Fonds MSS 376 (A11-64) - Jenny O'Hara Pincock fonds

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Jenny O'Hara Pincock fonds

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CA UMASC MSS 376 (A11-64)

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  • 1930-2006 (Creation)
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    Pincock, Jenny O'Hara

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0.13 metres of textual material including 2 books

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(1890-1948)

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Jenny O’Hara Pincock was born Jenny Helena Florence O’Hara at Madoc, Ontario in 1890 and is noted for two publications: “Trails of Truth” in 1930, which contains descriptions of Spiritualist séances held in a home circle in St. Catharines, Ontario from 1928-1929, and “Hidden Springs: A Narrative Poem of Old Upper Canada and Other Poems” in 1950, which was published posthumously and contains a forward by the prominent Canadian poet Dr. E.J. Pratt who was a friend of Pincock’s husband, Robert Newton Pincock. Pincock died in 1948.

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The fonds was donated to the Archives by the Survival Research Institute of Canada in 2011 with Walter Meyer zu Erpen, the institute's President, acting as the transferring agent.

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The collection was arranged in part by the transferring agent according to specifications he provided. The fonds consists of two of O’Hara Pincock’s books, “Hidden Springs” and “Trials of Truth”, biographical information created by Walter Meyer zu Erpen of the Survival Research Institute of Canada and several issues of the journal “Progression”, which O’Hara Pincock edited.

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Acquired by the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections in 2011

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English

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This fonds is one of a series of fonds and collections transferred to the Archives by Walter Meyer zu Erpen, President of the Survival Research Institute of Canada, related to survival and parapsychology research. Other such fonds and collections transferred by Meyer zu Erpen are the Survival Research Institute of Canada fonds (MSS 372; A11-60), A.R.G. (George) and Iris M. Owen fonds (MSS 373, PC 328, EL 38; A11-61), Survival Research Newsletters and Periodicals Collection (MSS 374; A11-62), Debra Barr and Walter Meyer zu Erpen Research and Publication Collection (MSS 375; A11-63), Spiritualist Hymnals and Manuals Collection (MSS 377; A11-65), Kenneth J. Batcheldor fonds (MSS 378, EL 39; A11-66), Mary Olga Park fonds (MSS 380; A11-71), Albert Batten fonds (MSS 379, PC 329, EL 40; A11-67), Howard Reed fonds (MSS 381, EL 41; A11-107). Also related, but not transferred by Meyer zu Erpen, is the Hamilton Family fonds (Mss 14, Pc 12, Tc 70; A.79-21, A.79-41, A.79-52, A.79-56, A.79-65, A.80-08, A.80-25, A.81-09, A.86-56),

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Created by Jarad Buckwold on 19 February 2013.
Quality checked by Mary Grace Golfo-Barcelona on 07 June 2017.

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