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Paula Roberts papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0076

Scope and Contents note

Articles, biographical sketches and obituaries, correspondence, ghost files, notes, photographs, projects, published predictions, remote viewing session files, videotapes, and other materials collected by, or created by, Paula Roberts.

Dates

  • 1983-2020, undated

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to all users.

Conditions Governing Use note

All rights transferred to the University of West Georgia.

Biographical/Historical note

Paula Roberts is a British-born psychic.

Paula Christina Roberts was born on January 27, 1954 in Middlesbrough in the northeast of England and moved to New York City in 1978. She undertook a course of development at the Spiritualist Association of Great Britain in London. Roberts has been featured on television shows, including Unsolved Mysteries, and has been featured in newspaper and magazine articles. Her annual predictions in Cindy Adams's column in the New York Post began in 1986. She has worked as a paranormal investigator with noted parapsychologist Dr. Michaeleen Maher and their work together has been documented in two editions of the Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research. She also conducts handwriting analysis, having trained at the American Franklin School of Contemporary Studies with Patricia Marne. In 1996 she was introduced to Ingo Swann by Dr. Maher and conducted an investigation in his home, and later participated in remote viewings with him.

Extent

5.15 Linear feet (10 boxes)

Overview

Papers of New York psychic, Paula Roberts

Arrangement note

Arranged in nine series: 1. Predictions; 2. Articles (Domestic Publications); 3. Articles (Foreign Publications); 4. Ghost Files; 5. Media; 6. Projects; 7. Miscellaneous; 8. Videotapes; 9. Additions August 2018.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Paula Roberts, January 2018. Additions received August 2018 and September 2020

Separated Materials note

Five printed books were separated from Paula Robert's papers and cataloged.

Collins, Patricia. 1996. Psychic New York: a guide to astrologers, tarot readers, psychics, palmists, & numerologists. New York: City & Company. Dee, John, Meric Casaubon, and Edward Kelly. 1974. A true & faithful relation of what passed for many yeers between Dr. John Dee (a mathematician of great fame in Q. Eliz. and King James their reignes) and some spirits: … Glasgow: Antonine Publishing Co. (this volume is number 15 in a printing of 1,000). Flint, Leslie. 1971. Voices in the dark: my life as a medium. London: Macmillan. Harney, Scott. Esoteric guide to New York. New York: Esoteric Guides. Peach, Emily. 1990. The tarot workbook: understanding and using the tarot symbolism. New York, N.Y.: Sterling Pub. Co.

Processing Information note

Processed by Russ Lenox, 2018. Additional materials processed by Melissa Najpaver, September 2020.
Title
Guide to the Paula Roberts papers MS-0076
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Russ Lenox
Date
2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Description is in English

Repository Details

Part of the University of West Georgia Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Special Collections, Ingram Library
University of West Georgia
1601 Maple Street
Carrollton GA 30118-2000 United States