Stanley Krippner:

An Inventory of His Papers at the University of Manitoba Archives and Special Collections

Inventory prepared by Samantha Booth
University of Manitoba Archives and Special Collections
330 Elizabeth Dafoe Library
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Finding aid encoded by Samantha Booth (14 January 2016)
Finding aid written in English.

Collection Summary

University of Manitoba Archives and Special Collections
330 Elizabeth Dafoe Library

Stanley Krippner

Stanley Krippner fonds


7 artifacts – 0.01m textual records – 1 digital object (.pptsx)

MSS 448 (A2015-65)


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Biography of Stanley Krippner (1932-)

Stanley Krippner was born on 4 October 1932 in Edgerton, Wisconsin. He received a B.Sc. in Speech Therapy from the University of Wisconsin (1954), an M.A. in Counseling and Guidance from Northwestern University (1957), and a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Northwestern University (1961), specializing in the areas of consciousness, dreams, hypnosis, and other parapsychological phenomena. In his early career, he was director of the Kent State University Child Study Center from 1961-1964, and the Maimonides Medical Center Dream Research Laboratory from 1964-1973; he was also president of two divisions of the American Psychological Association (APA) in the 1980s. From 1972, Dr. Krippner has been a professor of psychology at Saybrook University, and is also currently (2015) a Fellow in four APA divisions, and a Fellow of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion; he also holds faculty appointments at the Universidade Holistica Internacional (Brasilia) and the Instituto de Medicina y Tecnologia Avanzada de la Conducta (Ciudad Juarez). He has authored, co-authored, and edited numerous presentations, workshops, articles, and books in a wide variety of languages.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

This fonds comprises materials associated with Dr. Stanley Krippner’s study of the Brazilian “sensitive” Amyr Amiden. It includes a PowerPoint presentation (both in analog (annotated) and digital formats), academic publications, and “apports” (physical objects).

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Arrangement of the Papers

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Restrictions on Access

There are no restrictions on access.

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Custodial History

This fonds was donated to the University of Manitoba Archives and Special Collections in 2015 by Stanley Krippner, facilitated by Walter Meyer zu Erpen (President, Survival Research Institute of Canada (SRIC)).

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Stanley Krippner fonds [ 1995-2015 ]

11 “Four Encounters with Amyr Amiden” [annotated presentation], presented in Rockville MD May 2015
2 Publications by S. Krippner re: Amyr Amiden 1995-2011
  • Krippner, S., Winkler, M., Weil, P., Amiden, A., Lal Arora, H., Kelson, R., & Crema, R. (1995). The magenta phenomena, Part II: Twenty Sessions in Brasilia, March 1994. Exceptional Human Experience, 13, 44-63.
  • Weil, P., Amiden, A., Krippner, S., Lal Arora, H., Winkler, M., Kelson, R., & Crema, R. (1995). The magenta phenomena, Part III: An hermeneutic and phenomenological investigation. Exceptional Human Experience, 13, 54-63.
  • Krippner, S., Winkler, M., Amiden, A., Crema, R., Kelson, R., Lal Arora, H., & Weil, P. (1996). Physiological and geomagnetic correlates of apparent anomalous phenomena observed in the presence of a Brazilian "sensitive." Journal of Scientific Exploration, 10, 281-298.
  • Krippner, S. (2002). Stigmatic phenomena: An alleged case in Brazil. Journal of Scientific Exploration, 16, 207–224.
  • Krippner, S., & Kirkwood, J. (2008). Sacred bleeding: The language of stigmata. In J. Harold Ellens (Ed.), Miracles: God, science, and psychology in the paranormal (Vol. 2, pp. 154-175). Westport, CT: Praeger. [photocopied by archivist Jan 2016]
  • Krippner, S. (2011). The magenta phenomena: A medium in Brazil. Edgescience, 7, 7-11.
  • Weil, P., Krippner, S., Winkler, M., Amiden, A., Lal Arora, H., O’Donnell, K., Crema, R., & Leloup, J.-Y. (2002). Transcomunicação: O fenômeno magenta.
Apports [6 minerals, 1 medallion] [nd - appeared 1993]

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