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Call Number: MSS 261 (A.07-18)

Title: William T. Metzger fonds.

Dates: 1970-1989.

Extent: 31 cm of textual records.

Biographical sketch: William T. Metzger is a pastor, spiritualist, and editor of "Spiritual Press" in Peterborough, Ontario. He worked in medical doctors' offices and in hospitals as a spiritual healer. William Metzger has collected material sent to
him by William B. Payne (1915-1977), a writer, artist-cartoonist, and channel,
who under hypnosis through "automatic writing, drawing" communicated with
spiritual world. This material was first published in "Spiritual Press" (1975-76) and "The Journal of Automatic Writing" (1974). William Payne died in1977. After his death, William T. Metzger published material in the book called "Winds of Doctrine: Pictures & News from Spirit" (1989) and dedicated this book to William B. Payne. The material was donated to the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections in 2007.

Scope and content: This fonds consists of William T. Metzger's correspondence with WilliamB. Payne; William Payne's drawings (organized into files by numbers), and writings (descriptive, automatic).

Custodial history: This fonds was donated to the University of Manitoba by William T. Metzger in 2007.

Restrictions: No restrictions.

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