Life and Labor in the Spirit World. Being a Description of the Localities, Employments, Surroundings, and Conditions in the Spheres. By Members of the Spirit-Band of Miss M. T. Shelhamer, Medium of the Banner of Light Public Free Circle

TitleLife and Labor in the Spirit World. Being a Description of the Localities, Employments, Surroundings, and Conditions in the Spheres. By Members of the Spirit-Band of Miss M. T. Shelhamer, Medium of the Banner of Light Public Free Circle
Year for Search1884
Authors[Longley], [Mary Theresa](1853-1928)
Tertiary AuthorsMembers of the Spirit-Band of Miss M. T. Shelhamer, Medium of the Banner of Light Public Free Circle., [pseud.]
Date Published1884
PublisherColby and Rich
Place PublishedBoston, MA
KeywordsFemale author, US author
Annotation

Detailed eutopia of the spirit life which is presented as the writings from the spirit world of Ann Frances Kinsey (1856-77). Uses the language of Andrew Jackson Davis; see 1847, 1874 and 1878 Davis. Stresses gender equality, education, peace and beauty.

Additional Publishers

There is a later printing, sometimes cataloged as a second edition, with Second Thousand on the title page and the publication date of 1885, but it is otherwise identical.

Pseudonym

Members of the Spirit-Band of Miss M[ary] T[heresa] Shelhamer, Medium of the Banner of Light Public Free Circle [pseud.]

Holding Institutions

MoU-St, PSt

Author Note

The female author’s name is sometimes given as Mary Theresa Shelhamer Longley (1853-1928).

Full Text

1884 [Longley, Mary Theresa] (1853-1928). Life and Labor in the Spirit World. Being a Description of the Localities, Employments, Surroundings, and Conditions in the Spheres. By Members of the Spirit-Band of Miss M[ary] T[heresa] Shelhamer, Medium of the Banner of Light Public Free Circle. Boston, MA: Colby and Rich. There is a later printing, sometimes cataloged as a second edition, with Second Thousand on the title page and the publication date of 1885, but it is otherwise identical. MoU-St, PSt

Detailed eutopia of the spirit life which is presented as the writings from the spirit world of Ann Frances Kinsey (1856-77). Uses the language of Andrew Jackson Davis; see 1847, 1874 and 1878 Davis. Stresses gender equality, education, peace and beauty. The female author’s name is sometimes given as Mary Theresa Shelhamer Longley.