Credits & References

About the Project

This exhibit is the product of a collaboration between the Special Collections Department and Digital Initiatives Department of Adams Library, Rhode Island College.  Marlene Lopes (Special Collections) and Andrew Davis (Digital Initiatives) designed and supervised the project.

This project was completed as part of a professional field experience (PFE) internship by Patricia McIvor, a student at the Graduate School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Rhode Island, with help from RIC Digital Initiatives student workers J Bruscini, Catherine Butler, and Natasha Soto.

The digitized documents can be viewed online at DigitalCommons@RIC.


Houdini, H. (1924). A magician among the spirits. New York: Harper & Brothers. Available online at the Internet Archive:

The Seybert Commission. (1887). Preliminary report of the Commission appointed by the University of Pennsylvania to investigate modern Spiritualism in accordance with the request of the late Henry Seybert. Available online at Project Gutenberg:

Credits & References