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Carington, Walter Whately, 1892-1947 (parapsychologist)



Walter Whately Smith (1892-1947), who changed his name to Whately Carington in 1932, was a parapsychologist and psychical researcher, whose work often combined qualitative experiments with statistical methods of assessment.

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Whately Carington: Papers and Experimental Cards, 1929-1942

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS SPR/11
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The collection includes papers of individuals involved in psychical research, collections of papers relating to specific cases of paranormal activity, papers relating to the administration of the Society and also research and medium files. The collections include correspondence, notes, diagrams, drawings, photographs, newspaper articles and printed pamphlets.Held on deposit from the Society for Psychical Research since 1990. PLEASE NOTE: Due to GDPR, material post-1932...
Dates: 1929-1942
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (