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Bayard Stockton Collection
ARC Mss 17  
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Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access Restrictions
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material
  • Separated Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Bayard Stockton Collection
    Dates: ca. 1977-1996
    Collection number: ARC Mss 17
    Creator: Stockton, Bayard
    Collection Size: 2.4 linear feet (6 document boxes and 4 audio cassettes).
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, CA 93106
    Abstract: The bulk of the Bayard Stockton collection relates to Stockton's book Catapult: The Biography of Robert A. Monroe (1989) and contains drafts of the manuscript, correspondence, and material about Monroe and the Monroe Institute. There are some files relating to Stockton's unpublished work Lift Off! Robert Monroe's Gateway... and Beyond, as well as a few files on other aspects of the New Age movement. There also is a sizeable collection of audiotapes, many issued by the Monroe Institute, as well as some non-commercial tapes of interviews, conversations, and reflections by people associated with the Monroe Institute.
    Physical location: Boxes 1-6 (SRLF); Audiotapes (Annex 2).
    Languages: English

    Access Restrictions

    Collection is stored off-site; advance notice required for retrieval.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    Bayard Stockton Collection. ARC Mss 17. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Bayard Stockton, 1997.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The bulk of the collection relates to Stockton's book Catapult: The Biography of Robert A. Monroe (1989) and contains drafts of the manuscript, correspondence, and material about Monroe and the Monroe Institute. There are some files relating to Stockton's unpublished work Lift Off! Robert Monroe's Gateway... and Beyond, as well as a few files on other aspects of the New Age movement. There also is a sizeable collection of audiotapes, many issued by the Monroe Institute, as well as some non-commercial tapes of interviews, conversations, and reflections by people associated with the Monroe Institute. The Monroe Institute tapes have been cataloged separately and can be searched on Pegasus, the UCSB Libraries online catalog.
    A copy of Catapult has been cataloged separately and may be searched on Pegasus. Stockton also is author of Phoenix with a Bayonet: A Journalist's Interim Report on the Greek Revolution (1971). Copies of Catapult and Phoenix are housed in Special Collections.
    Robert A. Monroe's publications include Journeys Out of the Body (1971), a copy of which is in Special Collections.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Stockton, Bayard
    Monroe, Robert A.
    Monroe Institute
    Consciousness.
    Psychics -- United States -- Biography.
    New Age movement.

    Related Material

    Stockton is the donor of the George Bailey Papers (Bernath Mss 140), which includes an unpublished typescript of Bailey's False Dawn: Liaison Officer to the Red Army.
    Stockton and his daughter Tara, after his death in 2006, are donors of the Bayard Stockton Papers (Bernath Mss 174), mainly on Stockton's biography of William K. Harvey of the CIA.

    Separated Material

    The Monroe Institute tapes have been cataloged separately and can be searched on Pegasus, the UCSB Libraries online catalog.
    A copy of Catapult has been cataloged separately and may be searched on Pegasus.