Aleister Crowley papers, 1905-1929

2310

Collection Overview

Title:
Aleister Crowley papers
Dates (Inclusive):
1905-1929
Creator:
Crowley, Aleister
Abstract:
Aleister Crowley was a Scottish poet, novelist, and mountaineer, best known as a controversial occultist.
Abstract:
The collection contains Crowley's story, "Which Things Are An Allegory;" correspondence; documents related to Crowley's secret society; and 82 photostats of Lady Frieda Harris's paintings for Crowley's Tarot deck.
Collection Number:
2310
Size:
0.45 Cubic feet
Location:
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the  library catalog.
Repository:
Special Collections Library. Pennsylvania State University.
Languages:
English

Collection Overview

The collection contains Crowley's story, Which things are an allegory (unpublished); two letters from C. Stanfield Jones (Frater Achad) and L. Bathurst; 57 signed oaths of the probationers of the Argentum Astrum (Crowley's secret society); the Liber Collegii Sancti for Crowley and others including artist Austin Osman Spare and Crowley's gay lover Victor Neuberg; M.M.M. preliminary pledge and subscription dues forms; typed forms signed by persons interested in joining a chapter of the Order M.M.M. in Vancouver; and 82 photostats of Lady Frieda Harris's paintings for Crowley's Tarot deck.

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Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

Copyright, where it persists, is retained by the creators of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Aleister Crowley papers, RBM 2310, Special Collections Library, Pennsylvania State University.

Processing Information

Processed by Special Collections staff.

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Controlled Access Headings

Genre(s)

  • Microforms

Personal Name(s)

  • Crowley, Aleister

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