mr. and Mrs. T.L. [and Jane] Harris and [?], [n.p.], [n.d.], ca. 75 items, In 3 folder


Box 1 Folder 9-11 [?] To Mr. and Mrs. T.L. [and Jane] Harris and [?], [n.p.], [n.d.], ca. 75 items, In 3 folders



Box 2 Folder 1 Edwin Markham To [?], [n.p.], [n.d.], ca. 15 items, In 1 folder


Box 2 Folder 2 James Freeman To Edwin Markham, [n.p.], 1922-1931, ca. 15 items, In 1 folder


Box 2 Folder 3 Robert M. Hart To Edwin Markham, [n.p.], 1914-1932, ca. 50 items, In 1 folder


Box 2 Folder 4 Kanaye Nagasawa To Edwin Markham, [n.p.], 1920-1926, ca.10 items, In 1 folder


Box 2 Folder 5 Various writers (C-S) To Edwin Markham and [?], [n.p.], [n.d.], ca. 100 items, In 1 folder


Box 2 Folder 6, 7 Misc. Markham Material To [?], [n.p.], [n.d.], ca. 5 items, In 2 folders


Box 2 Folder 8 Laurence and Alice Oliphant To Mr. and Mrs. William F. Cowper, [n.p.], 1867-17 Feb.1868, ca. 75 items, In 1 folders


Box 2 Folder 9 Laurence and Alice Oliphant To Mr. and Mrs. William F. Cowper, [n.p.], 5 March 1868-30 June 1877, ca. 100 items, In 1 folders


Box 2 Folder 10 Laurence and Alice Oliphant and [?] To [?], [n.p.], 1860-1880, ca. 5 items, In 1 folders


Box 2 Folder 11 Laurence Oliphant To [?], [n.p.], [n.d.], ca. 30 items, In 1 folders


Box 2 Folder 12 Misc. Oliphant Material To [?], [n.p.], [n.d.], ca. 50 items, In 1 folders

Series II: Diaries and Transcriptions

This series comprises transcriptions of letters by various writers, diary entries by Thomas Lake Harris, dictations/sermons of Thomas Lake Harris, an epigram from Thomas Lake Harris, and a partial bibliography of Thomas Lake Harris works with table of contents.



Box 3 Folder 1 Harris, Thomas Lake Transcriptions of Letters, [n.p.], 1878-1880, 1 bound volume


Box 3 Folder 2 Harris, Thomas Lake Transcriptions of Letters, [n.p.], 1880-1881, 1 bound volume


Box 3 Folder 3 Harris, Thomas Lake Transcriptions of Letters, [n.p.], 1881-1882, 1 bound volume


Box 3 Folder 4 Harris, Thomas Lake Transcriptions of Letters, [n.p.], 1882-1885, 1 bound volume


Box 3 Folder 5 Harris, Thomas Lake Transcriptions of Letters, [n.p.], 1885-1903, 1 bound volume


Box 3 Folder 6 Harris, Thomas Lake Letters and Diary, [n.p.], 1899-1906, 1 bound volume


Box 3 Folder 7 Harris, Thomas Lake Diary, [n.p.], 1896-1898, 1 bound volume


Box 3 Folder 8 Harris, Thomas Lake Diary, [n.p.], 1898-1901, 1 bound volume


Box 3 Folder 9 Harris, Thomas Lake Diary, [n.p.], 9 Sept [n.y.], 1 item, in 1 Folder


Box 3 Folder 10 Harris, Thomas Lake Sermon, [n.p.], 11 June 1887, 3 items, in 1 Folder

Series III: Writings


Subseries III.1: Articles, A-Z



Box 4 Folder 1 Harris, Thomas Lake Unidentified Mss., [v.p.], [v.d.] one dated 23 Sept 1878, 5 a.ms., in 1 Folder


Box 4 Folder 2 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Advance of the Thinker: Divine Rest" - tms., ms. ; "Approaching Judgement of the Colored Race" - ms. ; The Artist Supreme" - ms.; An Autobiographic Sketch" - tms., [v.p.],, [v.d.], 4 ms., in 1 Folder


Box 4 Folder 3 Harris, Thomas Lake "Beginnings of the New Order" - ms.; The Bible: Its Weaknesses and its Power" - ms.; Bridal Love, the Keystone of the Arch" - tms.; "The Bridal Word" (in part) - ms.; "Building Order in the New Life" - tms., ms., [v.p.], [v.d.], 5 ms., in 1 Folder


Box 4 Folder 4 Harris, Thomas Lake "Chastity, Poverty and Obedience---The Three Vital Principles of the Spiritual Evolution" - tms., ms.; "Christ is the Word of the Universe" - tms., ms.; "The Church Does not Build on the Divine Ground" - tms., ms.; "The Church Fights All New Revelations" - tms.; "The Church the Bride of the State" - tms., ms.; "The Concept of Christ Rejected by Christendom" - tms.; "Concept of the Word" (?) - ms.; "The Conflict Between the Upper and the Under Powers" - tms., ms.; "The Conflict of the Two Authorities" - tms., ms.; "Creeds Suppress God's Evolution" - tms., ms., [v.p.], [v.d.], 10 ms., in 1 Folder


Box 4 Folder 5 Harris, Thomas Lake "Diary in Wales" - tms. ; "The Divine Bible is in Man" - tms., ms. ; "The Doctrine of Liberty" - ms., [v.p.],, [v.d.], 3 ms., in 1 Folder


Box 4 Folder 6 Harris, Thomas Lake "Easter Lilies" - ms. ; "Esoteric Buddhism: A Critique" - ms, [v.p.],, [v.d.], 2 ms., in 1 Folder


Box 4 Folder 7 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Face---Not the Spirit---of History Changes" - tms., ms. ; "The Fate of the False Religionists" - tms., ms. ; "A Few Fragments" - tms., ms. ; "Forces that Obstruct the Descent of the Luminous People" - tms., ms. ; "Freedom from the Slavery of Labor" - tms. ; "Freedom, Humility, and the Unborn Church" - tms., ms. ; "The Functions of the True King" - tms., ms., [v.p.],, [v.d.], 7 ms., in 1 Folder


Box 4 Folder 8 Harris, Thomas Lake "A Glimpse of the Kingdom Descended to Earth's Frontier" - tms., ms ; "A Glimpse of the New Time" - tms., ms. ; "A Glimpse of Woman's Difficult Problem" - tms. ms. ; "Glimpses of Life in the New Time" - tms., ms. ; "The Golden Mean" - ms. ; "The [Greensim] Day" - ms., [v.p.],, [v.d.], 6 ms., in 1 Folder


Box 4 Folder 9 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Hell-Swamp Redeemed into a Paradise" - tms., ms. ; "Hell the Parasite of Earth: Savior-Work Therein" - tms., ms. ; "Hell the Parasite of Earth: The Angels" - tms., ms. ; "Hints for the Order of the New Time" - tms., ms. ; "Homes: New Forces: The Tree of Life" - tms. ; "How Lost Souls are Saved" - ms., [v.p.],, [v.d.], 6 ms., in 1 Folder


Box 4 Folder 10 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Immense Problem of Society" - tms., ms. ; "Is the Divine Word, a Book or a Man?" - tms., ms., [v.p.],, [v.d.], 2 ms., in 1 Folder


Box 4 Folder 11 Harris, Thomas Lake "Ladys Day Feb 8" - ms. ; "Law as the Form of God" - ms. ; "The Law of Isolation" - ms. ; "The Law of the Lord's Descent into Earth" - tms., ms. ; "The Law of the Separation of the Sexes" - tms. ; "A Leaf from Eternity" - tms., ms. ; "Lily's Song" - tms., ms. ; "The Little Builders of the Body" - tms. ; "Localities: March of Events" - ms. ; "The Lord as the Warrior" - tms., ms. ; "The Lord Dwells in all Pleases of Life" - tms., ms. ; "The Lord Manifested as the Solar Man" - tms., ms. ; "Lost Eden and the Law of Forgiveness" -tms., ms. ; "The Lost Ideal of the People" - tms., [v.p.],, [v.d.], 14 ms., in 1 Folder


Box 4 Folder 12 Harris, Thomas Lake "Mankind Immersed in Stenches" - tms., ms. ; "Marriage Mysteries" "It is now in order to make..." - tms., ms. ; "Marriage Mysteries" "Woman in divine order..." - tms., ms. ; "A Memorandum of Principles" - tms., ms. ; "The Miracle of Love" - ms. ; "More Words to Correspondents" - tms., ms. ; "A Morning Talk" - ms., [v.p.],, [v.d.], 7 ms., in 1 Folder


Box 4 Folder 13 Harris, Thomas Lake "The [Olean] Ideal" - ms. ; "The Occult Events on the Brink of the New Time" - tms., ms. ; "Occult San Francisco: Other Occult Tidings" - tms., ms. ; "The Oneness of the Two Great Religions" - tms., ms., [v.p.],, [v.d.], 4 ms., in 1 Folder


Box 4 Folder 14 Harris, Thomas Lake "Preparation for the New Earth" - tms., ms. ; "Provisional Organization in the New Time" - tms., ms. ; "Private Property and Social Life in the Light of the Christ" - tms. ; "Principles of Social Fraternity" - tms., [v.p.],, [v.d.], 4 ms., in 1 Folder


Box 4 Folder 15 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Reserve of Royalty" - tms., ms. ; "The Revival of the Memories" - tms., ms. ; "The Rise of Arch-Natural Religion" - tms., ms., [v.p.],, [v.d.], 3 ms., in 1 Folder


Box 4 Folder 16 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Sexes Need for a Season a Monastic Separation" - tms., ms. ; "Shakerism as Seen from the Viewpoint of the New Life" - ms. ; "Shakerism in the Unseen: Ann Lee in her Paradise" - tms., ms. ; "A Sketch of Social Beginnings" - tms. ; "The Social Sense the Soul of Solidarity" - tms., ms. ; "Some Principles of the Divine Order" - tms., ms. ; "Some Principles of the New Life" - tms., ms. ; "Sources of Man's Life" - tms., ms. ; "Spiritual Scientifics" - tms., ms. ; "Steps to Physical Immortality" - tms., ms. ; "Steps toward the New Life" - tms., ms., [v.p.],, [v.d.], 11 ms., in 1 Folder


Box 4 Folder 17 Harris, Thomas Lake "Theo-Socialism" - ms. ; "Tidings from the Unseen" Chapter 1 - ms. ; "The Tribunal of the Greater Crimes" - tms., ms. ; "Trinities in God and Man" - tms., ms., [v.p.],, [v.d.], 4 ms., in 1 Folder


Box 4 Folder 18 Harris, Thomas Lake "Unconverting 'the Converted': Lifting Spirits out of the Fantasies of Churchianity" - tms., ms. ; "Voices that Die into Echoes" - tms., ms., [v.p.],, [v.d.], 2 ms., in 1 Folder


Box 4 Folder 19 Harris, Thomas Lake "Wages and Other Problems in New Society" tms., ms. ; "The Wisdom of the Adepts" - ms. ; "A Word on Esoteric Buddhism" - tms. ; "A Word on the Religions" - tms., ms. ; "Words of Yessa" - tms., ms. ; "Wrongs to Labor, with Hints for a New Order" - tms., ms., [v.p.],, [v.d.], 6 ms., in 1 Folder


Subseries III.2: Titled Prose A-Z



Box 5 Folder 1 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Angels Striving Toward the Luminous", [n.p.], [n.d], 1 t.ms., 6 pages, in 1 folder


Box 5 Folder 2 Harris, Thomas Lake ["Ann Lee"], [n.p.], [n.d], 1 a.ms., 6 pages, in 1 folder


Box 5 Folder 3-5 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Annunciation of the Son of Man", [n.p.], [n.d], 1 a.ms., 3 copies, ca. 462 pages, In 3 folders



Box 6 Folder 1 Harris, Thomas Lake Possible Titles for "The Bridal Word", [n.p.], [n.d], 1 a.ms., 1 page, in 1 folder


Box 6 Folder 2-5 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Bridal Word", [n.p.], [n.d], 1 t.ms., 3 versions, in 4 folders


Box 6 Folder 6 Harris, Thomas Lake "A Chapter from the Far Future", [n.p.], 2 May 1876, 1 a.ms., 11 pages, in 1 folder


Box 6 Folder 7, 8 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Conflict in Christendom", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms., 2 versions, 8 pages, In 2 folders


Box 6 Folder 9, 10 Harris, Thomas Lake "A Critique of Swedenborg", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 ms., 2 versions, ca. 57 pages, In 2 folders


Box 6 Folder 11 Harris, Thomas Lake "Declarations of the Divine One-Twain", [n.p.], 1882, 1 t.ms., 92 pages, in 1 folder


Box 6 Folder 12 Harris, Thomas Lake "A Diary of Occult Events: 1879", [n.p.], 1879, 1 t.ms., 244 pages, in 1 folder


Box 6 Folder 13 Harris, Thomas Lake "A Discourse of Religion" ; "The Avatar", [n.p.],, 11 July 1902, 1 a.ms., ca. 64 pages, in 1 bound volume, In 1 folder


Box 6 Folder 14 Harris, Thomas Lake "Dives and Lazarus: A Sermon", [n.p.], 19 Aug 1888, 1 a.ms., ca. 8 pages, in 1 folder


Box 6 Folder 15, 16 Harris, Thomas Lake "Divine Renewel Must Reach into the Human Body and the Social Body", [n.p.], 8 March [n.y.], 2 ms., ca. 20 pages, in 2 folders


Box 6 Folder 17-19 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Doctrine of Liberty", [n.p.], [n.d.], 3 t.ms., 3 versions, ca. 33 pages, In 3 folders


Box 6 Folder 20, 21 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Doctrine of Property", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms. & carbons, 8 pages, in 2 folders


Box 6 Folder 22 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Door of Escape", [n.p.], 21 Apr 1877, 1 a.ms., ca. 20 pages, in 1 folder


Box 6 Folder 23 Harris, Thomas Lake "Earth Depends on Divine Victory in Hell", Linn Lilla, 21 May 1891, 1 a.ms., 2 pages, in 1 folder


Box 6 Folder 24 Harris, Thomas Lake "Elementaries", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms., ca. 16 pages, in 1 folder



Box 7 Folder 2-5 Harris, Thomas Lake "Arcana of Christianity: Genesis - Vol II", Vinecliff, 1858, 3 copies & various sheets, 1 t.ms. & carbons, ca. 600 pages, In 4 folders


Box 7 Folder 6, 7 Harris, Thomas Lake "Arcana of Christianity: Matthew", Fountain Grove, 1858, 2 copies, 1 t.ms. & carbons, ca. 250 pages, In 2 folders


Box 7 Folder 8 Harris, Thomas Lake "Arcana of Christianity: Matthew" - Various Sheets, [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 a.ms., ca. 50 pages, in 1 folder


Box 7 Folder 9, 10 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Artist is Supreme", [n.p.], [n.d.], 3 copies, 1 t.ms., 3 pages, In 2 folders

[Version 3 located in Box 21, Folder 1]


Box 7 Folder 11 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Attempt to Blend the Races", [n.p.], 15 Sept [n.y.], 1 a.ms., 4 pages, in 1 folder


Box 7 Folder 12 Harris, Thomas Lake "A [sic] Author's Note of Introduction", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 a.ms., 1 page, in 1 folder


Box 7 Folder 13 Harris, Thomas Lake "B.G.", [n.p.], 24 Jan [n.y.], 1 a.ms., 9 pages, in 1 folder


Box 7 Folder 14 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Bible: Its Weakness and its Power", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms., 37 pages, in 1 folder


Box 7 Folder 15 Harris, Thomas Lake "Book of O.I.", [n.p.], 1870, 1 t.ms. & carbons, ca. 100 pages, in 2 folders



Box 21 Folder 2 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Doctrine of Property", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms., 4 pages, in 1 folder


Box 21 Folder 3 Harris, Thomas Lake "Earth's Sub-Human Parasites", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms., 9 pages, in 1 folder



Box 8 Folder 1 Harris, Thomas Lake "Esoteric Science", [n.p.], 4 Oct 1883, 1 a.ms, ca. 84 pages, in 1 folder


Box 8 Folder 2 Harris, Thomas Lake "Esoteric Science", [n.p.], 4 Apr 1885 - 29 July 1885, 1 a.ms, ca. 200 pages, in 1 folder


Box 8 Folder 3 Harris, Thomas Lake "Esoteric Science", [n.p.], 31 July 1885 - 6 Dec 1885, 1 a.ms, ca. 150 pages, in 1 folder


Box 8 Folder 4-8 Harris, Thomas Lake "Esoteric Science - Vol II", [n.p.], [n.d.], 2 versions, 1 t.ms., ca. 750 pages, In 5 folders


Box 8 Folder 9 Harris, Thomas Lake "Esoteric Science in Human History", Fountaingrove, 1884, 1 t.ms., 4 pages, in 1 folder


Box 8 Folder 10 Harris, Thomas Lake "Esoteric Wisdom [Science?]", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 a.ms., ca. 200 pages, in 1 folder



Box 9 Folder 1, 2 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Fantasmal in Man", [n.p.], [n.d.], 2 t.mss., & 1 set of carbons, ca. 70 pages, In 3 folders

[Version 3 located in Box 21, Folder 4.]


Box 9 Folder 3 Harris, Thomas Lake "First Book of the Christian Religion", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms., ca. 56 pages, in 1 folder


Box 9 Folder 4 Harris, Thomas Lake ["First Esoteric"], [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 a.ms., ca. 17 pages, in 1 folder



Box 21 Folder 5 Harris, Thomas Lake "First Discourse", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms., 23 pages, in 1 folder



Box 9 Folder 5 Harris, Thomas Lake ["Foretells the Destruction"], [n.p.], 31 Oct 1878, 1 a.ms., 4 pages, in 1 folder


Box 9 Folder 6, 7 Harris, Thomas Lake "A Glance at Swedenborg", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 a.ms., & 1 t.ms., 5 pages, In 2 folders


Box 9 Folder 8, 9 Harris, Thomas Lake "A Glimpse of Hell", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms & carbons, 8 pages, in 2 folders


Box 9 Folder 10 Harris, Thomas Lake "Glimpses of Scoial and Sexual Order", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms., 7 pages, in 1 folder


Box 9 Folder 11 Harris, Thomas Lake ["Glories of the Future"], [n.p.], 13 Sept [n.y.], 1 a.ms., ca. 316 pages, in 1 folder


Box 9 Folder 12 Harris, Thomas Lake "God as the Absolute", [n.p.], 14 June 1888, 1 a.ms., 2 pages, in 1 folder


Box 9 Folder 14 Harris, Thomas Lake "God in Myriads of Manifestation", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms., 4 pages, in 1 folder



Box 21 Folder 6 Harris, Thomas Lake "The God-Quickened Universe", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms., 2 pages, in 1 folder



Box 9 Folder 15 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Golden Child" - Part IV, [n.p.], 1878, 1 t.ms., 14 pages, in 1 folder


Box 9 Folder 16, 17 Harris, Thomas Lake "A Golden Mean", [n.p.], [n.d.], 2 t.mss. & carbons, & 1 set of carbons, 51 pages, In 3 folders

[Version 3 is located in Box 21, Folder 7]


Box 9 Folder 18-21 Harris, Thomas Lake "A Group of Principles", [n.p.], [n.d.], 2 versions & carbons, 1 t.ms., ca. 70 pages, In 4 folders


Box 9 Folder 22 Harris, Thomas Lake "Heart Wants of London" ; "Christ Incarnate" ; "Liberty and Progress" ; "Probably Grounds of Christian Union" ; "The New church: Its Spirit, Scope and Mission" ; "More Warnings Against Spiritism", [n.p.],, [n.d.], 6 t.mss., 55 pages, in 1 folder



Box 21 Folder 8 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Herald of Light" - Salutatory, [n.p.], [1857-1861], 1 t.ms., 13 pages, in 1 folder


Box 21 Folder 9 Harris, Thomas Lake "How Souls are Saved", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms, 2 pages, in 1 folder



Box 9 Folder 23 Harris, Thomas Lake ["How the Lord is Found"], [n.p.], 29 July 1877, 1 a.ms, 12 pages, in 1 folder


Box 9 Folder 24, 25 Harris, Thomas Lake "In a Garden of Eros", [n.p.], [26 Nov 1878], 1 a.ms, & 1 t.ms., ca. 300 pages, In 2 folders


Box 9 Folder 26 Harris, Thomas Lake "Invasion of Heaven", [n.p.], 1884-5, 1 t.ms, ca. 30 pages, in 1 folder



Box 21 Folder 10-12 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Judgement of the Heavens", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms, 325 pages, in 3 folders



Box 11 Folder 1, 2 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Kingdom in Organization", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 a.ms, & 1 t.ms., ca. 74 pages, In 2 folders



Box 21 Folder 13, 14 Harris, Thomas Lake "Last Pages from the Diary", [n.p.], [n.d.], 2 t.mss., ca. 30 pages, in 2 folders



Box 11 Folder 3 Harris, Thomas Lake "Law as the Form of God", [n.p.], [n.d.], 2 t.mss., 3 pages, in 2 folders

[Version 2 is located in Box 21, Folder 15]


Box 11 Folder 4, 5 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Law of Prayer", [n.p.], [n.d.], 2 t.mss., & 1 set of carbons, ca. 15 pages, In 3 folders

[Version 3 is located in Box 21, Folder 16]


Box 11 Folder 6-8 Harris, Thomas Lake "A Letter to a Seeker in Retreat", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 a.ms., & 3 t.mss., ca. 7 pages, In 3 folders

[Version 4 is located in Box 21, Folder 17.]


Box 11 Folder 9 Harris, Thomas Lake "Life Origins", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms., ca. 20 pages, in 1 folder



Box 21 Folder 18 Harris, Thomas Lake "Light on Divine Brotherhood", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms., 28 pages, in 1 folder



Box 10 Folder 1-10 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Luminious Life" - Various Drafts, [n.p.], [v.d.], ca. 1200 pages a.ms & t.ms., in 10 folders



Box 11 Folder 10 Harris, Thomas Lake "Lunarians", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms., ca. 74 pages, in 1 folder


Box 11 Folder 11 Harris, Thomas Lake "Man and the Immorality of his Dreams", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms., 3 pages, in 1 folder


Box 11 Folder 12, 13 Harris, Thomas Lake "Man Sunken in the Dream Sphere of the Animal", [n.p.], [n.d.], 2 t.mss., & 1 set of carbons, ca. 154 pages, In 3 folders

[Version 3 is located in Box 21, Folder 19.]


Box 11 Folder 14 Harris, Thomas Lake "Memorabilia of the Heavenly Life", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms., ca. 85 pages, in 1 folder


Box 11 Folder 15 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Millenial Age", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms., ca. 75 pages, in 1 folder


Box 11 Folder 16 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Miracle of Love", [n.p.], [n.d.], 2 t.mss. & carbon, & 1 set of carbons, 3 pages, In 2 folders

[Version 3 is located in Box 21, Folder 20]


Box 11 Folder 17, 18 Harris, Thomas Lake "A Morning Talk", [n.p.], [n.d.], 2 t.mss., & 1 set of carbons, 21 pages, In 3 folders

[Version 3 is located in Box 21, Folder 21.]


Box 11 Folder 19, 20 Harris, Thomas Lake "Movements in the Occult", [n.p.], 17 May 1878, 1 a.ms., & 1 t.ms., ca. 70 pages, In 2 folders


Box 11 Folder 21 Harris, Thomas Lake "Nature", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms., ca. 20 pages, in 1 folder


Box 11 Folder 22 Harris, Thomas Lake "The New Kingdom of Labor", [n.p.], 22 Nov 1877, 1 a.ms., ca. 33 pages, in 1 folder


Box 11 Folder 23 Harris, Thomas Lake ["The New Life in Doctrine"] - Epitome, [n.p.], 7 July 1896, 1 a.ms., 5 pages, in 1 folder


Box 11 Folder 24 Harris, Thomas Lake ["The New Man Androgynous"], [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 a.ms., 3 pages, in 1 folder


Box 11 Folder 25 Harris, Thomas Lake "The New Order Just Tho Some May Suffer. . ." ; "The Sweep-Out of Human Rubbish. . .", [n.p.],, [n.d.], 1 a.ms., 14 pages, in 1 folder


Box 11 Folder 26 Harris, Thomas Lake "Occultisms", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms., ca. 35 pages, in 1 folder


Box 11 Folder 27 Harris, Thomas Lake "Our Lord Suffering in His Present Passion for Humanity", [n.p.], 12 Mar [n.y.], 1 a.ms., 4 pages, in 1 folder


Box 11 Folder 28-30 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Parish of the Priest", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 a.ms., & 2 t.mss., & 1 set of carbons, ca. 50 pages, in 4 folders

[Version 4 is located in Box 21, Folder 22.]


Box 11 Folder 31 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Path into the New Life", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms., 40 pages, in 1 folder


Box 11 Folder 32 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Path of Ascent, [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms., 1 page, in 1 folder


Box 11 Folder 33 Harris, Thomas Lake "Politics? Old and New", [n.p.], 1877, 1 t.ms., 18 pages, in 1 folder


Box 11 Folder 34 Harris, Thomas Lake "Preaching the Gospel: Sowing the God-Seed", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms., 4 pages, in 1 folder


Box 11 Folder 35 Harris, Thomas Lake "Private Property and Social Life in the Light of Jesus", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms., ca. 50 pages, in 1 folder



Box 21 Folder 23 Harris, Thomas Lake "A Prophecy of Japan", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms., 3 pages, in 1 folder



Box 11 Folder 36 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Republic is Old Empire in New Mask", [n.p.], 14 Sept [n.y.], 1 a.ms., 10 pages, in 1 folder


Box 11 Folder 37 Harris, Thomas Lake "A Resurrection", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms., 8 pages, in 1 folder



Box 12 Folder 1 Harris, Thomas Lake "Savior Work in Hell", [n.p.], 1879, 1 t.ms., ca. 60 pages, in 1 folder


Box 12 Folder 2 Harris, Thomas Lake ["Some Ways of the Evil Woman"], [n.p.], 15 July 1879, 1 a.ms., 15 pages, in 1 folder


Box 12 Folder 3 Harris, Thomas Lake ["Spirit World"], [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms., ca. 110 pages, in 1 folder


Box 12 Folder 4 Harris, Thomas Lake "A Study of Occultism", [n.p.], May and June 1888, 1 t.ms., 59 pages, in 1 folder


Box 12 Folder 5, 6 Harris, Thomas Lake "A Survey of Swedenborg", [n.p.], 6 Mar 1877, 1 a.ms., & 1 t.ms., 64 pages, In 2 folders


Box 12 Folder 7 Harris, Thomas Lake "Teachings from the Occult Ground", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms., 121 pages, in 1 folder


Box 12 Folder 8 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Three Belief Sciences", Park Avenue, 17 Sept 1892, 1 a.ms., 4 pages, in 1 folder


Box 12 Folder 9 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Three Chief Sciences", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms., 4 pages, in 1 folder


Box 12 Folder 10 Harris, Thomas Lake "To the Beloved: Faithful in Affection", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 a.ms., 2 pages, in 1 folder


Box 12 Folder 11, 12 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Touch of Arch-Nature", [n.p.], [n.d.], 2 t.mss., & 1 set of carbons, 21 pages, In 3 folders

[Version 3 is located in Box 21, Folder 24.]


Box 12 Folder 13 Harris, Thomas Lake "Truth and Life in Jesus", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms., 60 pages, in 1 folder


Box 12 Folder 14 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Visitation" - Series 1 Nos. 1-23, Linn Lilla, 9 Nov 1890 - 1 Dec 1890, 1 a.ms., ca. 60 pages, in 1 folder



Box 21 Folder 26 Harris, Thomas Lake "Ways of the Evil Woman", [n.p.], 15 July 1877, 1 t.ms., 11 pages, in 1 folder



Box 12 Folder 16-18 Harris, Thomas Lake ["The Wisdom of the Adepts"], [n.p.], [v.d.], ca. 270 pages a.ms., in 3 folders


Box 12 Folder 19-21 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Wisdom of the Adepts" Vol II - "A Study of Elementaries", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 a.ms., & 1 t.ms. & carbons, ca. 175 pages, In 3 folders


Box 12 Folder 22 Harris, Thomas Lake "W.A." - ["The Wisdom of the Adepts"] 15th - 37th form, [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 a.ms., ca. 150 pages, in 1 folder



Box 13 Folder 1-5 Harris, Thomas Lake ["The Wisdom of the Adepts"], [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms. & carbons, ca. 1000 pages, in 5 folders


Box 13 Folder 7 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Wisdom of Angels", New York, 1857, 1 t.ms., 9 pages, in 1 folder


Box 13 Folder 8 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Wisdom of Angels", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms., 101 pages, in 1 folder


Box 13 Folder 9 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Wisdom of Angels" - Appendix, [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms., ca. 15 pages, in 1 folder


Box 13 Folder 10, 11 Harris, Thomas Lake "Words of Chrysanthea", Fountaingrove, Aug and Sept 1877, 1 a.ms., & 1 t.ms., ca. 56 pages, In 2 folders


Box 13 Folder 12 Harris, Thomas Lake "Words of Chrysanthea to her Sisters", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms., 3 pages, in 1 folder


Box 13 Folder 13 Harris, Thomas Lake "A Word from the Unseen", [n.p.], 1888, 1 a.ms., 4 pages, in 1 folder


Subseries IIII.3: Unidentified Prose



Box 14 Folder 1-19 Harris, Thomas Lake Unidentified Manuscripts, [v.p], [v.d.], ca. 500 pages ms., in 19 folders


Box 14 Folder 20 Harris, Thomas Lake Unidentified Manuscript, [Old Colwyn], 13 Apr 1892 - 25 June 1892, 1 a.ms., ca. 61 pages, in 1 folder


Box 14 Folder 21 Harris, Thomas Lake Unidentified Manuscript - "The Key to the Gospel. . .", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms., 102 pages, in 1 folder


Box 14 Folder 22, 23 Harris, Thomas Lake Unidentified Manuscript, [n.p.], [n.d.], ca. 150 pages ms., in 2 folders


Box 14 Folder 24 Harris, Thomas Lake Unidentified Manuscript, [n.p.], 7 Nov 1879 - 28 Dec 1879, ca. 242 pages ms., in 1 folder


Box 14 Folder 25 Harris, Thomas Lake Unidentified Manuscript, [n.p.], [n.d.], 66 pages ms., in 1 folder


Box 14 Folder 26 Harris, Thomas Lake Unidentified Manuscript ConcerningNatural Associations and Procreations, [n.p.], 23 July 1877, 1 a.ms., 2 pages, in 1 folder



Box 21 Folder 27 Harris, Thomas Lake Unidentified Manuscript, [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms., 98 pages, in 1 folder


Box 21 Folder 28 Harris, Thomas Lake Misc. Sheet, [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms., 1 page, in 1 folder


Subseries IIII.4: Poetry



Box 15 Folder 1 Harris, Thomas Lake Misc. Poetry "A-D", [v.p.], [v.d.], ca. 30 pages ms., in 1 folder


Box 15 Folder 2 Harris, Thomas Lake "Advent Song", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 a.ms., 32 pages, in 1 folder


Box 15 Folder 3 Harris, Thomas Lake Misc. Poetry "E-G", [v.p.], [v.d.], ca. 30 pages ms., in 1 folder


Box 15 Folder 4 Harris, Thomas Lake "Easter Lillies", [n.p.], 1892, 1 ms., 30 pages, in 1 folder


Box 15 Folder 5 Harris, Thomas Lake Misc. Poetry "H-J", [v.p.], [v.d.], ca. 30 pages ms., in 1 folder


Box 15 Folder 6 Harris, Thomas Lake "Hours with Destiny", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms., 52 pages, in 1 folder


Box 15 Folder 7, 8 Harris, Thomas Lake "Echo of the Hills", [n.p.], 1889, 1 a.ms., & 1 t.ms., 11 pages, In 2 folders


Box 15 Folder 9, 10 Harris, Thomas Lake "Hours with Destiny", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 a.ms., & 1 t.ms., ca. 100 pages, In 2 folders


Box 15 Folder 11 Harris, Thomas Lake "Hymns of Fraternity", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 a.ms., & 1 t.ms., ca. 100 pages, In 1 folder


Box 15 Folder 13 Harris, Thomas Lake Misc. Poetry "L-N", [v.p.], [v.d.], ca. 25 pages ms., in 1 folder


Box 15 Folder 14 Harris, Thomas Lake "Living Poesies", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 a.ms., ca. 15 pages, in 1 folder


Box 15 Folder 15 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Meditations of a Queen", [n.p.], Sept 1874, 1 a.ms., & 1 t.ms., ca. 300 pages, In 1 folder


Box 15 Folder 16-18 Harris, Thomas Lake "New Year Song", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 a.ms., & 2 t.mss, ca. 350 pages, In 3 folders



Box 16 Folder 1-9 Harris, Thomas Lake "Star-Flowers" - Cantos 8-10, plus Misc. Pages, [n.p.], [n.d.], ca. 1500 pages t.ms., in 9 folders



Box 17 Folder 1 Harris, Thomas Lake Misc. Poetry "O-R", [v.p.], [v.d.], ca. 30 pages ms., in 1 folder


Box 17 Folder 2 Harris, Thomas Lake Misc. Poetry "S-U, [v.p.], [v.d.], ca. 5 pages ms., in 1 folder


Box 17 Folder 3, 4 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Street - San Francisco", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 a.ms., & 1 t.ms., 8 pages, In 2 folders


Box 17 Folder 5 Harris, Thomas Lake Misc. Poetry "V-W", [v.p.], [v.d.], ca. 75 pages ms., in 1 folder


Box 17 Folder 6-8 Harris, Thomas Lake "Visitations", Linn Lilla, 15-23 June 1890, 1 a.ms., & 2 t.mss., ca. 250 pages, In 3 folders


Box 17 Folder 9 Harris, Thomas Lake "What Roses for the Pall", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 t.ms., 68 pages, in 1 folder


Box 17 Folder 10 Harris, Thomas Lake "Winter Song", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 a.ms., ca. 75 pages, in 1 folder


Box 17 Folder 11 Harris, Thomas Lake Quotations and Excerpts, [v.p.], [v.d.], ca. 15 pages ms., in 1 folder


Box 17 Folder 12 Harris, Thomas Lake Various Poems, [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 bound volume, ca. 200 pages, in 1 folder


Subseries IIII.5: Hymns


Box 17 Folder 13 Harris, Thomas Lake "Hymns given from the beginning", [Vinecliff], 1872, 1 bound volume, ca. 100 pages, in 1 folder


Subseries IIII.6: Printed Material



Box 7 Folder 1 Harris, Thomas Lake "Arcana of Christianity: Genesis - Vol 1", New York, 1858, 45 pages photostat, in 1 folder



Box 15 Folder 12 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Joy Bringer", [n.p.], 17-23 Feb 1886, ca. 10 pages, in 1 folder



Box 17 Folder 14-18 Harris, Thomas Lake "Star-Flowers" Cantos 1-4, 6, Fountaingrove, 1886, 5 bound volumes, ca. 350 pages, in 5 folders



Box 21 Folder 25 Harris, Thomas Lake "A Voice from Heaven", [n.p.], 1879, 66 pages photostat, in 1 folder



Box 12 Folder 15 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Wedding Guest", Fountain Grove, May 1877, ca. 22 pages photostat, in 1 folder



Box 13 Folder 6 Harris, Thomas Lake "The Wisdom of Angels", [n.p.], [1857], ca. 40 pages, in 1 folder

Series IV: Lawton & Schneider's Notes and Research Files



Box 18 Folder 1 Lawton, George Interviews on Harris, [n.p.], [v.d.], ca. 40 pages, in 1 folder


Box 18 Folder 2 Lawton, George Letters to Lawton regarding Harris/Oliphant, [v.p.], [v.d.], ca. 150 pages, in 1 folder


Box 18 Folder 3 Lawton, George Notes by Lawton, [n.p.], [v.d.], ca. 50 pages, in 1 folder


Box 18 Folder 4 Misc. Material - No direct Harris connection, [v.p.], [v.d.], ca. 50 pages, in 1 folder


Box 18 Folder 5 Lawton, George & H.L. Schneider Lawton & Schneider Notes - Harris and Related, [n.p.], [v.d.], ca. 200 pages, in 1 folder


Box 18 Folder 6 Lawton, George & H.L. Schneider Schneider and Lawton's Correspondence on their Book about Harris, [v.p.], [v.d.], ca. 20 pages, in 1 folder


Box 18 Folder 7 [Lawton, George] On the Chevaillier Case - Notes, [v.p.], [v.d.], ca. 20 pages, in 1 folder


Box 18 Folder 8 Articles and Pamphlets on T.L. Harris, [v.p.], [v.d.], ca. 50 pages, in 1 folder


Box 18 Folder 9 Material Used for Chapter XX of "The Gateway of the Comfortings", [v.p.], [v.d.], ca. 50 pages, in 1 folder


Box 18 Folder 10, 11 [Lawton, George] Copied Source Material, [v.p.], [v.d.], ca. 500 pages, in 2 folders



Box 19 Folder 1 [Lawton, George] Notes for Harris book, [v.p.], [v.d.], ca. 30 pages, in 1 folder


Box 19 Folder 2 [Lawton, George] Notes and Copies of Extracts from Harris Books made in Santa Rosa, [v.p.], [v.d.], ca. 75 pages, in 1 folder


Box 19 Folder 3 Schneider, H.L. Notes for Chapter 1, [v.p.], [v.d.], ca. 40 pages, in 1 folder


Box 19 Folder 4 Lawton, George Notes about Harris from papers, etc., [v.p.], [v.d.], ca. 50 pages, in 1 folder


Box 19 Folder 5 Templeton, James Murray Address Book (1891) and Diary (1881;1884), [v.p.], [v.d.], ca. 30 pages, & 2 bound volumes, in 1 folder

[This folder is on Microfilm. MN#2001-3110-1]


Box 19 Folder 6 Templeton, Rosamond Misc. Material, [v.p.], [v.d.], ca. 50 pages, in 1 folder


Box 19 Folder 7 Folder for Oliphant Material, [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 folder, in 1 folder


Box 19 Folder 8 Letters, articles, and photostats on Lawrence Oliphant and his writings, [v.p.], [v.d.], ca. 15 pages, in 1 folder


Box 19 Folder 9 Schneider, H.L. Misc. Schneider Notes - Chapter 2, [v.p.], [v.d.], ca. 25 pages, in 1 folder

Series V: Miscellaneous



Box 20 Folder 1 [Markham, E.] [Dictation by E.M.], [n.p.], [v.d.], 1 a.ms., ca 25 pages, in 1 folder


Box 20 Folder 2 Papers on Japan (Vol. 3) from Seminars at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, Nov 1965, 1 bound volume, 229 pages, in 1 folder

Series VI: Photographs


Box 20 Folder 3 Negatives of Photos & List of Photos, [n.p.], [n.d.], ca. 20 negatives, in 1 folder


Box 20 Folder 4 Photographs of: Jane L.W. Harris ; The Hermitage, Linn Lilla ; Unidentified horses and landscapes, [v.p.],, [n.d.], 25 photographs, in 1 folder


Box 20 Folder 5 Photographs of T.L. Harris (same print), [n.p.], [n.d.], 18 photographs, in 1 folder


Box 20 Folder 6 Photographs and Negatives of T.L. Harris ; L. Oliphant ; Alice Oliphant ; Residence at Brocton, NY ; Fountaingrove, [v.p.],, [n.d.], 15 photographs & negatives, in 1 folder


Box 20 Folder 7 Various Photographs, [v.p.], [n.d.], 14 photographs, in 1 folder