Primary Sources:

Scrapbook of the Christchurch Psychical Research Society Inc., Macmillan Brown Library, University of Canterbury Manuscript 165

Lovell Smith Family Papers, Canterbury Museum ARC 1988.88 294


Secondary Sources:

Carroll, Bret E., Spiritualism in Antebellum America (University of Indiana Press, Bloomingdon and Indianapolis, 1997)

Ellwood, Robert S., Islands of the Dawn: The Story of Alternative Spirituality in New Zealand (University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, 1993)

Hansel, C.E.M., ESP and Parapsychology: A Critical Reevaluation (Prometheus Books, Buffalo, New York, 1980)

Lovell-Smith, Margaret, Plain Living, High Thinking: The Family Story of Jennie and Will Lovell-Smith, (Pedmore Press, 1995)

Owen, Alex, The Darkened Room: Women, Power and Spiritualism in Late Victorian England (University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia,1990)

Stenhouse, John, ‘Religion and Society’, The New Oxford History of New Zealand (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2009)

Wolffram, Heather, The Stepchildren of Science: Psychical Research and Parapsychology in Germany, C. 1870-1939 (Clio Medica, San Francisco, 2009)

Wolman, Benjamin B., Handbook of Parapsychology (Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1977)


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