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NYT 8-3-1909 Christ Coming Soon Says Mrs Besant.pdf
New York Times article describing a talk given by Annie Besant where she answered questions about Theosophical doctrine including a discussion on the coming Christ, the potential gender of the Christ, and aspects of root races.

Theosophical Convention, Rockland County Journal, NY, 4 May 1895, pg 7.pdf
A newspaper clipping describing the 1895 Theosophical Society, American Section, conference in Boston where they voted to suss

J. D. Rockefeller to be an angel, The Kingston Daily Freeman, Number 279, 12 September 1907, pg 2.pdf
Newspaper clipping in which Annie Besant says that although J.D. Rockefeller has been evil and exploitative in his life, he nevertheless has a sound mine and after death his mind will realize the errors of his way and he will abandon all his evil and…

Excerpt from The Bookshelf, Scarsdale Inquirer, NY, Number 11, 24 April 1931, pg 5.pdf
A brief note of L.W. Rodgers denouncing the biography of Annie Besant, Passionate Pilgrim a Life of Annie Besant by Gertrude Marvin Williams, because it engages the Leadbeater sex scandal. Excerpted from a section of the newspaper entitled, "The…

Troubles of Theosophy, Rockland County Journal, NY, 28 April 1894, pg 5.pdf
Newspaper clipping describing the end of the 1894 convention, describing the potential conflict between Judge and the "Hindoo theosophists."

Souls Go Visiting, Rockland County Times, NY, Number 36, 25 June 1904, pg 3.pdf
Summarizes a lecture C.W. Leadbeater gave in New York City about the origins of dreams, based on astral travel and/or the mind reviewing days events. Uses the rhetoric of science, claiming it is a science of dreams.

T.C. Humphreys - Youth and Sex.pdf
In a letter to the Editors, T. Christmas Humphreys critiques the TS on failing to teach about sex and the proper control of sexuality to the youth of the Theosophical Society. "If the younger generation, demanding, as is their right, light on these…
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