Hall, Manly Palmer
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Hall, Manly Palmer, * 18 Mar 1901 (Peterborough), Ontario, † 29 Aug 1990 (Los Angeles)

Writer, Collector, Lecturer. Hall was raised by his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Arthur Whitney Palmer, and spent a wandering childhood in San Diego, Washington, New York, Sioux Falls, and other cities of the United States. Apart from a short spell at a military school, he was without formal education. In California he came under the influence of the → Theosophical Society. He began his public career in 1920 in Santa Monica, giving a series of lectures on → reincarnation. He became a lifelong admirer of → H.P.…

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Godwin, Joscelyn, “Hall, Manly Palmer”, in: Dictionary of Gnosis & Western Esotericism. Consulted online on 22 September 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1873-8338_dgwe_DGWE_150>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004141872, 20061031

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