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Dr John Cooper Theosophy Collection : a collection of books and serials
Bib ID 3663230
Format BookBook
Description [ca. 1834-ca. 1997] 
3876 monographs + approximately 240 serial titles. 
Summary

The collection belonged to the late Dr John Cooper, a notable Australian historian of the Theosophical Movement. The collection consists of nearly 4,000 books and pamphlets, more than 240 serial titles and 31 large boxes of archival material. The book component has been kept together as a formed collection. The serials have been integrated into the Library's Serials Collection and the archival component is housed in the Manuscripts Stack.

Monographs cover many fields including theosophy, comparative religion, Buddhism, Eastern philosophies, esoterica, Indian religions, the Liberal Catholic Church, spiritualism, Tibet, yoga and Zen. The serials have a heavier emphasis on theosophy, many being newsletters and journals from theosophical groups around the world.

Notes

All monograph and serial titles from the collection are individually catalogued.

All catalogue records for monographs and serials in this collection have a note field "Dr John Cooper Theosophy Collection". Searching on this phrase will retrieve all items.

Associated materials: Papers of John Cooper, 1884-1997 MS Acc02/113.

Bibliography of collection available in print.

Subjects Theosophy.
Other authors/contributors Cooper, Alfred John, 1930-1998

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    Collect from: Main Reading Room - Most pre 2005 held offsite
    Call Number: Serials are integrated in the Library's Serials Collection. Search under individual titles.
    Status: Available
     
    Collect from: Special Collections Reading Room
    Call Number: COOP 1 - COOP 3778; COOPq 1 - COOPq 81; COOPf 1 - COOPf 14; COOPef 1 - COOPef 3
    Status: Available
    Details Collect From
    Serials are integrated in the Library's Serials Collection. Search under individual titles. Main Reading Room - Most pre 2005 held offsite
    COOP 1 - COOP 3778; COOPq 1 - COOPq 81; COOPf 1 - COOPf 14; COOPef 1 - COOPef 3 Special Collections Reading Room

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