Re: Judge's "unpublished" letters/other early material
Jan 13, 1998 09:22 PM
> In a message dated 98-01-12 23:59:52 EST, you write:
> << only a very small sample of Judge's letters have even been made public.
> Most of Judge's letters remain unpublished and unavailable in TS archives. >>
> I find this quite fascinating and at the same time somewhat troubling. What
> would be the purpose in this day and age of not making his letters public,
> particularly since so many are interested in the history of the Theosophical
> Movement and in what the Founders had to say and teach? This is very odd! Has
> any effort been made or has any pressure been put on the TS to make those
> "unavailable" letters public? By the TS, I'm assuming you mean the Adyar TS. I
> had thought that most of his letters had been published by the Theosophy
> Company, the TS (Pasadena) and Point Loma Publications.
> I have the following:
> LETTERS THAT HAVE HELPED ME by WQJ
> Theosophy Company, 1946
> PRACTICAL OCCULTISM, Letters by WQJ
> edited by Arthur L. Conger
> Theosophical University Press, 1951
> ECHOES OF THE ORIENT (3 volumes)
> Compliled by Dara Eklund
> TS (Pasadena)
> (Volume 3 has "Answers to Correspondence")
> I thought that just about wrapped it up as far as Judges' correspondence is
> concerned. I guess I was wrong.
I am sure there is a gold mine of unpublished material of great
historical value is still around. Any historian would find it of
greatest importance and use. I hope some one will start the process and
the benefits could be enormous. The material I am referring to is not
necessarily confined to Judge. It is very broad and primarily relate to
early days of the TS.
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