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archives-of-the-impossible. Archives of the Impossible

 Record Group
Identifier: archives-of-the-impossible

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Anne and Whitley Strieber Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 702
Overview Contains correspondence, transcripts related to The Communion, and correspondence and reviews of Strieber's other works.
Dates: 1970 - 2016

Brenda Denzler Ufology Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 881
Overview Newsclippings, reports and symposia, pop culture ephemera, book catalogs, and correspondence documenting public interest in ufology in the 1990s and 2000s. Brenda Denzler is the author of a book entitled "Lure of the Edge: Scientific Passions, Religious Beliefs, and the Pursuit of UFOs," published in 2001 by University of California Press.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1990s-2000s

Edwin C. May Laboratories for Fundamental Research papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 773
Overview Documents, reports, and audio-visual materials reflecting the career of Edwin C. May, a nuclear physicist by training, worked as a research scientist on the Cognitive Science Program, better known as Stargate, at Stanford Research Institute and Science Applications International Corporation from 1975 to 1985, and as project director from 1985 to 1995.
Dates: 1974-1995

Jacques Vallee UFO and paranormal phenomena papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 672
Overview The collection includes background files, correspondence, field notes, and press documents collected by Vallee between 1960 and 2015.
Dates: 1960 - 2015

Jeffrey J. Kripal Academic Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 383
Overview The Jeffrey J. Kripal Papers mostly covers Kripal’s tenure at Rice University up to 2015 (and will eventually cover at least up to 2019) but also reaches as far back as 1970. It includes correspondence, unpublished manuscripts, course materials, and on-going research.
Dates: 1970 - 2015

Larry W. Bryant UFO research collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 915
Scope and Contents The Larry W. Bryant UFO research collection contains personal papers such as correspondence, photographs, and articles written by Larry Bryant, as well as papers from his participation in UFO organizations like MUFON and CAUS, including board meeting minutes, budget notes, and quarterly reports. A large section of the collection is devoted to Bryant’s research into ufology using court cases against the government and Freedom of Information Act requests to obtain files kept from...
Dates: 1920 - 2010

Richard F. Haines Ufology papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 706
Overview The Richard F. Haines Ufology papers includes documents that cover the period between the 1970s and 2010s. It includes personal and professional correspondence, administrative documents of NARCAP and drafts of its research projects, Haines' own drafts and printouts for conference presentations. It also contains a large set of UFO photos with notes and photo analysis, and well as audio tapes with interviews of UFO witnesses, primarily commercial and military pilots.
Dates: 1947 - 2015

Stanley Krippner parapsychology publications archive

 Collection
Identifier: MS 882
Content Description Print publications of Stanley Krippner, and related correspondence, arranged in order by date of publication.Many of the folders in the first half of this collection (especially the earliest pubs) contain historically-valuable, ancillary documents that are related to that specific publication. For example, there are letters written between Prof. Krippner and the book editor or between authors of book chapters (often these are well-known individuals in their respective fields). There...
Dates: 1960 - 2019

Stewart Alexander Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 977
Content Description This collection includes archival material and circa 300 books and journals related to the career of Stewart Alexander, a medium, living in the UK. The primary content is recorded seances led by Stewart Alexander. Formats of the archival material include audio cd's, reel to reel audiotape, audiocassettes, newsclippings, correspondence, videotapes. Books and journals will be cataloged separately and discoverable through the library's online catalog at library.rice.edu.
Dates: 1970 - 2020