Gloria Barr Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0677

  • Staff Only

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of typescripts and records about spiritual philosophy. The typescripts are of Brown Landone (1847-1945) and include “What to Do In These Years” and “The 19 Means of Perfected Action” Parts 1 & 2, and “Ramie: Confidential Report” Parts 1-4. Landone is credited for being a part of the Metaphysical Movement of America. He was a writer, and wrote abundantly on topics such as leadership, civilization, peace and religion. He studied ministry and obtained his PhD in Divinity, but also received a degree in medicine. he became known as one of the first neurologists, later called psychiatrists. He was also an educator and lectured in multiple institutions, one of them Oxford University in England.

There are also several 78rpm recordings, two of which are on Rosicrucian Oral Instructions from Dr. H. Spencer Lewis. The other recordings are a Child Guidance / Rosicrucian Sleep Programming and two recordings chanted by Rukmini Arudale.

Dates

  • Undated

Language of Materials

English

Background

Brown Landone (1847-1945) is credited for being a part of the Metaphysical Movement of America. Landone was a writer, and wrote abundantly of various topics: Leadership, Civilization, Peace and Religion. He studied ministry and obtained his PhD in Divinity, but also received a degree in medicine. Through the latter field, he became known as one of the first neurologists, later called psychiatrists. He was also an educator and lectured in multiple institutions, one of them Oxford University in England.

Biographical Note

Gloria Barr is a graduate of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee to Thomas and Nellie Barr. She has one sibling, Thomas A. Barr.

Extent

.21 Linear Feet (1 Half Hollinger box.)

Physical Location

Special Collections & Archives

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gloria Barr donated these materials to the Divinity School Library in 2008 they were transferred to Special Collections soon afterward.
Title
Finding Aid for the Gloria Barr Collection
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Jean and Alexander Heard Library
419 21st Avenue South
Nashville TN 37203 United States


 

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