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The Anomaly Archives Weekly Email Newsletter

March 26th, 2020 – Austin, Texas

 

Anomaly Archives Closed Until Further Notice

City of Austin limits gatherings to 10 people due to coronavirus …

“AUSTIN, Texas — The City of Austin is now limiting gatherings to 10 people to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Mayor Steve Adler announced on Tuesday…” 

– KVUE.COM

Anomaly Archives Closed Until Further Notice

Greetings everyone.

As you can surmise, the current Covid-19 Coronavirus crisis has had a significant effect upon the Anomaly Archives, much as it has impacted so many aspects of society. Things have been moving so fast it has been difficult to keep up and keep all of our supporters updated. The Anomaly Archives has been closed to the public since the Mayor’s March 17th announcement limiting gatherings and urging everyone to follow CDC guidelines for the safety of everyone and to “flatten the curve.”

As is happening across our society right now, beyond the dangers posed to our health, the ripple effects of this crisis are impacting our livelihoods at the personal, business, and community levels. The economic impacts to all levels are devastating; but Humanity can prevail if we all pull together, do what’s right and needs to be done, and help each other through these trying times.

Unfortunately, the Anomaly Archives has been immediately financially impacted by this crisis and so we too are among those institutions needing to ask for help. In the coming days, weeks, and months, the Anomaly Archives will be launching renewed fundraising campaigns to try and help us weather this storm and build for a sustainable future. We realize that many of you are likely personally in a similar situation of need and so we of course only ask for help from those who have it to safely give.

We’ll have more news soon on how you can help. For now, remember you can help us by directly donating to us through PayPal and/or through selecting us as your charity of choice on Amazon.com and make your qualifying purchases through their Smile program portal – it costs you nothing and they donate to us.

Now more than ever … please:

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 … or …

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More Updates Coming Soon!  Thank you for your support.

BE SAFE!   STAY HEALTHY! 

SMiles Lewis / Founder

AnomalyArchives.org
SMilesLewis.com

 

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Anomaly Archives
55 North IH-35, Suite 260 – And BEYOND!
Austin, TX 78702

(512) 842-9046 / EMAIL

 



Headlines

Here are some headlines of note for this week:. . .

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[NOTE: Inclusion of news & event info is purely informational
and does not indicate endorsement.]

Membership Drive 2020

Would you like to check-out books from the Anomaly Archives lending library? Do you want to help preserve the history of UFO (and related anomalous) research?Then Become An Official Member TODAY!

We need your help to make the Anomaly Archives the Best Anomalies Research Resource in North America. Our goal is to become a significant repository of anomalistic research materials.

Your membership will help support these efforts!

The best way to show your support is to become a member and to sign-up for the auto-renewing annual membership subscription through PayPal.

Membership is only $20 Annually

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Thanks for your support!

Anomaly Archives Closed Until Further Notice

City of Austin limits gatherings to 10 people due to coronavirus …

“AUSTIN, Texas — The City of Austin is now limiting gatherings to 10 people to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Mayor Steve Adler announced on Tuesday…”

 – KVUE.COM

In response to Austin Mayor Steve Adler’s announcement that limits group gatherings to less than 10 people, the Anomaly Archives has closed, effective Tuesday, March 17th until further notice.

 – SMiles Lewis

Founder / President

Anomaly Archives eNews 3/14/20

Source: Anomaly Archives eNews 3/14/20

The Anomaly Archives Weekly Email Newsletter

March 14th, 2020 – Austin, Texas

New Monthly Meetup Second-Saturdays in 2020
MARCH MEETUP CANCELLED!
(See Below For Details)

Austin Artists: Consider Anomaly Archives as Your Inspiration for the Archives in Art Contest

UPDATE: Deadline Extended to March 31st

FIND YOUR MUSE AT THE ANOMALY ARCHIVES…

The Anomaly Archives is a Proud Sponsor of the Austin Archives Bazaar and hopes local Austin artists will take advantage of the Bazaar’s new ARCHIVES-IN-ART CONTEST!

AND, we hope our Austin arts community will consider using the Anomaly Archives collections for its inspiration. We’ve got thousands of weird rare paranormal books, magazines, posters, cultural ephemera and more, covering a wealth of topics that might inspire your next art piece. So contact us about visiting the Anomaly Archives to find your muse! Our weekly hours are Thursdays and Saturdays from 2-6pm. Contact us via  phone (512) 842-9046 or EMAIL.

ARCHIVES IN ARTAUSTIN ARCHIVES BAZAAR 2020 JURIED SHOW

Artists are encouraged to visit a local archival repository in person OR online and select an archival collection or item to interpret as a 2D visual creative work. The artist’s work can pay homage to historical events or figures, fuel discussion, or examine current events through a historical lens. Topics to consider include (but are not limited to): climate change, cultural celebrations, faith, family history, gentrification, human rights, identity, immigration, and incarceration.

Artists may transform and reconfigure copies of archival material, while being mindful of Fair Use Copyright Law. Sources used MUST be cited. See copyright.gov/fair-use/more-info.html for more information.”

Visit the Austin Archives Bazaar‘s “Archives in Art” webpage for more information about the Cash Awards, Jurors, Entry Deadlines, Entry Form, and MORE!

New Monthly Meetup Second-Saturdays in 2020
MARCH MEETUP CANCELLED!

“Out of an abundance of caution regarding the current Covid-19 pandemic (and for other personal reasons as well) we are cancelling our March Public Meetup. We may reschedule this event and/or hold it virtually via a live-stream on our YouTube channel. We will keep you all posted about our upcoming meetup schedule. Thank you.”
– SMiles Lewis

Our first new monthly meetup (“Bring ‘em Back Amused. The Tale of Frank Buck and his Monkey Mountain”) was a fun-filled success! Thank you to all of our attendees.
The Anomaly Archives endeavors to revive and inspire people’s sense of Wonder and Adventure!

The Next Anomaly ADVENTURE Club Meetup featuring Einida Ecxs & Viktor Criterion is currently scheduled for April 11th and the topic will be … ZOMBIES!

PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR UPDATES ON MEETUP SCHEDULING IN THESE UNCERTAIN TIMES.

More information at the links:

Video-of-the-Week

We’ve finally posted Dr. Barbara MacLeod’s 2018 lecture at the Anomaly Archives. See below for details…

Book-of-the-Week

This week we feature one of my favorite books by one of my favorite British researchers … published by her Institute of Psychophysical Research. It also has one of my favorite book covers…

     “The term ‘out-of-body experience’ was introduced in the 1960s by Celia Green … While there had been stories of out-of-body experiences for centuries, Green was the first to systematically examine a large number of first-hand accounts, from more than four hundred people …”

– Oliver Sacks, Hallucinations

Support the Anomaly Archives with your Amazon.com Purchases

One of the easiest ways for you to support our nonprofit mission and goals is by selecting us as your AmazonSmile Program charity-of-choice. Then all you have to do is make sure your qualifying purchases are made through our AmazonSmile-Portal. That’s it! You don’t have to spend any extra money – Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to the Anomaly Archives.

Until next time – keep it weird!

 

SMiles Lewis / Founder
AnomalyArchives.org
SMilesLewis.com

 

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Anomaly Archives & INACS (Map)

Anomaly Archives
55 North IH-35, Suite 260 – And BEYOND!
Austin, TX 78702

NEW HOURS: 
Thursdays and Saturdays, 2-6 PM
Please Contact Us to Verify We Will Be Open. Thank You.
(512) 842-9046 / EMAIL

 


Maya State Shamanism by Barb MacLeod @AnomalyArchives

Esoteric Shamanic Mythology and Classic Maya State Shamanism presented by Dr. Barbara MacLeod to the Anomaly Archives audience, September 23rd, 2018.

[NOTE: We apologize for the bad audio quality with this presentation. We increased the volume significantly but it is still hard to hear.]

Archive of Past Anomaly Archives Event

Watch On YouTube


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Book Of The Week

Apparitions
Proceedings of the Institute of Psychophysical Research; Volume 5
by Celia Green and Charles McCreery

“The subject of ghosts or apparitions is one of the perennial fascination to mankind. In this book Celia Green and Charles McCreery quote several hundred first-hand accounts of ordinary men and women’s encounters with ghostly figures, animals and even objects”  –Book jacket.

Google Books
Originally published: 1975
AuthorsCelia GreenCharles McCreery

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Headlines

Here are some headlines of note for this week:. . .

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Check out more news links at the

[NOTE: Inclusion of news & event info is purely informational
and does not indicate endorsement.]

Anomaly Archives eNews – February 27th, 2020

Source: Anomaly Archives eNews – February 27th, 2020

The Anomaly Archives Weekly Email Newsletter

February 27th, 2020 – Austin, Texas

Austin Artists: Consider Anomaly Archives as Your Inspiration for the Archives in Art Contest
FIND YOUR MUSE AT THE ANOMALY ARCHIVES…

The Anomaly Archives is a Proud Sponsor of the Austin Archives Bazaar and hopes local Austin artists will take advantage of the Bazaar’s new ARCHIVES-IN-ART CONTEST!

AND, we hope our Austin arts community will consider using the Anomaly Archives collections for its inspiration. We’ve got thousands of weird rare paranormal books, magazines, posters, cultural ephemera and more, covering a wealth of topics that might inspire your next art piece. So contact us about visiting the Anomaly Archives to find your muse! Our weekly hours are Thursdays and Saturdays from 2-6pm. Contact us via  phone (512) 842-9046 or EMAIL.

ARCHIVES IN ARTAUSTIN ARCHIVES BAZAAR 2020 JURIED SHOW

The Austin Archives Bazaar is excited to announce its inaugural exhibition: Archives in Art, a juried art show that encourages Central Texas artists to use or be inspired by archival materials in creating their work. There are no submission fees, and accepted works will be exhibited at the Austin Archives Bazaar on April 19, 2020 and afterwards at Austin Central Library’s 4th Floor from April 27 – June 30. Central Library will be a stop on the WEST Austin Studio Tour in May! There will be cash awards for the jury’s choice and people’s choice winners.

Artists are encouraged to visit a local archival repository in person OR online and select an archival collection or item to interpret as a 2D visual creative work. The artist’s work can pay homage to historical events or figures, fuel discussion, or examine current events through a historical lens. Topics to consider include (but are not limited to): climate change, cultural celebrations, faith, family history, gentrification, human rights, identity, immigration, and incarceration.

Artists may transform and reconfigure copies of archival material, while being mindful of Fair Use Copyright Law. Sources used MUST be cited. See copyright.gov/fair-use/more-info.html for more information.”

Visit the Austin Archives Bazaar‘s “Archives in Art” webpage for more information about the Cash Awards, Jurors, Entry Deadlines, Entry Form, and MORE!

New Monthly Meetup Second-Saturdays in 2020

Our first new monthly meetup (“Bring ‘em Back Amused. The Tale of Frank Buck and his Monkey Mountain”) was a fun-filled success! Thank you to all of our attendees. Our next monthly meetup will be Saturday, March 14th from 3-5pm. SMiles Lewis will lead the audience on a trip through the many diverse Realms-of-the-Anomalous. We hope you can join us!

The Anomaly Archives hosts a monthly public meeting the Second Saturday of each monthMeetings are 3pm-5pm so guests will have an hour before and an hour after to peruse the library and archives outside of the meeting times. The library will be open throughout its regular Saturday Open Hours from 2-6pm (so long as we have enough volunteers to staff it during the meeting). Sign up for our Meetup.com group for regular updates.

These monthly meetings are an opportunity for the public to learn more about the Anomaly Archives as well as for existing Lending-Library-Members to meet and discuss the latest Anomalous, Fortean, Mysterious, Paranormal, UFO, and Weird News Headlines (Check out our Flipboard online magazine links) and Events! Each meeting will feature some of the latest and most interesting anomalous news with insights gleaned from the Anomaly Archives collection of rare materials and its network of researchers.

The Anomaly Archives endeavors to revive and inspire people’s sense of Wonder and Adventure!

Next Anomaly Archives Monthly Second Saturday  Meetup
Saturday, March 14th, 3-5pm

Join SMiles Lewis for a Fun Filled Round-Up of Weird Anomalous News & More

Every other meeting (even numbered months) will feature a brief presentation and discussion of the Anomaly ADVENTURE Club! Those meetings will be lead by “Viktor Criterion” and “Einida Ecxs” of Super Fun Adventure Quest Time (SFAQT).

The Next Anomaly ADVENTURE Club Meetup featuring Einida Ecxs & Viktor Criterion will be April 11th and the topic will be … ZOMBIES!
More information at the links:

Video-of-the-Week

UFO Garage PodcastWe recently discovered a new Austin-based UFO podcast / vodcast from a couple of local Austinites. It’s called UFO Garage Podcast! They just started back in June of 2019 and they are having a blast learning all about UFOs and becoming a part of the larger UFO community. Apparently, they had just discovered the Anomaly Archives a few days or weeks before I discovered them – so they were very excited when I reached out to say, “Howdy!” Then a few days later they came by the Anomaly Archives and did a short impromptu interview while checking out the collections. Within a few hours, they’d edited together the footage and posted the video. Check it out below in our VIDEO section!

 

Book-of-the-Week

This week’s book of the week is one of many by author and researcher Eugenia Macer-Story that we have on-file in the Anomaly Archives. I never had the chance to meet her (she was one of the speakers scheduled to present at my 2001 National UFO Conference) but was glad to know her through her writings and email communications and the one audio interview I did with her in 2008 for my Blue Rose Report webcast. She passed away in December of 2013.

If you aren’t familiar with her work you should check out this article by “WHAM” titled: The Yankee Magick of Eugenia Macer-Story.
Eugenia Macer-Story – Eugenia was a resident of Woodstock, New York. Born in Minneapolis, MN on January 20, 1945. B.S., Speech/Theater, Northwestern University, 1965. M.F.A., Columbia University, Playwriting, 1968. Professional psychic with private practice and author. She passed away on Tuesday, December 17, 2013.

Eugenia Macer-Story was a poet-playwright and visual artist whose work has been published and exhibited internationally. Her poetry chapbooks have been part of the Poets House poetry publication showcase for a number of years. She also wrote books on the supernatural and UFO experiences and her articles on the supernatural have been published in UFOs and Supernatural magazine and UFO magazine.

Support the Anomaly Archives with your Amazon.com Purchases

One of the easiest ways for you to support our nonprofit mission and goals is by selecting us as your AmazonSmile Program charity-of-choice. Then all you have to do is make sure your qualifying purchases are made through our AmazonSmile-Portal. That’s it! You don’t have to spend any extra money – Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to the Anomaly Archives.

Until next time – keep it weird!

 

SMiles Lewis / Founder
AnomalyArchives.org
SMilesLewis.com

 

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Anomaly Archives & INACS (Map)

Anomaly Archives
55 North IH-35, Suite 260 – And BEYOND!
Austin, TX 78702

NEW HOURS: 
Thursdays and Saturdays, 2-6 PM
Please Contact Us to Verify We Will Be Open. Thank You.
(512) 842-9046 / EMAIL


“Joe and Ben take a lil field trip to the Anomaly Archives in Austin Texas.
Thank you to Miles for letting us hang out!”

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Book Of The Week

Dark Frontier

by Eugenia Macer-Story

“A modern alchemical journal on the occult & supernatural, including interdimensional participation of the reporter in events ranging from apparitions as artifacts on 35mm film right on through a spectrum including a CIA bibliography on flying saucers, a report by a physics grad student that outer space is not symmetrical, conjuration of trickster spirits and other indications that the real frontier of knowledge is not the reflection of distant stars as we see them with limited equipment but the dark frontier of the unexplained qualities of atomic mass and consciousness, as these might be functionally related.”

SOURCE: Google Books

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Headlines

Here are some headlines of note for this week:. . .

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[NOTE: Inclusion of news & event info is purely informational
and does not indicate endorsement.]

Austin Artists: Consider Anomaly Archives as Your Inspiration for the Archives in Art Contest. UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 31st

UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 31st

FIND YOUR MUSE AT THE ANOMALY ARCHIVES…

The Anomaly Archives is a Proud Sponsor of the Austin Archives Bazaar and hopes local Austin artists will take advantage of the Bazaar’s new ARCHIVES-IN-ART CONTEST!

AND, we hope our Austin arts community will consider using the Anomaly Archives collections for its inspiration. We’ve got thousands of weird rare paranormal books, magazines, posters, cultural ephemera and more, covering a wealth of topics that might inspire your next art piece. So contact us about visiting the Anomaly Archives to find your muse! Our weekly hours are Thursdays and Saturdays from 2-6pm. Contact us via  phone (512) 842-9046 or EMAIL.

ARCHIVES IN ARTAUSTIN ARCHIVES BAZAAR 2020 JURIED SHOW 

The Austin Archives Bazaar is excited to announce its inaugural exhibition: Archives in Art, a juried art show that encourages Central Texas artists to use or be inspired by archival materials in creating their work. There are no submission fees, and accepted works will be exhibited at the Austin Archives Bazaar on April 19, 2020 and afterwards at Austin Central Library’s 4th Floor from April 27 – June 30. Central Library will be a stop on the WEST Austin Studio Tour in May! There will be cash awards for the jury’s choice and people’s choice winners.

Artists are encouraged to visit a local archival repository in person OR online and select an archival collection or item to interpret as a 2D visual creative work. The artist’s work can pay homage to historical events or figures, fuel discussion, or examine current events through a historical lens. Topics to consider include (but are not limited to): climate change, cultural celebrations, faith, family history, gentrification, human rights, identity, immigration, and incarceration.

Artists may transform and reconfigure copies of archival material, while being mindful of Fair Use Copyright Law. Sources used MUST be cited. See copyright.gov/fair-use/more-info.html for more information.” 

 

Visit the Austin Archives Bazaar‘sArchives in Art” webpage for more information about the Cash Awards, Jurors, Entry Deadlines, Entry Form, and MORE!

Check out this other important information from their webpage:

ABOUT AUSTIN ARCHIVES BAZAAR

Austin Archives Bazaar is a FREE biennial event organized by the Archivists of Central Texas since 2014. Austin Archives Bazaar 2020 will take place at Trinity Hall, 311 E. 5th Street, on April 19, 2020. Visitors will have the opportunity to chat with over 20 local archival repositories who table at the event, hear speakers share stories about their discoveries with archives, learn best preservation practices, win door prizes, and more!

THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE VISITING AN ARCHIVAL REPOSITORY

  1.       For most repositories, a list of their policies and procedures will be available online in some form. Spend time looking over the archives’ website before your visit. Look for a “Plan Your Visit” link which will prepare you for what to expect, including registration steps and what items are prohibited from the reading room. Many archives have locker systems available to store items, but it’s not a bad idea to travel light.
  2.       Be mindful of photography restrictions. Many archives allow the use of cameras, laptops and other personal digital devices, but restrictions may exist.
  3.       Handle all materials carefully and keep the materials in order.
  4.       Be prepared to pay for photocopies.
  5.       Once you find materials to work with, talk to an archivist about how you will be using the item(s) so they can clarify any restrictions on use or copyright violations.

 

AustinArchivesBazaar.org/art/

Archives in Art

 

Anomaly Archives eNews – February 1st, 2020

Source: Anomaly Archives eNews – February 1st, 2020

The Anomaly Archives Weekly Email Newsletter

February 1st, 2020 – Austin, Texas

 

New Monthly Meetup Second-Saturdays in 2020

The Anomaly Archives hosts a monthly public meeting the Second Saturday of each monthMeetings are 3pm-5pm so guests will have an hour before and an hour after to peruse the library and archives outside of the meeting times. The library will be open throughout its regular Saturday Open Hours from 2-6pm (so long as we have enough volunteers to staff it during the meeting). Sign up for our Meetup.com group for regular updates.

These monthly meetings are an opportunity for the public to learn more about the Anomaly Archives as well as for existing Lending-Library-Members to meet and discuss the latest Anomalous, Fortean, Mysterious, Paranormal, UFO, and Weird News Headlines (Check out our Flipboard online magazine links) and Events! Each meeting will feature some of the latest and most interesting anomalous news with insights gleaned from the Anomaly Archives collection of rare materials and its network of researchers.

Every other meeting (even numbered months) will feature a brief presentation and discussion of the Anomaly ADVENTURE Club! Those meetings will be lead by “Viktor Criterion” and “Einida Ecxs” of Super Fun Adventure Quest Time (SFAQT).

The Anomaly Archives endeavors to revive and inspire people’s sense of Wonder and Adventure!

 

First Anomaly Adventure Club Meeting – February 8th, 3-5pm

“Bring ‘em Back Amused. The Tale of Frank Buck and his Monkey Mountain.”

There beats in the hearts of many the yearning for adventure, and so, in 1911, to satisfy that need “Adventure!” magazine was created. It was filled with thrilling tales of travel, intrigue, and exotic occurrences.

It spawned a club of like-minded people who gathered to revel in the idea of adventure and all its tantalizing trappings — the Adventurer’s Club. Adventurers gathered every month to share stories of excitement and glory. Many interesting people have crossed the Club’s threshold, and it is high time that their stories be shared with a wider audience.

One of these adventurers was once a household word and an American celebrity whose very name was a byword for all things exotic and thrilling. This was Frank Buck of Gainesville, Texas, an animal collector who cared so deeply about the animals he rounded up for zoos that his motto was, “Bring ‘em back alive.” His passion for animals led him to fame and fortune, movies and mayhem. The things he managed to do and experience in his lifetime will both astonish and amuse.

To find out more about this long-lost yet fascinating character from the recent past , please join us for “Bring ‘em Back Amused. The Tale of Frank Buck and his Monkey Mountain.”

The Anomaly Archives Adventurer’s Club meeting will be held from 3pm to 5 pm on Saturday, February 8th, 2020.

More information at the links:

 

Support the Anomaly Archives with your Amazon.com Purchases

One of the easiest ways for you to support our nonprofit mission and goals is by selecting us as your AmazonSmile Program charity-of-choice. Then all you have to do is make sure your qualifying purchases are made through our AmazonSmile-Portal. That’s it! You don’t have to spend any extra money – Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to the Anomaly Archives.

Until next time – keep it weird!

 

SMiles Lewis / Founder
AnomalyArchives.org
SMilesLewis.com

 

 

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Anomaly Archives & INACS (Map)

Anomaly Archives
55 North IH-35, Suite 260 – And BEYOND!
Austin, TX 78702

NEW HOURS: 
Thursdays and Saturdays, 2-6 PM
Please Contact Us to Verify We Will Be Open. Thank You.
(512) 842-9046 / EMAIL


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Book Of The Week

Inside the Black Vault: 
The Government’s UFO Secrets Revealed

by John Greenewald Jr.

“In 1996, John Greenewald, Jr. began researching the secret inner workings of the U.S. Government at the age of fifteen. He targeted such agencies as the CIA, FBI, Pentagon, Air Force, Army, Navy, NSA, DIA, and countless others.

Greenewald utilized the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to gain access to more than two million pages of documents. This archive includes information relating to UFOs, the JFK Assassination, chemical, biological, and nuclear weapons, and top secret aircraft. He took the millions of pages, and over the course of more than two decades, has built an archive known around the world, as The Black Vault.

Inside The Black Vault: The Government’s UFO Secrets Revealed takes you on a journey within the secret world of unidentified aerial phenomenon that has plagued the military since at least the 1940s. Declassified records prove that the UFO topic is one of the most highly classified and most elusive subjects the U.S. Government has ever dealt with. Each chapter explores various agencies and their documents, and Greenewald breaks down the meaning of why some of the most important documents are relevant to proving a massive cover-up.

Along with declassified documents, Greenewald outlines the struggle it took him to get them. No other topic has proven so difficult, in more than 8,000 FOIA requests that he has filed. He explores why that might be and meets skeptics and debunkers head on, outlining why some of their more prominent rebuttals for it all cannot be true.”

SOURCEInsideTheBlackVault.com

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Headlines

Here are some headlines of note for this week:. . .

Check out more news links at the

[NOTE: Inclusion of news & event info is purely informational
and does not indicate endorsement.]

Anomaly Archives Adventure Club Monthly Meetups in 2020

New Monthly Meetup Second-Saturdays in 2020
MARCH MEETUP CANCELLED!

PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR UPDATES ON MEETUP

SCHEDULING IN THESE UNCERTAIN TIMES.

Out of an abundance of caution regarding the current Covid-19 pandemic (and for other personal reasons as well) we are cancelling our March Public Meetup. We may reschedule this event and/or hold it virtually via a live-stream on our YouTube channel. We will keep you all posted about our upcoming meetup schedule. Thank you.

– SMiles Lewis

New Monthly Meetup Second-Saturdays in 2020

The Anomaly Archives hosts a monthly public meeting the Second Saturday of each month. Meetings are 3pm-5pm so guests will have an hour before and an hour after to peruse the library and archives outside of the meeting times. The library will be open throughout its regular Saturday Open Hours from 2-6pm (so long as we have enough volunteers to staff it during the meeting). Sign up for our Meetup.com group for regular updates.

These monthly meetings are an opportunity for the public to learn more about the Anomaly Archives as well as for existing Lending-Library-Members to meet and discuss the latest Anomalous, Fortean, Mysterious, Paranormal, UFO, and Weird News Headlines (Check out our Flipboard online magazine links) and Events! Each meeting will feature some of the latest and most interesting anomalous news with insights gleaned from the Anomaly Archives collection of rare materials and its network of researchers.

Every other meeting (even numbered months) will feature a brief presentation and discussion of the Anomaly ADVENTURE Club! Those meetings will be lead by “Viktor Criterion” and “Einida Ecxs” of Super Fun Adventure Quest Time (SFAQT).

The Anomaly Archives endeavors to revive and inspire people’s sense of Wonder and Adventure!

 

There beats in the hearts of many the yearning for adventure, and so, in 1911, to satisfy that need “Adventure!” magazine was created. It was filled with thrilling tales of travel, intrigue, and exotic occurrences.

It spawned a club of like-minded people who gathered to revel in the idea of adventure and all its tantalizing trappings — the Adventurer’s Club. Adventurers gathered every month to share stories of excitement and glory. Many interesting people have crossed the Club’s threshold, and it is high time that their stories be shared with a wider audience.

One of these adventurers was once a household word and an American celebrity whose very name was a byword for all things exotic and thrilling. This was Frank Buck of Gainesville, Texas, an animal collector who cared so deeply about the animals he rounded up for zoos that his motto was, “Bring ‘em back alive.” His passion for animals led him to fame and fortune, movies and mayhem. The things he managed to do and experience in his lifetime will both astonish and amuse.

The Anomaly Archives Adventurer’s Club meeting will be held from 3pm to 5 pm on Saturday, February 8th, 2020.

 

More information at the links:

 

Second Saturday Monthly Schedule:
  • February  8th – Anomaly Adventure Club presents The Legend of Frank Buck!
  • March  14th – CANCELLED
  • April  11th – Anomaly Adventure Club
  • May  9th –
  • June  13th – Anomaly Adventure Club
  • July  11th –
  • August  8th – Anomaly Adventure Club
  • September  12th –
  • October  10th – Anomaly Adventure Club
  • November  14th –
  • December  12th – Anomaly Adventure Club

 

Anomaly Archives eNews – January 20th, 2020

Source: Anomaly Archives eNews – January 20th, 2020

The Anomaly Archives Weekly Email Newsletter

January 20th, 2020 – Austin, Texas

Happy New Year fellow Forteans, Anomalists, & UFOlks!

Do you have a piece of the puzzle?

Board Members Needed

We need your help! The Anomaly Archives is looking for energetic people to expand its board of directors, including its board officers and advisers. We are seeking new people to serve on the board and actively engage in the ever expanding activities of the nonprofit Scientific Anomaly Institute / Anomaly Archives. Previous experience serving on the board of a nonprofit is preferred but not necessarily required. Residence within Austin (or even within Texas) is not required but certainly makes participating in quarterly board meetings a bit easier. If you are interested and want to be actively involved in volunteering your time and wisdom in service to the Mission and Goals of the Anomaly Archives, then please Contact Us!

Monthly Meetups Coming in 2020!

The Anomaly Archives will soon be announcing the dates and times for a new recurring monthly Meetup series. We are very excited by this upcoming resumption of regular meetings for like-minded Anomalists, Forteans, and Seekers. These new meetings will likely occur the same Saturday each month from 3-5pm … Stay Tuned for Details as to Which Saturday of the Month!

In the meantime, you can subscribe to our Meetup Group Here for future updates.

Support the Anomaly Archives with your Amazon.com Purchases

One of the easiest ways for you to support our nonprofit mission and goals is by selecting us as your AmazonSmile Program charity-of-choice. Then all you have to do is make sure your qualifying purchases are made through our AmazonSmile-Portal. That’s it! You don’t have to spend any extra money – Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to the Anomaly Archives.

Book-of-the-Week

Last year the Anomaly Archives acquired special edition copies of a book we already had copies of in our collection (both lending and non-circulating copies) by one of the field’s most respected researchers. So while we encourage folks to check-out our circulating copies to read, you should treat yourself and come by the Anomaly Archives in person to see just how cool this special edition version is. Check out the Book of the Week information below for a look at this truly unique special edition of Jacques Vallee’s and Chris Aubeck’s, Wonders in the Sky!

Anomalous Headline News

Because it has been several weeks since our last newsletter there are a LOT of anomaly news links below in our NEWS section. There are even more over at our Flipboard magazine. Take some time and read through all the links below in our News-Headlines section in this edition of the newsletter as well as the many more articles you can find at our Anomaly Archives Flipboard page.

 

SMiles Lewis / Founder
AnomalyArchives.org
SMilesLewis.com

 

 

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Anomaly Archives & INACS (Map)

Anomaly Archives
55 North IH-35, Suite 260 – And BEYOND!
Austin, TX 78702

NEW HOURS: 
Thursdays and Saturdays, 2-6 PM
Please Contact Us to Verify We Will Be Open. Thank You.
(512) 842-9046 / EMAIL


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Book Of The Week

Wonders in the Sky:
Unexplained Aerial Phenomena From Antiquity to Modern Times

by Jacques Vallee &  Chris Aubeck

One of the most ambitious works of paranormal investigation of our time, here is an unprecedented compendium of pre-twentieth-century UFO accounts, written with rigor and color by two of today’s leading investigators of unexplained phenomena.

In the past century, individuals, newspapers, and military agencies have recorded thousands of UFO incidents, giving rise to much speculation about flying saucers, visitors from other planets, and alien abductions. Yet the extraterrestrial phenomenon did not begin in the present era. Far from it. The authors of Wonders in the Sky reveal a thread of vividly rendered-and sometimes strikingly similar- reports of mysterious aerial phenomena from antiquity through the modern age. These accounts often share definite physical features- such as the heat felt and described by witnesses-that have not changed much over the centuries. Indeed, such similarities between ancient and modern sightings are the rule rather than the exception.

In Wonders in the Sky, respected researchers Jacques Vallee and Chris Aubeck examine more than 500 selected reports of sightings from biblical-age antiquity through the year 1879-the point at which the Industrial Revolution deeply changed the nature of human society, and the skies began to open to airplanes, dirigibles, rockets, and other opportunities for misinterpretation represented by military prototypes. Using vivid and engaging case studies, and more than seventy-five illustrations, they reveal that unidentified flying objects have had a major impact not only on popular culture but on our history, on our religion, and on the models of the world humanity has formed from deepest antiquity.

Sure to become a classic among UFO enthusiasts and other followers of unexplained phenomena, Wonders in the Sky is the most ambitious, broad-reaching, and intelligent analysis ever written on premodern aerial mysteries.”


Book Page @AnomalyArchives.org


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Headlines

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Anomaly Archives eNews – December 15th, 2019

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Better late than never… Happy New Year! Got distracted by the holiday vacations and forgot to post the December eNews here on the website. New 2020 editions of the eNewsletter COMING SOON!

Source: Anomaly Archives eNews – December 15th, 2019

The Anomaly Archives Weekly Email Newsletter

December 15th, 2019 – Austin, Texas

Greetings fellow Forteans, Anomalists, & UFOlks!

Above: Anomaly Archives Tabling @OtherWorldsATX 2019

Other Worlds Austin 2019

Anomaly Archives Volunteers had a fantastic time December 7-8-9 interacting with attendees of the 6th annual Other Worlds science fiction film festival held at the Galaxy Highland 10 Theatre. We were warmly received and had fun speaking with so many wonderfully creative and intelligence film fans and filmmakers. Thanks to everyone, especially the OWA crew and Galaxy Highland staff.

Welcome to all our new eNewsletter email subscribers!

Book-of-the-Week

This week we focus on our recently acquired copies of the first “official” book about one of the organizations that inspire founder SMiles Lewis to create the nonprofit Anomaly Archives… The Archives for the Unexplained or AFU (formerly the “U stood for UFO) in Sweden is the world’s largest repository for archival UFO related materials. Coincidentally, one of the research projects associated with the AFU (the documentary, Ghost Rockets) showed at the 2016 Other Worlds film fest!
Anomalous Headline News

Check out all the links below in our News-Headlines section in this edition of the newsletter as well as the many more articles you can find at our Anomaly Archives Flipboard page.

That’s it for now … installments of the newsletter will be sparse heading into this end-of-year / holiday season. Stay safe and have a wonderful New Year!

That’s it for now …

SMiles Lewis / Founder
AnomalyArchives.org
SMilesLewis.com

 

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Anomaly Archives & INACS (Map)

Anomaly Archives
55 North IH-35, Suite 260 – And BEYOND!
Austin, TX 78702

NEW HOURS: 
Thursdays and Saturdays, 2-6 PM
Please Contact Us to Verify We Will Be Open. Thank You.
(512) 842-9046 / EMAIL


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Book Of The Week

Files of the Unexplained:
The Hidden History and Forgotten Photographs From the World of the Unknown

by Clas Svahn

“The “official” book about AFU – the world’s largest library & archive with a focus on UFOs and fortean phenomena – and whose files also include books, files, pictures and objects on hundreds of other paranormal and (more or less) unexplained themes. The book includes hundreds of samples from the archives and a general plea for international support for the arhcives continued work, and, at the end, a photo gallery of many of the hundreds of previous (and many on-going) donors to the archives.” 

 


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Headlines
Here are some headlines of note for this week:. . .

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Check out more news links at the

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and does not indicate endorsement.]


Consciousness & Psychedelics Conference

Date And Time

Saturday, January 25, 2020

8AM–5PM CST

 

Location

Bob Duncan Center

2800 S. Center St.

Arlington, TX 76014

Details Here

 

Anomaly Archives eNews – 11/29/19

Source: Anomaly Archives eNews – 11/29/19

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

“Strange Things are afoot… for 2020!”

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 by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris, c.1912-1915;
First published in 1932 (LoC)? Modified to include Sasquatch by artist unknown.


Seasons Greetings & Happy Holiday Festivities to all of our Anomalist, Fortean, and UFOlk friends and supporters from around the world.

This issue signals a departure from our past approach to “weekly” installments of the Anomaly Archives eNewsletter. We’ve done this latest iteration of the eNews for over three years now. We’re still going to be sending you anomalous emails but we’ll be experimenting with some new ways of doing that in the coming months … as we enter the ever liminal “Hindsight / MindSight” zone of the year 2020.

Things are shaping up to be very interesting next year for the Anomaly Archives. We hope to be making some big announcements soon about probable new monthly meetups, special cinema events, amazing lectures and much more.

ruth-l-miller-portraitIn the meantime, keep your eyes open for details about our upcoming Holiday Party that starts with special guest presenter, channeler Ruth L. Miller. This event is being cosponsored by the IONS Austin Community Group, INACS (Institute for Neuroscience And Consciousness Studies), and the Anomaly Archives. “Keep Top Eye Open” for the official announcement with all the details.

Psst … It’s happening Sunday, December 15th.

 

Facebook Fundraiser:
GivingTuesday – December 3rd 
(Matching Funds!) CLICK HERE

Please consider donating to our 2019 Holiday Fundraiser facilitated by the matching funds from Facebook’s #GivingTuesday charitable program.

We are so thankful to all of our supporters and hope you will enjoy this special Thanksgiving Video release of a past Anomaly Archives lecture by former military remote viewer, Paul Smith, on the intersection of two fascinating topics: UFOs and Remote Viewing. Enjoy…

– SMiles Lewis


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The Anomaly Archives presents

Paul Smith “Remote Viewing UFOs: Pitfalls and Promise”

September 5th, 2016

Paul Smith

“Using one mystery to try to explain another: That’s what seems to be happening in the perpetual interplay between remote viewing (RV) and unidentified aerial phenomena–popularly known as UFOs–space aliens, and everything connected to them in the popular culture. This confluence of RV and UFOs goes back almost to the beginning of remote viewing itself, and not just the notorious, but some of the most prominent and respected members of the remote viewing community have indulged. Impossible to fully capture in one evening discussion, I nonetheless introduce you to the general outlines of the controversy, sketch for you the interrelationships of some of the main figures and their claims, show you some of the more provocative and interesting results, and explain the advantages and shortfalls of employing remote viewing to ferret out the truth of extraterrestrial visitation.”
 
 
 

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Anomaly Headlines

Here are a smattering of anomalous news links from the past month.

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Check out more news links at the
Anomaly Archives Flipboard

 

[NOTE: Inclusion of news & event info is purely informational
and does not indicate endorsement.]