Heard (Gerald) papers
Henry Fitzgerald Heard (October 6, 1889-August 14, 1971) was interested in parapsychology, Vedanta, philosophy, and religion. He took honors in history at Cambridge, 1911, where he also did his postgraduate work in philosophy of religions. He lectured at Oxford University and on the radio and wrote . He later founded Trabuco College as a center for spiritual studies. As Gerald Heard, he wrote philosophical works such as and . Under the name H.F. Heard, he wrote mysteries. The collection consists of Heard's manuscripts of published and unpublished books, correspondence, tape recordings of Heard's lectures, lecture notes, articles, books from Heard's library, photographs, and ephemera. It also includes manuscripts by others as well as an oil painting of Heard by Aldous Huxley (1933).