Fonds A2007-18 - William T. Metzger fonds

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William T. Metzger fonds

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CA UMASC A2007-18

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  • 1970-1999 (Creation)
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    William T. Metzger

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31 cm of textual and graphical records.

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William T. Metzger is a pastor, spiritualist, and editor of "Spiritual Press" in Peterborough, Ontario. He worked in medical doctors' offices and in hospitals as a spiritual healer. William Metzger has collected material sent to him by William B. Payne (1915-1977), a writer, artist-cartoonist, and channeler, who under hypnosis through "automatic writing, drawing" communicated with spiritual world. This material was first published in the "Spiritual Press" (1975-76) and "Journal of Automatic Writing" (1974). William Payne died in 1977, and after his death, William T. Metzger published material in the book called "Winds of Doctrine: Pictures & News from Spirit" (1989) and dedicated this book to William B. Payne. The material was donated to the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections in 2007.

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This fonds was donated to the University of Manitoba by William T. Metzger in 2007.

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This fonds consists of William T. Metzger's correspondence with William B. Payne; William Payne's drawings (organized into files by numbers), and writings (descriptive, automatic).

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Finding aid prepared by V. Zvonik (2008). Finding aid encoded by V. Zvonik (2008). Finding aid converted by Justin Fuhr (July 2016). Revised by N.Courrier (September 2018). Revised by M. Horodyski (October 2018).

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