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Jacques Vallee UFO and paranormal phenomena papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 672
Finding aid note: Stored offsite at the Library Service Center and require 24-hour notice for retrieval. Please contact the Woodson Research Center at 713-348-2586 or woodson@rice.edu for more information.

Scope and Contents

Background files include relevant topics, general cases, social trends, cults, related phenomena, scientific topics relevant to ufology, assembled by Vallee in support of his research over the years. Also contains field notes and press documents about related topics such as cattle mutilations, and face-to-face meetings of NIDS and BAASS, as well as various research proposals.

Correspondence includes letters exchanged with Aime Michel, Dr. Hynek, Dr. Guerin, and many leading researchers and investigators, starting in the late 1950s to the mid 2010s.

Analysis files are planned for donation in the future, and will include research studies, often field investigations or document research about specific UFO topics.

Dates

  • 1960 - 2015

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This material is restricted by request of the donor for ten years from the date of the gift. The opening date will be Jan. 24, 2028. Several specific academic excpetions have been made and are articulated in the deed of gift. Contact woodson@rice.edu for details.

Conditions Governing Access

Stored offsite at the Library Service Center and require 24-hour notice for retrieval. Please contact the Woodson Research Center at 713-348-2586 or woodson@rice.edu for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish from this collection must be facilitated through the Woodson Research Center.

Biographical / Historical

Jacques Vallée is a computer scientist, author, ufologist and astronomer conducting research in UFO topics.

Extent

38 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Janques Valle in 2018, via Dr. Jeffrey Kripal, Dept. of Religion, Rice University.

Processing Information

As of December 2019, contents are listed at the box level. In 2020, folder level inventory will be completed and posted.
Title
Guide to the Jacques Vallee UFO and paranormal phenomena papers
Status
In Progress
Date
2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas Repository

Contact:
Fondren Library MS-44, Rice University
6100 Main St.
Houston Texas 77005 USA