Jenny O'Hara Pincock:

An Inventory of her records at the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections

Inventory prepared by Jarad Buckwold
University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
Winnipeg, Manitoba
(February 19, 2013)

Finding aid encoded by Jarad Buckwold (January 19, 2013)
Finding aid written in English.

Collection Summary

University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
Dafoe Library, University of Manitoba

Jenny O'Hara Pincock

Jenny O'Hara Pincock fonds


0.13 metres of textual material including 2 books

MSS 376 (A11-64)


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Biography of Jenny O'Hara Pincock

Jenny O’Hara Pincock was born Jenny Helena Florence O’Hara at Madoc, Ontario in 1890 and is noted for two publications: “Trials of Truth” in 1930, which contains descriptions of spiritualist séances held in a home circle in St. Catharines, Ontario from 1928-1929, and “Hidden Springs: A Narrative Poem of Old Upper Canada and Other Poems” in 1950, which was published posthumously and contains a forward by the prominent Canadian poet Dr. E.J. Pratt who was a friend of O’Hara Pincock’s husband, Robert Newton Pincock. O’Hara Pincock died in 1948.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection was created by the donor himself. His donated material was divided into different fonds and collections in accordance with specifications he himself provided. The fonds consists of two of O’Hara Pincock’s books, “Hidden Springs” and “Trials of Truth”, biographical information created by Walter Meyer zu Erpen of the Survival Research Institute of Canada and several issues of the journal “Progression”, which O’Hara Pincock edited.

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Restrictions on Access

There are no restrictions on this material

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Related Materials

This fonds is one of a series of fonds and collections donated by Walter Meyer zu Erpen related to survival and parapsychology research. Other such fonds and collections donatd by Meyer zu Erpen are the Survival Research Institute of Canada fonds (MSS 372; A11-60), A.R.G. (George) and Iris Owen fonds (MSS 373; A11-61), Survival Research Newsletters and Periodicals Collection (MSS 374; A11-62), Debra Barr and Walter Meyer zu Erpen Research and Publication Collection (MSS 375; A11-63), Spiritualist Hymnals and Manuals Collection (MSS 377; A11-65), Kenneth J. Batcheldor fonds (MSS 378, EL 39; A11-66), Albert Batten fonds (MSS 379, PC 329, EL 40; A11-67), Olga Park fonds (MSS 380; A11-71), Howard Reed fonds (MSS 381, EL 41; A11-107). Also related, but not donated by Meyer zu Erpen, is the Hamilton Family fonds (Mss 14, Pc 12, Tc 70; A.79-21, A.79-41, A.79-52, A.79-56, A.79-65, A.80-08, A.80-25, A.81-09, A.86-56).

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Custodial History

The fonds was donated by Walter Meyer zu Erpen, President of the Survival Research Instute of Canada, in 2011

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Jenny O'Hara Pincock [ 1930-2006 ]
11 Jenny O'Hara Pincock - Version Prepared for Rosemary Ellen Guiley 1989-1990
2 "Progression" 1932-1935
N/A "Hidden Springs" (Full Book) 1949
N/A "Trials of Truth" (Full Book) 1930

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