Collection including 30 envelopes of negatives showing the demolition of Geraldine and various sites and railway stations around London: manuscript and typescript notes on index cards and envelopes recording information on Cecil King and Lord Northcliffe, and on thought transference messages allegedly received from them; 2 boxes of audio tapes of radio interviews with Cecil King and Lord Northcliffe and of programmes on thought transference and Extra Sensory Perception; books entitled When Men Talk Truth and Lord Northcliffe's Return by Hannen Swaffer, both annotated by Holden (n.d.).
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 96 MS 1083
- Dates of Creation1939-1989
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description3 boxes
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Ida Holden retired from her job at Mirror Group Newspapers in 1959 and from then onwards began to experience thought transference that she believed were from Cecil King and Lord Northcliffe.
No further arrangement at present.
Open for research
The material was donated to the Institute of Psychiatry by Ida Holden's niece, Ms P.Owens. The collection was forwarded to Senate House Library shortly afterwards.
Other Finding Aids
Box listed. A pdf copy is attached to the collection level description on the University of London Research Library Services archives catalogue.
Entry compiled by Stefan Dickers. Updated by Richard Temple
Conditions Governing Use
No documents may be photocopied at present.