Monthly Archives: December 2011

The manuscript collection of Maharaja Ranbir Singh

Sir Aurel Stein: Archaeological Explorer  by Jeannette Mirsky This 1977 book arrived as a Christmas gift from a friend who knew of my interest in nineteenth century explorers.  What he could not have known is that in the first chapter … Continue reading

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The Coming Man by Henry Wagner, M.D., The Mountain Pine, 1907

 The Coming Man. Dr. Henry Wagner. SCIENCE has demonstrated that every form of energy is derived from the sun. That life on our earth would soon become extinct if it were not for the sun’s rays animating and vivifying life … Continue reading

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Henry and Belle Wagner

Lately I’ve been looking into the lives of Henry Wagner, M.D., and his wife Belle Ewing Wagner. Both were Ohio-born, but lived almost their entire married lives in the West, where for thirty years they were the leaders of the Hermetic … Continue reading

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Amy Kirby Post

Research for Ghost Land has recently been facilitated by the availability of the Adyar Theosophical Society’s membership records at The Art Archive. Data on various members of the early TS has been helpful in contextualizing Ghost Land, but I have found it even more … Continue reading

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