Mediums & Psychics

American psychic (1877-1945) famous for trance readings in which he diagnosed the cause of medical symptoms and prescribed effective remedies.

Early nineteenth-century mediumship case in which a communicator in Iceland reported a fire taking place in Copenhagen, with details that subsequently proved to be accurate. 

London nurse (1900-1986) who produced abundant mediumistic phenomena in investigative sittings organized in the 1920s by Harry Price.

Gives details of correspondence, reports, films and other materials relating to the Dutch psychic Gerard Croiset (1909–1980), available to view in the Johan Borgman Foundation archive in Utrecht.

Dutch psychic (1909-1980) known for demonstrations of precognitive clairvoyance (chair tests) and for finding missing persons.

A phenomenon that emerged in the early twentieth century in the study of mediumship and automatic writing, in which deceased psychical researchers appeared to be signalling to their living colleagues the fact of their having survived death. 

Irish medium who published automatic scripts said to originate with the deceased FWH Myers and other discarnates, noteworthy for their accurate depiction of individual style and personality.

Russian woman who claims the ability to view inside human bodies and correctly diagnose diseases, and has a busy practice in her home country. She submitted to scientific tests in the US and Japan, with mixed results.

Analysis of the celebrated Thompson-Gifford case of ostensible possession, examining its value as evidence of survival.

French clairvoyant (1826-1886) whose extraordinarily accurate readings, carried out while he was in a hypnotic trance, attracted notice during the mid-nineteenth century.