Theosophical Society Collection

Ref: Special Collection
Title: Theosophical Society Collection

Scope: A collection of books and journals covering the topic of Theosophy

Dates: 1877-1963
Level: Fonds
Extent: c.500 volumes
Name of creator: Sheffield Theosophical Society

Administrative / biographical history:
This collection was transferred to the University of Sheffield Library’s Special Collections department from the National Centre for English Cultural Tradition in 2007, and comprises around 500 books relating to the topic of Theosophy, a doctrine of religious philosophy and metaphysics which developed in the late 19th century.

  • Source: Sheffield Theosophical Society
  • System of arrangement: Numerical
  • Subjects: Theosophy
  • Conditions of access: Available to all researchers, by appointment
  • Restrictions: None
  • Finding aids: Listed and catalogued