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This is the largest sub-series—it contains official documents, notes taken on visits with PB from the Wisdom’s Goldenrod community, estate processing, the journals of his third wife Evangeline Glass, and other materials related to the man himself or his family.

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Biographical - Articles About PB

Articles about PB himself, the man rather than the work.

Biographical - Autobiographical Information

Mostly notes PB kept regarding information to give in immigration and visa forms during his travels. Contains lists of data and copies of CVs as well as forms.

Biographical - Occult Readings

A collection of predictions about PB; including horoscopes, palmist readings, psychic readings, etc. There is also advice by acquaintances, and predictions for the state of the world.

Biographical - Testimonials

Testimonials about PB, mostly from the 1950s.

Documents - Certificate Copies

Biographical documents and secondary material that didn't make it into Original Certificates.

Documents - Certificates (Negative Photostats)

These are copies of certificates that already exist in Original Certificates, but are examples of an archiac type of photocopying.

Documents - Original Certificates

Biographical documents from PB's life (Passports, birth/death/marriage/divorce/name change certificates, etc.).

Documents - PB Diploma (Photostat)

The original of PB's diploma was lost (see note in "PhD Certificates and Research"), this is the oldest copy that we have.

Documents - PB Passports

Two Swiss passports, issued in 1968 and 1979.

Documents - PB's Address Book

Pocket sized address book with relatively small number of names - includes members of Wisdom's Goldenrod community and Greek royal family.

Documents - PhD Certificates and Research

Information about PB's diploma, and the McKinley-Roosevelt diploma mill.

Documents - Who's Who Excerpts

PB's listing in "Who's Who in the East" and publication information.

Evangeline Glass Journal (Loose Pages)

The journals of PB's third wife, Evangeline Glass. Typed PDFs of all journals in this series are available for download on the individual file pages.

Evangeline Glass Journal 01 (1955-1956)

The journals of PB's third wife, Evangeline Glass.

Evangeline Glass Journal 02 (1948-1973)

The journals of PB's third wife, Evangeline Glass.

Evangeline Glass Journal 03 (1956-1958)

The journals of PB's third wife, Evangeline Glass.

Evangeline Glass Journal 04 (1956)

The journals of PB's third wife, Evangeline Glass.

Evangeline Glass Journal 05 (1976-1980)

The journals of PB's third wife, Evangeline Glass.

Evangeline Glass Journal 06 (1954)

The journals of PB's third wife, Evangeline Glass.

Evangeline Glass Journal 07 (1954-1955)

The journals of PB's third wife, Evangeline Glass.

Evangeline Glass Journal 08 (1955)

The journals of PB's third wife, Evangeline Glass.

Evangeline Glass Journal 09 (1956)

The journals of PB's third wife, Evangeline Glass.

Evangeline Glass Journal 10 (1957)

The journals of PB's third wife, Evangeline Glass.

Evangeline Glass Journal 11 (PB Teachings)

The journals of PB's third wife, Evangeline Glass.

Evangeline Glass Journal 12 (1956-1958)

The journals of PB's third wife, Evangeline Glass.

Family - Evangeline Glass Notes with PB

Evangeline's notes from her time with PB that are philosophical, but not direct dictation (that can be found in the file PB Dictations to Evangeline).

Family - Janina Brunton

Materials related to PB's second wife, the erstwhile Frenchwoman, Janina Brunton.

Family - Karen Tottrop Certificates (KTH)

Certificates for Karen Tottrop, PB's first wife, and mother of his son Kenneth.

Family - KTH Notes on PB

Copies of philosophic notes in KTH's handwriting, and correspondence and notes about a possible biography of PB.

Family - KTH Personal

Personal materials for Kenneth Thurston Hurst, PB's son.

Notes on Visits with PB - Alan Berkowitz

Notes by Alan Berkowitz from his time visiting PB.

Notes on Visits with PB - Anthony Damiani

Notes on PB by Anthony Damiani, head of Wisdom's Goldenrod in its time.

Notes on Visits with PB - Czech Materials

Collected materials relating to PB and his Czech followers, from a time when the Iron Curtain was still raised, and this was a clandestine relationship.

Notes on Visits with PB - Ed McKeown

Extensive notes taken in two journals by Ed McKeown from his time visiting PB.

Notes on Visits with PB - Elaine Mansfield

Notes by Elaine Mansfield from her time visiting PB.

Notes on Visits with PB - Jeff Cox

Notes by Jeff Cox from his time visiting PB.

Notes on Visits with PB - Joscelyn Godwin

Notes by Joscelyn Godwin from his time visiting PB.

Notes on Visits with PB - Timothy Smith

Notes on PB by Timothy Smith, current custodian of PB's archive.

PB Dictations to Evangeline

Excerpts from PB's dictations to Evangeline Glass on philosophical topics.

Post-Mortem - Estate Materials 1

Materials related to, or collected after, PB's death.

Post-Mortem - Estate Materials 2

More trivial materials related to, or collected after, PB's death.

Post-Mortem - Reflections on PB

Responses to a book written by the Masson's son, critical of PB and his relationship with the author's parents.