RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 105/27
Extent1 box
Title'Responsiveness of the Inanimate'
DescriptionGreen-black marbled box file labelled 'Responsiveness of the Inanimate. Physics, poltergeist. Synchronisity (sic); small label on cover 'Supernatural') late 1940s-1980s), containing:

1. Manila folder labelled 'Living Images', containing typed mss of 'Living Images' (published in Folklore 1962) and a chapter headed 'Living Symbols & Psychic Animals'.

2. Loose items: assorted correspondence and typed notes relating to grey mares; offprints of "Some Notes on the Song Widecombe Fair", and "The Dartmoor Legend of Mr. Childe"; typed note on 'aerial transportation and fairyland visits' and 'the ram in the thicket'

3. Green folder labelled 'Pixies' containing research notes, photocopies, clippings and typed ms

4. Manila folder labelled 'The Responsiveness of the Inanimate', containing research notes and clippings on various topics including exploding pigs, gravity-defying fits, and phenomena involving inanimate objects, poltergeists, nature of matter and the universe.

5. Typed ms. entitled 'The Responsiveness of the Inanimate', together with a typed and annotated ms. of 'Living Images'

6. Loose items: small paper-clipped batch labelled 'Time Rhythms'; paper-clipped batch of items re. ghostly/supernatural help in combat; clippings (incl. 'Gaia' theory-earth itself is alive/living organism); offprint of 'Living Images'
Printed material
Access StatusOpen
Creator_NameBrown; Theodora (1914-1993); folklorist; known as Theo
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